Sociology questions set 76

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
In contemporary societies social institutions are.
A
highly specialized interrelated sets of social practices
B
disorganized social relations in a postmodern world
C
virtual communities in cyberspace
D
no longer relevant to sociology
Question 2
Furnishing historical data about past societies with no written records is the task of:
A
archaeology
B
cultural geography
C
history
D
ornithology
Question 3
The political organization that may have too much influence on elected officials because of its generous contribution is the.
A
Republican Club
B
Democratic Club
C
Political Action Committee
D
Rules Committee
Question 4
A nationalistic revolution occurred in the.
A
communist takeover of China in 1949
B
Cuban revolution of 1959
C
American Revolution
D
French Revolution
Question 5
Group marriage.
A
is widespread in several societies
B
is practiced among Australian aborigines
C
has been a consistent feature in Western societies
D
has never been consistently or extensively practiced
Question 6
The intended consequences of advertising is to:
A
increase consumption
B
create brand awareness and direct consumption
C
create demand
D
All of the above
Question 7
Systems of beliefs and behavior designed to meet basic human needs are called.
A
the welfare system
B
religions
C
government
D
institutions
Question 8
When in sociology we speak of researchers using controls we mean.
A
being as precise as possible in defining an initial hypothesis
B
holding some variables constant to look at the effects of others
C
supervising the data collection process as closely as possible
D
seeking to manipulate the outcomes of a research process
Question 9
Which one of these is NOT one of the newly industrializing countries?
A
Brazil
B
South Korea
C
Taiwan
D
Hungary
Question 10
Secondary deviance does not occur unless people.
A
reject deviant labels
B
accept deviant labels and eliminate the behavior in question
C
reject the deviant labels but maintain the behavior in question
D
accept the deviant labels and maintain the behavior in question
Question 11
The Protestant denomination emphasized in Max Weber's Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism was.
A
Baptism
B
Anglicanism
C
Calvinism
D
Lutheranism
Question 12
In microeconomics the household is defined as.
A
the nuclear family
B
the extended family
C
everyone who lives under one roof
D
all of the above
Question 13
Minority groups.
A
constitute a subculture within the larger culture
B
tend to show solidarity to each other
C
exhibit clannish behavior
D
practice cultural relativity
Question 14
Who has explained society has an objective existence apart from individuals?
A
Weber
B
Auguste Comte
C
Margaret Mead
D
Emile Durkheim
Question 15
Which of the following is likely to occur as a result of the computer revolution in the United States?
A
a restriction in the amount of information available to the general public
B
a plateauing of the amount of automation the workplace
C
a centralized accumulation of power in the hands of those who have access to computers
D
an increased involvement in society by people with disabilities
Question 16
The world urbanization rate is rising highly It was 49% in 2005 and is likely to be 60% till.
A
2015
B
2020
C
2030
D
None 0f these
Question 17
The socially defined expectations that a persons in given status follows are called.
A
a position
B
a role
C
a performance
D
an impression
Question 18
Marx proclaimed that religion would disappear when.
A
a new trend of moral individualism became established
B
a socialist revolution removed the need for capitalist ideology
C
church attendance dropped below 15%
D
people came to believe more in science and technology
Question 19
The Mafia is an example of.
A
white collar crime
B
organized crime
C
non-criminal deviance
D
global terrorism
Question 20
According to sociologists a group of people in often informal or non existent of society is called
A
Hierarchy
B
High class
C
Large group
D
Small group
There are 20 questions to complete.

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