The State moderates between different groups ensuring that all of
them have some influence on public policy, is best manifested in
Answer: Pluralist democracy
Which of the following is appropriate example of a social institution ?
According to Dahrendorf, Marx’s Theory of Class Conflict is
Answer:to be rejected, accepted and modified contextually
The process whereby the helpless, human infant gradually becomes a self-aware, knowledgeable person, skilled in the ways of the culture into which he or she was born is known as
Stages of cognitive-development related socialization was proposed by
In a system of social stratification social rankings are based on certain attributes which may
Which is the correct one ?
Answer: either be ascribed, acquired or constructed
The social positions of
Which one of the above is correct ?
Answer:caste, gender and ethnic groups are culturally determined.
According to Marx and Dehrendorf unequal class position of a social group is determined by which of the following forms and extent of one’s control over
Answer:economicand political resources respectively.
Dultural diffusion means
Answer:merger of cultural traits.
Transmission of traits from one culture to another is sociologically termed as
Who among the following is a proponent of cyclical theory of evolution
According to R.K. Merton, those observed consequences which lessen the adaptation or adjustment of the system are
In which of the book has Mannheim propounded the idea of Sociology of Knowledge ?
Answer:Ideology and Utopia
A statement of prediction that sets forth the basis for testing the relationship between variables in an attempt to link theory to reality is called
Name the technique which is to be used before the actual field work starts
Miscellaneous GK Questions