Sociology GK Trivia

Q46. Who has given the notion of "Democracy" and "Public Sphere"
(a) Juergen Habermas
(b) Ulrich Beck
(c) Anthony Giddens
(d) Michel Foucault

Q47. A position or rank that is assigned to a person at birth and cannot be changed is
(a) A closed status
(b) A fixed status
(c) An achieved status
(d) An ascribed status

Q48. Concept of culture lag is given by
(a) Kingsley Davis
(b) Nimcoff
(c) Ogburn
(d) Mclver

Q49. The concept of "Reflexive role taking" was given by
(a) Merton
(b) Linton
(c) Coley
(d) G. H. Mead

Q50. Who said "There are no roles without statuses or statuses without roles"
(a) Ralph Linton
(b) Robert Park
(c) S. F. Nadel
(d) R. K. Merton

Q51. 'A nucleus of blood relatives surrounded by a fringe of spouses', the brothers and sisters representing core of family unit, is known as
(a) Consanguinal family
(b) Conjugal family
(c) Extended family
(d) None of the above

Q52. Who among the following contributed to the concept of dominant caste
(a) S. C. Dubey
(b) R. K. Mukherjee
(c) M. N. Srinivas
(d) D. P. Mukherjee

Q53. Which among the following is not an agent of political socialization
(a) State
(b) Caste
(c) Media
(d) Family

Q54. Who made the statement "State is a special repressive force of the suppression of the proletariat by the bourgeois, of millions of toilers by handful of rich"
(a) Karl Marx
(b) Lenin
(c) Maclver
(d) F. Engels

Q55. Who among the following written the book "The Power Elite"
(a) V. Pareto
(b) G. Mosca
(c) C. Wright Mills
(d) None of the above

Q56. Who gave the concept of Sanskritization
(a) G. S. Ghurye
(b) M. N. Srinivas
(c) Yogendra Singh
(d) C. Parvathamma

Q57. According to Husserl reality can be understood by
(a) Scientific method
(b) Social survey
(c) Contextual experience
(d) Relative experience

Q58. Who is the predecessor of Ethnomethodology
(a) Husserl
(b) Harold Garfinkel
(c) Goffman
(d) Blummer

Q59. Which is the features of Ethnomethodological theory
(a) Accounts of interaction
(b) Meanings of interactions
(c) Methodology
(d) All of the above

Q60. Who has written the book "System of Positive Polity"
(a) E. Leach
(b) Auguste Comte
(c) Herbert Spencer
(d) R.E. Park

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