Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 34 of 95)

    • Assertion (A): The nuclear family is an important source of affection, love and social interaction.
    • Reason (R): The anonymity of modern life intensifies the need for a piece where personal emotional needs are met.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): Gesellschaft refers to a society based on contractual relationships.
    • Reason (R): Gesellschaft societies are based on secondary groups.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): Politicians calculate along caste line and candidates are chosen on this basis.
    • Reason (R): Votes are always cast along this logic.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): According to Durkheim, suicide rate is higher in highly industrialized societies.
    • Reason (R): There is abnormal type of division of labour and anomie in such societies.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): In spite of the economic development of rural India and its been Revolution programmes, the people from the agrarian areas are increasingly found migrating to the towns and cities for better education and jobs.
    • Reason (R): The green Revolution in India has provided better lifestyle and improved economic status to villagers which in turn increases their literacy rate and educational stands.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): Constitutional safeguards have not uplifted Scheduled Tribes to desired level.
    • Reason (R): Tribal communities are so loyal and attached to their traditional ways of life that they have ignored welfare schemes.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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): Demagogues acked by political and economic interests, sway assertive crowds.
    • Reason (R): The Assertive personality type is promoted by socialization at home and education in schools.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually 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. Match List-I (Concept) with List-II (Proponent) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I (Concept) List-II
    1. Cultural lag

    2. Hyper-reality

    3. Bourgeoisie

    4. Post-modernism

    1. Jean Baudrillard

    2. Karl Marx

    3. W F Ogburn

    4. Emile Durkheim

    5. J F Jyotard

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
  2. Which one of the following is an example of a society of intermediate complexity in which family arrangements of other types are common?

    1. Trobriand Islanders

    2. Todas

    3. Nadars

    4. Nairs

  3. Which one of the following can be termed as an aggregate?

    1. The number of persons fleeing in panic.

    2. The number of persons watching a street accident.

    3. The number of persons basking in the sun on a spring morning.

    4. The number of persons damaging vehicles during strike.

  4. Which one of the following activities cannot be termed as custom?

    1. Wearing of a hat during the hot season.

    2. Stopping vehicles at traffic signal when the red lights is on:

    3. Praying devoutly before an image/picture.

    4. Greeting persons by folding the palms in front of the chest and saying

    Namaste.

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. Bogardus, social distance scale is usually applied to the study of ethnic relations. Social classes and social values.

    2. Occupational prestige scale is not an example of social distance scale.

    Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  6. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India states that the claims of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes shall be taken into consideration, consistently with the maintenance of efficiency of administration, in making appointments to services and posts in connection with the affairs of the Union or of a State?

    1. Article 333

    2. Article 334

    3. Article 335

    4. Article 337

  7. Consider the following statements: SNDP Movement in Kerala focused on:

    1. the right of admission to schools.

    2. reservation in government jobs.

    3. scheduling of deprived castes.

    4. entry into temple roads.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 2, 3 and 4 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 4 only

  8. Consider the following Weberian classification of types of action:

    1. Traditional action

    2. Zweckrational action

    3. Wertrational action

    4. Affective action

    What is the correct sequence of the above classification of types of action?

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 1, 3, 4, 2

    3. 2, 4, 3, 1

    4. 2, 3, 4, 1