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Sociology Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for Competitive Exams | Sociology Quiz Set 18

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1 Ethnicity is defined with reference to
1 inherited and achieved socio-cultural attributes
2 inherited political positions and achieved economic attributes
3 inherited socio-cultural attributes
4 achieved socio-cultural attributes

Answer:inherited socio-cultural attributes
2 Which one of the following is not a feature of informal sector ?
1 Absence of effective legal protection
2 Absence of employment security
3 Absence of effective trade unionism
4 Absence of gender segregation

Answer:Absence of gender segregation
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3 Bonded labour is a
1 cause of rural poverty and illiteracy.
2 cause of prevailing hegemony of upper castes.
3 product of rural poverty but cause of illiteracy and hegemony of the upper caste over the lower castes.
4 Product of rural poverty, illiteracy and hegemony of upper castes over the lower castes.

Answer:Product of rural poverty, illiteracy and hegemony of upper castes over the lower castes.
4 The Juvenile delinquents in India belong to the age group of
1 Below 12 years
2 Below 14 year
3 Below 18 years
4 Below 20 years

Answer: Below 18 years
5 The average size of landholding of Scheduled Tribes is
1 higher than the Scheduled Castes
2 lower than the Scheduled Castes
3 similar to those of the Scheduled Castes
4 higher than the Other Backward Classes

Answer:higher than the Scheduled Castes
6 The social development strategy aims to ensure that
1 economic development is achieved by integratingnational economy with multinational corporations andtheir corporate social responsibility.
2 collective voice of trade unions is protected and their concerns are addressed properly.
3 each section of society is recognized as resource who needs to be benefited from economic development to ensure that their educational, employment, health, other basic necessities of lives are fulfilled and opportunities be provided for the realization of their full potential.
4 Development process should protect the balance between tradition and modernity.

Answer: each section of society is recognized as resource who needs to be benefited from economic development to ensure that their educational, employment, health, other basic necessities of lives are fulfilled and opportunities be provided for the realization of their full potential.
7 In the wake of globalization Indian economy has
1 reassorted its commitment to socialist path of development
2 reoriented to mixed economic path.
3 rejuvenated the Gandhian models of self sufficiency.
4 opened up to economic neo-liberalism.

Answer:opened up to economic neo-liberalism.
8 Gary Slapper and Steve Tombs have studied
1 White collar crime
2 Cyber Crime
3 Corporate Crime
4 Organized Crime

Answer:Corporate Crime
9 A statement of relationship between variables to be tested is known as
1 Research question
2 Hypothesis
3 Objective of the study
4 Problem of the study

Answer:Hypothesis
10 For Marx, human potential is actualized
1 when democracy is institutionalized
2 in the objectification of products
3 during the capitalist stage
4 during the primitive stage

Answer:in the objectification of products
11 Who among these theorist were the intellectual fountain heads of conflict theories
1 G.H. Mead and Erving Goffman
2 Karl Marx and Max Weber
3 Emile Durkheim and Herbert Spencer
4 Edward Wilson and Charles Darwin

Answer:Karl Marx and Max Weber
12 The reasons for insurgency in the North Eastern region are :
1 Ethnic conflicts and development deprivation
2 Land alienation and poverty
3 Criminalisation of politics and corruption
4 Religious fundamentalism and terrorism

Answer:Ethnic conflicts and development deprivation
13 Who suggested that God is society divinized
1 Max Weber
2 E.E. Evans - Pritchard
3 Auguste Comte
4 Emile Durkheim

Answer:Emile Durkheim
14 In an Indian family the parents prepare their daughters to be a good wife/daughter in her in-laws home, this is an example of
1 Socialization
2 Re-socialization
3 Adult socialization
4 Anticipatory socialization

Answer:Anticipatory socialization
15 Which theory among the following states that people are motivated by self-interest in the interactions with other people ?
1 Conflict
2 Exchange
3 Interaction
4 Structural

Answer:Exchange

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