Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 79 of 95)

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

    List-I (Models) List-II (Thinkers)
    1. Patrician and Plebian cities

    2. Generative and Parasitic cities

    3. Orthogenetic and Heterogenetic cities

    4. Pre-industrial and Industrial cities

    1. B F Hoselitz

    2. G Sjoberg

    3. Max Weber

    4. M Singer

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  2. Automation affects industrial employment by:

    1. reduction in jobs in the short run

    2. reduction in jobs permanently

    3. increase in jobs in the long run

    4. increase in jobs in the short run

  3. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in decreasing order of the sizes of the given minority communities in India?

    1. Muslims, Sikhs Christians uddhists

    2. Muslims Christians uddhists, Sikhs

    3. Muslims Christians, Sikhs uddhists

    4. Christians, Muslims, Sikhs uddhists

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

    List-I (Theory) List-II (Thinkers)
    1. Geographical determinism

    2. Ideological determinism

    3. Cultural determinism

    4. Technological determinism

    1. Huntington

    2. Weber

    3. Sorokin

    4. Veblen

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  5. Who among the following emphasized role of ideas in social change?

    1. Karl Marx

    2. Max Weber

    3. Pareto

    4. Toynbee

  6. Who among the following launched educational reforms movements among Muslims in India?

    1. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

    2. Sir W W Hunters

    3. Shah Waliullah

    4. Zakir Hussain

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  7. Consider the following statements: Sir Narayana Dharma Paripalana Movement started in Kerala by Sri Narayana Guru Swamy focussed on:

    1. right of admission to schools.

    2. reservation in government jobs.

    3. scheduling of deprived castes.

    4. entry into temple roads.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 3 alone is correct

    4. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

  8. The first Act enacted under the Land Reforms Programme was the:

    1. West Bengal Land Reform Act, 1956

    2. Zamindari Abolition Act, 1950

    3. Bihar Land Reform Act, 1950

    4. Bombay Tenancy Act, 1939

  9. The concept of ‘anticipatory socialization’ has been used by:

    1. P Sorokin

    2. E Durkheim

    3. R K Merton

    4. D Martindale

  10. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Hindus
      • Parallel cousin marriage
      • Santhals
      • Assam
      • Endogatny
      • Totemism
      • Indian Kinship Systems
      • Avoidance
  11. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Nadel
      • Social Structure
      • Redcliffe Brown
      • Structural Functionalism
      • Talcott Parsons
      • Social Action
      • Max Weber
      • Structuralism

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. l, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. Consider the following statements:

    1. Law is made, while customs grows in society

    2. Law is specific, custom is not

    3. Both law and custom need a special agency for enforcement

    4. Customs disappear on their own while laws disappear with deliberate efforts by a recognised authority

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

  13. Asiatic mode of production implies the possibility of state without:

    1. antagonistic classes

    2. territorial limits

    3. a taxation system

    4. settled agriculture

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Oswald Spengler

    2. Pitrim A Sorokin

    3. C Ernest Wester Marck

    4. W F Ogbum

    1. Social Change

    2. The Decline of the West

    3. Social and Cultural Dynamics

    4. Studies in History

    5. History of Human Marriage

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
  15. Louis Wirth has defined urbanism in terms of three traits. Which one of the following is not included in Louis list?

    1. Mobility

    2. Size

    3. Density

    4. Heterogeneity