Category: Sociology Mcqs
Marxist feminists explain patriarchy in terms of_________________?
A. a lack of equal rights and opportunities for men and women
B. sex classes through which men oppress women economically politically and sexually
C. women’s domestic labor being exploited by the capitalist econorny
D. the dual systems of capitalist and male domination
According to Scott (1990) a document is authentic if it________________?
A. is a sincere and accurate account free from political bias
B. is representative of all the similar documents that did not survive
C. has both a literal and an interpretable meaning
D. is a sound original, or reliable copy of known authorship
In survey research the group of respondents targeted for the naire is called _________________?
C. focus group
A researcher can obtain a higher response rate by using which type of survey ?
C. representative samples
D. observation techniques
How is terrorism different from the types of crime described by the Chicago School ?
A. it is a committed on a larger, often global, scale, and is well organized
B. it is associated with political conflict between states and their citizens
C. it can have far-reaching effects upon international relations
D. all of the above
Suicide by Durkheim was published in____________?
D. None of these
In-groups and out-groups_______________?
A. can be thought of as “we-groups” and “they -groups ” respectively
B. highlight the importance of family ties
C. are almost always based on territory (e.g. a neighborhood or nation-state)
D. are easily bridged by those who wish to share the other groups identity
A moral panic occurs when_______________?
A. the media exaggerate reports of deviant groups generating hostile reactions
B. children watch violent or sexually explicit films and then copy the behavior
C. audiences challenge the ethnic stereotypes represented by the media
D. elitists express concern with the Americanization of culture
Non-material culture consists of______________?
A. Customs and beliefs ideas
B. tools and domestic items
C. Books and written material
D. None of these
What is the term used to describe the stages from one’s birth into a family with a specific status through formation of a new family unit ?
A. intergenerational mobility
B. socioeconomic life cycle
C. vertical mobility
D. none of the above