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

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

1.E. Kant

2.K. Marx

3.Hegel

4. F. Engels

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

1. Polyandry

2.Cross-cousin marriage

3. Exogamy

4.Polygyny

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Question:
 The first stage of human society was that of

1.Agriculture

2.Pastoralist

3.Hunting and food gathering

4.Cottage industries

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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

1.Institution

2.Community

3.Association

4.State

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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

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Question:
Anne Sociologique was founded in 1898 by

1.Saint Simon

2.Thomas Hobbes

3.Herbert Spencer

4.Emile Durkheim

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

1.Anthropology

2.Social Anthropology

3.Biology

4.Physics

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Question:
Cities and towns came into existence due to

1.Movement of population

2.Growth of agriculture

3.Industrialisation

4.Development of commerce

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Question:
Demography is derived from a

1.Latin word

2.Greek word

3.Spanish word

4.Polynesian word

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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

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Question:
Emile Durkheim?s doctoral thesis was

1.Division of labour

2.Suicide

3.Hierarchy of Sciences

4.Elementary forms of religious life

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Question:
French sociologist Mauss has done studies on Eskimos regarding

1.Political structure

2.Marriage

3.Gift

4.Totemism

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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

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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

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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

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Question:
Identify the characteristic of community among the following

1.Collective life

2.Voluntary membership

3.Temporary membership

4.Definite goal

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Question:
The essential characteristic of the rural society is

1.Individualism

2.Parochialism

3.Heterogeneity

4.Face-to-face relation

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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

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Question:
The policy of Laissez faire is associated with

1.Karl Marx

2.Adam Smith

3.David Ricardo

4.Badden Powel

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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

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Question:
The square of standard deviation is called

1.variance

2.co-efficient

3.mean

4.None of the above

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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

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

1.Group marriage

2.levirate

3. Polyandry

4.Endogamy

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Question:
These two words were from which language

1.Latin and Greek

2.Arabic and Persian

3.German and French

4. Spanish and Greek

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

1.

2.

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Question:
What differentiates state from nation?

1.people

2.government

3.territory

4.sovereignty

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Question:
What does the social relationship primarily involve?

1.Institutions

2.Religion

3.Consciousness of other people

4.Associations

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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

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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

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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

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

1.Church services

2.Marriage

3.Tradition of dowry

4.Procession

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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

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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

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

1.Emile Comte

2.Karl Marx

3.Plato

4.Herbert Spencer

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

1.Marx

2.Comte

3. H. Spencer

4.Sorokin

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Question:
Who introduced the term cross cousin?

1.Morgan

2.Tylor

3.Radcliffe-Brown

4.Levi Strauss

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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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