MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology Chapter 2 Terms, Concepts and their Use in Sociology with Answers

Question 1.
Human life is based on the
(a) Material benefits
(b) Spiritual thoughts
(c) Conflict among members
(d) Interaction and communication among members


Answer: (d) Interaction and communication among members

Question 2.
_____ a mode of reward or punishment that reinforce socially expected forms of behaviour.
(a) Identity
(b) Conflict
(c) Sanctions
(d) Khasi


Answer: (c) Sanctions

Question 3.
The system in which society was divided into Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, and Shudras was known as
(a) Varna System
(b) Class System
(c) Status
(d) Caste System


Answer: (a) Varna System

Question 4.
Which one of the following refers to the place or time of one’s birth?
(a) Identity
(b) Natal
(c) Values
(d) Aggregates


Answer: (b) Natal

Question 5.
A Peer group is a kind of
(a) Primary group
(b) Secondary group
(c) Association
(d) Peer, group


Answer: (a) Primary group

Question 6.
The behaviours, obligations, and privileges attached to social status is known as
(a) Status set
(b) Role set
(c) Social role
(d) Status symbol


Answer: (c) Social role

Question 7.
Panchamas in the caste system were considered as
(a) Untouchables
(b) Vaishyas
(c) Shudras
(d) Kshatriyas


Answer: (a) Untouchables

Question 8.
The perspective which stresses that deviance promotes social unity and social change is
(a) Conflict
(b) Functionalist
(c) Interactionism
(d) Post-modernist


Answer: (b) Functionalist

Question 9.
Social classes, status groups, age and gender groups, and crowds are the examples of
(a) Reference groups
(b) Peer, groups,
(c) In groups
(d) Quasigroups


Answer: (d) Quasigroups

Question 10.
The basis of a caste system is
(a) Ascribed status
(b) Achieved status
(c) Power
(d) Wealth


Answer: (a) Ascribed status

Question 11.
Migrants are often considered as
(a) Out-Group
(b) In-Group
(c) Peer Group
(d) Reference Group


Answer: (a) Out-Group

Question 12.
Social position in a society is known as
(a) Class
(b) Caste
(c) Role
(d) Status


Answer: (d) Status


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