Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam: Sociology MCQs (Practice_Test 74 of 95)

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    • Assertion (A) : Life-style determines life chances.
    • Reason (R) : The class position of the individuals enhances or diminishes his life changes.
    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) : Social mobility is the movement of individuals or groups from one social stratum to another.
    • Reason (R) : The degree to which systems of stratification are open or closed depends on the extent of social mobility.
    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) : Traditionally, a lower caste adopted the life-style of the dominant caste in the process of sanskritization.
    • Reason (R) : Adoption of the life-style of the dominant caste usually symbolized a caste of upward mobility within the caste system.
    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 a considerable ethno-linguistic diversity in India.
    • Reason (R) : There is a considerable ethnolinguistic diversity in India.
    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) : Most of the time the urban individual participates and fulfils his needs in secondary groups.
    • Reason (R) : The primary groups have ceased to exist in modem societies.
    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 the confluence of races, cultures and peoples.
    • Reason (R) : Cities are centres of innovations.
    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) : According to Mallet, automation will revitalize trade union movement.
    • Reason (R) : Automation integrates the working class into the structure of capitalist society.
    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) : In order to survive, an authoritarian state resorts to repression, permanent mobilization and manipulation.
    • Reason (R) : In an authoritarian state, the bureaucratic apparatus becomes responsive to the needs of the masses.
    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 culture of the dominant class controls the dominant meanings.
    • Reason (R) : The structure of relations between classes perpetuates itself by reproducing its characteristics in the domain of culture.
    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) : Modernization goes hand in hand with education, mass communication, urbanization and political participation.
    • Reason (R) : Dominance of the cultural influences from the West changes traditions elsewhere.
    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) : In village India, factions are hardly ever based on caste.
    • Reason (R) : Inspite of changes in the actions, strategies and rules of the game, clash of personal interests is the root cause of factionalism.
    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) : Kin terms are ‘role terms’
    • Reason (R) : Kin terms designate a biological as well as a social relationship.
    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 State promotes, with special care, the educational and economic interests of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.
    • Reason (R) : Protection from exploitation and promotion of social justice for the weaker and under privileged sections are among the primary functions of the
    Welfare State.
    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) : Women in India today enjoy equal opportunities with men in all the fields.
    • Reason (R) : The Constitution of India prohibits any kind of discrimination against women.
    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 policy of protective discrimination adopted by Government of India, after independence, for Scheduled Castes/Tribes has become highly controversial today.
    • Reason (R) : The reservations for SCs/STs in educational institutions and occupational fields have narrowed the gap between these castes on the one hand and higher castes on the other.
    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

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