Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 31 of 95)

  1. Consider the following statements: The declined death rate in India is primarily attributed to:

    1. advancement in medical technology.

    2. increased health care services.

    3. family planning programmes.

    4. nutritious meal programmes.

    Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. 1 and 2 only

    4. 3 and 4 only

  2. Match List-I (Cause) with List-H (Consequence) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Cause) List-II (Consequence)
    1. Population explosion

    2. Rural-urban migration

    3. Greater proportion of dependant population

    4. High mortality rate sanitation

    1. Economic burden to nation

    2. Low life expectancy

    3. Low per capita Income

    4. Housing and sanitation problem

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  3. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the decreasing order of Total Fertility Rate of the given regions?

    1. East Asia-Pacific Countries-CIS/Baltic Countries-South Asia-Latin America

    2. South Asia-Latin America-East Asia/Pacific Countries-CIS/Baltic Countries

    3. South Asia-CIS/Baltic countries-East Asia/Pacific Countries-Latin America

    4. East Asia/Pacific Countries-Latin

    America-South Asia-CIS/Baltic

    Countries

  4. The prevalence of village exogamy in North India, arises from which of the following highly interrelated factors?

    1. Caste endogamy.

    2. Local fictive kinship.

    3. Territorial stabilization of kin groups.

    4. Gotra.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 3 only

    2. 1, 2 and 4only

    3. 2 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  5. Match List-I (Concept) with List-II (Denotation) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Denotation)
    1. Avunculate

    2. Fallow

    3. Ghotul

    4. Kula

    1. Gift Exchange

    2. Youth Dormitory

    3. Kinship Usage

    4. Shifting Cultivation

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  6. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India recognizes the State role in providing help to aged population along with other needy categories?

    1. Article 46

    2. Article 43

    3. Article 41

    4. Article 47

  7. Consider the following: Strategy or approach to control population growth through National Family Planning Programme in India has undergone following changes in different Five-year plan periods:

    1. Clinical approach.

    2. Target orientation.

    3. Awareness creation.

    4. Extension education.

    What is the correct sequence of these approaches?

    1. 3 − 1 − 4 − 2

    2. 4 − 2 − 3 − 1

    3. 3 − 2 − 4 − 1

    4. 4 − 1 − 3 − 2

  8. Consider the following statements: In a traditional political system, positions of authority may be supported by:

    1. administration of justice.

    2. contract.

    3. collective hunts.

    4. religious ceremonies.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 3 and 4 only

  9. What does he constant sum concept of power mean?

    1. Power changes constantly one group to another.

    2. Power is equally distributed among the people.

    3. Power is fixed, if some hold power, others do not.

    4. People enjoy power depending upon their popularity.

  10. Match List-I (Book) with List-H (Author) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Book) List-II (Author)
    1. Cultural Sociology

    2. Mind, Self and Society

    3. Hand Book of Social Psychology

    4. Human Society

    1. G H Mead

    2. Kingsley Davis

    3. Kimball and Young

    4. Gillin and Gillin

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  11. Which one of the following structures mostly performs the functions of political socialization in a democracy?

    1. Pressure groups

    2. Bureaucracy

    3. Government

    4. Political parties

  12. The Individual and social commitment of the inner-directed, subjectively controlled, autonomous personality, which steers itself with reflexive principles, is an example of which of the following:

    1. Ethics of collective meanings

    2. Ethics of individual responsibility

    3. Magico-astrological pragmatism

    4. National-legal normative consideration

  13. Which of the following elements are critical to the success of a modern liberal democratic political system?

    1. Civic culture.

    2. Functioning judicial system.

    3. Periodic elections.

    4. Stable government.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 4 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 1, 2 and 3 only

    4. 2, 3 and 4 only

  14. Which of the following are a part and parcel of political modernization according to liberal theory?

    1. Citizens communicate their desires to their leaders.

    2. Government is responsive to the wishes of the citizens.

    3. Justice is retributive.

    4. Regular holding of elections.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 4 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 4 only

  15. Which one of the following concepts is appropriate for the understanding of a trade union?

    1. Primary group

    2. Interest group

    3. Anomic group

    4. Quasi group