Sociology questions set 60

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The most important product of the social way of life is.
A
marriage
B
family
C
culture
D
society
Question 2
What is gentrification?
A
the movement of the middle classes into suburban areas
B
a policy aimed at renovating inner-city council housing stock
C
building shopping centres in cities to create employment
D
renovation of run-down city neighbourhoods to attract high income groups
Question 3
Max Weber.
A
recognized that it is impossible for scholars to prevent their personal values from influencing their work
B
stressed that researchers had to maintain the confidentiality of their subjects
C
emphasized that under no conditions could a researcher allow his or her personal feelings to influence the interpretation of data
D
all of the above
Question 4
Publics and public opinion.
A
are more characteristic of complex societies than of simple ones
B
are more frequent in totalitarian societies than in democratic ones
C
express the values of leaders of society
D
have special meanings in traditional societies where conflicting issues are common
Question 5
Urbanization is a..... process.
A
Straight lined
B
Cyclical
C
Social
D
None of these
Question 6
What percentage of the global population lives in What the World Bank describes as high-income countries?
A
50%
B
22%
C
35%
D
15%
Question 7
The relationship of organisms to their environments is called.
A
physical
B
chemical
C
ecological
D
astral
Question 8
When Berger & Luckmann said that reality is socially constructed they meant.
A
scientists are guided in their work by social values and intrests so they define and measure phenomena that will support their theories
B
people negotiate shared definitions of their situation and live according to these often forgetting that these social worlds are not fixed and external
C
sociologists decide what constitutes social reality and measure only that
D
terms like reality have no deeper meaning beyond the level of discourse
Question 9
Chinese social control is done mainly through group pressure Every individual is a member of a small group called.
A
Danwie
B
Communis
C
Nessar
D
None of these
Question 10
Some conflict theorists argue that the state is an instrument that is manipulated by the capitalist class This manipulation is accomplished through.
A
lobbying campaign financing and corruption
B
socialization outside the capitalist class to enforce discriminatory norms
C
class warfare economic cycles and intercorporate conflict
D
corporate corruption through interlocking directorates
Question 11
Match Item-I with Item-II: List-I (Concept) List-II (Explanation) a. Deviance i. Lack of social norms b. Crime ii. Nonconformity c. Anomie iii. Act that contravenes the law d. Alienation iv. Self-estrangement Codes: a b c d
A
i ii iii iv
B
iii ii iv i
C
ii iii i iv
D
iv ii iii i
Question 12
Which one of the following is the most basic manifest function of education?
A
bestowing status
B
transmitting knowledge
C
promoting social and political change
D
all of the above
Question 13
A double barrelled question has the potential of having.
A
two respectable responses/answers
B
two answers but incompatible with each other
C
Both (a) and (b)
D
None of these
Question 14
All trails which form cultural complex
A
are independent of each other.
B
have isolated identity.
C
have nothing to do with each other.
D
all of the above
Question 15
The Industrial Revolution shifted the emphasis in ownership from land to.
A
gold and silver
B
the means of production machines tools materials
C
serfs
D
precious spices
Question 16
Sampling allows survey of large populations using questionnaires interviews provide in depth responses is called
A
Experiment
B
Survey
C
Observation
D
Analysis
Question 17
Which of the following in NOT associated with functionalism?
A
Talcott Parsons
B
Ralf Dahrendorf
C
Emile Durkheim
D
Robert Merton
Question 18
Which groups are hardest hit by the death of a spouse?
A
The more elderly widowers
B
Women who derived their identity from being someone's wife
C
Women living in large cities those with small incomes and those who are fairly young
D
all of the above
Question 19
Latino neighborhoods have prospered because.
A
Latinos have a strong sense of community
B
they are well organized politically
C
they try to use English instead of their native Spanish
D
they have a common culture
Question 20
It seems entirely logical and right to reject any innovation that conflicts with our
A
mores
B
values
C
a and b
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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