[Sociology Test 7] RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2020

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Q1. Traditional Hindu society was divided into how many Varna’s base on occupation of an individual?

[A] three

[B] Four

[C] five

[D] seven                 

Q2. Which of the following Justice means that everyone must have sufficient opportunity to earn daily bread and satisfy basic needs?

[A] Social

[B] Economic

[C] Political

[D] Religious

Q3. What are the local self- governments at village or small-town level in India?

[A] Gram Panchayat

[B] Zillah Parishad

[C] Municipal Corporation

[D] Panchayat Samiti

Q4. Jajmani system in Traditional Indian Society was based on which of the following?

[A] Cash Economy

[B] Barter System

[C] Gift Exchange

[D] Market System

Q5. Who is of the opinion that, nothing can emancipate the outcastes except the destruction of the caste system?

[A] H. Risley

[B] A R. Desai

[C] M.K. Gandhi

[D] B R. Ambedkar

Q6. Who wrote the Book “Homo Hirearchicus”?

[A] Louis Dumont

[B] Henry Maine

[C] Nicholas Dirks

[D] J.H. Hutton

Q7. Which of the following is the prime objective of rural sociology?

[A] Comprehensive study of rural social organisation its structure and functions

[B] Study of social problems in rural society

[C] Scientific study of rural family

[D] Systematic study of rural and urban relations

Q8. Who appointed the Country Life Commission (CLC)?

[A] Woodrow Wilson

[B] William McKinley

[C] Grover Cleveland

[D] Theodore Roosevelt

Q9. The striking similarities between the village and the town in some aspects of community life is?

[A] Interconnection of rural-urban

[B] Similarity between rural and urban

[C] Rural-urban convergence

[D] Urban cultural diffusion

Q10. The type of kinship established between husband and wife is called

[A] Affinal kinship

[B] Consanguineous kinship

[C] Fictional kinship

[D] Permanent kinship

Q11. The attitude towards sacred things is called

[A] Ritual

[B] Belief

[C] Superstition

[D] Fear

Q12. In the Hindu belief system, salvation means

[A] Temporary relief from life and death cycle

[B] Permanent relief from life and death cycle

[C] Struggle for better life

[D] Belief in supernatural powers

Q13. Which of the following is not a characteristic of village community?

[A] Definite territory

[B] Community sentiment

[C] Dominance of nuclear family

[D] Homogeneity

Q14. Modern village community has been very much influenced by

[A] Religion

[B] Political system

[C] Urbanization

[D] Economic system

Q15. A clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town is called

[A] Sub-town

[B] Metropolis

[C] Village

[D] Cities

Q16. Village studies during the British period were made for

[A] Helping village development

[B] Consolidating the British Raj in India

[C] Consolidating Panchayati Raj

[D] Eradicating rural poverty

Q17. The village Rampura in the south east of Mysore in Karnataka was studied by

[A] S.C Dube

[B] D.N Majumdar

[C] M.N Srinivas

[D] Oscar Lewis

Q18. Which one of the following is the problem related to village studies in India?

[A] Scholars studied village community in biotic frame of reference

[B] Scholars studied village with prejudice

[C] Villagers are not cooperative

[D] Lack of facilities

Q19. Which among the following factors influences the social organization of the villages?

[A] Caste system

[B] Migration

[C] Jajmani system

[D] Social mobility

Q20. Which one of the following scholars opined that the self-sufficiency of the Indian village is a myth?

[A] Charles T. Metcalfe

[B] Oscar Lewis

[C] Louis Dumont

[D] M.N. Srinivasa

Q21. Where did rural sociology originated in the world?

[A] United Kingdom

[B] France

[C] United States of America

[D] Russia

Q22. Which of the following belongs to a middle class in India?

[A] Prosperous farmers

[B] White-collar workers

[C] Military personnel

[D] All of the above

Q23. Who said that the four Varna divisions is not a vertical, but a horizontal one with all castes placed on equal footing?

[A] M. N. Srinivasa

[B] M.K. Gandhi

[C] B R. Ambedkar

[D] G.S. Ghurye

Q24. Distinct from government and business, civil society can be understood as:

[A] The “third sector” of society

[B] The “watch dog” of Society

[C] The “curator” of society

[D] The “guardian” of society

Q25. What is the nature of Indian society?

[A] Tribal

[B] Pluralistic

[C] Rural

[D] Urban

Q26. The Constitution of India has recognized how many major languages?

[A] 22

[B] 24

[C] 26

[D] 29

Q27. An aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest and act for furthering the interests and will of citizens is known as:

[A] Mass media

[B] Civil society

[C] Interest group

[D] Pressure group

Q28. Civil society organizations work for

[A] Economic growth

[B] Segmental growth

[C] Inclusive growth

[D] Exclusive growth

Q29. The agency that is expected to play the three roles of a watchdog, scorekeeper and gatekeeper in contemporary society is:

[A] Media

[B] Opposition parties

[C] Police

[D] Intelligence agencies

Q30. There are two types of newspapers, Broadsheets and?

