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Sociology GK Questions


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Q16. Which of the following may be included in Social Norms
(a) Law
(b) Mores
(c) Custom
(d) All

Q17. Who coined the term "role-set"
(a) Radcliffe Brown
(b) Herbert Spencer
(c) C. H. Cooley
(d) R. K. Merton

Q18. Who is the author of the book "crime and custom in savage society"
(a) B. Malinowski
(b) H. Maine
(c) J. Frazer
(d) E. A. Ross

Q19. Who has argued that "sociology has a long past but only a short history"
(a) Bottomore
(b) Bierstedt
(c) Spencer
(d) Marx



Q20. The estate system is characterized by
(a) Legal rights and duties
(b) Division of labour
(c) Political groups
(d) All of the above

Q21. "Sociology is the study of the forms of social relations", who said this
(a) E Durkheim
(b) R. M. Maclver and C. H. Page
(c) G. Simmel
(d) M. Ginsberg

Q22. Who coined the terms "Gemeinschaft" and "Gesellschaft"
(a) Karl Marx
(b) M. Weber
(c) F. Tonnies
(d) G. Simmel

Q23. Who amongst the following viewed crime as inevitable, normal and integral part of healthy societies
(a) Durkheim
(b) Marx
(c) Weber
(d) Pareto

Q24. Who coined the terms "little traditions" and "great traditions"
(a) Milton Singer
(b) Robert Redfield
(c) Harold Gould
(d) Y. Singh

Q25. The term "ethnocentrism" was coined by
(a) Theodor Adorno
(b) E. Burgess
(c) C. Darwin
(d) W. G. Sumner



Q26. Who among the following had divided sociology into two major parts, namely static and dynamic sociology
(a) Auguste Comte
(b) Hegel
(c) Rudolph
(d) Hobhouse

Q27. Who considers poverty as a result of exploitation and not of scarcity
(a) Weber
(b) Plato
(c) Marx
(d) Pareto

Q28. The study of the vital processes of population aggregates is called
(a) Ecology
(b) Demography
(c) Statistics
(d) Anthropology

Q29. Who is the author of the book "The Golden Bough"
(a) G. Thomson
(b) J. Frazer
(c) B. Malinowski
(d) L. H. Morgan

Q30. Who among the following thinkers is associated with the terms "id", "ego" and "superego"
(a) Carl G. Jung
(b) Gordon Allport
(c) Kimbal Young
(d) Sigmund Freud


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