Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 37 of 95)

  1. Who developed the term ole-set and why?

    1. Max Weber to connote a sense of collectivity in society.

    2. Karl Marx and F. Engels to describe production process in capitalist societies.

    3. T Parsons and R. Merton to connote the complement of role relationships which persons have by virtue of occupying a particular social status.

    4. R Linton and S F Nadel to connote a sense of solidarity among persons of equal status.

  2. The term role-conflict refers to which one of the following situations:

    1. Two individual with conflicting interests try to work together.

    2. An individual faces two or more conflicting expectations

    3. Two individuals with differing specializations try to do a similar kind of work.

    4. An individual is confronted with a situation where she/he is capable of:

  3. Which one of the following is the correct statement? According to Max Weber, status groups are the dominate form of social differentiation in:

    1. all societies

    2. capitalist societies

    3. socialist societies

    4. pre-capitalist societies

  4. Match List-I (State) with List-II (Major Scheduled Tribe) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (State) List-II (Major Scheduled Tribe)
    1. Madhya Pradesh

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Meghalaya

    4. Orissa

    1. Bondo

    2. Jaintias

    3. Bhil

    4. Gond

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
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  5. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following in Social Change Theory propounded by T Veblen?

    1. Technological evolutionism.

    2. Instinct of workmanship.

    3. Change in habit and thought.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 − 2 − 3

    2. 2 − 1 − 3

    3. 1 − 3 − 2

    4. 2 − 3 − 1

  6. Match List-I (Approach) with List-II (Associated Sociologist) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Approach) List-II (Associated Sociologist)
    1. Difrusionist Approach

    2. Psychological Approach

    3. Dependency Theory Approach

    4. Historical State Approach

    1. D McClelland

    2. A G Frank

    3. W W Rostow

    4. M Nash

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
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      • 2
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      • 1
  7. In his monumental work ‘The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.’ Weber suggests that the basic values of Protestantism have influenced capitalism. Which one of the following is the correct statement? The above statement revealed that Weber has:

    1. altogether ruled out the role of economic factors in social change.

    2. duly recognized economic factor in social change.

    3. duly recognized economic factor but has attached prior importance to noneconomic factors.

    4. advocated the role of bureaucracy.

  8. According to L. H. Morgan, which technological invention took the human society from barbarism to civilization?

    1. Invention of bow and arrow

    2. Invention of striking fire

    3. Invention of phonetic alphabet

    4. Invention of wheel

  9. Who among the following is the founder of the Satyashodhak Samaj?

    1. E. V. Rarnaswami Naicker

    2. Jyoti Rao Phule

    3. C. N. Annadurai

    4. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

  10. Consider the following Peasant Movements:

    1. Naxalbari Movement

    2. Kheda Movement

    3. Champaran Movement

    4. Tebhaga Movement

    Which is the correct chronological sequence of the above peasant movements?

    1. 1 − 3 − 4 − 2

    2. 1 − 4 − 2 − 3

    3. 3 − 2 − 4 − 1

    4. 3 − 4 − 2 − 1

  11. Match List-I (Movement) with List-II (Leader) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I (Movement) List-II (Leader)
    1. Dalit Movement

    2. Naxalite Movement

    3. Chipko Movement

    1. Sunder Lal Bahuguna

    2. Charu Majumdar

    3. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

    4. Swami Sahajanand

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
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      • 3
  12. What is the practice of marriage alliance that creates a desire to give away a girl through marriage to an superior family known as?

    1. Endogamy

    2. Hypergamy

    3. Hypogamy

    4. Exogamy

  13. In which State of India is the Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) successfully working to uplift the status of women workers in the unorganized sector?

    1. Rajasthan

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. Gujarat

    4. Maharashtra

  14. In which one of the following communities are both polygamy and polyandry encouraged?

    1. Khasa

    2. Garo

    3. Naga

    4. Nair

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

      • Looking Glass Self
      • Charles H. Cooley
      • Super-ego
      • Alfred L. Kroeber
      • Collective Conscience
      • Emile Durkheim
      • Taking the role of the other
      • George H Mead