Sociology/SOCIOLOGY MCQ QUESTION AMD ANSWER Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 According to Radcliffe-Brown, which of the following does not contribute to the integra­tion and survival of the society?

1.Kinship system

2.Leadership

3.Lineage

4.Rituals


Question:
 According to_________, “Status is a place in a particular system which a certain individual occupies at a particular time.”

1.Mazumdar

2.Maclver

3.Linton

4.Kingsley Davis


Question:
 Froebel, the well-known child educationist was a:

1.Realist from the United Kingdom

2.French psychologist

3.Psychologist of the progressive education movement

4.German educationist with poor education


Question:
 In a distribution of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, the x? is 30, the sum of deviations from x? will be:

1.0

2.60

3.30

4.15


Question:
 In a Muslim marriage, a wife can obtain release from her marriage by giving consideration to the husband whose consent is essential. This is called-

1.dower

2.mubarat

3.khula

4.talaq


Question:
 In India language has:

1.Helped in promoting national unity

2. Stood in the way of national integration

3. Created no problem at any level

4.Played health role in national life


Question:
 is the most conspicuous example of secondary group.

1.Army

2.Nation

3.Neighbourhood

4. Modern large scale organization


Question:
 Joint family system is on the decline; which is NOT the main cause for its disintegration?

1.There is change from agricultural to industrial economy

2.There is increased western influence

3.There is increased pressure on land

4.There is increased pressure on land


Question:
 Kinship by nature is:

1.always specific

2.always specific

3.never specific

4.in some case specific, while others not


Question:
 The industrial revolution exemplifies the kind of social change described as –

1.Continuous

2.Manifest

3.Abrupt

4.latent


Question:
 Which one of the following cannot be covered under the category of positive sanctions?

1.Praise

2.Promotion

3.Medals

4.Disapproval of opponent’s action


Question:
 Which one of the following correctly defines the concept of social structure?

1.Socially assigned meaning to a particu­lar set of behavioural pattern

2.The enduring, orderly and patterned relationships between elements of a society

3.A group of individuals, sharing com­mon social background, aspirations and occupations

4.A set of behavioural patterns shared by different cultures


Question:
 Which one of the following is not true of a clan?

1.it is an exogamous group

2. its members do not marry within the tribe

3. ancestors can be both real as well as mystical

4. it is not unilateral


Question:
 Who has referred to ‘role’ as the dynamic aspect of status?

1.Maclver

2.Ralph Linton

3.Merton

4.Cooley


Question:
. According to_________________ method, an ideal is constructed from concrete cases and then a particular case is evaluated according to the degree of its approximation to the ideals.

1. Inverse deductive

2.Comparative

3.Ideal type

4.Experimental


Question:
. Modernisation has affected rural kinship most because:

1.the people have become materialist

2.means of communication have developed

3.there has been migration from the villages to the cities

4. the people have lost faith in worship of God


Question:
. Which one of the following does not fall under the category of optional function of the State?

1.To provide means of transportation

2.To open employment exchanges

3. To provide old age pension

4.To maintain law and order


Question:
._________ is the fertility which exists in the absence of deliberate birth control

1. Natural fertility

2.Fecundity

3. Controlled fertility

4.Artificial fertility


Question:
A group in which a person is born and which he must join is called as:

1.Congregate group

2.Genetic group

3.Primary group

4.Voluntary group


Question:
A study of relations between organism and their environment is called:

1.Topography

2.Geography

3.Ecology

4.Zoology


Question:
According to A.W. Green conflict is the deliberate attempt to oppose, resist or coerce the will of another or others. In view of this which among the following involves conflict?

1.Bullion merchants acting in a manner which resulted in shooting-up of the gold price

2.The hustling at the bus stop

3.Door crashing by the mob at the football stadium

4.Door crashing by the mob at the football stadium


Question:
According to_________ society is a web of social relations.

1.Cooley

2.Maclver

3.Parsons

4.Leacock


Question:
Among the following mark out the item that does not involve conflict.

1.The consumer resistance brought the prices of the commodities down

2.Trade Union asking the workers to strike for a specified time

3.A and B having failed to settle amongst themselves the ownership issue of a house, referred the matter to the Court of Law

4. Effort by students to secure admission to Medical College


Question:
Among the _____ one is often obliged to marry one’s father’s widows, other than one’s own mother.

1.Rengami Naga

2.Kuki tribe

3.Sema Naga

4. Toda tribe


Question:
Between Geography and Topography, there is a difference of character rather than of content. Which among the following gives the meaning of geography?

