Sociology questions set 95

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following is an example of a sociological theory of deviant behavior?
A
Freud's theory that anatomy is destiny
B
Mead's theory of inherited criminality
C
Cooley's theory of original sin
D
None of the above
Question 2
In developing nations which of the following influence(s) social change towards the liberal Western democratic style of society?
A
literacy education and communication
B
a centrally dominated social order
C
extreme social inequalities
D
homogenous social groups and organizations
Question 3
Gambling and prostitution are included in the category of.
A
organized crime
B
crimes against persons
C
social order crimes
D
sins against religious teaching
Question 4
Politics may be defined as.
A
the statuses and roles that enforce the law
B
the legitimate use of force within a territory
C
the process by which individuals and groups acquire power
D
all of the above
Question 5
Among which occupational group are infant mortality rates the lowest?
A
professional
B
managerial and technical
C
skilled non-manual
D
skilled manual
Question 6
The identification of a new moon of Saturn was an act of.
A
invention
B
discovery
C
diffusion
D
cultural integration
Question 7
Food is certainly a material resources for living but in all cultures it plays a very important role in shaping a way of
A
Style
B
Life
C
Living style
D
All of the above
Question 8
A capitalist economy supports right of individuals to own almost anything this type of economy is called as
A
Private ownership of property
B
Pursuit of personal profit
C
Free competition
D
Contemporary
Question 9
A process by which people come to lack authority, status and sense of self that many professionals tend to have
A
Authority
B
Leader
C
Powerlessness
D
All of the above
Question 10
Norms can be in category of
A
realism
B
idealism
C
liberalism
D
None of these
Question 11
Which of these statements does not reflect the conventional position in class analysis?
A
class inequalities govern gender stratification
B
women's pay is often essential to the family's economic position
C
women's paid work is not as significant as that of men
D
women should be seen as being the same class as their husbands/partners
Question 12
Herbert Gans called urban residents who prefer to live in their own tight-knit communities.
A
cosmopolites
B
ethnic villagers
C
the trapped
D
gentrofiles
Question 13
Postulates means
A
pre-suppositions
B
post-suppositions
C
qualities
D
None of these
Question 14
Consumer sovereignty means that.
A
production depends on supply and demand
B
consumers create demand
C
producers supply what is demanded
D
all of the above
Question 15
Compared With the sate formation process in industrialized countries which one of the following created major problems for developing societies?
A
the lack of a strong work ethic
B
the legacy of economic mismanagement by local leaders
C
the lock of a democratic culture
D
the legacy of colonialism
Question 16
One of the perceived advantages of suburban living is.
A
concentration of apartments
B
larger variety of cultural resources
C
older more gracious housing
D
greater safety from crime
Question 17
Bowlby's maternal deprivation thesis claimed that.
A
mothers who are living in poverty cannot afford to give their children the resources that other children enjoy
B
children deprived of an early secure attachment to their mother are prone to suffer physically intellectually and socially in later life
C
mothering is a socially constructed activity identified in the narratives of new mothers
D
deprivation is something children inherit usually through their mother's side
Question 18
When two or more complexes are combined, it is
A
pattern
B
theme
C
complex
D
None of these
Question 19
Stouffer's studies provided knowledge to the student of
A
group dynamics
B
race relations
C
several fields of sociology
D
all of these
Question 20
The Keynesian revolution acknowledged.
A
that the masses were being exploited
B
that the market was inherently unstable
C
the need for the intervention of the owners of the means of production
D
that industrial workers were becoming the new bourgeoisie
There are 20 questions to complete.

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