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Sociology: Quiz


Question 1: The first sociology department to be established in the ________ was at the London School of Economics and Political Science (home of the British Journal of Sociology) in 1904.
EnglandWalesCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 2: Few early sociologists were confined strictly to the subject, interacting also with ________, jurisprudence, psychology and philosophy, with theories being appropriated in a variety of different fields.
Keynesian economicsMoneyHeterodox economicsEconomics

Question 3: [48] ________ and Ralph Miliband presented politically influential theory on class conflict and industrialized nation states.
Ralf DahrendorfMarxismKarl MarxTheodor W. Adorno

Question 4: Comte believed a positivist stage would mark the final era, after conjectural theological and ________ phases, in the progression of human understanding.

Question 5: [82][83] By the same token, some of the approaches that originated in computational sociology have been imported into the natural sciences, such as measures of network centrality from the fields of ________ and network science.
CommunitySystems theorySocial networkSocial structure

Question 6: ________: The content of interviews and other texts are systematically analysed.
SemioticsSocial sciencesContent analysisHermeneutics

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Harrison White
  A social network diagram consisting of individuals (or 'nodes') connected by one or more specific types of interdependency.
  "Rosie the Riveter" was an iconic symbol of the American homefront and a departure from gender roles due to wartime necessity.
  Auguste Comte

Question 8: Structural functionalism is a broad paradigm, both in sociology and ________, which addresses the social structure in terms of the necessary function of its constituent elements.
AnthropologySocial anthropologySocial sciencesCulture

Question 9: This tradition greatly informed Weber and Simmel's antipositivism, and continued with ________.
Critical theoryJürgen HabermasFrankfurt SchoolTheodor W. Adorno

Question 10: During the ________ sociology was undermined by totalitarian governments for reasons of ostensible political control.
Early Middle AgesPolish–Lithuanian CommonwealthInterwar periodHigh Middle Ages

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