Class 12 Sociology Chapter 3 – Social Institutions MCQ Question and Answers – MCQs for Practice by Meenu Saini | May 26, 2022 | General | 0 comments Class 12 Sociology Chapter 3 – Social Institutions MCQ Question Answers for CUET 2024 1. How many features of caste system have been giveen by Dr. Ghurye?a.Fiveb.Sixc.Sevend.Four Loading... 2. Who wrote the book "Caste in India"?a.Majumdarb.Huttonc.Risleyd.Ghurye Loading... 3. Which of the following are not the changes brought by colonialism to the caste system?a.Uniting castes to traditional occupationsb.Land revenue settlements serving the upper castes customary rightsc.Numbering and recording of castes through Censusd.Marking of schedules of castes for special treatment by the state Loading... 4. Which of these is the function of caste?a.To determine occupationb.Mental securityc.Security of cultured.All of these Loading... 5. The Adivasis tradeda.Forest produceb.Elephantsc.All of thesed.Salt Loading... 6. Which of the following is not a principle on winch the caste system is based?a.Differenceb.Competitionc.Separationd.Wholism Loading... 7. Those who have blood relations are the part of which kinship?a.noneb.Both a & bc.Affinald.Consanguineal Loading... 8. Who marries in Monogamy?a.One male and one femaleb.Two females and three malesc.One female and two malesd.One male and two females Loading... 9. ________ passed a law that recognised SC's and ST's.a.The Government of India Act, 1935b.The Untouchability Offences Act of 1955c.The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 2006d.The Scheduled Castes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 Loading... 10. Which of the following is an example of the economic changes affecting caste?a.Modern industry created all kinds of new jobs for which there were no caste rules.b.Recruitment to industrial jobs continued to be organised along caste and kinship-based lines.c.Emergence of caste-based political parties in the 1980s.d.Particular departments or shop floors were often dominated by specific castes. Loading... 11. Who founded the Satyashodhak Samaj in 1873?a.Sri Narayana Gurub.E.V. Ramasami Naickarc.Jyotirao Govindrao Phuled.Ayyankali Loading... 12. In which family the name of descent goes with the name of father?a.Matriarchalb.Patrilinealc.Matrilineald.No one Loading... 13. 'Sanskritisation refers to:a.The process of becoming more cultured'b.The process of giving up on one's own culture by adopting a new culturec.The process of learning and acquiring sanskrit languaged.The process by which members of a middle or lower caste attempt to raise their own social status by adopting the ritual, domestic and social practices of a higher castes Loading... 14. In which area has caste proved to be the strongest?a.Politicsb.Urban spherec.Economicd.Cultural and domestic sphere Loading... 15. The tribal language spoken by Indian tribes includea.Dravidianb.Indo-Aryanc.Tibeto-Burmand.Austric Loading... 16. Which of the following is NOT a correct statement about the term jati?a.It is an all-India aggregative classificationb.It is a local classification that varies from region to regionc.Membership in a jati involves rules about food and food-sharingd.It has a segmental organisation Loading... 17. When was Hindu Marriage Act passed?a.1955b.1935c.1946d.1965 Loading... 18. Which of the following is true for caste?a.It is endogamousb.It is not linked to occupationsc.It is a choiced.It is based on egalitarianism Loading... 19. Choose the incorrect statement about position of caste and caste-based issues in the nationalist movement.a.Anti-untouchability programmes became a significant part of the Congress agenda.b.There was an initiative taken to organise "depressed classes from both ends of the caste spectrum.c.Efforts to organise the "depressed classes and particularly the untouchable caste began during the nationalist movement.d.The dominant view was to treat caste as a social evil and as a colonial ploy to divide India. Loading... 20. The 1901 Census took place under the direction of:a.Herbert Spencerb.Lord Benticc.Herbert Risleyd.Lord William Loading... Loading... Also See : Sociology Chapter 1 – Introducing Indian Society MCQs Sociology Chapter 2 – The Demographic Structure of Indian Society MCQs Sociology Chapter 4 – The Market as Social Institution MCQs Sociology Chapter 5 – Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion MCQs Sociology Chapter 6 – The Challenges Of Cultural Diversity MCQs Sociology Chapter 8 – Structural change MCQs Sociology Chapter 9 – Structural change MCQs Sociology Chapter 10 – The Story of Indian Democracy MCQs Sociology Chapter 11 – Change and Development in Rural Society MCQs Sociology Chapter 12 – Change and development in Industrial Society MCQs Sociology Chapter 13 – Globalization and Social Culture MCQs Sociology Chapter 14 – Mass Media and Communication MCQs Sociology Chapter 15 – Social Movements MCQs Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.