Sociology questions set 91

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following statements correctly describes the ethno methodology's view-point?
A
''For full causal explanation it is necessary to determine what has given rise to the motives of social action.''
B
''Social life appears orderly to members of society only because members actively engage in making sense of social life.''
C
''Diversity is the order of the day. We have entered an era in which anything goes. ''
D
''The effects of a social institution may be illustrated in terms of the analogy between society and an organism.''
Question 2
Highlights mediated nature of reality is known as
A
The network society
B
The cyber age
C
The information age
D
The virtual age
Question 3
Which of the following is considered to be the 'Tripartite Pillars of Schutz Theory of Phenomenological Sociology'?
A
Life-world, other world and natural attitude
B
Artificiality, other world and Intra-subjectivity
C
Intra-subjectivity, life world and cultural world
D
Life-world, inter subjectivity and natural attitude
Question 4
Punjabi and Sindhi cultures are.
A
Subcultures
B
Counter Cultures
C
Relative Cultures
D
None of these
Question 5
According to sociology gained through family and education is
A
Economic capital
B
Social capital
C
Cultural capital
D
Symbolic capital
Question 6
Social occasions in which individuals act out formal roles are called.
A
front regions
B
back regions
C
public regions
D
social regions
Question 7
Inference means
A
argument
B
logic
C
theorem
D
finding
Question 8
Which of the following was supported by Durkheim's study of suicide?
A
Catholics had higher rates of suicide than protestants
B
Rates of suicide were higher in times of war than in times of peace
C
Rates of suicide were lower in times of economic stability
D
Individuals who were enmeshed in meaningful social bonds were less inclined to commit suicide
Question 9
The master status of George W.Bush was.
A
husband
B
president
C
dog owner
D
jogger
Question 10
Sociologists generally work from assumption that nurture is far more important than nature in determining human behaviour a useful term to deal with all this is
A
Human nature
B
Human being
C
Human creation
D
Human capabilities
Question 11
Public policy is.
A
what the government does
B
what the government fails to do
C
a plan of action
D
all of the above
Question 12
What does one call property owned by the state in the name of the people?
A
public
B
private
C
common law
D
communal
Question 13
Discrimination occurs.
A
with prejudice
B
as a result of informal quotas
C
with or without accompanying prejudice
D
as a result of government rulings
Question 14
In sociology social bonds, based on specialisation, that unite members of industrial societies is called as
A
Division of labour
B
Mechanical solidarity
C
Organic solidarity
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which of these is NOT viewed as a strength of surveys?
A
they are often undertaken by specialist agencies
B
they offer an appearance of precision
C
the data is easy to quantify and analyse
D
large numbers of people can be studied
Question 16
In which of these regions is public education expenditure lowest?
A
Central Asia
B
North America and Western Europe
C
Latin America and the Caribbean
D
Arab States
Question 17
"Multinational Corporations" was written by
A
Richard Barnet
B
Philppe Aries
C
R. Babbie
Question 18
What is an education system in which children achieve their status based on their own worth called?
A
comprehensive
B
meritocratic
C
selective
D
elitist
Question 19
Which of the following is an accurate statement about segregation?
A
Segregation in always an involuntary process
B
Segregation is the encroachment by one group on an area occupied by another group
C
Segregation can be prevented by the practice of redlining
D
Segregation is the process by which natural areas are formed by the clustering of individuals or groups on the basis of common traits or activities
Question 20
Before the Treaty of Westphalia (1648) political organization around the world had been.
A
unilateral and generic
B
universal and local
C
empirical and patriotic
D
uniform and multiform
There are 20 questions to complete.

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