Sociological Concepts-Indian Society and Sociology [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Sociology]: Questions 1 - 4 of 5

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Question 1

Indian Society and Sociology
Social Stratification-Caste

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which is not a form of social stratification? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Caste

b.

Class

c.

Religion

d.

Gender

Question 2

Indian Society and Sociology
Communalism and Secularism

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which dimension of secularism stated by T. N. Madan is not true? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ensuring a just standard of living for all people irrespective of community

b.

The separation of State from religion

c.

Partial treatment of some communities by the state

d.

Approaching religious beliefs in a spirit of objective rationality

Question 3

Indian Society and Sociology
Dialectical Approach (A. R. Desai)

Question

MCQ▾

AR Desai՚s work The Social Background of Indian Nationalism differs from conventional accounts of India՚s freedom struggle because:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It undertakes a comparative study of the Indian national movement with similar movements in other countries

b.

It analyses how various caste groups responded to and contributed to the movement

c.

It looks at how the concept of nationalism has evolved in India post-independence

d.

It traces the historical and material conditions that led to the rise of Indian nationalism

Question 4

Indian Society and Sociology
Social Stratification-Caste

Question

MCQ▾

In tribal societies, the ‘age sets’ are considered as one of the basis of the social

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Enumeration

b.

Allocation

c.

Stratification

d.

Differentiation