PPSC Lecturer Sociology BS-17 Past Paper MCQs | Original Paper

Punjab Public Service Commission Lecturer Sociology BS-17 Past Paper MCQs
Sociology Mcqs Paper

(1) Affinal Kin means:

Individuals who are related through blood
Individuals who are legally related through marriage
Descendants of a common ancestor in the male line
None of these

(2) Culture Complex means

A cluster of related culture traits
Artifacts used by primitive people
Originally an approach to culture
None of these

(3) Double descent refers to

(a) Maternal descent system
(c) The existence of a paternal and a maternal descent system within the same culture 
(d) None of these

(4) By endogamy we mean

The rule that requires the mates e chosen within some specified group
Mates may be chosen within the same group
Mates be chosen within the same family
None of these

(5) Ethnography refers to

A branch of study devoted to observation studies
A division of Anthropology undertakes descriptive recording at culture
None of these

(6) Feral man means:

A socialized individual
Individual supposedly reared apart from human society and hence imperfectly socialized.
An individual rears in a cultural society
None of these

(7) By gerontocracy we mean:

(a) A society dominated by the old men
(c) A mixed society of aged 
(d) None of these

(8) Java man refers to

Fossil man of Neolithic period
A lover Pleistocene fossil
A fossil man found in Paleolithic Age
None of these

(9) Monotheism refers to

The worship of one God
The worship of many gods
The followers of a magician
None of these

(10) By Sorcery we mean

General practice to cure sick
Magic in a more neutral term
None of these
(11) By Penology we mean

Studies of social structure
Study of Punishments
Alternative methods of social control
None of these

(12) Mills, C.Wright wrote book

White Collar
The Language of Social Research
Value in Social Theory
None of these

(14) Probation refers to
(a) Dealing with offenders while at liberty to a specified period of supervision by an officer of the court 
(b) Absconded offender
(c) Murder of a criminal 
(d) None of these

(15) Social mobility means

Change in the closeness to members of other groups
Movement from one class to another
None of these

(16) By social status we refer to

(a) This is the position occupied by a person in a social system relative to others.
A person gets the position by marriage only
None of these

(17) Social evolution means

The process of gradual change taking place in all societies from simple to complex
Decay in social system
None of these

(18) Hypergamy refers to

Position holds in lower classes
Marriage upward from a lower social class to caste into a higher one
A society dominated by wealthy people
None of these

19) Leveret means

(c) None of these

20) Totem refers to

High regards between the members of the Community
An object, often an animal or plant, held in special regard by an individual or social group
Children are looked after with great care

None of these

1. Socialization is:
(a)Instinctive process (b)Personal social learning (c) Building up of norms and values in the personality by groups (d)None of these

2. Who can be taken as early pure sociologist among the social thinkers?
(a)August comte (b)Ibn-e-Khaldun (c) Durkheim (d)None of these

3.Ascribed social status of a person is determined by:
(a)Biological inheritance (b)What he achieves (c) Contacts abroad (d)None of these

4. In Cultural Lag the part that moves slowly is called:
(a)Material culture (b)Symbolic culture (c) Sub-culture (d)None of these

5. The spread of cultural traits and patterns in spaceis called:
(a)Assimilation (b)Acculturation (c) Diffusion (d)None of these

6. A Stimulus-Response Condition between two persons is called:
(a)Exchange (b)Dialogue (c) Interaction (d)None of these

7.Polandry is a form of marriage in which:
(a)Many women marry one man (b)Many men are husbands of one woman (c) One man marries a woman (d)None of these

8. A verified and verifiable proposition is called:
(a)Hypothesis (b)Design (c) Fact (d)None of these

9. Urbanism is:
(a)A process of migration (b)An attitude (c) Equal to urbanization (d)None of these

10. An operational definition of a concept is:
(a)Mediating variable (b)Guideline for the researcher in the field (c) A formal or lexiographic (d)None of these

11. Culture is:
(a)What has been given to us by our fore fathers (b)Man-made part of environment (c) Music, drama, dance etc. (d)None of these

12. Innovation is:
(a) Invention (b)Discovery (c) Both (a) and (b) (d)None of these

13. Emphasis in quantitative data is on:
(a)Validity (b)Reliability (c) Formal procedures (d)None of these

14. A sample is:
(a)A process of selecting items. (b)A smaller part representing the universe. (c) Giving a few examples from population. (d)None of these

