MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 1 Sociology and Society

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 1 Sociology and Society
1. One of the features of modern societies is
(a) specialisation of work.
(b) face to face interaction of members.
(c) urbanisation and factory production.
(d) agricultural production.
► (c) urbanisation and factory production.

2. Society is looked upon as
(a) caste and class.
(b) social stratification.
(c) simple society.
(d) system of parts.
► (d) system of parts.

3. Social problems can be understood in the realm of
(a) Chemistry.
(b) Physics.
(c) Sociology.
(d) Psychology.
► (c) Sociology.

4. Slums in urban areas denote
(a) division of labour.
(b) overpopulation and migration.
(c) education and development.
(d) illiteracy.
► (b) overpopulation and migration.

5. A system of economic enterprise based on economic exchange is known as
(a) capitalism.
(b) industrialization.
(c) modernization.
(d) westernization.
► (a) capitalism.

6. Questions on common sense knowledge lead to the
(a) sociological knowledge.
(b) social differentiation.
(c) common sense knowledge.
(d) sociological imagination.
► (a) sociological knowledge.

7. Who wrote the book ‘Sociological Imagination’.
(a) C.W. Mills
(b) August Comte
(c) Max Weber
(d) Karl Marx
► (a) C.W. Mills

8. Industrial Revolution was characterised by ________
(a) migration to cities
(b) emergence of clock time
(c) bad sanitation and general squalor
(d) All the above.
► (d) All the above.

9. The basis of ‘common sense’ knowledge is _____
(a) rational thinking
(b) general understanding
(c) objective
(d) has a body of facts
► (a) rational thinking

10. Classification of societies was based on
(a) urbanization.
(b) de-centralization.
(c) industrialization.
(d) non-industrialization.
► (c) industrialization.

11. Sociology is the study of
(a) human social behavior.
(b) plants and animals.
(c) man and environment.
(d) earth.
► (a) human social behavior.

12. History is the study of
(a) contemporary society.
(b) abstract and generalized reality.
(c) our past.
(d) gender relations.
► (c) our past.

13. Macro-sociology is the study of:
(a) small groups
(b) large groups
(c) minorities
(d) tribal groups
► (b) large groups

14. Sociology focuses on
(a) interactions between individuals.
(b) animal behaviour.
(c) environment.
(d) peace and conflict.
► (a) interactions between individuals.

15. Social control brings _____ to society.
(a) social order
(b) deviance
(c) disobedience
(d) violence 
► (a) social order
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