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201.What term describes the process of removing one’s personal viewpoints and opinions from the research process?

  1. transparency
  2. value-detachment
  3. value-neutrality
  4. objectivity

202.When people obey because of the personal characteristics of the leader this is called?

  1. Traditional authority
  2. Legal authority
  3. Charismatic authority
  4. Rational authority

203.Macrosocial change produces:

  1. change in communities, economic organizations, and governing bodies
  2. new patterns of individual and small-group interaction
  3. technological innovations
  4. the major forces that shape change throughout a society

204.At the middle level of social life, social change is most often experienced:

  1. as a result of technological innovation
  2. in communities, economic organizations, and governing bodies
  3. through major forces that shape change throughout a society
  4. through new patterns of individual and small-group interaction

205.Which of the following is an example of social change that takes place at the micro level?

  1. fathers taking on a greater role in the raising of children
  2. the bureaucratization of health care services
  3. the rise of labor unions at the beginning of the twentieth century
  4. the spread of metropolitan areas

206.According to Freud, memories and drives that can be easily recalled are not within consciousness at the moment are in the:

A. personal unconscious

B. collective unconscious

C. preconscious

D. unconscious

207.The personality test that is used mainly as a diagnostic instrument to differentiate between normal people and those with psychiatric problems is the:




D. Q-technique

208.What Western country is thought to be the most liberal in its attitudes toward sex?

  1. United States
  2. Sweden
  3. Mexico
  4. Ireland

209.What is discrimination?

  1. Biased thoughts against an individual or group
  2. Biased actions against an individual or group
  3. Belief that a race different from yours is inferior
  4. Another word for stereotyping

210.Structural mobility occurs when:

  1. an individual moves up the class ladder
  2. an individual moves down the class ladder
  3. a large group moves up or down the class ladder due to societal changes
  4. a member of a family belongs to a different class than his or her siblings

211.Who said “Man is a social animal”?

  1. Auguste Comte
  2. Karl Marx
  3. Herbert Spencer
  4. Aristotle

212.Azlan’s university has a major problem with student taking drugs on campus. He decided to study students’ behavior by focusing on the factors that influence drugs taking behavior and the variables that predict that a student will engage using drugs. What type of research is he conducting?

  1. positivist social science
  2. interpretive social science
  3. critical social science
  4. All the answers are corrects

213.When people derive their authority from who they are, as in a descendant of a king, and it’s how it’s always been done, this is an example of what type of authority?

  1. A Traditional
  2. Legal
  3. C Charismatic
  4. D Rational

214.At the micro level, social change is experienced:

  1. as a result of technological innovation
  2. in communities, economic organizations, and governing bodies
  3. through major forces that shape change throughout a society
  4. through new patterns of individual and small-group interaction

215.Pressure for social change that is extended from outside a society is referred to as:

  1. endogenous force
  2. entropic force
  3. exogenous force
  4.  hypertrophic force

216.According to Erik Erikson, a young adult would be most concerned with which of the following issues?

A. identity

B. sex-typed behavior

C. achievement

D. intimacy

217.Freud developed the concept of Eros, which is the:

A. death instinct

B. life instinct

C. third developmental stage

D. regressive potential

218.Which statement best expresses the difference between power and authority?

  1.  Authority involves intimidation.
  2. Authority is more subtle than power.
  3.  Authority is based on the perceived legitimacy of the individual in power.
  4.  Authority is inherited, but power is seized by military force.

219.Which theory of education focuses on the ways in which education maintains the status quo?

  1. . Conflict theory
  2. . Feminist theory
  3. . Functionalist theory
  4. . Symbolic interaction

220. The term ‘social science’ was begat by

  1. Saint Simon
  2. Herbert Spencer
  3. Auguste Comte
  4. Durkheim

Ans. (c)

221. In which year the term ‘Human science’ was authored?

  1. 1798
  2. 1815
  3. 1839
  4. 1857

Ans. (c)

222. French Revolution occurred in the year

  1. 1789
  2. 1776
  3. 1798
  4. 1898

Ans. (a)

223. Human science arose in

  1. America
  2. Europe
  3. Asia
  4. Africa

Ans. (b)

224. The word ‘Human science’ is comprised of two words. These are-

  1. Societies and Logy
  2. Societia and Logistia
  3. Socious and Logos
  4. Socia and Logos

Ans. (c)

225. Society arises out of

  1. local area’s presence
  2. men’s presence
  3. issue’s presence
  4. relationship

Ans. (b)

226. Society represents the organization of

  1. human connections
  2. social connections
  3. directions
  4. between associations

Ans. (b)

227. ‘Society is the trap of social connections’ whose definition is this?

