Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 23 of 95)

    • Assertion (A): In India, it is possible to change one's religion but not caste.
    • Reason (R): In India, an individual inherits caste by birth, while membership of religious groups is acquired.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Today there is strong emphasis on economic growth accompanies by social justice.
    • Reason (R): The earlier emphasis on economic growth has led to wide disparities between rich and poor, rural and the urban people in India.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): With the help of computer, the organization of work and the location of work are altered.
    • Reason (R): The computer makes possible increased surveillance of workers and depersonalization.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The proliferation of machines and increasing use of technology in the service of human beings have changed the life-style of people.
    • Reason (R): The modern machine technology has brought radical changes by emphasizing on rational approach to life.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. Which one of the following tribal groups is not proto-Australiod?

    1. Santhals

    2. Munda

    3. Oraon

    4. Garo

  2. Training given to a person for acquiring membership in non-membership group is called:

    1. conformity

    2. deviance

    3. re-socialization

    4. anticipatory socialization

  3. Who among the following called village community as a little community?

    1. Max Muller

    2. Tonnies

    3. Henny Maine

    4. Robert Redfield

  4. Communist societies are classified as:

    1. first world

    2. second world

    3. third world

    4. fourth world

  5. Consider the following statements: An industrial society is marketed by:

    1. large-scale social mobility

    2. extensive division of labour

    3. pre-eminent if ascribed status

    4. wide-spread automation

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 4

  6. Societies which are relatively small, nonliterate, homogeneous and cohesive are called:

    1. folk societies

    2. urban societies

    3. rural societies

    4. industrial societies

  7. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Garo
      • Meghalaya
      • Muria
      • Madhya Pradesh
      • Chenchu
      • Andhara Pradesh
      • Khasi
      • Manipur
  8. Consider the following characteristics:

    1. Economic relations based on barter and exchange

    2. Manufacturing of capital goods

    3. Absence of specialization based on technical ability

    4. Absence of regular market

    Which of these are salient characteristics of primitive economy?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Theories) List-II (Thinkers)
    1. Human ecology

    2. Urbanism as away of life

    3. Culture of poverty

    4. Folk-urban continuum

    1. Robert Redfield

    2. Robert E Park

    3. Louis Wirth

    4. Max Weber

    5. Oscar Lewis

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Population size) List-II (Nature of growth)
    1. An aggregate of fifty thousand population

    2. A settlement with five thousand population

    3. A settlement with one lakh population

    4. A settlement with ten lakh population

    1. Metropolis

    2. City

    3. Small town

    4. Major town

    5. Township

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  11. Consider the following statements: Rural society can be distinguished from urban society in terms of

    1. sex ratio

    2. density of population

    3. way of life

    4. size of population

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. Only l

    2. Only 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4