Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 78 of 95)

  1. Which one of the following is not an appropriate concept?

    1. Power

    2. Legitimate authority

    3. Authority

    4. Legitimate order

  2. Who among the following has formulated the concept of legitimation crisis?

    1. Fraz Fanon

    2. Danial Bell

    3. Karl Popper

    4. Jurgan Habermas

  3. Who among the following has formulated a pluralist theory of pressure groups?

    1. Robert Nisbet

    2. Robert Merton

    3. Robert Dahl

    4. Michael Useam

  4. Which of the following is/are the feature (s) of social stratification?

    1. Division of societies

    2. Differentiation within societies

    3. Hierarchial organization

    4. Inequality among individuals

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    4. 2 alone

  5. That social stratification is a functional necessity was emphasized by:

    1. Gerhard Lenski

    2. R K Merton

    3. Kingsley Davis

    4. Lewis Coser

  6. Which one of the following concepts best describes the situation depicted above?

    1. Multiple role

    2. Role-set

    3. Role-taking

    4. Role model

  7. Which of the following characterise the Jajmani System?

    1. Functional interdependence of castes

    2. Mahilwari system

    3. Village social structure

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. Which of the following are the defining features of the dominant caste?

    1. Numerical strength

    2. Highest ritual status

    3. High economic status

    4. High political status

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  9. Universalization refers to the process in which:

    1. the elements of great tradition move downward to become part of little tradition.

    2. the little tradition is exposed to Sanskritic ideas and values

    3. universal norms are adopted

    4. the elements of little tradition move upward and become identified with great tradition

  10. Which one of the following statements about Sanskritization is correct?

    1. It is a process of structural change

    2. It started with the advent of British Rule in India

    3. It is an exogenous source of change

    4. It is a process of positional change

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Article 15

    2. Article 330

    3. Article 46

    4. Article 17

    1. Abolition of untouch ability

    2. Promotion of education and economic interests of SC/ST and other weaker sections

    3. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, caste, sex or place of birth

    4. Reservation of seats for SCs and STs in the House of People

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  12. The Article in the Constitution of India which provides for the appointment of a Special Officer for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by the President of India is

    1. Article 164

    2. Article 341

    3. Article 342

    4. Article 338

  13. In his pioneering study of the Middle East, Lerner has presented several findings. Which one of the following is not his finding?

    1. Urban growth tends to raise literacy level

    2. Rising literacy tends to increase media exposure

    3. Increasing media exposure results in wider economic and political participation

    4. Wider economic and political participation leads to class conflict

  14. Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. Urbanization is a product of industrialization.

    2. Diversity of occupations is a characteristic of urban life.

    3. Rural urban migration continues to contribute a major part to the growth of urban population.

    4. Owing to urbanization and industrialization the population is highly complex in cities.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

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

    List-I List-II
    1. The concentric zone theory

    2. The central place location theory

    3. The Sector theory

    4. The multiple nuclei theory

    1. Ernest Burgess

    2. Chrystaller

    3. Homer Hoyt

    4. Harris and Ullman

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3