PRAXIS II: Sociology Exam Prep

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PRAXIS II: Sociology Exam Prep

Sociology is a discipline concerned with societal problems and theories which convey solutions to them. Undoubtedly, societies are dynamic. Various cultures and interactions with people exist. Quite interestingly, a profound knowledge about societal structures, pattern, as well as societal challenges are essential to lasting peace. Asses your understanding of sociology in this quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Which of these is not related to sociology?
    • A. 

      Social stratification

    • B. 

      Biological response

    • C. 

      Social class

    • D. 

      Secularization

  • 2. 
    Which of these philosophers was the first to work on sociology?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Marx

    • C. 

      Socrates 

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 3. 
    When was the term "sociology" coined? ​​​​​​
    • A. 

      1780

    • B. 

      1789

    • C. 

      1789

    • D. 

      1781

  • 4. 
    Who described the sociology behind the "survival of the fitest"?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Émile Durkheim

    • C. 

      William Rainey Harper

    • D. 

      Herbert Spencer

  • 5. 
    When was Durkheim's monograph, "suicide" published?
    • A. 

      1891

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1897

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not a problem of modernity?
    • A. 

      Industrialization

    • B. 

      Urbanization

    • C. 

      Rationalization

    • D. 

      Secularization

  • 7. 
    Which of these persons is not a pioneer father of sociology?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Emile Durkheim

    • C. 

      Max Weber

    • D. 

      Herbert Spencer

  • 8. 
    What methodological principle conduct sociology in similar manner as natural sciences?
    • A. 

      Anti-positivism

    • B. 

      Empiricism

    • C. 

      Negativism

    • D. 

      Positivism

  • 9. 
    Which of these universities was the first to teach sociology?
    • A. 

      Yale University

    • B. 

      University of Surrey

    • C. 

      Ecole Polytechnique

    • D. 

      University of Chicago

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not part of the four theoretical traditions?
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Marxism

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Utilitarianism