Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 32 of 95)

  1. Gujarat Kshatriya Sabha is an example of which one of the following:

    1. Caste panchayat

    2. Caste association

    3. Caste federation

    4. Caste system

  2. In which of the following States/Union Territories, no community has been declared as a Scheduled Tribe?

    1. Goa, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

    2. Rajasthan, Tripura and West Bengal

    3. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

    4. Haryana, Punjab and Pondicherry

  3. What type of unit is a family in an industrial society?

    1. Economic

    2. Consumption

    3. Production

    4. Profit

  4. Which one of the following is provided in Article 16 (4) of the Constitution of India?

    1. Equality before law to all members of society.

    2. Free and Compulsory primary education to children of all Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

    3. Reservation of appointments or posts in favor of backward class of citizens.

    4. Special protection to women of the

    Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled

    Tribes in all matters.

  5. Match List-I (Article) with List-II (Provision) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Article) List-II (Provision)
    1. Article 15

    2. Article 330

    3. Article 46

    4. Article 17

    1. Abolition of untouchablity.

    2. Promotion of education and economic interests of SC/ST and other weaker sections.

    3. Prohibition of discrimination on the basis or religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.

    4. Reservation of seats for SCS and ST in the Lok Sabha.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  6. In which of the following States, Article 164 of the Constitution of India provides for the Minister in-charge of tribal welfare?

    1. Bihar

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Orissa

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 2, 3 and 4 only

    3. 1, 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2 and 4 only

  7. Match List-I (Statement) with List-II (Denotation) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Statement) List-II (Denotation)
    1. The family acts as a uriit of productive process.

    2. Work tends to be based on social units specially organized for that process.

    3. Factories, mines, offices, warehouses and similar units are examples of organizations.

    4. Wider social Group, even a whole village may cooperate to bring in the harvest or cattle from winter to summer pastures.

    1. Work pattern in simple societies

    2. Small scale subsistence economy based societies

    3. Industrial societies

    4. Work related organizations in industrial societies.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  8. Consider the following statements about industrial society:

    1. A new system of production, distribution and exchange.

    2. Extreme division of labour, specialization and segmented roles.

    3. Trend from contract to status.

    4. Impetus towards individualism and impersonality.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 2 and 3 only

    2. 1, 2 and 4 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1 and 4 only

  9. In simple societies people used elementary tools subsequently which of the following activities gradually replaced their hunting life with new forms of economic organizations?

    1. Pottery-making and weaving of wool

    2. Fishing and iron-smelting

    3. Domestication of animals and agriculture

    4. Spinning wheel and fire-making

  10. According to polanyi, what is the central principal of Trobriand economy?

    1. Reciprocity

    2. Redistribution

    3. Market exchange

    4. Allocation

  11. In which one of the following types of societies, the status of women is relatively better?

    1. Industrial society

    2. Tribal society

    3. Agrarian society

    4. Post-Industrial society

  12. What is the phenomenon of alienation in capitalist society due to?

    1. The separation of worker from the means of production.

    2. Its capacity to produce surplus value.

    3. Labour market conditions.

    4. Antagonistic class conflicts.

  13. Nuer, a pastoral society in Southern Sudan was studied by which one of the following sociologists?

    1. E E Evans-Pritchard

    2. G P Murdock

    3. Kingsley Davis

    4. Oliver C Cox

  14. What does erontocracy refetto?

    1. Societies in which the oldest male plays a major role in making decision and political rules.

    2. Societies in which younger males/females play a major role in making decision and political rules.

    3. The study of social aspects of ageing.

    4. The trend and pattern of fertility in country.

  15. Consider the following statements:

    1. Sir Henry James summer did not subscribe to the view that legal basis of primitive societies lay in ties of blood and kinship.

    2. Kinship classification system developed by Lewis Henry ultimately led to Frederich Engels work on the origins of the family and the state.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2