MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 1 Social Structure, Stratification and Social Processes

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Sociology: Ch 6 Social Structure, Stratification and Social Processes

1. The term 'social structure' means that society
(a) is stratified.
(b) has concrete structure.
(c) is captured.
(d) is structured.
► (a) is stratified.

2. The notion that ‘human beings have to cooperate to meet their basic needs, and to produce and reproduce themselves and their world’ was supported by
(a) Emile Durkheim.
(b) Charles Darwin.
(c) Tom Bottomore.
(d) Durkheim and Karl Marx.
► (d) Durkheim and Karl Marx.

3. Admission procedures, codes of conduct, daily assemblies, annual functions and school anthems are the examples of
(a) family structure.
(b) political structure.
(c) school structure.
(d) religious structure.
► (c) school structure.

4. The universal features of all societies are
(a) growth, development and progress.
(b) co-operation, conflict and competition.
(c) urbanisation and industrialisation.
(d) tradition and modernity.
► (b) co-operation, conflict and competition.

5. 'The clash of interests' is known as
(a) conflict.
(b) competition.
(c) co-operation.
(d) class struggle.
► (a) conflict.

6. ‘Expansion of trade, division of labour, specialisation and rising productivity’ are the features of
(a) post-industrialisation.
(b) democracy.
(c) capitalism. 
(d) religious rituals.
► (c) capitalism. 

7. According to Emile Durkheim, societies exert constraint over
(a) social structure.
(b) social institutions.
(c) social groups.
(d) the actions of their members.
► (d) the actions of their members.

8. The form of social cohesion that is based on division of labour is known as
(a) social bond.
(b) social solidarity.
(c) social unity.
(d) organic solidarity.
► (d) organic solidarity.

9. With co-operation, conflict and competition are also the parts of
(a) modern societies.
(b) tribal societies.
(c) rural societies.
(d) Indian societies.
► (a) modern societies.

10. Unit of social structure is
(a) institution.
(b) association.
(c) social groups.
(d) all of these.
► (d) all of these.

11. “Social structure constrains our activities to constructed frameworks and patterns of organisation and directs our behaviour” Name the thinker
(a) Max Weber
(b) Durkheim
(c) Bottomore
(d) K. Marx
► (b) Durkheim

12. Life Chances, Social Statuses and political influences are enjoyed by  __________.
(a) Primary Groups
(b) Tertiary Groups
(c) Privilege Groups
(d) Interest Groups
► (c) Privilege Groups

13. The choices an individual makes/has in life, in terms of the school s/he goes to , or if s/he goes to school at all, the clothes s/he gets to wear, the foods /he consumes etc all of which is determined by _______.
(a) Status
(b) Role
(c) Prestige
(d) All the above.
► (a) Status

14. The central concepts to understanding the dialectical relationship between the society and individual are _______.
(a) Structure
(b) Stratification
(c) Social processes
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above
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