Sociology General knowledge and Quiz

106. The statement ‘religion is heart of the heartless’ is attributed to

(A)  Karl Marx
(B)  Emile Durkheim
(C)  Radcliffe Brown
(D)  Max Weber

Correct Answer: (A)  Karl Marx

107. The term social structure refers to “an ordered arrangement” of parts as viewed by

(A)  S.F. Nadel
(B)  Levi-Strauss
(C)  R. Lowie
(D)  R.K. Merton

Correct Answer: (A)  S.F. Nadel

108. Who regards ‘deviance’ functional for society

(A)  Albert Cohen
(B)  Robert K. Merton
(C)  Emile Durkheim
(D)  Radcliffe Brown

Correct Answer: (B)  Robert K. Merton

109. Which of the following concepts does not figure in Malthusian theory of population

(A)  Arithmetic progression
(B)  Positive checks
(C)  Stable population
(D)  Preventive checks

Correct Answer: (C)  Stable population

110. Who among the following is associated with the Human Development Index (HDI) for measuring the level of development among various countries

(A)  Mahbub-ul-Haque
(B)  Raymond Firth
(C)  M.N. Srinivas
(D)  PA.R. Desai

Correct Answer: (A)  Mahbub-ul-Haque

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