Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 61 of 95)

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

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. I P Desai

    2. A M Shah

    3. K M Kapadia

    4. MS Gore

    1. Household Dimension of the Family in India

    2. Marriage and Family in India

    3. Urbanization and Family

    4. Some Aspects of Family in Mahuva

    5. World Revolution and Family Pattern

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  2. Which set of goods are exchanged under the Kula?

    1. Rice and fish

    2. Wheat and clothes

    3. Salt and sheep

    4. Necklaces and armlets

  3. Which one of the following is not an example of a sect?

    1. Calvinism

    2. Radhaswami

    3. Arya Samaj

    4. Buddhism

  4. A movement which arises when there is radical cultural change is called:

    1. transformative movement

    2. millenarian movement

    3. redemptive movement

    4. alternative movement

  5. The statement ‘religion is heart of the heartless’ is attributed to:

    1. Karl Marx

    2. Emile Durkheim

    3. Redcliffe Brown

    4. Max Weber

  6. Which one of the following religions does not have an exclusive and unique text?

    1. Judaism

    2. Christianity

    3. Hinduism

    4. Islam

  7. A magician puts an evil spell on a doll which is made to resemble a person who is intended to be harmed. Which of the following forms of magic best describes this act?

    1. Contagious magic

    2. Black magic

    3. Imitative magic

    4. Repetitive magic

  8. Which of the following are meant by the term ‘Political Socialization’ in Sociology?

    1. The interaction of politicians and masses at mass rallies

    2. The canvassing on political matters through mass media

    3. The instilling of political attitudes among children

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  9. Which of the following are the salient features of a market economy?

    1. Institutionalized norms

    2. Ubiquitous in all societies

    3. System of exchange of goods and services

    4. Specialized economic functions

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  10. Which one of the following is not a characteristic feature of the polities of simple societies?

    1. Political functions

    2. State

    3. Social control

    4. Crime

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

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Contribution)
    1. Max Weber

    2. AQ Gouldner

    3. JH Goldthorpe

    4. Peter Blau

    1. Embourgeoisement

    2. Bureaucracy as a rational process

    3. Informal structure of bureaucracy

    4. Degree of bureaucratization

    5. Rationalization

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  12. In Sociological usage, terms like socialism, capitalism and communism refer to:

    1. economic system

    2. political system

    3. belief system

    4. economic, political and belief system

  13. Which one of the following is not true of pressure groups?

    1. These are political groups

    2. These promote special interests

    3. These contest election

    4. These are prevalent in complex societies

  14. The principles that it is functionally necessary for power to come eventually into the hands of a small group of people is known as:

    1. iron law of oligrachy

    2. circulation of elites

    3. fascism

    4. structuration theory

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

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Meaning)
    1. Vertical mobility

    2. Horizontal mobility

    3. Inter-generational mobility

    4. Intra-generational mobility

    1. Change in role but not in status

    2. Son's occupational status being different from that of the father

    3. A person's second job being lower than the first one

    4. A caste improving its status

    5. Movement from a village to a city

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