15. When two or more persons interact with each other, they form:
(a)Community (b)Group (c) Society (d)None of these

16. A social caste is always:
(a)Exogamous and open (b)Endogamous and closed (c) Both (a) and (b) (d)None of these

17. A cricket match is an example:
(a)Truce (b)Accomodation (c) Competition (d)None of these

18. A socially expected and approved behaviour is called:
(a)Folkway (b)Social norm (c) More (d)None of these

19. A push factor in migration means:
(a)People attracted by urban facilities (b)People forced by circumstances leaving (c) Both (a) and (b) (d)None of these

20. An Interview Guide is:
(a) The person who guides the interview.
   (b) A booklet that explains the dynamics of an interview.
(c) The list of topics to be covered in an interview.
(d)None of these

21) When the researcher asks the respondent face to face question, this method is called ________.
(a) Interview schedule (b) Questionnaire (c) Observation (d) Interview guide (e) None of these

22) Power that people consider legitimate is known as ____________.
(a) Force (b) Right (c) Authority (d) Privilege (e) None of these

23) Social structure of a society is the net work of ____________.
(a) Institutional Relations (b) Values System (c) Traditions (d) compliance to norms (e) None of these

24) WID approach believes in:
(a) Gender mainstreaming (b) Gender Segregation
(c) Incorporating women in development activities (d) None of these

25) Gerontology is the study of _____________:
(a) Human beings (b) Special groups (c) Aged and Aging (d) All of these

26) The most pervasive of the social processes are:
(a) Cooperation (b) Overt conflict (c) Competition (d) None of these

27) Abstract sentiments are:
(a) Closer to the centre of the self than moral rules (b) Provide a focus for allegiance (c) Are compellers of action (d) None of these

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

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

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

31) Stratified Samples fall under:
(a) Probability sampling design (b) Non-probability sampling design
(c) Multi stage sampling design (d) None of these

32) Egoistic, the special type of suicide presented by Emile Durkkim springing from:
(a) Excessive regulation (b) Excessive individualism (c) Over migration with group (d) None of these

33) A close connection between religion and economic forces was presented by:
(a) Max Weber (b) Karl Max (c) Emile Durkkim
(d) C. Wright Mill (e) None of these

34) A large kinship group whose members inhabit one geographic area and believe they are descendent from a common area is known as:
(a) Clan (b) Tribe (c) Kin group (d) Class (e) None of these

35) A social condition in which values are conflicting, weak or absent is:
(a) Assimilation (b) Hawthorne effect (c) invasion (d) Anomie

36) In theoretical field social research aims at:
(a) finding problems of human being (b) identifying delinquent behaviour
(c) reducing social conflicts (d) None of these

37) Survey means:
(a) Overlooking (b) Organizing social data (c) Observation (d) None of these

38) Independent variables are:
(a) Experimental Groups (b) Study of social investigation (c) Study of social life (d) None of these

(39) Qualitative Data Means:
(a) Expressed in number (b) Expressed in words (c) Both of these (d) None of these

40) A Likert scale emphasizes:
(a) Reproducibility (b) Uni-dimensionality (c) None of these

41) Ferdinand Tonnies used the term ________ to refer to societies dominated by impersonal relationships, individual accomplishment and self-interests.
(a) Society (b) Gesellschaft
(c) Community (d) Gemeinschaft

42) When the researcher asks the respondent face to face questions, this method is called ________.
(a) Interview Schedule (b) Questionnaire (c) Observation (d) Interview guide

43)  ________ is the process by which people learn all patterns of social life.
(a) Interaction (b) Communication
(c) Socialization (d) Dissemination

44) According to _______ all societies across the world are stratified.
(a) Anthropologists (b) Sociologists
(c) Economists (d) Political Scientists

45) Biological characteristics distinguishing male from female is called ________.
(a) Hetrosexuality (b) Gender (c) Sex (d) Homosexuality

46) A family consisting of step relations is called ________.
(a) Plural family (b) Joint family
(c) Extended family (d) Compound family

47) Power that people consider legitimate is known as _________.
(a) Force (b) Right
(c) Authority (d) Privilege

48) Mugging, rape and burglary are examples of _________ crimes.
(a) Organized crimes (b) General crimes
(c) Street crimes (d) Modern crimes

49) A norm is always enforced by sanctions.

(a) True (b) False
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