Sociology 2011-Solved MCQs Competitive Exams Set 1

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1) Who said “Man is a social animal” ?

Answer: Aristotle.

2) Who called sociology “Social Physics” ?

a) Auguste Comte

b) Wilfred

c) Herbert Spencer

Answer: a

3) Bourgeois type of society was introduced by?

Answer: Karl Marx

4) When cultural traits spread from one society to another, the process is called?

Answer: Diffusion

5) An ascribed status is one that is;

Answer: endowed at birth

6) Ethnocentrism means

Answer: superiority of ones own culture

7) A system in which one husband is married to many women is called;

Answer: polygamy

8) Levirate means;

a) Marriage of a man with the widow of his deceased brother

b) Marriage of a man with the sister of his deceased wife

c) None of these.

Answer: a

9) Joint family may be preferred because it has;

a) Greater financial security

b) Division of labour

c) Workable as a cooperative

d) all of these

Answer: d

10) Which of the following is not a major feature of capitalism?

Answer: Equitable distribution of income