Sociology/Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 6 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Social institutions exist or continue on account of

1.Differences

2.Likeness

3.Without care for differences

4.Without care for likeness


Question:
 Which of the following is not essential characteristic of society?

1.It is concrete

2.It is abstract

3.In it no one is independent

4.It is well organised


Question:
A culture group that has relinquished some of it traditions and separate identity and partially accepted the values and ways of another culture, is called _____.

1.Institutional group

2.Marginal group

3.Acculturated group

4.Trans-cultured group


Question:
A group is an_________.

1.organic whole

2.artificial creation

3.organized gathering

4.natural growth


Question:
A sociologist is primarily interested in:

1. The way in which human being mutually influence each other

2. Anything which is related in a causal way to the behaviour of man

3. The individuals, since he is convinced that it is individual who make society

4.The similarities between human behaviour and the behaviour of other animals


Question:
According to Parsons, actor?s orientation to the situation is

1.both motivational and value-orientational

2.motivational

3.value-orientational

4.none of the above


Question:
According to Parsons, _________ is made up of the interaction of human individuals.

1.action

2.adaptation

3.social system

4.pattern-maintenance


Question:
Animal society is based on__________ whereas human society is based on

1.Instincts, Reason

2.Sex drives, Cultural needs

3.Strength, Knowledge

4.None of these above


Question:
Any action involving the collective pursuit of collective goals is called-

1.organization

2.labelling

3.politics

4.dysfunction


Question:
Any conflict in norms that apply to the same actor, inevitable results in deviation. This is called

1.Insulation

2.Socialization

3.Conformity

4.Integration


Question:
Belief system in all the societies

1.is imposed on the people by the rulers

2.is imposed on the people by the feudal lords

3.develops gradually and slowly

4.is exchanged between the societies


Question:
Belief system is a fact of life. Which among the following has contributed to its development?

1.the feeling of fear

2.the desire to understand the supernatural

3.man?s experiment with truth

4.all


Question:
Belief system is usually

1.linked with supernatural power

2.not linked with supernatural power

3.disassociated from the super-natural power

4.none of the above is true


Question:
Find out the incorrect match

1.Sumner-In group and out group

2.Cooley-Ethnocentrism

3.Mead-Significant others

4.Simmel-Monad, Dyad and Triad


Question:
Freud has compared _________ with the horse and with its rider

1.Id, Super ego

2.Ego, Super ego

3.Id, Ego

4.Super ego, Id


Question:
In belief system the Hindus

1.believe in karma theory

2.do not believe in karma theory

3.believe but only partially in karma theory

4.completely disown karma theory


Question:
In group and out group is the classification of groups given by

1.Sumner

2.Giddings

3.Elword

4.Ward


Question:
In the religious belief system of the Hindus which of the following is not true?

1.it believes in transmigration of the soul

2.it believes in karma theory

3.it believes in salvation

4.it does not believe in the theory of transmigration of soul


Question:
Individual defies society because society frustrates individual?s attempt for the sake of

1.Promoting group interests

2.Collective interests

3.Elite interests

4.Interests of weaker sections of society


Question:
Institutional structure of a political institution is

1.Form of government

2.Participation behaviour of voters

3.Extent of judicial impartiality

4.Relationship of executive with judiciary


Question:
Institutional structure of religion is

1.Religious scriptures

2.Priest

3.Church

4.Rituals


Question:
Matriarchal theory about the origin of society was supported by

1.Hobbes

2.Sir Henry Maine

3.Herbert Spencer

4.None of the above


Question:
Most important goal of sociology is:

1.Understanding society

2. Prediction of future events that may occur in society

3.Control of events in societies

4.To bring about revolutionary changes in society


Question:
One of the important limitations on our social life in our modem times is

1.Growth of industry

2.Growth of science and technology

3.Growth of agriculture

4.Process of standardisation


Question:
Parsons called the distribution of various roles among the actor in a social system as:

1.division of labour

2.allocation

3.role-set

4.stratification


Question:
Patriarchal theory about the origin of society believes that

1.Society was given to man by God

2.Society resulted because of use of force

3.Society became possible as a result of expansion of family headed by mother

4.Society became possible as a result of expansion of family headed by father


Question:
Polyandry and transient marriage relations were more common in primitive times than monogamy or polygamy. This view is followed from

