Sociology General knowledge and Quiz

6. Who propounded the concept of “reference group”

(A)  W. I. Thomas
(B)  C. R. Mills
(C)  W Waller
(D)  H. H. Hyman

Correct Answer: (D)  H. H. Hyman

7. Herbert Spencer’s name is associated with

(A)  positivism
(B)  organicism
(C)  functionalism
(D)  determinism

Correct Answer: (B)  organicism

8. Who among the following developed the sociometry method

(A)  P. V. Young
(B)  Karl Pearson
(C)  H. M. Johnson
(D)  J. L. Moreno

Correct Answer: (D)  J. L. Moreno

9. What is a type of marriage called when the brother of a deceased man is obliged to marry his brother’s widow

(A)  Levirate
(B)  Sororate
(C)  Adelphic polyandry
(D)  Adelphic polygyny

Correct Answer: (A)  Levirate

10. What are the two basic features of the community

(A)  Heterogeneity and Integrity
(B)  Proximity and Stability
(C)  Homogeneity and Conflict
(D)  Continuity and Change

Correct Answer: (B)  Proximity and Stability

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