Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 83 of 95)

  1. Who among the following has sharply criticized Max Weber for his failure to distinguish legitimacy from legality?

    1. J Habermas

    2. C Levi-Strauss

    3. F Leplay

    4. WA Lewis

  2. The principles according to which the tasks of each worker:

    1. Babbage principle

    2. Peter's principle

    3. Parkinson's law

    4. Taylorism

  3. Which one of the following is called the output function of a political system?

    1. Interest articulation

    2. Interest aggregation

    3. Rule making

    4. Political socialization

  4. A tribal chief enjoys:

    1. rational-legal authority

    2. charismatic authority

    3. traditional authority

    4. magical authority

  5. Who among the following has given the tribe-caste continuum model to explain the process of tribal assimilation?

    1. M N Srinivas

    2. Surajit Sinha

    3. S C Dubey

    4. D N Majumdar

  6. Which one of the following is the best concern of Article 17 of the Constitution of India?

    1. Representation to Backward Classes

    2. Abolition of untouchability

    3. Political representation to Scheduled Castes

    4. Reservation of posts for Scheduled

    Castes in Public offices

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

    List-I (Sociologists) List-II (Their contribution)
    1. Louis Wirth

    2. Elton Mayo

    3. Robert Redfield

    4. Fredrick Taylor

    1. Folk-urban continuum

    2. Scientific management

    3. Urbanism as a way of life

    4. Human Relations

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  8. In India, a special Ministry for Women and Social Welfare was formed at the Centre in the year:

    1. 1983

    2. 1986

    3. 1976

    4. 1991

  9. Family Courts act to deal with disputes relating to marriage and family affairs. It was passed in the year:

    1. 1984

    2. 1961

    3. 1955

    4. 1971

  10. Which one of the following States in India has the maximum percentage of Scheduled Castes population?

    1. Punjab

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Assam

    4. Orissa

  11. Who among the following gave the suggestion of National Park to the Government for tribal development in India?

    1. G S Ghuriya

    2. D N Majumdar

    3. N K Bose

    4. Verrier Elwin

  12. Oswald Spengler has discussed the rise and fall of eight civilizations of the world. Which among the following is not discussed by him?

    1. Egyptian

    2. Roman

    3. Mesopotamian

    4. Classical Chinese

  13. Whose theory of social change holds that Do not say that social movement excludes political movement. There is never apolitical movement which is not at the same time social?

    1. Marx

    2. Morgan

    3. Montesquieu

    4. Vico

  14. When there is a radical cultural change, the movement that arises is called

    1. transformative movement

    2. millenarian movement

    3. redemptive movement

    4. alternative movement

  15. Which one of the following is the correct arrangement of the State marked in the given map in terms of ascending order of the levels of urbanization?

    1. 2, 1, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 4, 3

    3. 1, 2, 3, 4