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DISCIPLINES AND IDEAS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

1. This word literally means “finding out,” “inquiry” and “narrative”.


A. Demos C. Geo
B. Historia D. Graphein
2. In Sociology, he focused his study on the phenomenon of “suicide”.
A. B.F Skinner C. Alfred Marshall
B. Emile Durkheim D. Max Weber
3. In Geography, it is the study of representing Earth’s surface using abstract symbols or through the creation of maps.
A. Remote Sensing C. Biogeography
B. Cartography D. Compass
4. Which of the following refers to the biological remains of plants, animals, and human species?
A. fossils C. artifacts
B. archaeology D. ethnography
5. These are man-made material remains that human groups left such as clothing and tools.
A. fossils C. artifacts
B. archaeology D. ethnography
6. Which of the following is NOT an example of a social science?
A. Psychology C. Sociology
B. Linguistic D. Physics
7. It is engaged in the study of phenomena relating to human groups and their sociophysical environment.
A. Social Sciences C. Humanities
B. Natural Sciences D. Biological Sciences
8. In Anthropology, it is the study of the ancient and recent human past through material remains.
A. Cultural Anthropology C. Linguistic Anthropology
B. Physical Anthropology D. Archaeology
9. In Linguistics, it refers to the study of the similarities and differences between languages, regardless of any genetic relation.
A. Neurolinguistic C. Psycholinguictic
B. Typology D. Socio Linguistic
10. It was first conceived as the study of the allocation of resources within the household level.
A. Geography C. Economics
B. Psychology D. Political Science
11. In Anthropology, he is regarded as the “Father of Cultural Anthropology.”
A. Arnold J. Toynbee C. Karl Marx
B. Edward Burnett Tylor D. Leopold von Ranke
12. He is known to be the “Father of History.”
A. Karl Marx C. Ban Gu
B. Edward Burnett Tylor D. Herodotus
13. These are the researchers who study all things human, from the interactions between two people to the complex
relationships between nations or multinational corporations.
A. Linguist C. Paleoanthropologists
B. Sociologist D. Psychologists
14. Which of the following focuses on the study of political power relations, behaviour, and activities as well as systems of
government from a domestic, international, and comparative perspective?
A. Economics C. Political Science
B. Psychology D. Demography
15. How does anthropology differ from other social sciences such as economics and sociology?
A. Anthropology is holistic and integrative in its approach
B. The other social sciences are holistic and integrative in their approach
C. Anthropology tends to specialize in the workings of specific systems.
D. Anthropology is more important than the other social sciences.
16. In Anthropology, anthropologist allows cross-cultural comparison to study culture.
A. ethnology C. artifacts
B. archaeology D. ethnography
17. He argued that raising the prices of highly demanded products is immoral.
A. Muqaddimah C. Boas
B. St. Thomas Aquinas D. Herodotus
18. Which of the following is the science that studies past forms of life preserved in fossil and artifacts?
A. Archaeology C. Paleontology
B. Palmistry D. Biological
19. It allows us to express and understand each other’s thoughts, ideas, and feelings.
A. language C. remote sensing
B. sociolinguistics D. content analysis
20. Which of the following branches of economics focuses on small-scale market interactions that transpire between individuals
consisting business firms and households?
