Tripura PSC Exam: Sociology MCQs (Practice_Test 63 of 95)

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  1. Urban areas formed by the fusion of towns through spreading industry and housing is known as
    1. a metropolis
    2. a megalopolis
    3. conurbation
    4. suburbia
  2. Which one of the following comes closest to the description of ‘Ghetto’
    1. Slums found in western societies
    2. It is a deserted section of the city
    3. It is a slum inhabited by an ethnic group which is isolated from the rest of the city life
    4. It refers to a pattern of slum dwelling which no longer exists at present
  3. A megalopolis is:
    1. the primate city created by the merging of cities
    2. the city with a population often million
    3. a sprawling greater urbanized area created by the merging of two or more metropolitan areas
    4. a succession of cities among a highway
  4. What is the correct sequence of the stages of rise of city given by Mumford?
    1. Polis
    2. Eopolis.
    3. Metropolis

    Codes:

    1. 1,2, 3
    2. 1,3, 2
    3. 2,1, 3
    4. 3,1, 2
  5. In which one of the following types of cities do we find the elite class at the centre of the city?
    1. Pre-industrial
    2. Modem
    3. Historical
    4. Commercial
  6. Which one of the following statements is incorrect?
    1. A region must have formal boundaries
    2. A region should have a specific geographic character
    3. A region usually combines the rural and urban communities into one
    4. A region encompasses variety of interest and activities
  7. A large collection of urban as well as rural settlements all of which are interrelated through relations with metropolis dominant within the region is termed as:
    1. city proper
    2. city area
    3. metropolitan area
    4. metropolitan region
  8. Who among the following Indian sociologists wrote extensively on the region dimensions in India?
    1. G S Ghuriya
    2. N K Bose
    3. Radhakamal Mukherjee
    4. S C Dubey
  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
    List-I (Rank Order in Respect of Urban Status)List-II (States)
    1. Rank 1
    2. Rank 2
    3. Rank 3
    4. Rank 4
    1. Gujarat
    2. Uttar Pradesh
    3. Bihar
    4. West Bengal
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  10. With which of the following processes is urban growth associated essentially?
    1. Surplus food production in the rural areas
    2. Surplus population in the rural areas
    3. Surplus non-agricultural land

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1,2 and 3
    2. 1 and 3
    3. 2 and 3
    4. 1 and 3
  11. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
    List-I (Concepts)List-II (Authors)
    1. Urbanism
    2. Folk-urban continuum
    3. Little tradition and Great tradition
    4. Culture of poverty
    1. Oscar Lewis
    2. L Wirth
    3. R Redfield
    4. Milton Singer
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  12. Herbert Spencer has classified types of societies from the simplest to the most complex according to their degree of:
    1. composition
    2. aggregation
    3. social bond
    4. knowledge
  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
    List-IList-II
    1. Saint Simon
    2. Spencer
    3. Tonnies
    4. Morgan
    1. Military and industrial
    2. Societies and civitas
    3. Military, legalistic and industrial
    4. Gemeinschafi and gesselschaft
    5. Industrial and post-industrial
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
  14. Which of the following are the main features of animism?
    1. Differentiating between a dead body and a living one
    2. Explaining those human shapes which appear in dreams and visions.
    3. Investing animals with a spirit
    4. Investing forces of nature with supernatural powers

    Codes:

    1. 1,2, 3 and 4
    2. 1 and 4
    3. 1,2, and 3
    4. 2,3 and 4
  15. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
    List-I (Tribes)List-II (Name of Dormitory)
    1. Gond
    2. Oraon
    3. Ho
    4. Bhuiyas
    1. Dhumkuria
    2. Gitiora
    3. Dhangarbassa
    4. Ghotul
    5. Rang-Bang
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3

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