Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 38 of 95)

  1. What does structural assimilation refer to?

    1. The integration of ethnic groups into full social participation.

    2. Embracing the norms, values and behaviour of dominant cultural group.

    3. Cultural exchange among rival groups.

    4. Universalization of local cultural tradition.

  2. What does Internalized social control refer to?

    1. A process of learning in which the individual assimilate the norms and values to control his behaviour.

    2. The external force of the social values to direct the individual behaviour.

    3. A process of self-appraisal to understand the consequence of one behaviour.

    4. Learning morally upright behaviour.

  3. Which one of the following is the correct statement? The term role-distance as developed by Erving Goffinan implies people ability to:

    1. say no to what they are expected to do for others.

    2. free themselves from the standard demands of roles.

    3. saborage the system in a manner so that they are not expected to perform any role.

    4. make others perform their roles.

  4. Consider the following statements: Change in traditional joint family in India is marked by changes in:

    1. property holding and residence.

    2. genealogical structure.

    3. the conjugal bond.

    4. numerical size.

    Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 3 only

    3. 1, 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  5. According to Iravati Karve, which one of the following constitutes the central zone of kinship organization?

    1. Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

    2. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh Bihar and Orissa

    3. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Kathiawad, Maharashtra and Orissa

    4. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Kathiawad, and Orissa

  6. Which one of the following is not clearly indicated by kinship?

    1. Lineage

    2. Affinity

    3. Status

    4. Peer group

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

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Denotation)
    1. Gotra

    2. Incest

    3. Primary Kin

    4. Endogamy

    1. Taboo

    2. Mother

    3. Exogamy

    4. Sister husband

    5. Caste

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
  8. Match List-I (Concept) with List-II (Thinker) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Thinker)
    1. Conurbation

    2. White-collar Crime

    3. Folk-Urban Continuum

    4. Folkways

    1. W G Sumner

    2. Robert Redfield

    3. Patrick Geddes

    4. EH Sutherland

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
  9. What is social distance in a city due to?

    1. Size of the city

    2. Distance between one residence and the place of work

    3. Social heterogeneity

    4. Inadequate public transport

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. Traditionally, labour laws had a protective functionconsisting of established political rights to association.

    2. Labour laws protect workers in their workplace.

    3. Labour laws provide workers a basic minimum level of living conditions.

    4. Labour laws provide workers right to strike.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1, 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3 only

  11. Consider the following statements about industrialization:

    1. It is a structural shift.

    2. It denotes movement of people.

    3. It emphasizes the economic activity.

    Which of die statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. What is the theoretical framework that focuses on the level of economic development as the determinant of birth and death rates, referred to as?

    1. Malthusian Theory of Population

    2. Optimum Theory of Population

    3. Demographic Transition Theory

    4. Theory of Social Capillarity

  13. Which is the correct sequence of the given states in the decreasing order of the percentage of their urban population (According to Census 2001)?

    1. Mizoram-Andhra Pradesh-Karnataka Maharashtra

    2. Karnataka Maharashtra-Mizoram-Andhra Pradesh

    3. Mizoram-Maharashtra-Kamataka-Andhra Pradesh

    4. Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh-Mizoram-

    Maharashtra

  14. What has been the approximate increase in urban population percentage of total population of India from the Census year 1901 to the Census year 2001?

    1. 13%

    2. 17%

    3. 21%

    4. 25%

  15. Which of the following determine India fertility rate?

    1. Religious importance of the male child.

    2. Social security value of children.

    3. Economic value of children.

    4. intrinsic value of children.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 3 and 4 only

    3. 1, 2 and 3 only

    4. 2, 3 and 4 only