Sociology questions set 86

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
A country becomes over populated when.
A
Its population exceeds set limit
B
Its resources fail to cope with its requirement
C
None of these
D
Both of these
Question 2
According to sociology Europe has been dominated by versions of
A
Buddhism
B
Muslim
C
Judaea-Christian
D
Hindu
Question 3
Variables that exercise influence on other variables are called.
A
independent variables
B
constants
C
dependent variables
D
none of the above
Question 4
The model minority stereotype of Asian Americans contains an implicit critique of Blacks Hispanics and others for failing to succeed as well as the model minority has Which sociological perspective would view this as yet another instance of blaming the victim?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
dramaturgical approach
Question 5
Who gave concept of social identity?
A
Richard Jenkins
B
Ervin Goffman
C
Emile Durkheim
D
Max Weber
Question 6
The absolute poverty line is drawn to show.
A
the most extreme level of poverty that is found in a society
B
the estimated minimum level of income needed for subsistence
C
households that are poor relative to the norms and values of their culture
D
the areas of a city in which poverty is concentrated
Question 7
In theory communism calls for.
A
abolition of private property
B
military expansionism
C
the creation of a new ruling class
D
intense nationalism
Question 8
According to United nations estimates by 2025 the worlds average life expectancy will have reached.
A
46
B
54
C
71
D
80
Question 9
The destructive consequences of tensions between in-groups and out-groups are stressed by.
A
functionalists
B
conflict theorists
C
interactionists
D
classical theorists
Question 10
Aging is an important phenomenon in developed countries specially.
A
Europe
B
Japan
C
USA
D
Both a and b
Question 11
Types of survey data include.
A
questionnaires
B
personal interviews
C
previously gathered statistical information
D
all of the above
Question 12
The division of labour among physicians into obstetricians internists surgeons and so forth is an example of the process that Talcott Parsons called.
A
differentiation
B
value generalization
C
inclusion
D
adaptive upgrading
Question 13
In the United States a sense of national identity.
A
never developed
B
was first based on a common ethnicity and language
C
was later reinforced by the notion of "specialness"
D
only b and c
Question 14
The myth complex functions to.
A
make people feel free
B
secure that will of the people
C
give legitimate authority to the government in power
D
fool the people some of the time
Question 15
Telling people that using a certain toothpaste will make them sexually appealing is an example of.
A
truth in advertising
B
propaganda
C
censorship
D
practical use of scientific research
Question 16
The push for teaching people to read in the English-speaking world was based on a desire to read.
A
history
B
shop manuals
C
the Bible
D
maps
Question 17
Variance is
A
census
B
motivating voters
C
population
D
trends of people
Question 18
In a patriarchal family the major decisions are taken be the.
A
Old men and women
B
the male or female head of the family
C
the male head of the family who wields all the powers
D
None of these
Question 19
Which group of sociologists note that developers bankers and other powerful real estate interests view housing as an investment and are primarily concerned with maximizing profit not with solving social problems.
A
urban ecologists
B
new urban sociologist
C
functionalists
D
human ecologists
Question 20
The average CEO's salary in 2005 was:
A
50 times that of the average workers
B
100 times that of the average workers
C
250 times that of the average workers
D
262 times that of the average workers
There are 20 questions to complete.

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