Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 80 of 95)

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Metropolis

    2. Megalopolis

    3. Tyrannopolis

    4. Nekropolis

    1. The city of the dead

    2. Within the region one city succeeds in attracting a large number of inhabitants to become the ‘mother city’

    3. An age of cultural aggrandizement

    4. Extension of parasitism throughout the economic and social spheres

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  2. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Marx
      • Mode of Production
      • Weber
      • Class Caste and Power
      • Centres
      • Subjective characteristics
      • Warner
      • Self-identification

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  3. Which of the following tribes practices couvade?

    1. Khasi

    2. Toda

    3. Chenchu

    4. Ho

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  4. The reputational approach to the study of stratification is associated with:

    1. Richard Centers

    2. Robert Lynd

    3. Lloyd Warner

    4. Max Weber

  5. Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. Both caste and class are forms of social stratification

    2. Caste is based upon ascription, while class is based upon achievement

    3. There may be many classes but there are only four castes

    4. Both caste and class assign status to the individual.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  6. Which of the following types of political mobilization of castes have been mentioned by Rudolph and Rudolph?

    1. Vertical mobilization

    2. Horizontal mobilization

    3. Occupational mobilization

    4. Differential mobilization

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  7. According to the theory of cultural lag:

    1. both material as well as non-material culture undergo changes simultaneously

    2. changes in non-material culture are faster

    3. material culture changes faster than non-material culture

    4. sometimes material culture and at other times non-material culture changes faster

  8. Which one of the following Scheduled Tribes has been having a continuously declining population?

    1. Meena

    2. Gond

    3. Onge

    4. Munda

  9. Which one of the following pairs of kin composition and type of family is correctly matched?

      • Ego's mother, father
      • Siblings Family of procreation
      • Ego's brothers, sisters and mother
      • Matrilineal family
      • Ego's wife and wife's brother
      • Patrilocal family
      • Ego's husband and children
      • Family of orientation
  10. A social group, usually with definite area, dialect, cultural homogeneity, and unifying social organization is termed as

    1. a caste

    2. a class

    3. peasantry

    4. a tribe

  11. A society which is characterized by secondary rather than primary group interaction, marked by anomie, and generally characterized by a dulling homogeneity with respect to life styles is called:

    1. mass society

    2. folk society

    3. peasant society

    4. agrarian society

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Dialectics

    2. Social dynamics

    3. Unilinear evolution

    4. Super-organic evolution.

    1. Morgan

    2. Comte

    3. Herbert Spencer

    4. Hegel

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  13. Consider the following statements: As per the 1991 census:

    1. Arunachal Pradesh has the lowest female to male ratio among all the states in India

    2. Rural female literacy rate was the lowest in Rajasthan among all the states

    3. Among Hindus, Muslims Christians and Sikhs, Hindus recorded the highest fertility rate in 1981 − 91.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 3 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1 and 2 are correct

    4. 2 and 3 are correct

  14. In India, what was the number of females for every 1000 males in 1901?

    1. 927

    2. 967

    3. 972

    4. 976

  15. The tribal groups found in Maharashtra are:

    1. Katkari, Koruku, Maria, Gond

    2. Kolam, Koruku, Paura

    3. Katkari, Maria, Gond, Rathaw

    4. Katkari, Kolam, Maria, Gond