Sociology/Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 5 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Tribe may be an example of

1.Family

2.Association

3.Community

4.Caste


Question:
Who was of the opinion that ?revolutions are locomotives of history??

1.E. Kant

2.K. Marx

3.Hegel

4. F. Engels


Question:
 It is difficult to determine biological father of the child in

1. Polyandry

2.Cross-cousin marriage

3. Exogamy

4.Polygyny


Question:
 The first stage of human society was that of

1.Agriculture

2.Pastoralist

3.Hunting and food gathering

4.Cottage industries


Question:
 The hunting and food gathering stage is further divided into simple and developed stages on the basis of

1. Use of tools and the animals hunted

2.Use of stone and no use of stone

3. Use of fire and no use of fire

4.Use of wheel and no use of wheel.


Question:
8. Prehistorians, anthropologists and sociologists believe that hunting and food gathering stage existed

1.2,000 years ago

2. 2,600 years ago

3.36,000 years ago

4.5,000 years ago


Question:
?Property consists of the rights and duties of one person or group as against all other persons and groups with respect to some scarce goods.? Whose view is this?

1. Hobhouse

2.Adam Smith

3.K. Davis

4.W. Moore


Question:
?The political master always finds himself vis- a-vis the trained official in the position of a dilettante facing the expert. Whose opinion is this?

1.Harold Laski

2.Max Weber

3.Mosca

4.W. Pareto


Question:
A group organised to achieve a certain purpose is known as which among the following?

1.Institution

2.Community

3.Association

4.State


Question:
After passing your B.Ed. examination, you go back to the same school where you were working before. Which of the following changes should your students notice in your teaching?

1.They find you better respected among your colleagues

2.You appear more stylish and better behave than before

3.There is a feeling of superiority in your movement and treatment of students

4.They find your giving more opportunities to them to learn themselves


Question:
Anne Sociologique was founded in 1898 by

1.Saint Simon

2.Thomas Hobbes

3.Herbert Spencer

4.Emile Durkheim


Question:
Auguste Comte was of the opinion that sociology is very near to

1.Anthropology

2.Social Anthropology

3.Biology

4.Physics


Question:
Cities and towns came into existence due to

1.Movement of population

2.Growth of agriculture

3.Industrialisation

4.Development of commerce


Question:
Demography is derived from a

1.Latin word

2.Greek word

3.Spanish word

4.Polynesian word


Question:
Durkheim was the first to establish ?functionalism? as a distinct approach in sociology. Identify the correct group of sociolo?gists, who further contributed to this ap?proach?

1.Malinowski, Radcliffe brown, Merton, Parsons

2.Weber, Marx, Dukheim, Parsons

3.Weber, Marx, Dukheim, Parsons

4.Parsons, Durkheim, Merton, Frazer


Question:
Emile Durkheim?s doctoral thesis was

1.Division of labour

2.Suicide

3.Hierarchy of Sciences

4.Elementary forms of religious life


Question:
French sociologist Mauss has done studies on Eskimos regarding

1.Political structure

2.Marriage

3.Gift

4.Totemism


Question:
Harijans are excluded from the chaturvarna system

1.as they are out-castes

2.as they are too inferior to be included in the varna scheme

3.by the Hindu religious texts

4.by villagers


Question:
How can the transformation from feudal?ism to capitalism be understood?

1.Change in values

2.Change in system

3.Change of system

4.Change of political system


Question:
Identify one major reason for polyandry:

1.women?s high sexual demand

2.population explosion

3.scarcity of women

4.particular type of economy


Question:
Identify the characteristic of community among the following

1.Collective life

2.Voluntary membership

3.Temporary membership

4.Definite goal


Question:
In which type of societies are the kings usually defied?

1.Where literacy prevails

2.Where much of illiteracy prevails

3.Where people have got a religious attitude

4.Where religion is far advanced than the prevailing time.


