CUET Sociology Mock Test

CUET (UG) Sociology sample question paper Mock Test for the practice of upcoming exams. Practice set of 50 important MCQ questions for the preparation of university admission entrance exam 2024-2025.

Exam : CUET (UG)
Domain subject : Sociology
MCQ Questions : Attempt any 40 questions, out of 50
Time : 45 minutes

CUET (UG) Sociology Mock Test

Q.1: Who among the following said that, ‘Sociology’ can help you to map the links and connections between ‘personal troubles’ and ‘social issues’?
(a) Max Weber
(b) Emile Durkheim
(c) Bruno Latour
(d) C. Wright Mill

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Ans : (d) C. Wright Mill

Q.2: Which among the following is a criticism of malthusian theory of population?
(a) Human population tend to grow at faster rate than the rate of means of subsistance.
(b) The rise of population in geometries progression and agriculture growth in arithmetic progression.
(c) Positive check to population growth on the forms of famines and diseases.
(d) Problems like poverty and starvation is not by population growth but by unequal distribution of resources.

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Ans : (d) Problems like poverty and starvation is not by population growth but by unequal distribution of resources.

Q.3: Which year is called the ‘Demographic divide’ in India?
(a) 1881
(b) 1901
(c) 1921
(d) 1951

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Ans : (c) 1921

Q.4: The second stage of demographic transition is called
(a) Population explosion
(b) Life expectancy
(c) Transitional stage
(d) Replacement level

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Ans : (c) Transitional stage

Q.5: Which states in India are near the ‘replacement levels’ of population growth?
(a) Haryana
(b) Kerala
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Punjab

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Ans : (b) Kerala

Q.6: Which among the following is not the use of demographic data?
(a) Economic development
(b) Planning of policies
(c) Implementation of policies
(d) Private welfare

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Ans : (d) Private welfare

Q.7: The term caste in the Indian context comprise of
(a) Tribes
(b) Varna
(c) Jati
(d) Both (b) and (c)

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Ans : (d) Both (b) and (c)

Q.8: What made it difficult for the caste-segregated patterns of social interaction to survive?
(a) Partition
(b) Industrialisation
(c) Urbanisation
(d) None

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Ans : (c) Urbanisation

Q.9: The tribal language spoken by Indian tribes include
(a) Indo-Aryan
(b) Dravidian
(c) Austric
(d) Tibeto-Burman

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Ans : (c) Austric

Q.10: In which of the following society, a newly married couple stays with the women’s parents?
(a) Matrilocal
(b) Patrilocal
(c) Patrilineal
(d) Matrilineal

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Ans : (a) Matrilocal

Q.11: What is the difference between nuclear and extended family?
(a) Size of members
(b) Size of family members in locality
(c) Total members of family
(d) Total number of man in family

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Ans : (a) Size of members

Q.12: What is the name of Adam Smith’s book ?
(a) Nation is Wealth
(b) Wealth and Health
(c) Tribal Wealth
(d) The Wealth of Nations

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Ans : (d) The Wealth of Nations

Q.13: Who uses the term social stratification to refer to a system by which categories of people in society are ranked in a hierarchy?
(a) Sociologists
(b) Criminologists
(c) Psychologists
(d) Anthropologists

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Ans : (a) Sociologists

Q.14: Which caste was not supposed to a mass wealth?
(a) Sudras
(b) Brahmins
(c) Jains
(d) None

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Ans : (b) Brahmins

Q.15: Who appointed a commission to look into measures for the welfare of the OBCs?
(a) Gandhi
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Lala Lajpat Rai

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Ans : (c) Jawaharlal Nehru

Q.16: What campaign did Ram Mohan Roy led in Bengal?
(a) Anti-Drug Campaign
(b) Anti-Globalisation Campaign
(c) Anti-Sati Campaign
(d) None

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Ans : (c) Anti-Sati Campaign

Q.17: It means an opinion formed in advance of any familiarity with the subject before considering any available evidence.
(a) Prejudice
(b) Discrimination
(c) Stereotype
(d) Social Exclusion

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Ans : (a) Prejudice

Q.18: Untouchability is almost always associated with
(a) cultural differences
(b) economic exploitation
(c) racial difference
(d) physical power

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Ans : (b) economic exploitation

Q.19: States try to establish and enhance political legitimacy through
(a) Nation Building Strategy
(b) Communist Strategy
(c) Imperial Strategy
(d) Singular National Identity

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Ans : (a) Nation Building Strategy

Q.20: In ………… authority, rules are obeyed because their commands are within the impersonal, formally defined scope of their office?
(a) legal-rational
(b) Totalitarianism
(c) Democratic
(d) Charismatic

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Ans : (a) legal-rational

Q.21: Diversity emphasises ………… rather than inequalities?
(a) equality
(b) different
(c) similarity
(d) unique

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Ans : (b) different

Q.22: Which among the following society is the non-state and non-market part of the public domain in which individuals get together voluntarily to create institutions and organisations?
(a) Egalitarian society
(b) Civil society
(c) Cooperative society
(d) Exclusive society

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Ans : (b) Civil society

Q.23: The Right to Information Act was passed by Parliament on
(a) 15th June, 2005
(b) 13th October, 2005
(c) 20th June, 2005
(d) 21st June, 2005

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Ans : (a) 15th June, 2005

Q.24: Nation building is viewed mainly as a ………… process of economic development and social transformation.
(a) Centre-driven
(b) State-driven
(c) Organisation-driven
(d) Political-driven

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Ans : (b) State-driven

Q.25: MSA Rao explained how many types of impact on villages by urbanisation in India?
(a) One
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five

