Sociology questions set 84

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
According to Davis (1995) women may seek cosmetic surgery because.
A
they have a deep-rooted sense of ineffectiveness and are striving for control
B
they are in pursuit of the perfect body fuelled by images of beauty
C
they perceive a part of their body as stigmatizing in relation to a cultural ideal
D
their male partners pressurize them to look like supermodels
Question 2
According to sociologists a large, secondary groups that are organized to achieve their goals efficiently are called
A
Oral culture and orgnisations
B
Government orgnisations
C
Formal organisations
D
Informal orgnization
Question 3
The Federal Reserve Bank regulates the money supply by.
A
establishing minimum reserve requirements of member banks
B
the discount rate it charges member banks
C
buying and selling government securities
D
all of the above
Question 4
Norms are.
A
internalized in most cases
B
guidelines for human behavior
C
reflections of values
D
all of the above
Question 5
Urban renewal has.
A
provided good housing for the poor
B
secured many jobs for the poor
C
eliminated housing discrimination
D
moved residents but not improved conditions
Question 6
Which is the JK's largest university?
A
University of Cambridge
B
The Open University
C
London Metropolitan University
D
University of Manchester
Question 7
Ellis Lee and Peterson developed a research exploring how parents raise their children relative to their class They viewed that lower class parents were more likely to emphasize..... in their children.
A
Creativity
B
Self-reliance
C
Conformity
D
None of these
Question 8
In every culture and society culture diversity includes rejection of conventional ideas or behaviour is called
A
Subculture
B
Counter culture
C
Material culture
D
High culture
Question 9
Which sociologist distinguished between significant others and generalized others?
A
George Herbert Mead
B
Charles Horton Cooley
C
Erving Goffman
D
W.I. Thomas
Question 10
Where one stands in the social hierarchy is intimately related to.
A
how one performs one's job
B
how long one lives
C
how much stress one experiences
D
only B and C
Question 11
A ghetto tends to contain.
A
slums
B
a concentration of one racial group in an area
C
residents who make up an economic underclass
D
all of the above
Question 12
Ritzer presented a theory that the different components of social life work together to influence society and behaviour This theory is called.
A
Integration theory
B
Cohesion theory
C
Role theory
D
None of these
Question 13
The social sciences have no laws because.
A
social scientists are a lawless group
B
social science research techniques are flawed
C
the various disciplines squabble among themselves
D
none of the above
Question 14
Stratification systems tend to.
A
differentiate among people within societies
B
equalize the status of people in a society
C
oppress children and the old
D
create conflict between old and young
Question 15
Which equation can be used to represent amalgamation?
A
A+B+C=A
B
A+B+C=A+B+C
C
A+B+C=D
D
A+B+C=A+B+D
Question 16
Which is the most recently established of the great world religions?
A
Judaism
B
Islam
C
Hinduism
D
Christianity
Question 17
''Positive Philosophy the work of August Comte was published in.
A
1938
B
1838
C
1883
D
All of above
Question 18
In early stages of research values become crucial in making selections and problems this type of research is
A
Value relevance
B
Values
C
Value relevance
D
Value implications
Question 19
Scientific observation in the social sciences differs from that in the natural sciences because.
A
the social sciences deal with the behavior of people
B
the social sciences deal with the extraterrestrial
C
the social sciences have developed concrete laws of behavior while the natural sciences have only theories
D
people's behavior is predictable while the behavior of inanimate objects is not
Question 20
According to R.K. Merton, those observed consequences which lessen the adaptation or adjustment of the system are
A
Functions
B
Non-functions
C
Dysfunctions
D
Functional alternatives
There are 20 questions to complete.

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