Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 66 of 95)

  1. When a pragmatic and flexible person makes his actions transparent by reasoning and exercises his influence tactfully, he can be called as:

    1. authoritarian

    2. charismatic

    3. competent

    4. liberal

  2. Daniel Lerner has measured rigorously interrelation between non-economic variables and:

    1. urbanization

    2. industrialization

    3. rural-urbanization

    4. westernization

  3. Spencer viewed all evolution in terms of two types of society, the:

    1. military and industrial

    2. agrarian and industrial

    3. tribal and industrial

    4. folk and industrial

  4. Who among the following gave the concept of rural-urban continuum?

    1. E. W. Burgess

    2. Rebert Redfield

    3. Louis Wirth

    4. Robert Park

  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. Henry Maine

    2. Lewis Morgan

    3. Herbert Spencer

    4. Robert Redfield

    1. Militant-Industrial

    2. Folk-Urban

    3. Status-Contract

    4. Sacred Secular

    5. Gemeinschaft Gesellschaft

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
  6. Which one of the following enabled the growth of cities during river valley civilizations?

    1. Growth of handicrafts

    2. Growth of population

    3. Agricultural surplus

    4. Art of metallurgy

  7. Which of the following affect the size of urban population in India?

    1. Birth rate

    2. Death rate

    3. Reclassification of places

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  8. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. India has experienced consistently high rate of urbanization since 1947

    2. Rapid urban growth in India owes mainly to net migration

    3. Natural increase has been a significant ingredient in India's urbanization

    4. Small towns in India have noted the highest growth Rates

    • Assertion (A): Member of urban society are held together by organic solidarity.
    • Reason (R): Individualism is the characteristic of urban social structure.
    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): Industrial revolution brought about decline in motivation and sense of personal responsibility.
    • Reason (R): It replaced independent proprietorship with dependence on employer.
    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): Women often migrate to short distant places.
    • Reason (R): Migration of women is predominantly linked with marriage.
    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): The average annual growth rte of population is normally less than the exponential growth rate.
    • Reason (R): Population does not grow by constant increment of people.
    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): It cannot be claimed that the incidents of atrocities and oppression of Harijans have been totally eliminated, but these have gone down substantially as compared to those in the past.
    • Reason (R): For ensuring justice to

    Harijans, strict orders were given to the district authorities to take immediate action against those indulging in atrocities on Harijans.

    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): Peasant movements in India have brought some agrarian reforms.
    • Reason (R): Such movements are always well organized at the grass root level.
    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): Although culture controls human behaviour, yet we cannot call it repressive.
    • Reason (R): It often does repress drives, but it does not do so completely.
    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