Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 65 of 95)

  1. The most fundamental division of a class in any society is found between the

    1. rich and poor

    2. commoners and rulers

    3. agriculturalist and industrialist

    4. theist and atheist

  2. To Marx, the bourgeoise get more than its due share primarily because of:

    1. absolute control over means of production

    2. monopoly over industry

    3. accumulation of profit by legitimate means

    4. control over the proletariate

  3. The main difference between caste and class is that:

    1. caste operates in a classless society and class operates in casteless society

    2. caste is always closed; and class is always open

    3. The status given to an individual is ascribed in the case of caste, whereas in class it is achieved

    4. The individual suffers most in the case of caste, whereas in class he does not

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

    List-I (Types of Societies) List-II (Distinct Feature)
    1. Slavery

    2. Tribal

    3. Pre-capitalist

    4. Capitalist

    1. Wage labour

    2. Sharecropping

    3. Superstitions

    4. Privately owned commodity

    5. Relatively homogeneous

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  5. Dual Organization as a functional stratification is prevalent among:

    1. Castes

    2. Class

    3. Ethclass

    4. Tribes

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Kadars

    2. Koragas

    3. Todas

    4. Trobriands

    1. Fraternal polyandry

    2. Kula

    3. Class consciousness

    4. Mongoloid traits

    5. Negroid traits

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  7. Which one of the following orders best represents the development of industrial society?

    1. Manorial system, guild system, domestic system and industrial society

    2. Guild system, manorial system, domestic system and industrial society

    3. Domestic system, guild system, manorial system and industrial society

    4. Manorial system domestic system, guild system and industrial society

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

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. Peter Worsley

    2. W W Rostov

    3. Andre Gunder Frank

    4. Reinhard Bendix

    1. The Stages of Economic Growth

    2. Underdevelopment or Revolution

    3. The Third World

    4. Nation Building and Citizenship, Studies of Our Changing Social Order

    5. Asian Drama

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  9. Which one of the following features is not associated in the post-industrial society?

    1. Allocation of increased resources to social welfare and security

    2. Consumption patterns transcend basic food, shelter and clothing needs

    3. Society moves beyond technical maturity

    4. Society's economy is relatively isolated from rest of the world

  10. Which one of the following is the primary sub-system specialized in relation to the adaptive function of a society?

    1. Polity

    2. Economy

    3. Culture

    4. Religion

  11. Herbert Spencer has classified types of society from the simplest to the most complex according to their degree of:

    1. composition

    2. aggregation

    3. social bond

    4. knowledge

  12. Malinowaski has stressed the integrative significance of magic for the:

    1. natural activities

    2. religious activities

    3. social activities

    4. economic activities

  13. The ascriptive norms and a fairly high frequency of particularistic social relations is commonly associated with:

    1. primitiveness

    2. backwardness

    3. modernness

    4. westernness

  14. In view of Redfield and Singer the process of primary urbanization is characterized by the development of a/an:

    1. folk tradition

    2. elite tradition

    3. great tradition

    4. little tradition

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

    List-I (Factors of production) List-II (Shares of income)
    1. Land

    2. Labour

    3. Capital

    4. Organization

    1. Profit

    2. Interest

    3. Wages

    4. Rent

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