1. An instrument or procedure, when repeatedly used under similar conditions, gives the same result, it refers to

(A) Validity
(B) Quantitativeness
(C) Reliability
(D) Consistency

2. Match the items in the List – I with the items in the List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I
List – II

a. R. Robertson
1. The Sociological Interpretation of Religion
b. R. Rosser and C. Harris
2. The Family and Social Change
c. T. Parsons and B.F. Bales
3. Family, Socialization and Interaction Process
d. J.M. Mogey
4. Family and Neighborhood


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

3. Who among the following analysts of social change used the term ‘rentiers and speculators’?

(A) T. Veblen
(B) K. Marx
(C) V. Pareto
(D) A.J. Toynbee

4. The concept of ‘Wert-rational’ is associated with whom?

(A) M. Weber
(B) P. Sorokin
(C) T. Parsons
(D) J. Habermas

5. The interpretative approaches’ that, try to understand social action from the point of view of the social actors are

(A) Social philosophy and Phenomenology
(B) Culturology and Ethnomethodology
(C) Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology
(D) Neo-Marxism and Phenomenology

6. Who among the following sociologists used dramaturgy to explain the presentation of self in everyday life?

(A) Blumer
(B) E. Goffman
(C) Luckmann
(D) A. Schutz

7. According to A. Schutz, the phenomenologist

(A) deny the existence of the outer world.
(B) accept the regular bondage between the inner and outer world for social analysis.
(C) the outer world should influence the social world to construct the real social image.
(D) ‘suspends’ the belief in the existence of outer world for the construction of social reality.

8. Which one of the following is not a type of capitalism according to Habermas?

(A) Informational Capitalism
(B) Liberal Capitalism
(C) Organised Capitalism
(D) Post Capitalism

9. Which one of the following is not a reason for declining female sex ratio in India?

(A) Gender role stereotyping and traditional role expectations
(B) Practice of Dowry and prevalence of illiteracy
(C) Migration of female work force from rural to urban areas
(D) Sex selective abortion

10. ‘Gender difference’ denotes an analytical framework in which

(A) biological differences between sexes are explained.
(B) political and economic differences among women are explained.
(C) social and ideological differences between white and non-white women are explained.
(D) social and ideological differences between sexes are explained.

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