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1. race. Choose the item that best expresses the Neo-Marxist perspective on Education. being promoted by a major commercial enterprise 7. Identify the concept that best captures the social reality of: the family name and the inheritance of property passing along the female line. Education was seen a major social institution used to give rise to: (a) Political parties (b) Modernization (c) Political independence (d) Black superiority 4. Locke and Bacon advocate which of the following sociological traditions? (a) Empiricism (b) Symbolism (c) Interpretivism (d) Conflict studies 5. (a) Androlineal (b) Afrolineal (c) Monolineal (d) Matrilineal 2. (a) Education reproduces the existing social structure through the hidden curriculum (b) Lower band students display behaviour that rejects the values of the upper classes (c) Education provides an important link between the individual and society (d) Higher levels of education are awarded higher income and prestige. A marriage may be understood as: (a) The mutual love between a man and a woman (b) The ultimate goal of all social beings (c) A cultural practice that all adults must be imitated into at least one in their lifetime (d) A legally or social sanctioned relationship between two individuals 6. Marx posited that class consciousness grows as people being to realize they have a (a) Secure footing (b) Common interest (c) Log history of hard work (d) Lost the zeal to labour 8. Comte. . religion. Identify the most appropriate context to use qualitative research (a) Identifying homes with both parents resident (b) Organizing a sub-urban community sponsored marathon to raise funds for a dilapidated school (c) Tabulating the number of missing persons from a particular region (d) First time mothers impressions of a new baby formula. food. Language. music dress. customs are all indicators of (a) Ethnicity (b) Non-material culture (c) Ethnicity (d) Social participation 3.
The sociological term used to describe the values and norms of behaviour of a cultural group. ³Social inequality is an unconsciously evolved device by which societies insure that the most important positions are filled by the most qualified persons. Which term describes the process whereby religion loses it influence over various spheres of social life? (a) Evangelicalism (b) Fundamentalism (c) Secularization (d) Alienation 11. Rewards and penalties used by a group¶s members to regulate an individual¶s behaviour. 12. All of the following are advantages of unstructured interviews EXCEPT (a) Researcher can detect lies (b) Invalidation of data by various factors (c) May be used for research on specific issues (d) It challenges existing theories 14. (a) Anthony Giddens (b) Talcott Parsons (c) Ann Oakley (d) Wilbert Moore .9. (Tischler 2002) this statement refers to which of the following? (a) Conflict (b) Examples (c) Consensus (d) Sanctions 15. Social order may be defined as (a) Free will and enterprise (b) The normal arrangement of society (c) Re-organization of institutions (d) A classless society 13. that goes against those of the social mainstream of the day is a (a) Revisionist culture (b) Subculture (c) Counter-culture (d) Adhoc culture 10. What is the focus of cultural relativism? (a) Linking the relationship between cultures (b) Defining the socio-economic context of social actors (c) Understanding a culture on its own terms (d) Positioning cultures within different stratas based on society of origin and its general practices.´ Identify the theorist who made this assertion.
(c) Little control of pricing on the international market (d) Basic institutions are not shared 18. Research methods are describe as reliable when: (a) They accurately represent the truth (b) The researcher rely on correct information (c) A variety of theoretical perspective are used (d) It is re-testable 21. Which of the following statements refer to the Plantation Society model? (a) People¶s culture formed the basis of their social structure (b) Acculturation led to the emergence of new social patterns. C.R James 1962.16. Which of the following refer to horizontal mobility? (a) Executive lawyer Politician (b) Subsistence farmer Commodity Wholesaler (c) Sanitation worker Health Inspector (d) Ex-convict Businessman . by most societies 19. (a) Former White Planters (b) Educated Blacks (c) Colonial Administrators (d) Small Scale Farmers 17.L. The following excerpt refers to which group of people in the Caribbean? ³As a class of people [they] have no knowledge or experience of the productive forces of the country. Any social movement that is characterized by loose associations and a short life-span of existence is known as (a) Counter-culture (b) Sect (c) Minority (d) Cult 23. This stands out painfully in everything they do and everything they do not do´. A meritocracy is a system in which (a) Status is based on ethnicity (b) Social mobility is influenced by nepotism (c) Social ranking/opportunities is based upon achievement (d) Stratification is equal at all levels 22. Define the term structural universal (a) The values and norms found in all known societies (b) Organization of the social system in the world (c) Issues that must be resolved for the continued survival of society (d) Learnt patterns of behaviour. By which of the following means does Edward Kamau Brathwaithe (1971) contend that creolization is taking place in the Caribbean? (a) Globalization and transmission (b) Acculturation and interculturation (c) Diffusion and participation (d) Endogamy and exogamy 20.
