[Sociology Test 4] RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2020

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1) Who called sociology “Social Physics”?

a) Auguste Comte

b) Wilfred

c) Herbert Spencer

d) None of the above

2) Levirate means;

a) Marriage of a man with the widow of his deceased brother

b)Marriage of a man with the sister of his deceased wife

c) a & b both.

d) None of the above

3) Joint family may be preferred because it has;

a) Greater financial security

b)Division of labour

c) Workable as a cooperative

d) all of these

4) Rapid growth of urbanization is due to advancement in;


b) Westernization

c) Technology

d) Transport

5) Whose statement is this” where there is life there is society”

a) August Comte

b) Herbert Spencer

c) Durkheim

d) Maclver & Page

6) Who developed the “organic theory of society”

a) Herbert Spencer

b) Henry Maine

c) Thomas Hobbes


7) What does culture usually reflect in Modern society?

a)Group culture

b) National culture

c) Geographical culture

d)religious culture

8) Customs are powerful in regulating the conduct of people in:

a)Simple societies

b) Urban societies

c) Industralized societies

d) All of these

9) Which one of the following is not a healthy social process?



c) Integration

d) None of these

(10) The term society in sociology is used to refer to:

(a) The person living in an area

(b) The persons professing the same religion.

(c) The system of social relationship

(d) The organized relations between individuals

(11) Herbert Spencer classified the society into:

(a) Four classes

(b) Eight classes

(c) Two classes

(d) Three classes

(12) ‘The bourgeoisie type of society was compounded by:

(a) Max Weber

(b) Karl Marx

(c) Hegel

(d) T.H. Green

(13) Language is important to society because:

(a) It makes social contracts easy.

(b) It raised man from a savage to a noble being

(c) It is an invention of society

(d) It easily satisfies man’s need of expression (e> None of these. .

(14) Socialization is a process involving:

(a) Setting up the social norms

(b) Gradual changing of an organism

(c) Declaring everything as belonging to society

(d) Training to adapt id society

(15) According to Hegel assimilation is:

(a) a person not a result

(b) a person as well a result

(c) a result and not a process

(d) All of these

(16) An association is characterized by:

(a) Norms

(b) Customs

(c) Folk ways

(d) Usage

(17) ‘The research process occurs:

(a) Sometime quickly, sometimes slowly

(b) With a very high degree of familiarization and rigour

(c) Always through the interaction. of several scientists

(d) Only if the scientist’s imagination

(18) Operational definitions:

(a) Are composed of primitive and derived terms

(b) Represent concepts that can be directly observed

(c) Are sets of procedures that describe measurement activities

(d) Specify the meaning of concepts through obstensive definitions

(19) If we-develop a system that describe a cily}s. traffic flow by setting up a simulated road network, traffic signals and vehicles, we have constructed a/an: .

(a) Axiomatic theory

(b) Model

(c) Ad-hoc classificatory system

(d) Taxonomy

(20) In principle, the age of a person is a:

(a) Control variable

(b) Continuous variable

(c) Discrete variable

(d) Spurious variable

(21) If a change in X produces a change in Y then:

(a) X is not casually related to Y

(b) X and Y do not ovary /

(c) X ‘could he cause of Y

(d) Y is a cause of X

(22) What is the lowest Level of measurement in which numbers or symbols are used to classify objects?

(a) Nominal

(b) Ordinal

(c) Internal

(d) Ratio

(23) Population of Pakistan is around:

(a) 150 million

(b) 140 million

(c) 160 million

(d) 130 million

(24) Population of Pakistan has been increasing at the rate of:

(a) 3 percent

(b) 2.1 percent

(c) 1.5 per cent

(d) 2.6 percent

(25) Average life of a Pakistani woman is:

(a) Equal to men

(b) Shorter than man

(c) Longer than man

(d) None of these.

(26) Status may be:

(a) Ascribed

(b) Achieved

(c) Both ascribed and achieved

(d) None of these,

(27) An achieved status is:

(a) Shared by caste-minded people

(b) Inherited from parents

(c) Derived from abilities and skills

(d) Dependent upon biological condition

(28) Role conflict – in society emerges out of the fact that:

(a) Performers do not know the nature of Vole performed «

(b) There is lack of balance in the system of the role performed

(c) They do not observe the desired standards,

(d) They do not get adequate award -for the role performed

(29)”Bourgeoisie is a term used by:

(a) ‘Aristotle

(b) Karl Mar X

(c) Max Weber

(d) Maclur

(30) Etnocentricism means:

(a) Evaluating other cultures with the Yardstick of your own values.