A. Microeconomics C. Macroeconomics
B. Glaciology D. Hydrology
21. What is the other term for the Greek word oikos?
A. house C. mind
B. law D. soul
22. Who is considered as the father of modern scientific psychology?
A. John B. Watson C. Sigmund Freud
B. Wilhelm Wundt D. Plato
23. If your dog constantly barks and you want to learn how to stop him, what field of psychology might you turn to?
A. Educational Psychology C. Abnormal Psychology
B. Forensic Psychology D. Behavioral Psychology
24. His desire to explore makes his time as the Age of Exploration?
A. John B. Watson C. Sigmund Freud
B. Wilhelm Wundt D. Marco Polo
25. In psychology, in what type of study does a researcher study an individual subject in depth?
A. Case Study C. Correlation
B. Laboratory Experiment D. Content Analysis
26. Which of the following best describes sociology as a discipline?
A. The systematic study of human social behavior C. Experimental designs of human interaction
B. The systematic study of individual behavior D. An understanding of the way things are in society
27. Who coined the term Sociology?
A. Auguste Comte C. Plato
B. Sigmund Freud D. Karl Max
28. What century did Sociology take root?
A. Nineteenth Century C. Sixteenth Century
B. Seventeenth Century D. Tenth Century
29. Which of these is the main focus of Sociology of Religion?
A. Background of any social events
B. Production, distribution and exchange of goods and services
C. Way of life of rural people
D. Structure of the religion in social system
30. What is the meaning of social phenomenon in sociology?
A. Life style C. Values
B. An observable fact or event D. Beliefs
31. It involves the development of mathematical methods with the aid of computers.
A. Experimental Economics C. Evolutionary Economics
B. Computational Economics D. Praxeology
32. It is a branch of economics that utilizes laboratory experiments to analyze the applicability of theories in real-life situations.
C. Experimental Economics C. Evolutionary Economics
D. Computational Economics D. Praxeology
33. Which of the following best describe Economics?
A. study of human origins C. study of the lands
B. study of scarcity D. study of the mind
34. He is known as the Father of Classical Liberalism?.
A. Thomas Mun C. St. Thomas Aquinas
B. Adam Smith D. John Locke
35. The word psychology comes from the Greek word psyche which means _______________.
C. spirit C. soul
D. body D. divine
36. He is regarded as the Father of Sociology.
A. Rene Descartes C. St. Thomas Aquinas
B. Auguste Comte D. John Locke
37. In Linguistics, it is the field that studies the physiological mechanism by which the brain processes information in relation to
language.
A. Neurolinguistics C. Historical Linguistics
B. Sociolinguistics D. Semantics
38. In Linguistics, it is the field that examines how language is used in relation to peoples’ sociocultural environment.
A. Neurolinguistics C. Historical Linguistics
B. Sociolinguistics D. Semantics
39. He is the most influential scholar and theologian of the scholastic religion and is also known as “Doctor Angelicus.”
A. Thomas Mun C. St. Thomas Aquinas
B. Adam Smith D. John Locke
40. Which of the following BEST describes geography?
A. study of the rocks and structure of the earth C. study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants and the phenomena of the
earth
B. study of the earth D. study of the physical features of the earth, without considering of human factors
41. If you are a geographer, which of the following equipment can be useful for you?
A. Globes C. Compasses
B. Remote Sensing equipment D. All of the above
42. Which of the following fields of geography is concerned with the study of the changes in the natural patterns and processes
of Earth’s surface over time.?
A. Oceanography C. Physical Geography
B. Geomorphology D. Human Geography
43. Which of the following fields of geography focuses on a particular region on the surface of the Earth?
A. Regional Geography C. Glaciology
B. Penology D. Climatology
44. In Political Science, it is the field that studies similarities and differences of the world in an empirical manner.
A. Political Philosophy C. Comparative Politics
B. Public Law D. Classical Politics
45. Who are the historians?
A. explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies
B. study all things human, from the interactions between two people to the complex relationships between nations or
multinational corporations.
C. those who study government, political processes and political issues in a scientific way.
D. examine the past by searching for clues in the writings and pictures that they find.
46. Jose is interested in reading books about customs and political systems; he is into what field of history?
A. Social History C. Economics History
B. Cultural History D. Environmental History
47. What is the etymology of the word psychology?
A. Graphein C. Psyche
B. Geo D. Lingua
48. The word demography comes from the Greek words demos ____________ and graphia (a description of).
A. spirit C. soul
B. man D. people
49. Which field of demography refers to the quantitative study of populations in the past?
A. Social Demography C. Historical Demography
B. Comparative politics D. Political Methodology
50. Which political science discipline is concerned with developing an understanding of why states and non- state international
actors, like the united nations and multinational corporations, interact as they do?
A. There is no such discipline C. Political Methodology
B. International Relation D. Comparative Politics