Sociology/Sociology of Indian Society Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 The birth and growth of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s can be an example of

1.Deprivation Theory

2.Structural strain theory

3.Resource mobilization theory

4.New age theory


Question:
A large numbers of people, who, through deliberate and sustained efforts, organize themselves to promote the interest of a particular section or a common cause of society represent

1.A social movement

2.A social revolution

3.A social transformation

4.A social process


Question:
A world system in which we use our physical environment and natural resources to meet the just needs of humanity and leave an enriched environment to the next generation is called

1.Responsible environment

2.Sound environment

3.Sustainable environment

4.Enlightened environment


Question:
A.R. Desai Social change refers to change in

1.Structure of society

2.Size of society

3.Density of society

4.Life style in Society


Question:
An aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest and act for furthering the interests and will of citizens is known as:

1.Mass media

2.Civil society

3.Interest group

4.Pressure group


Question:
An increase in the earth?s temperature due to the greenhouse effect is known as:

1.Global degradation

2.Global decay

3.Global distress

4.Global warming


Question:
Arrange the following media in descending order as source of news in India

1.Television-Radio-Social Media-Newspaper

2.Television-Social Media-Newspaper-Radio

3.Social Media-Television-Newspaper-Radio

4.Newspaper-Social Media-Television-Radio


Question:
Civil society organizations work for

1.Economic growth

2.Segmental growth

3.Inclusive growth

4.Exclusive growth


Question:
Cultural traits are acquired through

1.Learning

2.Imitation

3.Socialization

4.Contact


Question:
Distinct from government and business, civil society can be understood as:

1.The third sector of society

2. The watch dog of Society

3.The curator of society

4.The guardian of society


Question:
Modernity as concept in Sociology is understood as

1.A Fashion

2.A way of life

3.A subculture

4.A perspective


Question:
Satya Shodhak Samaj was founded by

1.Tilak

2.Ranade

3.Raja Ram Mohan Roy

4.Jyotiba Phule


Question:
Suppression, regulation and prohibition of visual and audio matter in media that people consider as offensive and obscene is termed as

1.Social censorship

2.Cultural censorship

3.Ethical censorship

4.Moral censorship


Question:
The agency that is expected to play the three roles of a watchdog, scorekeeper and gatekeeper in contemporary society is

1.Media

2.Opposition parties

3.Police

4.Intelligence agencies


Question:
The form of media which probes deeply into a topic of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption or corporate wrongdoing is known as

1.Crime media

2.Probe media

3.Investigative media

4.Responsible media


Question:
The theories which assume that all societies follow the same path, evolving from simple to complex through uniform sequences are known as:

1.Unilinear theories

2.Evolutionary theories

3.Uniform theories

4.Sequential theories


Question:
There are two types of newspapers, Broadsheets and

1.Tabloids

2.Pamphlets

3.Magazines

4.Dailies


Question:
Which is the peasant movement of India mobilized by Gandhi?

1.Champaran Movement

2.Baradoli Movement

3.Kheda Movement

4.Mappilla Movement


Question:
Which of the following tribes initiated the Jharkhand Movement?

1. Bhils

2.Bodos

3.Santals

4.Nagas


Question:
Which one of the following impacts of globalization on relative deprivation is true

1.Relative deprivation disappeared

2.Relative deprivation increased

3.Relative deprivation decreased

4.There is no impact on relative deprivation


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT a feature of modernization process?

1.Increasing commercial activities

2.Social control on kinship basis

3.Increasing division of labour

4.Increasing social complexity


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT one of the stages of a social movement identified by Sociologists? 

1.Initial unrest and agitation

2.Disorganization

3.Resource mobilization

4.Institutionalization


Question:
Who among the following originally used the term ?Relative Deprivation??

1.Samuel A. Stouffer

2.R.K. Merton

3.W.G. Sumner

4.A. Henderson


Question:
Who among the following sociologists has considered purity and pollution as the primary characteristic of the caste system?

1.L. Dumont

2.G.S. Ghurye

3.M.N. Srinivas

4.A.M. Hocart


Question:
Who differentiated two approaches to the study if Indian society as the Book View and the
Field View?

1.M. Panini

2.M.N. Srinivas

3.Louis Dumont

4.A.R. Desai


Question:
Who facilitated the Appko Movement in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka?

1.Manjunath Hegde

2.Sishir Hegde

3.Pandurang Hegde

4.Santosh Hegde


Question:
Who is of the opinion that, nothing can emancipate the outcastes except the destruction of
the caste system?

1.H. Risley

2.A.R. Desai

3.M.K. Gandhi

4.B.R. Ambedkar


Question:
Who said that the four Varna division is not a vertical, but a horizontal one with all castes
placed on equal footing?

1.M. N. Srinivas.

2.M.K. Gandh

3.B.R. Ambedkar

4.G.S. Ghurye


Question:
Who wrote the Book ?Homo Hirearchicus??

1.Louis Dumont

2.Henry Maine

3.Nicholas Dirks

4.J.H. Hutton


Question:
With whom among the following are the concepts universalization and parochrialisation associated?

1.Robert R. Marret

2.McKim Marriott

3.R. Redfield

4.Meyer Fortes


More MCQS

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  2. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 2
  3. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 3
  4. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 4
  5. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 6
  6. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 5
  7. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 7
  8. Indian Society-Introducing Indian Society Part 8
  9. Social Structure and change in India Part 2
  10. Social Structure and change in India Part 1
  11. Social Structure and change in India Part 3
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