Sociology questions set 93

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
A change in occupational position or role without involving any change in its position in the social hierarchy is called.
A
Vertical mobility
B
Horizontal mobility
C
social mobility
D
None of these
Question 2
In sociology primary roles of education are
A
Social reproduction
B
Cultural reproduction
C
Community reproduction
D
Ideology
Question 3
The agents of socialisation are
A
people
B
groups
C
organisations
D
all of these
Question 4
Which of the following is not a feature of association?
A
A collectivity of people
B
Having certain objectives
C
Voluntary membership
D
Pursuing ideal norms
Question 5
Which one of the following statements in not a key charge of postcolonial critiques against mainstream sociology?
A
standard accounts of the origins of sociology focus on the industrial and French revolutions giving no weight to the significance of colonialism in shaping modern societies
B
the sociological gaze is Eurocentric failing to incorporate the experience of formerly colonized societies
C
sociology has described Westrm societies as developed or modem in opposition to the notion of non-Westnrn societies as pre-modern traditional inferiors
D
the sociological imagination imagination has always encouraged and enabled the voices of people across the world to be heard in sociological theorizing
Question 6
As in life, so in research honesty would seem to be fairly basic requirements is
A
Informed consent
B
Confidentiality
C
Honesty
D
Confidentiality
Question 7
What is urban recycling?
A
renovating inner-city buildings for occupation by the middle classes
B
a new domestic waste reduction strategy for inner-city areas
C
councils buying up cheap housing to turn into commercial developments
D
refurbishing old buildings and finding new uses for previously used land
Question 8
The realist school of international relations defines war and security as.
A
brinkmanship
B
statecraft
C
high politics
D
low politics
Question 9
Ethnocentrims means.
A
Evaluating other cultures with the yardstick of your own values
B
Taking other nations as good as your own one but disowned
C
no other society is like yours and your society is superior to the others
D
None of these
Question 10
Personality is formed in.
A
Primary group
B
Secondary group
C
Both groups
D
None of these
Question 11
What sociological approach argues that religions can be fruitfully understood as organization in competition with one another for followers?
A
religious economy
B
religious culture
C
religious ritual
D
religious polity
Question 12
From a sociological viewpoint to say that deviance has functions means that.
A
deviant acts serve the individual's purpose
B
deviant acts are escape valves for anxiety
C
deviance may contribute to group cohesion
D
successful deviants become stronger people
Question 13
Who has stated that in India, direction of change is represented in a linear evolutionary form from 'traditionalization' towards 'modernization'?
A
M. N. Srinivas
B
S.C. Dube
C
Milton Singer
D
Yogendra Singh
Question 14
According to sociology cultures may be approach functionally and core values, culture traits this type of culture is called
A
Mass culture
B
Hegemony
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 15
The most likely factor to overcome the low status of a father's occupation is.
A
education
B
religion
C
hard work
D
belonging to organized crime
Question 16
Human behaving follows
A
certain definite laws
B
patterns
C
society
D
a and b only
Question 17
Which nation(s) has(have) witnessed a significant decline in voter turnout in recent elections?
A
Japan
B
Great Britain
C
the United States
D
all of the above
Question 18
Which perspective assumes that actors other than states are also important and questions whether states are unitary actors?
A
Realism
B
Globalism
C
Pluralism
D
Idealism
Question 19
The global spread of democracy is probably the most striking trend in geopolitics but in the established Western democracies what has now become a source of major concern?
A
electoral fraud
B
the expanding number of small political parties
C
the decline in voter turnout
D
security problems with-e-voting
Question 20
How do industrial sociologists characterize Fordism and Taylorism?
A
high risk systems
B
high trust systems
C
low trust systems
D
low risk systems
There are 20 questions to complete.

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