MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 2 Social Change and Social Order in Rural and Urban Society

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 2 Social Change and Social Order in Rural and Urban Society

1. Which thinker proposed a theory where living organisms evolve-or change slowly over several centuries or even millennia, by adapting themselves to natural circumstances.
(a) Spencer
(b) Darwin
(c) Einstein
(d) Comte
► (b) Darwin

2. The French revolution(1789-93) and the Soviet or Russian revolution of 1917 are examples of ______
(a) Evolution
(b) Political evolution
(c) Social evolution
(d) Revolution
► (d) Revolution

3. ‘Social Darwinism’, is a theory that emphasised the importance of _____ change.
(a) revolutionary
(b) adaptive
(c) evolutionary
(d) societal
► (b) adaptive

4. Youth rebellion is an example of _____ Culture.
(a) adaptive
(b) societal
(c) counter
(d) revolutionary
► (c) counter

5. The natural disaster that hit Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Islands and parts of Tamil Nadu in December 2004 was ______.
(a) reversible
(b) irreversible
(c) counter culture
(d) revolution
► (b) irreversible

6. The new spinning and weaving machines destroyed the ______ industry of the Indian subcontinent with technological innovations in the textile industry in Britain.
(a) transport
(b) handloom
(c) silk
(d) cotton
► (b) handloom

7. Ruling families of Mewar, in Rajasthan India, is an example of ______ authority.
(a) Bureaucratic
(b) Charismatic.
(c) Traditional.
(d) None of the above
► (c) Traditional.

8. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was introduced in the Year _____.
(a) 2002
(b) 2003
(c) 2004
(d) 2005
► (d) 2005

9. Urban communities that are sealed off by fences or walls with controlled entry and exit are called ______ communities.
(a) reversible
(b) counter
(c) gated
(d) revolution
► (c) gated

10. Which term is used to describe the conversion of a low class (urban) neighbourhood into a middle or upper class neighbourhood.
(a) Tariffs
(b) Charismatic
(c) Gentrification
(d) Evolution
► (c) Gentrification

11. The term dominant castes was coined by ______ (Sociologist)
(a) M.N. Srinivas
(b) Andre Beitille
(c) Ramaswamy
(d) A.R. Desai
► (a) M.N. Srinivas

12. _____ refers to landowning intermediate castes that are numerically large in number and thus enjoy political dominance in a given region.
(a) Low Castes
(b) Untouchables 
(c) Dominant Castes
(d) Gentrification
► (c) Dominant Castes

13. Which power considered to be justified or proper.?
(a) Tariffs
(b) Charismatic
(c) Authority
(d) Evolution
► (c) Authority

14. Which term refers to an explicity codified norm or rule?
(a) Tariffs
(b) Law
(c) Authority
(d) Evolution
► (b) Law
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