Sociology questions set 78

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Social Sciences are pejoratively known as.
A
Soft sciences
B
hard sciences
C
Theoretical
D
None of these
Question 2
Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a primary group?
A
Personal orientation
B
Long term orientation
C
Relations are end in themselves
D
Relations are means to an end
Question 3
Mobility of women was usually decided the past through.
A
Status of women in society
B
Status of their husbands
C
Both a and b
D
None of these
Question 4
Public opinion is associated with.
A
mass society
B
primary groups
C
face-to-face-communication
D
emergent norms
Question 5
Abstract sediments are.
A
closer to the centre of the self than the moral rules
B
provide a focus for allegiance
C
are compellers of action
D
None of these
Question 6
What is religious fundamentalism?
A
strict or literal adherence to basic religious principles and beliefs
B
acceptance and use of violent means to transform secular societies
C
commitment to the fundamental beliefs of charismatic leaders
D
religious beliefs associated with new age sects
Question 7
One of the following is not a baisc institution.
A
Education
B
Family
C
Religion
D
War
Question 8
lllegal acts that are characterized by deceit concealment or violation of trust is the FBI's definition of.
A
arson
B
robbery
C
white-collar crime
D
organized crime
Question 9
The four ideal types of social action that Weber identified were as follows instrumentally-rational, value-rational traditional and.
A
affectual
B
affective
C
effective
D
infected
Question 10
In the process of social change new traits appear through.
A
discovery
B
invention
C
diffusion
D
All of the above
Question 11
The Cuban community in Miami is an example of.
A
assimilation
B
acculturation
C
accommodation
D
segregation
Question 12
The cause of freedom is served according to democratic capitalists when.
A
everyone has economic security
B
everyone has the right to hold private property
C
welfare is eliminated
D
everyone has the chance to become a millionaire
Question 13
According to.......... a variety of life experiences can come to be viewed as illnesses or not.
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labeling theory
Question 14
Which one of the following is exposed to an independent variable?
A
the control group
B
the representative group
C
the experimental group
D
none of the above
Question 15
Specialized socialization occurs most frequently in.
A
the family
B
the peer group
C
church
D
occupational groups or organizations
Question 16
A plumber whose father was a physician is an example of.
A
downward intergenerational mobility
B
upward intergenerational mobility
C
downward intergenerational mobility
D
upward intergenerational mobility
Question 17
Income distribution according to productive contribution is.
A
efficient but inequitable
B
inefficient but equitable
C
efficient and equitable
D
a tenet of communism
Question 18
Our demographic situation provides us with an extraordinary opportunity we can.
A
educate and use this resource
B
Send educated abroad
C
both a and b
D
None of these
Question 19
Lombroso claimed that.
A
criminals were socialized underworld of crime
B
no act is intrinsically deviant
C
biological failings drove some people into crime
D
women were less likely to be arrested than men
Question 20
The factory system.
A
was introduced when it became convenient to house both workers and machinery under one roof
B
gave more power to the employers called entrepreneurs
C
was an American invention popularized through cultural diffusion
D
resulted from BOTH the convenience of housing workers and equipment together and gave more power to the entrepreneurs
There are 20 questions to complete.

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