  1. Maclver
  2. H. Maine
  3. Pluto
  4. Aristotle

Ans. (a)

228. There are two sorts of meaning of society. These are-

  1. (a) Structural and interactional
  2. (b) Functional and underlying
  3. (c) Evolutionary and diffusive
  4. (d) Structural and developmental

Ans. (b)

229. Society is

  1. Natural
  2. Deliberate
  3. Practical
  4. Functional

Ans. (b)

230. Marriage is a/an

  1. significant and general social establishment of society
  2. significant reason for bunch arrangement
  3. supportive in reinforcing the position framework
  4. supportive in quieting down the outrage of two clashing gatherings.

Ans. (a)

231. In the Industrialized western social orders, the main point of marriage isn’t just multiplication however

  1. friendship
  2. passionate and mental help and friendship
  3. passionate and mental help
  4. separate

Ans. (b)

232. Marriage is viewed as fundamental on the grounds that

 This is the best way to gain fatherly property

 This is the solitary method of sexual satisfaction

 This gives cultural approval

 It is regularized and gives socially authorized sex delight

Ans. (d)

233. In his book ‘Individuals of India’ who said ‘that likely there has existed in man an inclination to fluctuate. This craving probably determined men to look for conjugal union with outsiders, new and obscure to him’.

  1. Guha
  2. Ghureye
  3. Risley
  4. Westermarck

Ans. (c)

234. Risley have given this proclamation put being referred to No. 4 to help his perspectives on _______, with respect to marriage.

  1. Exogamy
  2. Acculturation
  3. Preference and forbiddance
  4. Cousin marriage

Ans. (d)

235. Who among coming up next was on the assessment that” A blessing is a social substitute for cash among destitute societies.”?

  1. Ogburn and Nimkoff
  2. Mauss
  3. Frazer
  4. Polyan

Ans. (a)

236. The significance of the social division of work as a measure of social improvement has been demanded by

  1. Karl Marx
  2. Emile Durkheim
  3. F. Engels
  4. Herbert Hyman

Ans. (b)

237. Whose assertion is this?

“Jajmani connections is the methods by which the rich and amazing adventure poor people and force the laborers into supporting the influence of the individuals who have the advantage and the higher position.”

  1. M.N. Srinivas
  2. Mandelbaum
  3. Beidelman
  4. H. Maine

Ans. (c)

238. Kula trade is related with

  1. Tikopians
  2. Trobriand Islanders
  3. Krowe clans
  4. Azande clans

Ans. (b)

239. The premise of slave framework is consistently?

  1. Political
  2. Economic
  3. Custom
  4. Social need

Ans. (b)

240. Which of the accompanying elements doesn’t add to the development of customary social orders?

  1. Community and associational life is kept free with no recommended premise of social presence
  2. Perpetuation of ancestral and position connection
  3. Perpetuation of connection and clanship
  4. Continuation of farming as the predominant movement.

Ans. (a)

241. Which of the accompanying assertions is right?

  1. The level of the total populace that live in urban areas is undoubtedly enormous
  2. Most of the world has been metropolitan more often than not.
  3. Most of the world has been provincial more often than not.
  4. India is an exceptionally metropolitan country

Ans. (c)

242. A trademark highlight of a provincial local area is

  1. Formal relationship
  2. Rational will
  3. Community estimation
  4. An immense number of affiliation

Ans. (a)

243. Who among coming up next was quick to recognize the state and the public authority?

  1. Locke
  2. R. Dahl
  3. Marx
  4. Max Weber

Ans. (a)

244. ‘The state starts and keeps on existing for the best life’. Whose assessment is this?

  1. Aristotle
  2. C.W. Plants
  3. R. Dahl
  4. W. Pareto

Ans. (a)

245. Who among coming up next is related with power?

  1. Hobbes
  2. Rousseau
  3. M. Weber
  4. Locke

Ans. (c)

246. The three-level arrangement of Panchayati Raj was suggested by

  1. Kaka Kalekar Committee
  2. Simon Commission
  3. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
  4. Jai Prakash Narain Committee

Ans. (c)

247. Utilitarian hypothesis of separation propounded by

  1. Davis and Parsons
  2. Davis and Moore
  3. Parsons and Ross
  4. Goode and Hatt

Ans. (b)

248. Who among the accompanying has underscored upon the useful parts of definition?

  1. Durkheim, Weber, Parsons
  2. Marx, Weber, Davis
  3. Davis, Moore, Parsons
  4. Lenski, C.W. Plants, Parsons

Ans. (c)

249. The general public has gone through the three phases of its advancement religious, powerful and the positive. This view was held by

  1. Max Weber
  2. H. Spencer
  3. F. Tonnies
  4. A. Comte

Ans. (d)

250. A social development relies upon

1. An objective

2. An Organization

3. A program

4. A bunch of significant worth


  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1 and 4
  3. 1, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Ans. (a)