SZABIST Practice Test for MS Social Sciences

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SECTION I – SOCIOLOGY

1. Comte's term 'positivism' refers to:
2. Society cannot be studied in the same way as the natural world because:
3. Social norms are:

4. Post-modernist writers have argued that:
5. Which of the following is not recognized as a level of society?
6. What is the name of the process by which we acquire a sense of identity and become members of society?
7. Sociology can be considered a social science because:
8. In contemporary societies, social institutions are:
9. In idealized views of science, the experimental method is said to involve:
10. Durkheim defined social facts as:
11. Dahrendorf, Rex, and Habermas focused their attention on:
12. The pragmatist philosophy used in Symbolic Interactionist theory teaches that:
13. What does Berger (1963) describe as a metaphor for social reality?
14. Structural-Functionalists describe society as:
15. The term 'feminist standpoint' suggests:
16. The four ideal types of social action that Weber identified were as follows: instrumentally-rational, value-rational, traditional, and...
17. Sociology differs from common sense in that:
18. When sociologists study the structure of layers in society and people\\\'s movement between them, they call this:
19. Weber said that all knowledge is \'value-relevant\' because:
20. In Marx's theory, the 'mode of production' means:

SZABIST Sample Test for BBA

University of Sindh Admissions 2016 3

Synonyms

2. ARDUOUS
3. HOMAGE
5. OSTENTATIOUS
Choose the word or phrase that is nearest in meaning (synonym) to the word in capital letters. You will be given 10 such questions.

1. LIBERATE:
4. FIASCO

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