SZABIST Practice Test for MS Social Sciences

University of Sindh Admissions 2016 3


1. The term 'feminist standpoint' suggests:
2. Sociology can be considered a social science because:
3. The four ideal types of social action that Weber identified were as follows: instrumentally-rational, value-rational, traditional, and...
4. In contemporary societies, social institutions are:
5. Which of the following is not recognized as a level of society?
6. Dahrendorf, Rex, and Habermas focused their attention on:
7. Social norms are:

8. Post-modernist writers have argued that:
9. The pragmatist philosophy used in Symbolic Interactionist theory teaches that:
10. In idealized views of science, the experimental method is said to involve:
11. Durkheim defined social facts as:
12. What does Berger (1963) describe as a metaphor for social reality?
13. Society cannot be studied in the same way as the natural world because:
14. Comte's term 'positivism' refers to:
15. What is the name of the process by which we acquire a sense of identity and become members of society?
16. When sociologists study the structure of layers in society and people\\\'s movement between them, they call this:
17. Sociology differs from common sense in that:
18. In Marx's theory, the 'mode of production' means:
19. Structural-Functionalists describe society as:
20. Weber said that all knowledge is \'value-relevant\' because:

SZABIST Sample Test for BBA

University of Sindh Admissions 2016 3


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


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Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute Of Science And Technology (SZABIST)


Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) is a fully Chartered Institute established through a Legislative Act of Sindh Assembly (Sindh Act No. XI of 1995) and is approved and recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, as a degree granting institution. SZABIST has campuses in Karachi, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Larkana and Dubai (UAE). SZABIST is a registered member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), Paris; Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London; Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB), Singapore; Federation of the Universities of Islamic World (FUIW), Rabat; Asia University Federation (AUF), Seoul; Asia – Pacific Quality Network (APQN), China; and Management Association of Pakistan, Karachi.

BusinessWeek, the leading international business magazine, has listed SZABIST among the best business schools of the world for six years (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 &. 2008).

Asia Inc, a leading Asian Magazine, has ranked SZABIST among the top MBA Schools of South Asia in its Asia’s Best MBA Schools Survey for two consecutive years (2003,2004). SZABIST is one of the top 15 business schools from South Asia ranked in Asia Inc.

SZABIST is also ranked among the best Science and Technology and MBA schools in Asia by the CNN-Time publication, Asiaweek. SZABIST is also listed in the CNN Executive Education Schools, 2009. SZABIST, thus, has the unparalleled honor of being the only Pakistani Institute to be recognized internationally by BusinessWeek, Asiaweek, Asia Inc. and CNN.

SZABIST has signed articulation agreement with the University of South Wales, UK. SZABIST has also signed MoUs with the State University of New York, USA; University of London, UK; Universal Academic Management Organization, UAE; EMC Computer Systems Austria GmbH, and the Asian Academy of Film &. Television, India.

SZABIST today is identified as a major university comprising of five campuses (including one foreign campus) three diploma centers, three intermediate colleges and one research center. Over 5000 degrees have been awarded by SZABIST to date.


Programs Campus Credit Hours Duration
BBA Management/Marketing/Finance/HRM/IT Karachi/Islamabad/Larkana/Dubai 144 CH 4 years
BS Acounting & Finance Islamabad 144 CH 4 years
BS Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing Islamabad 130 CH 4 yeasr
BS Computing Islamabad 144 CH 4 years
BS Social Sciences 144 CH 4 years
BS Media Sciences 144 CH 4 years
BS Media and Communication Studies Islamabad 144 CH 4 years
BS Bioscience Karachi 135 CH 4 year
BE Mechatronics Karachi 140 CH 4 years
BA(Business Studies) University of Wales, Newport, UK External program Karachi 3 years
LLB University of London International Programmes Karachi 3 years


Programs Campus Credit Hours Duration
MS Computing Karachi/Islamabad/Dubai 144 CH 4 years
MS Media Sciences Karachi
MS Management/Marketing/Finance/HRM/IT 2 years
MS Social Sciences & Economics Karachi/Islamabad 30 CH 2 year
MS Developmental Studies Islamabad 30 CH 1.5 year
MPM Project Management Islamabad/Karachi 33 CH 1.5 year
Masters Television Production/Advertising Karachi
MBA Management/Marketing/ finance/HRM/IT Karachi/Islamabad/Larkana/Dubai 2 years
EMBA Karachi/Islamabad/Larkana/Dubai 66 CH 2 years
PMBA Islamabad
Post Graduate Diploma(PGD) Television Production/Advertising Karachi


Programs Campus Credit Hours Duration
PHD Computing Karachi/Islamabad
PHD Media Sciences Karachi/Islamabad
PHD Economics Karachi/Islamabad
PHD Social Sciences Karachi

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