Competitive Exams: Sociology MCQs (Practice-Test 52 of 95)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Societies) List-II (Dominant Type of Values)
    1. Folk

    2. Industrial

    3. Feudal

    4. Post-industrial

    1. Humanism

    2. Individualism

    3. Fealty

    4. Associationalism

    5. Collectivism

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  2. ‘Potlach’ is a tribal ceremony in which property is:

    1. acquired

    2. displayed

    3. destroyed

    4. renunciated

  3. The States/Union Territories in which no community has been declared as a Scheduled Tribe are:

    1. Goa, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

    2. Rajasthan, Tripura and West Bengal

    3. Kerala, Tarnil Nadu and Maharashtra

    4. Haryana, Punjab and Pondicherry

  4. Match List I with II and select the correct answer. By using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Tribes) List-II (States)
    1. Gaddies

    2. Savaras

    3. Mahadev Kolis

    4. Kamar

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Maharashtra

    3. Himachal Pradesh

    4. Orissa

    5. Gujarat

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  5. Which one of the following distinguishes a tribe from a caste?

    1. Trace of descent from a common ancestor

    2. Observance of rules of endogamy

    3. Living in a common territory

    4. Living in upcountry regions

  6. In tribal life the Ghotul represents a:

    1. youth organization

    2. traditional leader

    3. form of marriage

    4. regional deity

  7. ‘Oriental despotism’ is primarily related to:

    1. personal qualities of the oriental ruler

    2. use of the army for maintaining law and order

    3. control over raw materials

    4. control over water resources

  8. Which of the following are factors that govern social life in an agrarian society?

    1. Persons rather than rules

    2. Kinship rather than formal organization

    3. Secondary groups rather than neighbourhood

    4. Primary social groups rather than voluntary organizations

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  9. What is the focus of human relations approach in the study of modem industrial set up?

    1. Worker's morale

    2. Profit-making

    3. Managements benefit

    4. Solution of union grievances

  10. The thesis that the more economically developed a society become, the more it resembles other industrialized countries has been conceptualized as:

    1. globalization

    2. convergence

    3. westernization

    4. diffusion

  11. Alienation is most likely to occur if the person is a:

    1. bank clerk

    2. weaver

    3. landless labourer

    4. assembly line worker

  12. The idea of a ‘global village’ implies:

    1. agriculture becomes the most important occupation

    2. socio-cultural differences are obliterated

    3. network of communication binds people of the world

    4. one government administers all countries

  13. Techno-structure is the characteristic of the

    1. hydraulic society

    2. post industrial society

    3. military society

    4. industrial society

  14. The idea of folk-urban continuum was developed on the basis of studies conducted in:

    1. Mexico

    2. Brazil

    3. Indonesia

    4. India

  15. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Features)
    1. Mechanical solidarity

    2. Primary group

    3. Little community

    4. Kula

    1. Face to face relationship

    2. Social similarities

    3. Interdependence

    4. Gift exchange

    5. Homogeneity

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