Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 84 of 95)

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Idealistic culture

    2. Rentier class

    3. Non-material culture

    4. Leisure class

    1. Sorokin

    2. Pareto

    3. Ogburn

    4. Veblen

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  2. Which of the following characterise women's working power in the capitalist mode of production?

    1. Reserve Army

    2. Disposable workers

    3. Part-time workers

    4. Visible work force

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  3. During the process of decline of a civilization, Toynbee claimed that four types of saviours emerged. These include:

    1. The Archaist, Futurist detached and Indifferent Stoic

    2. The Archaist, Preserver, Static and Political Saviour

    3. The Speculator, Futurist, Indifferent Stoic and Transfigurated Religious Saviour

    4. The Futurist, Preserver, Static

    Transfigurated Religious Saviour

  4. According to Sorokin, the idealistic culture is characterised by:

    1. spiritualism and other worldliness

    2. materialism and hedonism

    3. partly supernatural intuition and partly sensory experience

    4. contractual and utilitarian social relations

  5. ‘Desh Sevika Sangh’ which played an important role in organising picketing in Bombay was organized by:

    1. Hansa Mehta and others

    2. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

    3. Kalpana Joshi and others

    4. Aruna Asaf All

  6. Which one of the following pairs of kin in the given diagram does not represent affinal kinship?

    1. AB

    2. CE

    3. JL

    4. DF

  7. The census definition of ‘town’ remained more or less the same for a very long period in India. This was modified at the national level in the year:

    1. 1961

    2. 1971

    3. 1981

    4. 1991

    • Assertion (A): As less developed countries begin to industrialize, their cities also expand.
    • Reason (R): Industrialization is a necessary condition of urban growth.
    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 Scheduled Castes compete strongly with upper castes for government jobs.
    • Reason (R): The Scheduled Castes have been accorded constitutional protection.
    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): Occupational specialization is a feature of industrial societies.
    • Reason (R): Industrialization leads to occupational diversification.
    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 an increasing trend among educated women to get employment as an assertion of their new identity and to provide economic support to the family.
    • Reason (R): Employment of women leads to more stress and strain between job roles and family roles resulting in role conflict.
    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): Dahrendorf claims that it has become doubtful whether speaking of the working class still makes much sense.
    • Reason (R): During the twentieth century there has been a decomposition of labour.
    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 centres of social heterogeneity and impersonal relations.
    • Reason (R): Cities are generally populous.
    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): Marcuse sees the potential for personal development crushed in advanced industrial societies.
    • Reason (R): Work in advanced industrial societies is exhausting, stupefying and inhuman.
    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): Altruistic suicides occur more in over-integrated societies.
    • Reason (R): Suicide is the desperate act of an individual.
    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