Introduction to Sociology Quiz#2, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    If a person is 54 years old, which of the following stages in the Life Course is he in?

    • A) Later Middle Years
    • B) Early Older Years
    • C) Early Middle Years
    • D) Young Adulthood

  2. 2)

    Which is an example of a "master status"?

    • A) Elementary School Teacher
    • B) College Graduate
    • C) Woman
    • D) President

  3. 3)

    Which of these is NOT one of the functions required for a society to survive?

    • A) Replace Members
    • B) Exert Dominance
    • C) Preserve Order
    • D) Produce Goods

  4. 4)

    A temporary cluster of individuals who may or may not interact at all is known as_____________.

    • A) Category
    • B) Dyad
    • C) Group
    • D) Crowd

  5. 5)

    Most people join ________________ organizations for making a living.

    • A) Coercive
    • B) Formative
    • C) Normative
    • D) None of the given options

  6. 6)

    The machinery of social control usually represents the interests of people with social ________.

    • A) Status
    • B) Prestige
    • C) Power
    • D) Authority

  7. 7)

    Which of the following are functions of deviance noted by Emile Durkheim?

    • A) Responding to deviance promotes social unity.
    • B) Responding to deviance clarifies moral boundaries.
    • C) Deviance affirms cultural values and norms.
    • D) All of the given options

  8. 8)

    Which of the following is the source of profit, in which capitalists are able to put for their own use?

    • A) Surplus value
    • B) Natural resources
    • C) Consumption
    • D) Means of production

  9. 9)

    Bureaucratic environment gives rise to which of the following?

    • A) Cohesiveness
    • B) Friendship
    • C) Nepotism
    • D) Alienation

  10. 10)

    Environmental protection, Charity and Development are all examples of ___________.

    • A) Values
    • B) Norms
    • C) Beliefs
    • D) Folkways