MCQs on Sociology - 2

1. Which one of the following Max Muller believed to be the earliest form of religion?

(A) Naturism
(B) Monoism
(C) Animism
(D) Fetishism

2. Ridicule is a

(A) Social sanction
(B) Social norm
(C) Mores
(D) Folkway

3. Drug de-addiction centres provide which of the following facility/facilities?

(A) Counselling
(B) Medical assistance
(C) Yogic exercise
(D) All the above

4. Match the items in List – I with the items in List – II and choose the correct code given below:

List – I
List – II

a. The death of a child below the age of one year.
1. Morbidity
b. The death of woman at the time of delivery.
2. Infant mortality
c. The rate of falling ill due to diseases.
3. Female infanticide
d. Killing of girls after birth.
4. Maternal mortality

5. Female foeticide


       a b c d
(A) 1 4 2 5
(B) 2 4 1 3
(C) 4 3 5 2
(D) 5 4 1 3

5. Judicial separation for a conflicting couple is granted for a maximum period of

(A) 7 years
(B) 3 years
(C) 2 years
(D) 5 years

6. Who among the following has classified status in terms of salient status, dominant status and controlling status?

(A) T. Parsons
(B) R.K. Merton
(C) W.E. Moore
(D) H.M. Johnson

7. What is common to magic, religion and science?

(A) Observation and experimentation
(B) Equal influence on human beings
(C) Orientation towards the unknown
(D) Orientation towards the supernatural

8. Who among the following is a proponent of dialectical approach to the study of Indian society?

(A) M.N. Srinivas
(B) D.P. Mukherjee
(C) A. Beteille
(D) Y.B. Damle

9. Which of the following is not a feature of association?

(A) A collectivity of people
(B) Having certain objectives
(C) Voluntary membership
(D) Pursuing ideal norms

10. Which of the following statements on the nature of social role is not correct?

(A) It is a set of expectations.
(B) It is impossible to define one’s role without referring to another.
(C) It includes a series of rights and duties.
(D) It has no association with status.

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