MCQs on Sociology - 25

1. Who defined religion in terms of a distinction between the sacred and the profone?

(A) B. Malinowski
(B) C. Levi Strauss
(C) A.R. Radcliffe Brown
(D) E. Durkheim


2. Which of the following are measures of dispersion?

(1) Skewness
(2) Variance
(3) Standard Deviation
(4) Harmonic Mean

Codes:
(A) (1), (3) & (4)
(B) (2), (3) & (4)
(C) (1), (2) & (3)
(D) (1), (2) & (4)



3. Radical Sociology sought to support which of the following sociological thought systems?

(A) Marxian
(B) Functional
(C) Symbolic interactionist
(D) Positivist



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

List – I
(Concept)
List – II
(Authors)
a. False Consciousness
i. Malinowski
b. Magic
ii. Marx
c. Rational action
iii. Durkheim
d. Moral Community
iv. Weber

Codes:
       a b c d
(A) i iii iv ii
(B) ii i iv iii
(C) iii i ii iv
(D) iv ii iii i



5. Who among the following is regarded as the technological determinist of social change?

(A) E. Durkheim
(B) G. Simmel
(C) T. Veblen
(D) T. Malthus



6. The theoretical perspective that asserts that there are discernible stages which the society goes through more than once or even repeatedly is termed as

(A) Repeated Evolutionary Theory
(B) Unilinear Evolutionary Theory
(C) Cyclical Evolutionary Theory
(D) Reflexive Evolutionary Theory



7. Who among the following describes society as ‘sui-generis’?

(A) Radcliffe Brown
(B) Malinowski
(C) R. Benedict
(D) E. Durkheim



8. Which one of the following is not a part of Gandhian path of development?

(A) Social Trusteeship
(B) Non-violence
(C) Cooperative conflict
(D) Constructive work



9. Which sector of India’s economy contribute the most in its GDP?

(A) Agriculture
(B) Service
(C) Industry
(D) All contributes equally



10. Who among the following agencies asserted that ‘If development is not engendered, it is endangered’?

(A) UNDP
(B) World Bank
(C) IMF
(D) WTO


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