supports the status quo. The family of four live at Clever Heights Grove. death. paid officials manage the affairs.S Furnivall 25. What does the statement sociology is a positive science mean? (a) Sociology investigates the goods and bad elements of societies (b) Sociology may research methods a in the natural sciences (c) Sociology creates generalized useful theories to explain social life (d) Sociology is becoming the number discipline in the social research disciplines. can be classified as: (a) Social fact (b) Objective data (c) Empiricism (d) Causal factors .G Smith (c) Selwyn Ryan (d) J. e.g. Which of the following is NOT true of the interactionist school of thought? (a) Society is understood in terms of symbols (b) Verstehen is a primary concept of this perspective (c) Empiricism is emphasized in research (d) Social reality is influenced by people¶s perceptions 30. Paul and Zwena are expecting their first child. (a) Spiritual Political Party (b) Sect (c) Revivalism (d) Church 31.. Zena¶s husband Seth has been missing for the past eight years. Feminist research methodology emphasizes which of the following? (a) Overthrowing universal male dominance (b) Concrete theories (c) Humanness and inclusion (d) All of the above 27. Plural society theory was developed by (a) Kamau Brawaithe (b) M. Emile Durkheim was the first sociologist to conduct a scientific study of? (a) Social change (b) Positivism (c) Society (d) Revolutions 26.24. Identify the religious organization described below: Has inclusive membership. birth. marriage. According to Durkheim any social phenomena. 29. They have two children. Identify the family type describe above: (a) Visiting Union (b) Separated (c) Reconstituted (d) Legally married 28.
with a population of approximately 3000. both past and present and their agricultural practices (c) The collection of individuals who share similar culture. Seth is conduction research on the incidence of marijuana use amongst youths (12-25) in the district of Cato Town. interviews and questionnaires (c) Cross sectional studies (d) None of the above 36. questionnaires (b) Official statistics. A society may be defined as: (a) A variety of values and norms shared by people of a similar social status (b) Indigenous peoples. background and educational attainment (c) All individuals who make up a particular society (d) A group of people selected from the population who are deemed representative 38. All of the following are ethical issues in research with the exception of (a) Anonymity (b) Poor funding (c) Researcher/ participant safety (d) Adversity 37. In what way has Caribbean stratification changed in the last one hundred years? (a) East Indian culture has become dominant (b) East Indian culture has become dominant (c) Social inequality has almost disappeared (d) Opportunities for female employment have increased over those 33. participant observation. It is located 3 kilometres from the Capital. Cato Town is a small sub-urban area. Which of the following methods of research is most plausible for him to use in this context? (a) Longitudinal panel studies. ideology and territory (d) Norms and values of people who share common interests 34. Phenomenology is a school of thought that attempts to explain (a) Social action. Race and Colour are examples of the sociological concept of (a) Open stratification (b) Classless society (c) Ascribed status (d) Achieved status 35. by studying human experience (b) How people make sense of their social world (c) The roles people play I their daily social life (d) Meaning attached to common symbols . Choose the most appropriate explanation of the term sample (a) Each individual selected to represent the population (b) Selected individuals who share social class.32.