Question:
Society has been defined as a ?web of social relationships? by

1.Talcott Parsons

2.Emile Durkheim

3.R.M. Maclver

4.R.K. Merton


Question:
Sociologists have divided society into hierarchical stages on the basis of

1. technology, instruments, means of living

2.technology, use of fire, use of wheel

3. means of living

4.economy, means of living


Question:
The difference between positivism and anti-positivism relates to:

1.whether individuals like or dislike their society

2.whether research methods use statistical data or person- to-person research

3.whether sociological studies can predict or improve society

4.all of the above


Question:
The essential characteristic of the rural society is

1.Individualism

2.Parochialism

3.Heterogeneity

4.Face-to-face relation


Question:
The local governments are generally entrusted with

1.The administration of local subjects

2.Performance of various functions

3.Developmental functions

4.Responsible to state government


Question:
The policy of Laissez faire is associated with

1.Karl Marx

2.Adam Smith

3.David Ricardo

4.Badden Powel


Question:
The rule whereby the married couple establish their own residence is called

1.Avunculocal residence

2.Bilocal residence

3.Patrilocal residence

4.Neolocal residence


Question:
The square of standard deviation is called

1.variance

2.co-efficient

3.mean

4.None of the above


Question:
The statement ?there are some people who are more able than others? may be attributed to

1.Davis and Moore

2.Goode and Hatt

3.Parsons and Merton

4.Durkheim and Weber


Question:
The system in which a women is shared by the whole group is called

1.Group marriage

2.levirate

3. Polyandry

4.Endogamy


Question:
These two words were from which language

1.Latin and Greek

2.Arabic and Persian

3.German and French

4. Spanish and Greek


Question:
To marry a women of a higher caste is called

1.

2.


Question:
What differentiates state from nation?

1.people

2.government

3.territory

4.sovereignty


Question:
What does the social relationship primarily involve?

1.Institutions

2.Religion

3.Consciousness of other people

4.Associations


Question:
When two individuals compete peacefully for the control of limited resources we speak of competition and when two individuals with conflicting interest haggle over the terms of an exchange we speak of this situation as

1.Contradiction

2.Conflicting interests

3.Bargaining

4.Contradiction


Question:
Which among following is rightly matched?

1.Samoans ? Radcliffe Brown

2.Taiga ? M.S.A Rao

3.Italian-American ? W.F. Whyte

4.Hopi ? Madan


Question:
Which among the following has not stimulated the economic activities of man most?

1. The dangers around

2.According to law living / paying taxes

3.Sense of enterprise

4.Domestication of animals


Question:
Which among the following is not an ex?ample of social institution?

1.Church services

2.Marriage

3.Tradition of dowry

4.Procession


Question:
Which among the following is the oldest?

1.Cyclical view of social change

2.Linear view of social change

3.Evolutionary model of social change

4.Dialectical model of social change


Question:
Which among the following was the most important condition for the growth of the early cities?

1.Surplus food production

2.Increase in population

3.Discoveries of new trades

4.Technological innovations


Question:
Which founder of sociology believed societies changed due to class struggle?

1.Emile Comte

2.Karl Marx

3.Plato

4.Herbert Spencer


Question:
Which of the following statements is correct?

1.Demographic studies do not forecast future population movement

2.Demographic studies attempt to forecast future population movement

3.Demographic studies only take present stock of population?s size and its structure

4.Demographic studies only take past account of a population in terms of age, sex and occupation of a population


Question:
Which would a quantitative sociologists use to gather data?

1.A large survey

2.A literature search

3.An in-depth interview

4.A review of television programs


Question:
Who among the following had made a distinction between societies based on status and those based upon contract?

1.E. Tylor

2.Sir Henry Maine

3.Sir James Frazer

4.M. N. Srinivas


Question:
Who among the following were advocates of the conflict theory of stratification?

1.C.W. Mills, R. Dahrendorf, G. Lenski

2.C.W. Mills, Parsons, R. Dahrendorf

3.Goode, Hatt, C.W. Mills

4.C.W. Mills, R. Dahrendorf, Goode


Question:
Who classified societies into ?simple, compound, doubly compound, trebly compound??

1.Marx

2.Comte

3. H. Spencer

4.Sorokin


Question:
Who introduced the term cross cousin?

1.Morgan

2.Tylor

3.Radcliffe-Brown

4.Levi Strauss


Question:
Whom of the following has considered Indian tribes as backward Hindus?

1.Risley

2.Hutton

3.Ghurye

4.T.N. Madan


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