Sociology questions set 98

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
What forces prices down?
A
Large consumer purchasing power
B
Elastic demand
C
Inelastic demand
D
Inferior products
Question 2
The central point of a culture is
A
complex
B
theme
C
ethos
D
pattern
Question 3
Sociology is introduced as an academic discipline by.
A
Ibn-e-Khaldun
B
Auguste Comte
C
George Simmel
D
Herber Spencer
Question 4
A social group of organisms sharing an environment normally with shared interests is a.
A
Colony
B
Society
C
Community
D
None of these
Question 5
The inordinate growth of government is a side effect of.
A
the increasing poverty of individual states
B
government intervention in the economy
C
the political apathy of public
D
the willingness of individuals to give up traditional freedoms
Question 6
An ecological city is.
A
the central city suburbs and satellites
B
one with a recycling enter
C
one containing a clean water supply for the area
D
where urban planning originates
Question 7
Which of the following is not included in social change?
A
New forms of music.
B
Changing concept of propriety and morality.
C
Changes in age distribution.
D
Change in poliitical environment.
Question 8
Economic standing includes.
A
wealth that which people own (have)
B
job security
C
both a and b
D
none of the above
Question 9
Sociology.
A
has been to study social interaction for over 500 years.
B
Is the scientific study of social interaction and organization
C
has little bearing on publiec policy
D
is most useful when applied to abstract-as opposed to practical matters
Question 10
The Most Prominent spokesmen of Functionalist Perspective are.
A
Talcott Parsons
B
Kingsley Davis
C
Robert Merton
D
All of above
Question 11
Karl Marx saw religion as.
A
a vehicle by which we reveal to one another that we share a common mental state
B
a vehicle through which we create a shared consciousness that contributes to social bonding
C
creating a pool of individuals with the attitudes and values necessary to function as entrepreneurs
D
producing an other-worldly focus that diverts the oppressed from seeking social change in this world
Question 12
The succession of stages in Jean Piaget's model of cognitive development is.
A
infancy childhood adolescence and adulthood
B
early childhood play concrete operational and formal operational
C
sensimotor pre-operational intuitive operational and concrete operational
D
sensorimotor intuitive operational concrete operational and formal operational
Question 13
Class conflict is the basic theory of.
A
Weber
B
Marx
C
Comte
D
All of above
Question 14
The principle of separation of powers may be responsible for.
A
the stability of the government
B
quick action on pending legislation
C
a lack of confusion
D
the decisiveness of Congress
Question 15
Snowballing is an example of.
A
probability sampling
B
non-probability sampling
C
cluster sampling
D
using the Christmas vacation constructively
Question 16
The pragmatist philosophy used in Symbolic interactionist theory teaches that.
A
theory must be augmented by straightforward plausible methods
B
we can find true objective knowledge of the world through our senses
C
Knowledge is produced in everyday practical situations
D
the best social theory was developed in Prague
Question 17
The totality of the phenomenon under study is called the:
A
population
B
universe
C
sample
D
inferential
Question 18
The kuznets hypothesis states that as economic development proceeds inequality.
A
first decreases then increases before remaining high
B
first increases then decreases before remaining low
C
first increases then flattens out, before rising again
D
first increases then decreases then increases then decreases
Question 19
The categories used by researchers to pigeonhole people into social classes.
A
reflect the common-sense self-ratings of individuals
B
indicate that there are two classes the working class and the middle class
C
tend to be arbitrary and artificial
D
adequately reflect the complexity of the American class system
Question 20
Which statement is an example of stereotyping?
A
Judge each individual on his own merits
B
All blacks are good basketball players
C
There are good and bad among all ethnic or racial groups
D
Talent is not the exclusive property of any ethnic group
There are 20 questions to complete.

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