Sociology Important Solved MCQs Practice Test No. 1

1). All cultures are constantly:

  1. constant
  2. changing
  3. Not changing
  4. None of these

2). No society is exactly succeeded in:

  1. analyzing the human nature.
  2. exactly copying and transmitting the culture of its ancestors.
  3. None of these

3). To stabilize word meaning and stop language changes the dictionary was created by:

  1. Samuel Johnson
  2. Adam Smith
  3. August Comet

4). Samuel Johnson published his dictionary in the hope that it would stabilise word meaning and stop language changes in:

  1. 1655
  2. 1755 ✔️
  3. 1855

5). Social change is:

  1. continuous ✔️
  2. irresistible
  3. both of these

6). In social change there is:

  1. no distinction ✔️
  2. distinction
  3. an individual increase in wealth
  4. None

8). Which of the following is included in social change?

  1. Changes in the age distribution.
  2. Invention and popularization
  3. Changing concept of property.
  4. All of above ✔️
  5. None of these

9). Which of the following is included in social change?

  1. Change in average educational level. ✔️
  2. Change in political condition.
  3. Change in environment.

10). Which of the following is not included in social change?

  1. New forms of music.
  2. Changing concept of propriety and morality.
  3. Changes in age distribution.
  4. Change in political environment.

11). The term socio-cultural is used for:

  1. culture change only
  2. social change only
  3. both of these ✔️

12). Progress and social change is:

  1. different ✔️
  2. same
  3. None of these

13). “Progress” means:

  1. change in desirable direction. ✔️
  2. change in society.
  3. change in culture.

14). Which of the following is theory of social and culture change?

  1. Cyclical theories of change ✔️
  2. Marxian theory
  3. None of these

15). Discoveries become a factor in social change when:

  1. new knowledge is put to new uses. ✔️
  2. Old knowledge is put to new uses.
  3. when change happens.

16). Invention is often defined as:

  1. new combination.
  2. a new use of existing knowledge.
  3. ways of classifying things. ✔️
  4. only b

17). “Each invention may be new in form”, pointed out by:

  1. P. V. Young
  2. Adam Smith
  3. Gillin ✔️

18). “Form” refers to the:

  1. shape of the new object ✔️
  2. size of the new object
  3. combination of two objects

19). “Function” refers to the:

  1. what the invention does ✔️
  2. working of object
  3. changing in object

20). “Meaning” refers to the:

  1. long-range consequences of its range. ✔️
  2. traits
  3. similar to pattern

21). Process of social cultural change:

  1. Discovery and invention
  2. Discovery and diffusion
  3. Discovery, invention, diffusion ✔️

22). Which of the following is not process of social cultural change?

  1. Discovery
  2. Invention
  3. Scientific experiment ✔️
  4. Diffusion

23). Which of the following is process of social cultural change?

  1. Research
  2. Scientific experiment
  3. Diffusion ✔️
  4. Analysis

24). “Diffusion” is :

  1. new use of existing knowledge.
  2. spread of cultural trait from group to group. ✔️
  3. combination of two or more cultures.

25). Diffusion is:

  1. continuous process
  2. unlimited process
  3. selective process ✔️
  4. None of these

26). Diffusion takes place whenever:

  1. societies come into contact. ✔️
  2. societies apart from each other.
  3. one person lives in other country.

27). “Cause” means:

  1. phenomenon which is both necessary and sufficient to produce a predictable effect. ✔️
  2. new combination.
  3. something happen.

28). Factors in social change are predominately:

  1. social and culture ✔️
  2. biological
  3. geographic

29). Race is sometime taken as synonymous of:

  1. culture
  2. language
  3. national ✔️

30). The term race is applied to group of people:

  1. professing same religion
  2. speaking same language ✔️
  3. having different living standards

Important Links:

Lecturer Sociology Online Tests

One Paper Online Tests

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *