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1. Identify the important social institutions in rural India among the following.

a. Family

B. Caste

c. Religion

d. All of these

2. Where did rural sociology originated in the world?

a. United Kingdom

B. France

c. United States of America

d. Russia

3. When did Rural Sociology originated as a systematic science?

a. 1820

B. 1850

c. 1862

d. 1897

4. Which of the following is responsible for the emergence of rural sociology?

a. Rural study commission

B. Rural sociological society of America

c. The Country life Commission

d. The Bureau of Agricultural Economic

5. When was the country life commission formed?

a. 1820

B. 1907

c. 1867

d. 1917

6. When was the Journal entitled ‘Rural Sociology’ published?

a. 1939

B. 1935

c. 1926

d. 1937

7. Which of the following is the prime objective of Rural sociology?

a. Comprehensive study of rural social organisation its structure and functions

B. Study of social problems in rural society

c. Scientific study of rural family

d. Systematic study of rural and urban relations

8. Who appointed the Country Life Commission (CLC) ?

a. Woodrow Wilson

B. William Mckinley

c. Growver Cleveland

d. Theodore Roosevelt

9. Which of the following is responsible for the emergence of rural sociology?

a. Unemployment in rural areas

B. Poverty and economic crisis

c. Discrimination of rural people

d. Lack of educational facilities in rural society

10. The beginning of the study of rural society in India was initiated by

a. A.R Desai

B. Louis Dumont

c. Sir Henry Maines

d. Ramakrishna Mukerjee

11. Who wrote the first College text book in Rural sociology?

a. Dumont

B. Sir Henry Maines

c. John M. Gillettee

d. A.R Desai

12. The findings of Country Life Commission were referred to

a. The American Sociological Society

B. Royal Commission on Agriculture

c. Rural sociological society

d. American rural sociological society

13. Rural sociology is

a. the sociology of life in the rural environment

B. the sociology of marriage system in Rural society

c. the study of changing family structure in Rural society

d. the study of economic aspects of rural life

14. Rural Sociology in India as a systematic branch of study developed

a. after independence of India

B. During the British rule

c. After introduction of land ceiling

d. During the pre-British Period

15. Which of the following is the nature of Rural Sociology

a. Empirical discipline

B. Problem-oriented

c. Non-ethical

d. All of the above

16. Which of the following is not included in rural institutions

a. Religion

B. marriage

c. family

d. Schools

17. Rural population according to 2011 census was

a. 64.48%

B. 68.84 %

c. 59.35%

d. 62.20%

18. The village community is characterised by-

a. progressive ideas

B. secondary relations

c. conservative ideas

d. materialism

19. A clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town is called

a. Sub-town

B. Metropolis

c. Village

d. Cities

20. Rural sociology emerged due to

a. the need of intensive study of different aspects of rural social life

B. the need of reconstruction of rural family

c. the necessity of reformation in rural behavior

d. the necessity of gainful employment in rural areas.

21. Rural Sociology as a separate discipline of study started in

a. The nineteeth century

B. The eighteen century

c. The twentieth century

d. The seventeenth century

22. Which of the following is known as “the charter for Rural Sociology”

a. Report of the Royal Commission

B. Report of the Country Life Commission

c. Report of the British East India Company

d. Report of the Planning Commission

23. Studies on village communities before independence of India focused mainly on

a. Economic perspective

B. Political perspective

c. Social perspective

d. Psychological perspective

24. Village studies during the British period were made for

a. Helping village development

B. Consolidating the British Raj in India

c. Consolidating Panchayati Raj

d. Eradicating rural poverty

25. Village studies in India were mainly conducted by

a. Administrators

B. Economists

c. Sociologists and Anthropologists

d. All of the above


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