Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 74 of 95)

    • Assertion (A): Life-style determines life chances.
    • Reason (R): The class position of the individuals enhances or diminishes his life changes.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Social mobility is the movement of individuals or groups from one social stratum to another.
    • Reason (R): The degree to which systems of stratification are open or closed depends on the extent of social mobility.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Traditionally, a lower caste adopted the life-style of the dominant caste in the process of sanskritization.
    • Reason (R): Adoption of the life-style of the dominant caste usually symbolized a caste of upward mobility within the caste system.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): There is a considerable ethno-linguistic diversity in India.
    • Reason (R): There is a considerable ethnolinguistic diversity in India.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Most of the time the urban individual participates and fulfils his needs in secondary groups.
    • Reason (R): The primary groups have ceased to exist in modem societies.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Cities are the confluence of races, cultures and peoples.
    • Reason (R): Cities are centres of innovations.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): According to Mallet, automation will revitalize trade union movement.
    • Reason (R): Automation integrates the working class into the structure of capitalist society.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): In order to survive, an authoritarian state resorts to repression, permanent mobilization and manipulation.
    • Reason (R): In an authoritarian state, the bureaucratic apparatus becomes responsive to the needs of the masses.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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 culture of the dominant class controls the dominant meanings.
    • Reason (R): The structure of relations between classes perpetuates itself by reproducing its characteristics in the domain of culture.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Modernization goes hand in hand with education, mass communication, urbanization and political participation.
    • Reason (R): Dominance of the cultural influences from the West changes traditions elsewhere.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): In village India, factions are hardly ever based on caste.
    • Reason (R): Inspite of changes in the actions, strategies and rules of the game, clash of personal interests is the root cause of factionalism.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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): Kin terms are ‘role terms’
    • Reason (R): Kin terms designate a biological as well as a social relationship.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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 State promotes, with special care, the educational and economic interests of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.
    • Reason (R): Protection from exploitation and promotion of social justice for the weaker and under privileged sections are among the primary functions of the

    Welfare State.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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 in India today enjoy equal opportunities with men in all the fields.
    • Reason (R): The Constitution of India prohibits any kind of discrimination against women.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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 policy of protective discrimination adopted by Government of India, after independence, for Scheduled Castes/Tribes has become highly controversial today.
    • Reason (R): The reservations for SCs/STs in educational institutions and occupational fields have narrowed the gap between these castes on the one hand and higher castes on the other.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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