SOCIOLOGY MCQS PAST PAPERS

i)Human and animal societies share all but one of the following characteristics:
a.Population and common territory
b.Shared beliefs and collective destiny
c.Both sexes and all ages
d.None of these



ii)The essential function of punishment in society is:
a.Reform
b.Revenge
c.Affirmation of moral standards
d.None of these

iii)The most pervasive of the social processes are:
a.Cooperation
b.Overt Conflict
c.Competition
d.None of these


iv)One of the following is alien to the concept of culture:
a.Religious ritual
b.Changelessness
c.Idealized ways of thinking and doing
d.None of these

v)A human being deprived of all communication with other humans from birth would lack all but one of the followings:
a.Rudimentary personality
b.Self
c.Language
d.None of these

vi)Abstract sentiments are :
a.Closer to center of self than moral rules
b.Provide a focus for allegiance
c.Are compellers of action
d.None of these

vii)A person is conciously motivated primarily by his:
a.Social values
b.Real traits
c.Picture of himself
d.None of these


viii)Role confusion in modern society is engendered by all but one of the following:
a.Broadening of role specification
b.Plurality of moralities
c.increase in number of achievable positions
d.None of these


ix)The creative potential of personality is accounted for by:
a.Stimulus- response psychology
b.Drive psychology
c.Trait psychology
d.None of these


x)Once formed the self is:
a.Interactive
b.Proactive
c.Rigid
d.None of these


xi)In modern society, cultural change is most likely to be the by product of:
a.Planning
b.Diffusion
c.Social struggle
d.None of these


xii)The country with better record for gathering population statistics than any other is:
a.Japan
b.Sweden
c.USA
d.None of these

xiii)The population of the world is expected to double in the next :
a.35 years
b.75 years
c.100 years
d.None of these


xiv)In 2014, the estimated world population would reach
a.3.7 billion
b.6.0 billion
c.9.0 billion
d.None of these


xv)Economic growth will keep pace with population growth only if there is :
a.Available acreage
b.Improved technology
c.Motivation to achieve
d.None of these

xvi)The price paid for increased mobility includes a decrease in :
a.Conformity
b.Loyalty to superior
c.Personal responsibility
d.None of these


xvii)The trend toward urbanization is most advanced in :
a.America
b.England
c.Japan
d.None of these


xviii)In a highly intra-competitive situation, individual can guarantee the trust of peers by :
a.Self modesty
b.Genuine goodwill
c.Withholding praise of superior
d.None of these

xix)The item alien to the concept of mass is :
a.Vastness
b.Anonymity
c.Responsibility
d.None of these


xx)The exception to the typical application of endogamy is :
a.Tribe
b.Kinship
c.Race
d.None of these

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