1.Patriarchal theory

2.Polyandry theory

3.Matriarchal theory

4.Metronymic theory


Question:
Religious belief system

1.does not create frustrations at all

2.always creates frustrations

3.at times creates frustration

4.has nothing to do with frustration


Question:
Religious belief systems are usually based on

1.materialistic approaches

2.are closely linked with each other

3.moral approaches to the problems

4.none of the above


Question:
Social change and belief system

1.are loosely linked with each other

2.are closely linked with each other

3.are not linked with each other

4.are indirectly linked with each other


Question:
Social system, cultural, personality and biological system, according to Parsons are __________ of human action system.

1.need dispositions

2.goals

3.values

4.sub-systems


Question:
Society can be properly studied if latent and manifest functions are

1.Kept separate from each other

2.Allowed to come closer to each other

3.Are made contradictory to each other

4.Are not allowed to interfere with each other


Question:
Sociology is characterized by a perspective that places in the foreground

1. Individual

2.Man?s inborn instincts

3.Social interaction

4.Unique social events


Question:
The motivational orientation which supplies energy to the actor, according to Parsons is

1.cognitive, adaptive, and evaluative

2.cognitive, cathectic and evaluative

3.cathectic, cognitive, and adaptive

4.cognitive, expressive and cathectic


Question:
The process in the actor situation individual in the case of a group is called

1.Cooperation

2.Gratification

3.Action

4.Integration


Question:
The process of imitation may be perceptual or

1.Conscious

2.Deliberate

3.Spontaneous

4.Ideational


Question:
The social action in which individuals strive against each other for the possession of some limited material or non- material good is called

1.struggle

2.accommodation

3.conflict

4.competition


Question:
To a considerable extent the norms that apply to a particular actor are ranked in some order of procedure. This built- in-arrangement is called:

1.Conformity

2.Deviation

3.Hierarchy

4.Socialization


Question:
Weber believed humans could not be studied purely objectively because they were influenced by

1.drugs

2.their culture

3.their genetic makeup

4.the researcher


Question:
When religious belief systems come in conflict with each other, the result is:

1.violent religious outbursts

2.changes in trade systems

3.changes in marriage systems

4.changes in materialistic outlook


Question:
Which of the following is a quasi-group?

1.Nation

2.Political party

3.Status group

4.Tribe


Question:
Which of the following is not a sanction behind the norms?

1.Law

2.Religion and morality

3.Education

4.Customs and public opinion


Question:
Which of these theories is most likely to look at the social world on a micro level?

1.Structural functionalism

2.Conflict theory

3.Positivism

4.Symbolic interactionism


Question:
Which one of the following is not true of institutional structures?

1.These are definite entries for social operation

2.These exist in concrete form

3.These exist in discrete form

4.These give expression to institutionalised complexes


Question:
Which one of the following is usually not adopted as method for convincing the people that religious belief system should be strong?

1.Which one of the following is usually not adopted as method for convincing the people that religious belief system should be strong?

2.that its violation will displease supernatural powers

3.that its violation will revolutionize their social system

4.that it will result in loss of money


Question:
Which statement is not acceptable to sociological perspective?

1. Man has always been in association with other men

2.Man is a social animal

3. Man is taught by society to exhibit hostility in some situations and friendliness in others

4. Man is most biologically determined species of all


Question:
Which was of the view that functions refer to the objective consequences of patterned elements, e.g. roles, customs, norms and modes of behaviour?

1.Durkheim

2.R. Firth

3.Merton

4.Parsons


Question:
While studying human behaviour, the sociologist:

1.Attempts to justify the values of the society to which he belongs

2. Discards values as they are a source of bias

3. Determines which values are of greater worth

4. Treats values as data which he studies


Question:
Who has tried to divide the functions of an institution as manifest and latent?

1.K. Davis

2.Maclver

3.Gillin & Gillin

4.Merton


Question:
____________ refers to observance of social norms.

1.Goals

2.Integration

3.Value-orientation

4.Pattern-maintenance


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