Edith Clarke authored the work entitled (a) Caribbean Sociology (b) My Mother Who Fathered Me (c) The Dynamics of Caribbean Family Life (d) Families in Perspective . Which of the following authors claims that the growth of the matrifocal family was influenced by economic factors? (a) Christine Barrow (b) Oscar Lewis (c) Franklyn Frazier (d) Melville Herskovits 44. Kumina. women are still subject to subordinate roles.39. characteristics. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of questionnaires? (a) Can be used to reach large numbers of people (b) Is not costly to produce in large quantities (c) Data is cumulative (d) Respondents may lack information 41. Which of the following is not considered to be a role (a) Garbage collector (b) Sanctioned Programs (c) Geriatric nursing (d) Writing programs 45. and many religions emphasize gender equality. Santeria. Which schools of thought are more likely to make this assertion? (a) Functionalist and Ethno methodologists (b) Interactionist and Postmodernists (c) Phenomenology and Dramturgists (d) Marxist and Feminist 42. Vodun and Myalism are all example of (a) Sacred religions (b) Syncretic religions (c) Supernatural religions (d) Secular religions 43. Although women are the main propagators of religion. Traditional explanations of societies structure. as explained from one perspective and ignoring the accomplishments and dynamics as well as the interpretations of life from another perspective known as: (a) Colonialism (b) Multicultarism (c) Ethnocentrism (d) Negotiation 40. operations.
II. The interaction between a baby and society is known as what? (a) Communication (b) Understanding (c) Learning (d) Socializing 49. Value consensus refer to: (a) The theoretical understanding of what is right and wrong in society (b) The collective beliefs held by a society (c) Consenting to the worth of a people. III and IV 48.46. Which group of theorists lobby for the remuneration of housework? (a) Trade Union theorists (b) Feminists (c) Functionalists (d) Conflict theorists 52. language and economic base (d) Rights to use one¶s own tradition to judge people from another society. productive capacity« of a society (d) Understanding the social dynamics of a society 50. Which of the following is an Asian derived religion that has become part of Caribbean religious expressions? (a) Myalism (b) Shintoism (c) Hinduism (d) Judaism 47. . The fact that the Caribbean has been modernizing more quickly than its ability to modify traditional ways of thinking and behaving is an example of which of the following? (a) Ruralism (b) Subcultures (c) Poor education (d) Culture Lag 51. Define the concept of cultural rights (a) Rights to learn of the behaviour in specific cultures (b) Rights that are universal. Which of the following are factors that influence a researcher¶s choice of research method? (i) Amount of time available (ii) Availability of funds (iii) Researchers expertise (iv) Theoretical background (a) (b) (c) (d) I and II only II and III only III and IV only I. individual and unalienable (c) Rights to preserve knowledge. territory.
Hargreaves and Lacet content that streaming (a) Helps to identify the strengths and weakness in students (b) Has an adverse effect on both male and female students (c) Underestimates the influences of the formal curriculum (d) Encourages healthy competition. linked to race and colour. folklore (b) Vodun. Anthony Gidden¶s work is an example of (a) Therapeutic theory (b) Structural functionalism (c) Conflict theory (d) Symbolic Interactionism 55. Kreyol. steel pan (c) Literature.53. Name ONE type of probability sampling: (a) Quota (b) Snowballing (c) Multistage (d) Non-representative 59. and make for an efficient education system . beaches. Identify the groups of items that refer to Caribbean popular culture (a) Carnival. A social group characterized by common habitation. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of culture: (a) It is adaptive (b) Transmittable (c) Symbolic (d) Instinctive 56. Which theory best explains this scenario? (a) Syncretic society (b) Plural society (c) Plantation society (d) Creole society 57. reggae. During the post-emancipation era there emerged a more distinct hierarchical structure. independence 60. Soca. choka. Reggae. Conga lines and indigenous Comedy Festivals are example of (a) Music Genres (b) Non-material culture (c) Caribbeaness (d) Social consensus 58. abeng (d) Marron communities. biological production and financial sharing is known as (a) Formal institution (b) Society (c) Family (d) Nation 54. uprisings.
29. 8. 5. 38. 11. 59. 45. A B C C B B D A C D D B D B B C D D B D B C C D D C B C A B . 49. 58. 42. 33. 48. 23. 27. 7. 17. 47. 60. 21. 54. 16. 26. 30. 34. 12. 15. 10. 35. 3. 53. 55. 32. 4. 13. 39. 18. 37. 19. 24. 20.ANSWERS 1. 22. 40. 52. 36. 43. 50. 28. 41. D B A A D D B A B C C B B D B B C A B D D D A D C D C C C D 31. 2. 56. 44. 14. 6. 46. 9. 51. 57. 25.