Sociological Theory-Structural-Functionalism and Structuralism [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Sociology]: Questions 20 - 23 of 23

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Question 20

Structural-Functionalism and Structuralism
Bronislaw Malinowski

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Kula exchange is associated with which tribe? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Tikopians

b.

Krowe tribe

c.

Azande tribes

d.

Trobiand islanders

Question 21

Structural-Functionalism and Structuralism
Robert K. Merton (Middle Range Theory, Reference Groups, Latent and Manifest Function)

Question

MCQ▾

Robert K Merton stated that a cultural item can have diverse and varied consequence for individuals, groups, society and culture. To which of his functional postulates this statement is related?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Functional Unity

b.

Functional indispensability

c.

Universal functionalism

d.

All of the above

Question 22

Structural-Functionalism and Structuralism
Bronislaw Malinowski

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which term is used to describe a system of ceremonial exchange by certain groups of tribes in Trobiand islands? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kula ring

b.

Potlatch

c.

Jajmani

d.

Connubism

Question 23

Structural-Functionalism and Structuralism
Claude Levi Strauss (Myths, Structuralism)

Question

MCQ▾

Who of the following maintains that social structure has nothing to do with empirical reality?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

AF Nadel

b.

C Levi Strauss

c.

RK Merton

d.

L Firth