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Ans : (b) Three

Q.26: A National Planning Committee was set up in ………
(a) 1936
(b) 1938
(c) 1940
(d) 1942

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Ans : (b) 1938

Q.27: An economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and organised to accumulate profits within a market system. The phenomenon is known as ………… .
(a) Capitalism
(b) Globalisation
(c) Imperialism
(d) Colonisation

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Ans : (a) Capitalism

Q.28: Who was known as the Father of Indian Renaissance?
(a) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(b) Jotiba Phule
(c) Raja Ravi Varma
(d) Raja Ram Mohun Roy

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Ans : (d) Raja Ram Mohun Roy

Q.29: The All-India Muslim Ladies Conference was founded in …………., Indian reformers debated not just in public meetings but through public media like newspapers and journals. Translations of writings of social reformers from one Indian language to another took place.
(a) 1914
(b) 1915
(c) 1915
(d) 1916

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Ans : (a) 1914

Q.30: ………… established their colonial rule in India.
(a) British
(b) Dutch
(c) French
(d) Portuguese

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Ans : (a) British

Q.31: Who drafted a Constitution for India in 1928?
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad and eight other Congress leaders
(b) Motilal Nehru and eight other Congress leaders
(c) Sardar Vallabhai Patel
(d) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Ans : (b) Motilal Nehru and eight other Congress leaders

Q.32: Who was connected to the Panchayati Raj in Tribal Regions?
(a) Dr. BR Ambedkar
(b) K Shantarian
(c) Tiplut Nongbri
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

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Ans : (c) Tiplut Nongbri

Q.33: ____________ emphasised on the co-existence of liberty, equality and fraternity during constituent assembly debates.
(a) Dr. BR Ambedkar
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Sarojini Naidu

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Ans : (a) Dr. BR Ambedkar

Q.34: Karachi Resolution was passed in which year?
(a) 1919
(b) 1931
(c) 1935
(d) 1923

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Ans : (b) 1931

Q.35: Which among the following constitutional amendments were made for Panchayati Raj Institution?
(a) 24th and 25th Amendment
(b) 73rd and 74th Amendment
(c) 83rd and 84th Amendment
(d) 61st and 62nd Amendment

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Ans : (b) 73rd and 74th Amendment

Q.36: They have no land of their own and work on others.
(a) Zamindars
(b) Landlords
(c) Agriculture labourers
(d) Small Farmers

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Ans : (c) Agriculture labourers

Q.37: Landowners managed to divide the land among relatives and other through ………… transfers
(a) Benami
(b) Hawala
(c) Black marketing
(d) Fake

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Ans : (a) Benami

Q.38: In most of the regions of India the major landowning group belong to which castes?
(a) Upper castes
(b) Lower caste
(c) Business class
(d) Jains

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Ans : (a) Upper castes

Q.39: Name the sociologist who coined the term ‘footloose labour’?
(a) Verrier Elwin
(b) Jan Breman
(c) Auguste Comte
(d) Herbert Spencer

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Ans : (b) Jan Breman

Q.40: …………….. are essentially the government’s declared minimum procuring prices for agricultural products for a given year. It is primarily done to protect farmers from potential losses and to maintain a consistent price level.
(a) Support prices
(b) Subsidies
(c) Wages
(d) None of these

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Ans : (a) Support prices

Q.41: The first attempt at printing books using modern technologies began in which of the following places?
(a) America
(b) Europe
(c) Asia
(d) Africa

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Ans : (b) Europe

Q.42: The globalisation has close links with the ………. .
(a) international dimensions
(b) communication revolution
(c) media industry
(d) stuctural changes

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Ans : (b) communication revolution

Q.43: Which city is the Financial Capital of India?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Chennai
(c) Delhi
(d) Kolkata

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Ans : (a) Mumbai

Q.44: Which of the following traditional knowledge systems were preserved?
(a) Medicine
(b) Yoga
(c) Agriculture
(d) Both (a) and (b)

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Ans : (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.45: Ilbert Bill agitation happened in which year
(a) 1883
(b) 1983
(c) 1884
(d) 1882

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Ans : (a) 1883

Q.46: Theory of collective action was proposed by
(a) Zald
(b) EP Thompson
(c) Mancurolson
(d) James Scott

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Ans : (c) Mancurolson

Q.47: Which of the following are the essential elements in creating social movements?
(a) Identity politics
(b) Aspirations
(c) Cultural anxieties
(d) All of these

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Ans : (d) All of these

Q.48: The New Farmer’s Movement began in the period of ………….. .
(a) 1960’s
(b) 1970’s
(c) 1980’s
(d) 1990’s

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Ans : (b) 1970’s

Q.49: When did Naxalite Movement started from the region of Naxalbari?
(a) 1946
(b) 1967
(c) 1929
(d) 1968

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Ans : (b) 1967

Q.50: Resource Mobilisation Theory of social movement was given by
(a) MC Carthy
(b) Zald
(c) Mancur Olson
(d) Max Weber

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Ans : (a) MC Carthy

Answer Key : CUET Sociology Mock Test

1. (d)2. (d)3. (c)4. (c)5. (b)6. (d)7. (d)8. (c)9. (c)10. (a)
11. (a)12. (d)13. (a)14. (b)15. (c)16. (c)17. (a)18. (b)19. (a)20. (a)
21. (b)22. (b)23. (a)24. (b)25. (b)26. (b)27. (a)28. (d)29. (a)30. (a)
31. (b)32. (c)33. (a)34. (b)35. (b)36. (c)37. (a)38. (a)39. (b)40. (a)
41. (b)42. (b)43. (a)44. (d)45. (a)46. (c)47. (d)48. (b)49. (b)50. (a)


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