Sociology questions set 79

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The important book ''Suicide'' was written by
A
Emile Durkheim
B
Plato
C
Adam Smith
D
None of these
Question 2
When a state experiences a foreign policy crisis.
A
the United Nations is contacted
B
the Chief State makes all final decisions
C
both general and administrative personnel are involved
D
Henry Kissinger is contacted
Question 3
Comte's term positivism refers to.
A
a theory that emphasizes the positive aspects of society
B
the precise scientific study of observable phenomena
C
a theory that posits difficult questions and sets out to answer them
D
an unscientific set of laws about social progress
Question 4
Arlie Hochschild's The Managed Heart is an influential application of.
A
emotional labour
B
symbolic interactionism
C
social action
D
symbiosis
Question 5
An innovation is most quickly accepted when its usefulness can be easily
A
demonstrated
B
independent
C
dependent
D
None of these
Question 6
The first technological revolution.
A
took place in 1750
B
began with the invention of the steam engine
C
turned people from food gatherers to food producers
D
occurred in England
Question 7
The rate of rate of return or a mailed questionnaire is usually.
A
very high
B
it can be both (a) and (c)
C
very low
D
None of these
Question 8
According to sociology idea of late modernity, but here stress is on a society in which people become more aware is called as
A
Reflexive modernity
B
Multiple moderates
C
Late modernity
D
Postmodern
Question 9
A scattered collection of people who share a common interest or a concern about an issue are a (n).
A
group
B
Crowd
C
public
D
audience
Question 10
Karl Marx is Best known for.
A
Conflict theory
B
Social change
C
Society and science
D
None of these
Question 11
Durkheim died in
A
1817
B
1917
C
1927
D
None of these
Question 12
''Integrate the working class into capitalist societies, making them less likely to become a radical or revolutionary force.'' This statement is related to
A
Political Parties
B
Interest Groups
C
Trade Unions
D
Peer Group
Question 13
Which statement is false regarding prejudice?
A
It may be culture-conditioned or character-conditioned
B
It may reflect the norms of the community
C
Its source may be the personality of a specific person
D
it is almost never found in persons with an authoritarian personality type
Question 14
Who held the view that Indian tribals were backward Hindus?
A
G.S. Ghurye
B
Y.B. Damle
C
A.R. Desai
D
N.K. Bose
Question 15
The Micropolitan Statistical Area consists of.
A
one urban cluster of at lest 10, 000 but less than 50.000 population
B
one city of at least 50, 000 population
C
one city of at least 1 million population
D
a region of the country
Question 16
According to Manuel Castells which is the defining organizational structure of our age?
A
bureaucracy
B
networks
C
hierarchy
D
conglomerates
Question 17
According to Malthus:
A
human populations tend to increase more slowly than their ability to increase the food supply.
B
agricultural production increases in a geometric fashion.
C
people could use "moral restraint" to reduce the birth rate.
D
famine war and pestilence are social problems that a population can overcome.
Question 18
Which term describes societies where the family name and the inheritance of property passes down the male line?
A
matrilineal
B
androlineal
C
homolineal
D
patrilineal
Question 19
Primary social groups are a small social group whose member share personal
A
Relationships
B
Things
C
Friends
D
All of the above
Question 20
A list of cultural universals was compiled by anthropologist.
A
Max Weber
B
George Murdock
C
Margaret Mead
D
William F. Ogburn
There are 20 questions to complete.

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