Sociology Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for Competitive Exams | Sociology Quiz Set 15

Questions
1 Arrange in the logical order in which P. Berger has explained.
1 Habitualization, institutionalization, legitimation, externalization
2 Content analysis
3 Habitualization, legitimation, externalization, institutionalization
4 Legitimation, institutionalization, habitualization, externalization

Answer:Habitualization, institutionalization, legitimation, externalization
2 Which of the following categories can be placed in Althusser’s concept of ideological state apparatus ? i. Education ii. Family iii. Religion iv. State bureaucracy Select the correct answer from the codes given below : Codes :
1 i, ii & iv
2 i, iii & iv
3 i, ii & iii
4 ii, iii & iv

Answer:i, ii & iii
3 Which of the following methods used by H. Garfinkel in his exposition of ethnomethodology ? i. The Documentary Method ii. The Breaching Experiments iii. The Reciprocity of Perspectives iv. The Etcetera Principle Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
1 i, ii & iii
2 ii, iii & iv
3 i, iii & iv
4 i, ii, iii & iv

Answer:i, ii, iii & iv
4 Which of the following crises are stated by J. Habermas ? i. Economic crisis ii. Political crisis iii. Legitimation crisis iv. Rationality crisis
1 Economic crisis, political crisis and rationality crisis
2 Economic crisis, legitimation crisis and rationality crisis
3 Political crisis, legitimation crisis and rationality crisis
4 Economic crisis, political crisis and legitimation crisis

Answer:Economic crisis, legitimation crisis and rationality crisis
5 Which of the following books are not written by F. Goffman ? i. Relations in Public ii. Behaviour in Public Places iii. Forms of Talk iv. Social Behaviour : Its Elementary Forms Select the correct answer from the codes given below : Codes :
1 i, ii & iii
2 i, ii & iv
3 i, iii & iv
4 ii, iii & iv

Answer:i, ii & iv
6 To A. Giddens socral theorizing involves
1 Single hermeneutic
2 Double hermeneutic
3 Dialectical hermeneutic
4 Historical hermeneutic

Answer: Double hermeneutic
7 Who among the following distinguishes three components of the life world – culture, society and personality ?
1 A. Shutz
2 E. Husserl
3 P. Berger
4 J. Habermas

Answer:J. Habermas
8 Giddens’ concept of regionalization implies that
1 the reproduction of relations not only across time but also space.
2 the process of social change is limited by regions.
3 a regional society starts influencing other societies.
4 the mainstream society acquires the features of regional societies.

Answer:the reproduction of relations not only across time but also space.
9 In defining nationalism A.R. Desai is influenced by
1 S.M. Lipset
2 E.H. Carr
3 M. Weber
4 L. Althussar

Answer:E.H. Carr
10 Which of the following statements is incorrect with regard to D.P. Mukherjee ?
1 He uses the dialectical approach.
2 He combines Marx’s, Dilthey’s and Vedanta’s approaches.
3 Traditions can be distinguished between primary, secondary and tertiary.
4 Modernity can be understood independent of tradition.

Answer:Modernity can be understood independent of tradition.
11 In which of the following sequences are ‘Demographic Transitions’ traditionally associated ?
1 High fertility, low mortality, high population growth
2 Low mortality, low mortality to high fertility
3 High fertility, high mortality to low mortality and low fertility, the later lagging behind
4 Low fertility, high mortality to low fertility and low mortality with mortality lagging behind

Answer:High fertility, high mortality to low mortality and low fertility, the later lagging behind
12 Which of the following concept does not figure in Malthusian Theory of Population ?
1 Arithmetic progression
2 Positive checks
3 ‘Stable population’
4 Preventive checks

Answer:‘Stable population’
13 ‘Population pyramids’ reveals the following information : (a) Dependency burden (b) Birth and Death rate (c) Sex ratios of different ages (d) Approximate life expectancy of birth From the above, find the combinationfor correct answer :
1 (a) and (b) but not (c) and (d).
2 All (a), (b), (c) and (d).
3 (a) only but not (b), (c) and (d).
4 (c) and (d) but not (a) and (b).

Answer:All (a), (b), (c) and (d).
14 Who among the following is associated with the idea of ‘Risk Society’ ?
1 H.S. Becker
2 Ulrich Beck
3 Denial Bell
4 Susan Baker

Answer:Ulrich Beck
15 Who among the following did not favour hierarchization of knowledge ?
1 E. Durkheim
2 A. Comte
3 M. Weber
4 M. Foucault

Answer:M. Foucault

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