1. A physical description of a place

2. An intimate description of a place

3.Description of the flora and fauna

4. A description of the climatic conditions


Question:
Consider the following statement:

1. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 does not apply to members of any sched­uled tribes unless the Central Govern­ment by notification in the official ga­zette otherwise directs.

2. Under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) the right of mainte­nance extends not only to the wife and dependent children, but also to indi­gent parents and divorced wives.

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


Question:
Disapproval of opponent’s action

1.Physical torture

2. Public opinion

3.Imprisonment

4.Death


Question:
Groups have been classified as Primary and Secondary by:

1.Sumner

2.Miller

3.Cooley

4.Giddings


Question:
If a teacher leaves one school to work in another, this is called-

1. downward mobility

2. horizontal mobility

3.vertical mobility

4.none of the above


Question:
Migrants leaving India to settle down in the United States are to the United States and ______________ from India.

1. immigrants, emigrants

2.emigrants, immigrants

3.emigrants, migrants

4.none of the above


Question:
Norms regulate human behaviour through:

1. informal controlsc

2.social force

3. physical force

4.well established standards


Question:
One of the important ways in which, according to Ginsbert, goods in the past were exchanged was:

1.hospitality and exchange of gifts

2.exchange through animals

3.exchange through animals

4.exchange of women


Question:
Suggestion is one of the basic principles of-

1. human behaviour

2.class

3.socialization

4.social process


Question:
The concept of ‘Themes’ has been given by:

1. Ruth Benedict

2.Linton

3.Boas

4.Opler


Question:
The distribution of data is symmetrical when:

1.Mean value is equal to that of mode.

2.Mean value is equal to that of median.

3.Median value is equal to that of mode.

4.Mean, median and mode values are equal.


Question:
The method of sociometry was first used by:

1.Weber

2.Sorokin

3.Lipset

4.G. L. Moreno


Question:
The oldest model of social change is –

1.Evolutionary

2.Mechanical

3.Dialectical

4.Cyclical


Question:
The status order, according to Weber, operates-

1.to encourage social mobility, up or down

2.to discourage social mobility, up or down

3.to encourage upward social mobility but discourage downward social mobility

4.to encourage group mobility, up or down


Question:
When the child is able to judge the response of a group as a whole he is responding to a-

1.significant others

2.generalised others

3. insignificant others

4.none of the above


Question:
Which of the following requisites is appli­cable to symbolic system of Malinowski?

1.Production and distribution of con­sumer goods

2.Social control and regulation of behaviour

3.Organisation and execution of authority

4.Communal rhythm in daily life and activities


Question:
Which one of the following does not fall under the classification of tribes given by the Indian Conference of Social Work?

1.those concerned with forests

2.those concerned with a business

3.those concerned with agriculture

4.those living in urban and semi-urban areas


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT an important advantage of joint family system?

1. It provides social security

2.It encourages savings

3. It makes leisure possible

4.It helps in the development of good virtues


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT the modern trend in industrial relations?

1.new conceptions of labour is emerging

2. industry is being transferred from, a complex of industrial relations to a system of social relations

3. industry is being transferred from a complex of industrial relations into a system of political relations

4.that performance of industry is to be measured in terms of social good


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT the most important characteristic of the State?

1.Territory

2.Population

3.Government

4.Political system


Question:
Who has given the optimum population theory?

1.Edwin Canan

2.Castro

3.Dumont

4.Ricardo


Question:
Who of the following has said that “Crowd is a physically compact organisation of human beings brought into direct, temporary and unorganised contact with one another”?

1.Sheriff and Sheriff

2.Gillin and Gillin

3.Britt

4.Maclver


Question:
Who of the following said that culture is “totality of group ways of thought”?

1.White

2.Malinowski

3.Joseph Piper

4. A.F. Walter Paul


Question:
____ is a set of techniques to measure attractions and repulsion in interpersonal relation ‘in quantitative and diagrammatic terms’.

1.Social statistics

2.Sociometry

3.Social survey

4.Quantitative method


Question:
_______ is the difference between the total number of persons who arrive and the total number of persons who leave.

1.Gross migration

2. Net migration

3. Net migration

4. Actual migration


Question:
‘A rule requiring all men to have two wives would be valueless if sex ratio did not permit it’. From this, which of the following statements can be deduced?

1. norms are standards of group behaviour

2.norms incorporate value judgements

3. norms are related to the events in the real world

4.none of the above


Question:
‘Before and after’ observations are made in studies involving:

1.Exploratory Design

2. Experimental Design

3.Descriptive Design

4.Cross-cultural Design


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