IAS Sociology (P) – Basic Concept of Sociology – Questions 2006

11.   Which of the following characteristics prevail when members of a particular group consider another groups as reference group?

1. Striving for admission         2. Mutual awareness           3. Conferral superiority                              

 4. Individual initiative                   5. Emulation                6. Simple comparison

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


a)      1, 3, 5 and 6 only                             b)            2, 3,4 and 5 only

c)      3, 4, 5 and 6 only                            d) 1, 2,3 and 4 only 

 12.    Which among the following correctly describes changed position of women in a modem Indian family?  

a)      Woman’s increasing economic independence

b)      Woman’s becoming head of the family

c)      Woman’s growing indifference to her domestic obligations

d)      Woman’s competitiveness with male peers in the family  

13.    While social status implies a collection of rights and duties, what does social role represent.

a)      The opposite of social status

b)      The dynamic aspect of social status

c)      The passive aspect of social status

d)      The same as social status

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One Response to “IAS Sociology (P) – Basic Concept of Sociology – Questions 2006”

  1. prashant Says:

    Dear sir, heartily thankful to you, the site is really helpful for all who are serious about UPSC.

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