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Sociology Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for Competitive Exams | Sociology Quiz Set 5

1 Judicial separation for a conflicting couple is granted for a maximum period of
1 7 years
2 3 years
3 2 years
4 5 years

Answer: 2 years
2 Which type of intoxicant is taken by the use of Cigarette, Bidi, Tobaco, Cigar etc. ?
1 Narcotics
2 Nicotine
3 Sedatives
4 Hallucinogens

Answer: Nicotine
3 Probation and Parole are which form of punishment ?
1 Deterrent punishment
2 Retributive punishment
3 Extra-mural treatment
4 None of the above

Answer:Extra-mural treatment
4 Borstal Schools are meant for the reformation of
1 Juvenile delinquents
2 Women Offenders
3 Convicts
4 None of the above

Answer:Juvenile delinquents
5 Who among the following has argued for bureaucracy contributing to nation building in India ?
1 A.R. Desai
2 G.S. Ghurye
3 R. Bendix
4 S.C. Dube

Answer:R. Bendix
6 Right to Education was introduced as Fundamental Rights under which of the following Article of the Indian Constitution ? Codes
1 Article – 14
2 Article – 21
3 Article – 21 – A
4 Article – 16

Answer: Article – 21 – A
7 Which Committee recommended three tier system for Panchayati Raj ?
1 Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
2 Ashok Mehta Committee
3 Sangama Committee
4 Parliamentary Committee

Answer:Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
8 Urban oriented development programmes generated urban centred employment which resulted into
1 Rural to Rural Migration
2 Urban to Rural Migration
3 Rural to Urban Migration
4 Urban to Urban Migration

Answer: Rural to Urban Migration
9 Peasants movements failed in India because of
1 trade unions were non-existent
2 trade unions were disinterested
3 no land reforms have been done
4 partial land reforms have been done

Answer:partial land reforms have been done
10 What does cause alienation accordingto Karl Marx ?
1 The division of labour.
2 The institution of private property.
3 ‘Cash nexus’ of commercial relationships.
4 All of the above.

Answer: All of the above.
11 During 1956, which were the countries visited by the study group comprising representatives from the Government, trade unions and the employers from India to study the experiences Of workers’ participation in management ? Codes
1 Poland, Sweden, U.K, France, East Germany, Russia.
2 Holland, Sweden, France, Yugoslavia, Belgium, Czechoslovakia.
3 U.K., Sweden, France, Belgium, West Germany, Yugoslavia.
4 U.K., Sweden, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France.

Answer:U.K., Sweden, France, Belgium, West Germany, Yugoslavia.
12 Which model of workers’ participationin Management is working in India ?
1 Quality circles
2 Joint consultation
3 Co-determination
4 Self-management

Answer: Joint consultation
13 Which is not an indicator of social development ?
1 Improvement in health
2 Improvement in quality of life
3 Improvement in education
4 Increase in per capita income

Answer:Increase in per capita income
14 “Structural adjustment programmes” introduced in 1980 were forced upon the Third World Countries with a view to
1 recover debt
2 check nepotism
3 weed out corruption
4 All the above

Answer:All the above
15 Who is of the view that social unrest is rooted in the capitalist path of development ?
1 A.R. Desai
2 G.S. Ghurye
3 D.P. Mukerji
4 Surajit Sinha

Answer: A.R. Desai

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