[A] Tabloids

[B] Pamphlets

[C] Magazines

[D] Dailies

Q31. Arrange the following media in descending order as source of news in India:

[A] Television-Radio-Social Media-Newspaper

[B] Television-Social Media-Newspaper-Radio

[C] Social Media-Television-Newspaper-Radio

[D] Newspaper-Social Media-Television-Radio

Q32. The form of media which probes deeply into a topic of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption or corporate wrongdoing is known as?

[A] Crime media

[B] Probe media

[C] Investigative media

[D] Responsible media

Q33. Suppression, regulation and prohibition of visual and audio matter in media that people consider as offensive and obscene is termed as?

[A] Social censorship

[B] Cultural censorship

[C] Ethical censorship

[D] Moral censorship

Q34. What is a prerequisite for the rural people to understand the significance of their rights provided by the Constitution?

[A] Technology

[B] Modern education

[C] Abolition of intermediaries

[D] Urbanization

Q35. The first education commission of post independent period in India was

[A] Radhakrishnan Commission

[B] Mudaliar Commission

[C] Kothari Commission

[D] Hunter Commission

Q36. Modernity as concept in Sociology is understood as:

[A] A Fashion

[B] A way of life

[C] A subculture

[D] A perspective

Q37. With whom among the following are the concepts universalization and parochrialisation associated?

[A] Robert R. Marret

[B] McKim Marriott

[C] R. Redfield

[D] Meyer Fortes

Q38. Who among the following originally used the term ‘Relative Deprivation’?

[A] Samuel A Stouffer

[B] R.K. Merton

[C] W.G. Sumner

[D] A Henderson

Q39. Which of the following tribes initiated the Jharkhand Movement?

[A] Bhils

[B] Bodos

[C] Santals

[D] Nagas

Q40. Which is the peasant movement of India mobilized by Gandhi?

[A] Champaran Movement

[B] Baradoli Movement

[C] Kheda Movement

[D] Mappilla Movement

Q41. Which one of the following impacts of globalization on relative deprivation is true?

[A] Relative deprivation disappeared

[B] Relative deprivation increased

[C] Relative deprivation decreased

[D] There is no impact on relative deprivation

Q42. The theories which assume that all societies follow the same path, evolving from simple to complex through uniform sequences are known as:

[A] Unilinear theories

[B] Evolutionary theories

[C] Uniform theories

[D] Sequential theories

Q43. A large numbers of people, who, through deliberate and sustained efforts, organize themselves to promote the interest of a particular section or a common cause of society represent:

[A] A social movement

[B] A social revolution

[C] A social transformation

[D] A social process

Q44. An increase in the earth’s temperature due to the greenhouse effect is known as:

[A] Global degradation

[B] Global decay

[C] Global distress

[D] Global warming

Q45. Ashok Rudra mentioned the existence of class in rural society into two categories. They are?

[A] Class of entrepreneurs and class of landlords

[B] Class of landlords and class of agricultural labourers

[C] Middle class and landowning class

[D] Forward class and backward class

Q46. The three level system of stratification according to Harold A. Gould are?

[A] Forward classes, Middle classes and Harijans

[B] Landowning classes, Middle classes and backward classes

[C] Landowning classes, Forward classes and backward classes

[D] Forward classes, backward classes and Harijans

Q47. Who differentiated two approaches to the study if Indian society as the Book View and the Field View?

[A] M. Panini

[B] M.N. Srinivasa

[B] Louis Dumont

[D] A R. Desai

Q48. A R Desai Social change refers to change in?

[A] Structure of society

[B] Size of society

 [C] Density of society

[D] Life style in Society

Q49. Cultural traits are acquired through?

[A] Learning

[B] Imitation

[C] Socialization

[D] Contact

Q50. Satya Shodhak Samaj was founded by?

[A] Tilak

[B] Ranade

[C] Raja Ram Mohan Roy

[D] Jyotiba Phule

Q51. Who among the following sociologists has considered purity and pollution as the primary characteristic of the caste system?

[A] L. Dumont

[B] G.S. Ghurye

[C] M.N. Srinivasa

[D] A M. Hocart

Q52. Which one of the following is NOT a feature of modernization process?

[A] Increasing commercial activities

[B] Social control on kinship basis

[C] Increasing division of labour

[D] Increasing social complexity

Q53. A world system in which we use our physical environment and natural resources to meet the just needs of humanity and leave an enriched environment to the next generation is called:

[A] Responsible environment

[B] Sound environment

[C] Sustainable environment

[D] Enlightened environment

Q54. Which one of the following is NOT one of the stages of a social movement identified by Sociologists?

[A] Initial unrest and agitation

[B] Disorganization

[C] Resource mobilization

[D] Institutionalization

Q55. The birth and growth of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s can be an example of:

[A] Deprivation Theory

[B] Structural strain theory

[C] Resource mobilization theory

[D] New age theory

Q56. Who facilitated the Appko Movement in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka?

[A] Manjunath Hegde

[B] Sishir Hegde

[C] Pandurang Hegde

[D] Santosh Hegde

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