Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 9 of 95)

  1. The intra-tribal economic relations are mostly based on:

    1. shell money

    2. barter and exchange

    3. jajmani system

    4. stone money

  2. Who looks at stratification as an integrative principle?

    1. Max Weber

    2. Ralph Dahrendorf

    3. Talcott Parsons

    4. C Wright Mills

  3. A biologically distinct group representing a common and distinctive heredity is referred to as

    1. caste

    2. estate

    3. ethnic group

    4. race

  4. Who among the following considered social stratification is a functional necessity?

    1. Marx and Dahrendorf

    2. Bendix and Lipset

    3. Marx and Tumin

    4. Parsons and Moore

  5. The defining feature of traditional Jajmani System is exchange of:

    1. documents

    2. land

    3. goods and services

    4. money

  6. The caste becomes dominant when it preponderates over the others numerically as well as with:

    1. economic and political power

    2. social and religious power

    3. religious and economic power

    4. political and social power

  7. Individuals with a combination of lowascribed and high achieved statuses often act ‘pushy’ in their attempt to emphasize their achieved status. This is conceptualised as:

    1. mediocracy

    2. double jeopardy

    3. status inconsistency

    4. relative mobility

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

    List-I (Books) List-II (Authors)
    1. Homo Hierarchicus

    2. Caste in Modern India

    3. Caste Class, Power

    4. Caste in Indian Politics

    1. A Beteille

    2. L Dumont

    3. R Kothari

    4. M N Srinivas

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
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      • 4
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      • 3
      • 1
  9. What is the central element in classconsciousness in Marxist theory?

    1. Class and culture

    2. Class and ranking

    3. Class in itself

    4. Class for itself

  10. The ‘Concept of hegemony’ was coined by:

    1. Antonio Gramsci

    2. DR. Kelley

    3. L Althusser

    4. Talcott Parsons

  11. Ego's wife is his

    1. primary consanguineal kin

    2. primary affinal kin

    3. secondary kin

    4. tertiary kin

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

    List-I (Researcher) List-II (Village studied)
    1. M N Srinivas

    2. A Beteille

    3. S C Dubey

    4. Mckim Marriott

    1. Shamirpet

    2. Rampura

    3. Kishan Garhi

    4. Sripuram

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
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  13. The study of social stratification is the study of:

    1. social problems

    2. social differences

    3. social inequalities

    4. social disorganization

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. l and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  14. The institution of Jajmani System implies

    1. The functional interdependence of castes

    2. Absentee landlordism

    3. The principle of social reciprocity

    4. Structural mobility

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 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. LA Schapera

    2. Meyer Fortes

    3. S F Nadel

    4. Hilda Kuper

    1. Bechuana

    2. Tallensi

    3. Nupe of Nigeria

    4. Swazi

    5. Never of Sudan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 3
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      • 5
      • 2
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      • 1