SOCIOLOGY RAS 2007 Prel
In the study of the social strucutre ... we are concerned with actual existing relation." Who made this statement for the study of social strucutre ?
Who of the following differentiated between culture and civilization ?
American elite system analysed in a book called "The Power Elite" is written by
C. Wright Mills
The theory of 'oligarchy' in Politics was given by
Who has formulated the Cyclical Theory of Social Change ?
The civilisations have emerged from
Sufi Sect developed from which religion ?
The basis of social stratification is
The small children play the role of a doctor, this is
Playing at a role
According to E. Westermark, family strucutre in the beginning was
In the process of analysing the problems of urbanisation in India who studied the rikshawalas to Lucknow ?
Democracy can be safeguard by
The process by which individuals are transformed from biological to social being is called
Which of the following is not a type of Hindu Marriage, according to Manu ?
According to Karl Marx, the main cause of social change is
Who, for the first time, used the word 'Adivasi' for addressing the Tribal people in India ?
Of the following which cannot be put in the category of group ?
Which of the following age-group is related to Vanaprastha Ashrama, according to Hindu system ?
50 years to 75 years
The physical or material aspect of culture is called
On which of the following the economic life of the contemporary rural society is dependent ?
Interest of different groups
Of the following who used the term Ethnic Group in place of race ?
Who has given the concept of 'Cultural lag' ?
Where did the Industrial Revolution first take place ?
Of the following who predicted the movement of society from simple to complex ?
Whose statement is : "Sociology is the study of social facts" ?
Sociology is that, which attempts interpretative understanding of social action." - Who said this ?
Which of the following is the closest exaple of a community ?
Point out the primary group
According to which Article of the Indian Constitution, the Commission for the Backward Classes has been set up ?
Under which Article of the Indian Constitution, the Schedulced Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been provided reservation in the State Assemblies ?
Which Article of the Indian Constitution abolishes legally Untouchability in Indian Society ?
Who of the following said, "Religion is the unified system of beliefs an practices related of sacred things" ?
Which of the following books is written by Herbert Spencer ?
Principles of Sociology
The Hindu Marriage Act was passed in the year
Who among the following had been elected the President of the International Sociological Association ?
Who of the following has elaborated the concept of 'Reference Group' ?
Who wrote the book 'The Hindus of Himalayas' ?
Which of the following is not one of the elements of 'Joint Family' ?
Only husband, wife and minor children
Family of Orientation' is that in which an individual
Who said, 'Role is dynami aspect of status' ?
When an individual is trapped in two or more than two paradoxical roles, it is called
Of the following which one is the formal institution of social control ?
Who said, 'Society is Sui generis' ?
Which of the following Universitis were first and second to start teaching Sociology respectively ?
Lucknow & Bombay
Who of the following lived among the tribals while doig research on them and married a tribal woman ?
Of the following which is not a matrilineal society ?
Which is not an element of caste ?
Of the following identify the achieved status
Give the correct answer : in Jajmano System
Occupation is non-traditional
Name of the book written by Yogendra Singh dealing with social change is
Social change in Modern India
Sororate is a marriage
of the widower with the deceased wife's sister
In the process of personality development who gave the concept of looking Glass-Self ?
Who has done a study of Jatavas of Agra ?
In Muslim-Marriage the announced amount to be paid by the groom to the bride at the time of marriage is called
Of the following which is the example of differentiation and not of stratification ?
Who did sociological study among Coorgs of South India ?
Bringing secular values instead to religious values
Which is not a step in the Hindu marriage ?
Urbanisation has resulted in
breaking of joint family
Which of the following States in India has the highest percentage of Scheduled Caste population ?
Who of the following has tried to understand the role of caste in Indian Politics ?
The statement that, "Indian Civilisation is superior to Western Civilisation" is an example of
Tribe is closest to
Which of the following statements is true ?
Science is the higher stage of magic
Of the following which Articles of the Indian Constitution guarantee Protection of Minorities Rights ?
Articles 29, 30
When a lower caste boy marries an upper caste girl, it is
Which of the following constitutes social structure ?
Status and role
Which of the following is not matched correctly ?
Human group-Max Weber
Of the following which statement is associated with the objective of social control ?
Establishing solidarity in the society
When competition is unable to follow its rule, it is converted into
Who has written the book 'Homo-Hierarchius' ?
Gender, age and caste are examples of
Process of Sanskritisation is related to
Who used the concept of 'Culture of Poverty' for the first time ?
Who of the following gave the concept of urbanism ?
Compare the List-I and List-II and find the correct answer : List-I (Sociologists) (A) M.N. Srinivas .... List-II (Studied Village) 1. Dewara
A 4, B 1, C 2, D 3
The book 'Rural Sociology in India' is edited by
A. R. Desai
Who of the following has differentiated Indian Villages into 'joint' and 'severalty' ?
In 1832 who said, "The village communities are little republics' ?
Sir Charles Metcalfe
The economic system of Todas and Kotas was studied by
Who analysed the problem of caste system of a village in the hills of Orissa ?
According to whom "Society is not confined only to man" ?
R.M. McIver an C.H. Page
According to whom the concept of 'nuclear family' is still not an Indian concept ?
Of the following who defined community 'as the name of settlement, village, city, tribe or nation' ?
R. M. McIver
According to B.S. Guha, Indian population can be divided into how many racial groups ?
Who edited the book 'India's Villages' in the year 1955 ?
The book 'The Population of India and Pakistan' was written by
Which of the following is not a Tribe ?
For Durkheim, the most important dimension of society was
Unity of society
Which Article of Indian Constitution prohibits children below 14 years of age to work in the factory of take up any other hazardous job ?
Identify the Indian Sociologist who has analysed elements of caste found outside India ?
Who of the following found no difference between modernisation and westernisation ?
Identify the book written by Max Weber
Which two Sociologists have studied various social processes after being influenced by George Simmel ?
R. E. Park and E.W. Burgess
The learned behaviour of human being is called
Sati is a good example of
Which of the following statements is wrong ?
Culture is a personal fact
Compare the List-I with List-II and find the correct answer : .... List-I (A) B. S. Cohn .... List-II 1. Adilabad
Family and marriage are supplementary concepts : Marriage is an institution, Family is that association in which institution in included", who said this ?
Which of the following statements is correct ?
Herbert Spencer was the first Sociologist to use the term 'Social Structure'