General Sociology Trivia Quiz!

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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General Sociology Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The primary focus of sociology is to understand human behavior and societies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    One of the secondary functions of sociology is to provide theories that will explain human behavior and societies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    According to Karl Marx, in studying the society in Conflict perspective we should use dialectic pattern of thesis, anti-thesis, synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    William Herbert Mead believed that humans are more the product of society than the creators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Socialization is a key element for people to bring or learn their culture within their community.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Karl Marx is one of the forerunners of sociology and regarded as the Father of Sociology that believes in empirical approach or positivism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Anomie is a lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Human beings used their hands in writing for their written communication. This is an example of Particular.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Conflict perspective explained that society is best analyzed in terms of power struggle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statement is NOT CORRECT: We need to study sociology because____
    • A. 

      We realize that the truth is relative

    • B. 

      We obtain factual information about our society and different aspects of our social life.

    • C. 

      It broadens our experience as we discard prejudices

    • D. 

      It enable us to understand our culture more objectively and look our place to it

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is part of social science?
    • A. 

      All of the choices

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Anthropology

    • E. 

      Both Economics and Anthropology

  • 12. 
    Verstehen: Max Weber :: Anomie: ___________  
    • A. 

      Robert Merton

    • B. 

      Karl Marx

    • C. 

      George Herbert Mead

    • D. 

      David Emile Durkheim

  • 13. 
    It is an acquisition of the different characteristics and norms of a culture or group by one person.
    • A. 

      Enculturation

    • B. 

      Ideal culture

    • C. 

      Real culture

    • D. 

      Cultural relativism

  • 14. 
    This type of research enables researchers to study social and cultural phenomena. It is highly applicable in studying society on a micro-level.
    • A. 

      Qualitative

    • B. 

      Quantitative

    • C. 

      Deductive

    • D. 

      Inductive

  • 15. 
    It is an ideological concept by Herbert Spencer in which a society or social structure is viewed as a “living organism."
    • A. 

      Social Organism

    • B. 

      Culture is Adaptive

    • C. 

      Culture gratifying

    • D. 

      Social Darwinism

  • 16. 
    Mr. Schwarzenegger and his employees went to the Aeta community in Sitio Target, Brgy. Sapang Bato, Angeles City to study and observe the behaviors of their communal place. This is an example of what method in research?
    • A. 

      Field research

    • B. 

      Experimental research

    • C. 

      Participatory research

    • D. 

      Case study

  • 17. 
    This technique in research is usually used on the content of books and mass media and how they transmit messages.
    • A. 

      Content analysis

    • B. 

      Case study

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      All of the choices

  • 18. 
    It defines society as stable and interdependent of status and roles.
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Structural Functionalism

    • C. 

      Symbolic

    • D. 

      Sociological Imagination

  • 19. 
    It used the natural selection process and survival of the fittest concept in society.
    • A. 

      Social Darwinism

    • B. 

      Social Organism

    • C. 

      Culture is gratifying

    • D. 

      Culture is Adaptive