Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 6 of 95)

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

    List-I (Type of Productive System) List-II (Occupational Categories Found Therein)
    1. Factory system

    2. Guild system

    3. Domestic system

    4. Putting out system

    1. Artisans

    2. Operatives

    3. Apprentices

    4. Merchant entrepreneurs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
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      • 4
      • 1
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      • 3
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      • 1
  2. The process of production requires four factors, namely land, capital, labour and entrepreneurship, according to:

    1. Maclever and Page

    2. Marx and Engels

    3. Parsons and Smelser

    4. Roethlisberger and Dickson

  3. Consider the following:

    1. Hierarchy

    2. Ascribed status

    3. Goals

    4. Impersonal relations

    5. Compensation in kind

    Which of these are the traits of an industrial bureaucracy?

    1. l, 3 and 4

    2. 2, 4 and 5

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. l, 4 and 5

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

    List-I (Industrial Sociologists) List-II (Their Contributions)
    1. Webbs

    2. Lipset

    3. Taylor

    4. Mayo

    1. Union Democracy

    2. Scientific Management

    3. Human Relations

    4. Industrial Democracy

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Economic development promotes fertility

    2. Theory of multiphase response to demographic changes

    3. Division of labour and high population density

    4. Flow of wealth from parents to children decreases fertility rate to the population

    1. Durkheim

    2. Caldwell

    3. Malthus

    4. Kingsley Davis

    • A
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    • D
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  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Demographic Feature As per 1991 Census) List-II (State)
    1. Highest absolute size of population

    2. Highest absolute number of Jams in the population

    3. Lowest female literacy rate (7 + )

    4. Fastest growing urban agglomeration in India

    1. Maharashtra

    2. Bihar

    3. West Bengal

    4. Uttar Pradesh

    5. Rajasthan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 4
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      • 5
      • 4
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      • 5
      • 3
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      • 4
      • 3
  7. Which one of the following figures showing age-sex pyramid is typically characteristic of developing countries?

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

  8. Based on the 1981 − 91 decinnial growth rate of population States with the highest and the lowest growth rates are respectively

    1. Arunachal Pradesh and Goa

    2. Nagaland and Kerala

    3. Arunachal Pradesh and Kerala

    4. Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

  9. Consider the statistics presented in the following Table:

    Rate per 10, 000 Female Population in India

    State College Educated Them Employed Women

    Women who married after 18 years of age

    Women who never married rate 220.5 rate 180.8 rate 150.9 rate 250.3 rate 310.5 rate 282.3 rate 260.5 rate 386.8 rate 1487.2 rate 1376.3 rate 1154.6 rate 1559.3 rate 3.0 rate 2.5 rate 1.7 rate 4.0

    Based on the above data, which one of the following pairs of States will have the lowest fertility rate?

    1. I and III

    2. II and III

    3. I and IV

    4. II and IV

  10. Consider the following reasons:

    1. Birth-rate has not changed at all over the past 50 years

    2. Although birth-rate has declined, the decline in death rate has been faster

    3. While the birth-rate has been declining, death rate has stagnated over time

    4. Decline in death rate preceded the decline in birth-rate by almost half a century

    Which of the these are the reasons for the rapid growth of population in India.

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  11. The correct arrangement of States marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in given map in terms of ascending order of percentage of literates in these States is:

    1. 2, 3, 4, 1

    2. 3, 2, 1, 4

    3. 3, 2, 4, 1

    4. 2, 3, 1, 4

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Medical termination of Pregnancy Act

    2. Freezing the representation in Lok Sabha and State Assembles on the basis of 1971 population count for the next 25 years

    3. Raising minimum age at marriage of girls to 18 and for boys to 21

    1. Year 1976

    2. Year 1978

    3. Year 1972

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    • D
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  13. Which one of the following is the correct arrangement of States marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given map in terms of descending order of population density per square kilometre?

    1. 4, 3, 2, 1

    2. 4, 1, 2, 3

    3. 1, 2, 4, 3

    4. 2, 3, 1, 4

  14. Which one of the following refers to a system in which the central element is an elected legislative body whose laws are implemented by executives who are a part of an organised bureaucracy?

    1. State system

    2. Acephalous system

    3. Political democracy

    4. Socialism

  15. Which one of the following is institutinalised and involves the right to take certain action including decisions to issue commands?

    1. Authority

    2. Force

    3. Power

    4. Influence