(b)Taking other nations as good as your own one but disowned

(c)No other society is like your’s and your society or group is superior to others.

(d) None of these.

(31) Social facts have thier independent existence and must be studied likewise. Who remarked above when discussing scientific method:


(b)Emile Durkhiem

(c)Auguste Comte

(d) None of These

(32) An exploratory research design the major focus is on:

(a) Experimentation

(b) Hypothesetesting

(c) Profile development and description

(d) None of these

(33) Diffusion of innovations among cultures means:

(a) Traveling of traits and patterns in space/territory

(b) Transmission of trait complexes in time.

(c) Both(a) and (b)

(d) None of these

(34) Social institutions are ;

(a) God-given and cannot be changed

(b) Buildings and people who operate there

(c) Consultellation of folkways and moresaround some important functions(s) of society.

(d) None of these.

(35)A counter culture:

(a) Has to be against the existing cultural ethos/values

(b) May not be against the existing cultural ethos/values

(c) If different from the existing culture may never succeed to survive

(d) None of these.

(36) Family Laws Ordinance was passed for the first time in:

(a) 1961

(b) 1973

(c) 1985

(d) None of these.

(37) Demographic Transition exhibits:

(a) High birth rate and low death rate in its first phase

(b) high death rate and low birth rate in its first phase.

(c) High birth rate and high death rate in its first phase.

(d) None of these.

(38) As a conquence of rural urban migration:

(a) more and more urbanization is taking place successfully

(b) ruralization of urban areas is talking place

(c) ruralization of urban areas and ribbon growth seem to be the result

(d) None of these

(39) In a patriarchal family the major decision are taken by the:

(a)Old men and women

(b)The male or female head of the family

(c)The male head of the family who weilds all powers

(d)None of these.

(40) Sociobiologists believe that:

(a) biology being the major constraints does not allow any change in human nature hence socialization does not change much of human individual nature.

(b) Individaul is the product of social group within which he is socialized

(c)The-nature controversy has ended in favour of nurture and the bio-sociologists have failed to promote thier thesis.

(d) None of these

(41)A double-barrelle question has the potential of having:

(a) Two acceptable responses/answers

(b)Two answers but incompatible with each other

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these.

(42) Those who cannot compete have no right for higher learning and must be refused accordingly who believed in the above thesis?

(a) Auguste comte


(c) Karl max

(d) None of these

(43) Whose theorizing social change is depicted/comes closer to Iqbal’s verse “AA tujh ko bataon main taqdeer umam kia hai shamsher w sanna awwal taoos w rabab aakhir”

(a) Karl- Marx

(b) Ibn-i-Khaldun

(c)George Hegel

(d) None of these.

(44) The lowest density of population per square kilometer is found in:

(a) Sindh

(b) N.W.F.P


(d) None of these

(45) Alteration is the state of affairs in which:

(a) The society has no norms and if there are any nobody follows the

(b) The individual has no claim over the product that he has finished

(c) The worker is least emotionally related to the product that he develops, the co-workers and the work environment.

(46) The rate of return for a mailed questionaire is usually:

(a) very high

(b) very low

(c) It can be both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

(47) According to Emile Durkhiem the Mechanical Solidarity is based on:

(a) Blood relations and neighbourhood

(b) Division of labour and specialization

(c) The contribution individuals make to each other

(d) None of these

(48) Cultural Shock is caused by:

(a) Playing is different role and getting role strain

(b) Finding values, norms and customs against ones cultural socialization usually opposite to what one has been socialized in and they turn out to be dysfunctional.

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

(49) Standard deviation in statistics is the measure that indicates in essence the:

(a) Central tendency

(b) Spread of the sample means/values

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

(50) When the researcher asks the respondent face to face questions, this method is called?

(a) Interview Schedule

(b) Questionnaire

(C) Observation

(d) Interview guide

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