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Bachelor's Preparatory Programme (B.P.P )


(For Non 10+2)
Term-End Examination
December, 2015

OSS-1 01 : Preparatory Course in Social Sciences

Time : 2 hours Maximum Marks : 50

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General Instructions :

Preparatory Course in Social Sciences (OSS-101) Questions 1— 50

(i) This is an objective type question paper. Options for the correct answer must be marked
only in OMR sheet.

(ii) All questions are compulsory.

(iii) The question paper consists of 50 questions each of which carries one mark.

(iv) Each question has four alternatives, one of which is correct. Write the Sl. No. of your
correct alternative/answer below the corresponding question number in the OMR sheet
and then mark the rectangle for the .same number in that column. If you find that none
of the given alternatives is correct then write 0 and mark in column 0.

(v) Do not waste time in reading the whole question paper. Go on solving questions one by
one. You may come back to the left out questions, if you have time at the end.

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1. Social Sciences deal with
(1) Human society
(2) Interpersonal relationships
(3) Social issues
(4) All of the above

2. Locally elected representative body looking after the management of local affairs
is/are
(1) Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs)
(2) Public sector banking institutions
(3) Educational institutions
(4) None of the above

3. Who studied the problem of suicide in society ?


(1) Emile Durkheim
(2) Oscar Lewis
(3) Edmund Leach
(4) Karl Marx

4. Which is a source of primary data ?


(1) Records (2) Gazette
(3) Fieldwork (4) Articles

5. For a knowledge based society, excessive emphasis has been laid on


(1) Management education
(2) ICT
(3) Computer education
(4) All of the above

6. Ayurveda is the study of


(1) Ancient plants
(2) Ancient medicine
(3) Hymns
(4) None of the above
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7. Rise of new information and communication technologies leading to greater global
integration in a feature of
(1) Agrarian society
(2) Rural society
(3) Industrial society
(4) Post-industrial society

8. Economics is the study of


(1) Demand supply analysis
(2) Labour relations
(3) Agrarian relations
(4) All of the above

9. The Indian sepoy posted at Barrackpore who had to sacrifice his life for raising his
voice against discrimination by the British was
(1) Mangal Singh
(2) Mangal Kishore
(3) Mangal Pandey
(4) Mangal Roy

10. Humankind is said to have passed through these stages :


(1) Hunting gathering; Agrarian and Industrial
(2) Industrial; Agrarian and Hunting gathering
(3) Agrarian; Hunting gathering and Industrial
(4) Hunting gathering; Industrial and Agrarian

11. Principal inputs in a factory are


(1) Land
(2) Labour
(3) Capital
(4) All of the above

12. The All India Muslim League was formed in


(1) 1903 (2) 1906
(3) 1908 (4) 1912

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(3)
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11. chittsil (rfact) 51511) 3P313 *RP t


(1) 1-tf
(2) MR

(3) trAl
(4) 31:14W

12. after vwdfizt•gfiri #t31 738 *FT ?


(1) 1903 (2) 1906
(3) 1908 (4) 1912

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13. Who discovered the route to India in 1498 ?
(1) Christopher Columbus
(2) Ibn Battuta
(3) Captain James Cook
(4) Vasco da Gama

14. Indicator of affluence in the modern world is


(1) Greater availability of food
(2) Increase in the size of the "middle class"
(3) Increase in literacy
(4) All of the above

15. Early Vedic society was largely


(1) Pastoral
(2) Agricultural
(3) Trade based
(4) None of the above

16. Kautilya authored the famous treatise named


(1) Saravali (2) Arthashastra
(3) Atharva Veda (4) Mahabharata

17. Which of the following is listed as a Fundamental Duty in the Indian Constitution ?
(1) To defend the country
(2) To defend the national animal
(3) To defend national currency
(4) None of the above

18. The system under which the whole village would own the land is referred to as
(1) Ryotwari system
(2) Mahalwari system

(3) Gram-bhumi system


(4) Swa-bhumi system
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(3) oeir-ilt alItTlftd


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19. The Civil Disobedience Movement was held in the year

(1) 1944 (2) 1942


(3) 1943 (4) None of the above

20. The Indian National Army was led by the support of


(1) Shaheed Bhagat Singh
(2) Mahatma Gandhi
(3) Subhash Chandra Bose
(4) Jagdish Chandra Bose

21. Fundamental Rights consist of


(1) Right to freedom of speech
(2) Right to freedom of religion
(3) Right to equality
(4) All of the above

22. India's form of government is


(1) Autocracy
(2) Republic
(3) Autonomy
(4) Monarchy

23. The Rajya Sabha consists of


(1) 250 members
(2) 500 members
(3) 200 members
(4) None of the above

24. Due to the colonial rule, there were changes in


(1) Agriculture
(2) Trade and Commerce
(3) Railways and Industry
(4) All of the above
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(1) 1944 (2) 1942


(3) 1943 (4) 3 4AcbiTef

20. 'rTzfq 4714F aTrgff alijaTri 6t14 211 ?

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(1) 250
(2) 500
(3) 200
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(2) oeir-iit rat 4
(3) -kci dc.i)ii 4
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25. Greenhouse effect results in
(1) Increase in oxygen
(2) Environmental cooling
(3) Global warming
(4) Rise in population

26. What are the commonly found forms of family in India ?


(1) Nuclear family
(2) Joint family
(3) Both nuclear and joint family
(4) None of the above

27. Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to


(1) Rajya Sabha
(2) President
(3) Lok Sabha
(4) None of the above

28. Basic characteristics of a government include


(1) Accountability
(2) People's participation
(3) Transparency
(4) All of the above

29. The headquarters of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are located in
(1) Geneva
(2) India
(3) China
(4) Pakistan

30. The economy is constituted of


(1) Primary sector
(2) Tertiary sector
(3) Secondary sector
(4) All of the above
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(3)
(4) Aqki(941 40et

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(4) ztrziT 4 a, Tel

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(3) 414

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30. WardRIT i1 7T3f tltl alit ?

(1) NIA

(2)"letW

(3) fcazi 4-1


(4) 714T Trill

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31. Bourgeoisie refers to the class of people that

(1) owns and controls the means of production

(2) owns the means of production

(3) controls the means of production

(4) neither owns nor controls the means of production

32. The term of the Vice-President is


(1) 5 years (2) 4 years
(3) 3 years (4) 2 years

33. The First Five Year Plan in India emphasized on

(1) Development of Industries

(2) Development of Agriculture


(3) Betterment of Health
(4) All of the above

34. The Second Five Year Plan in India started in


(1) 1956
(2) 1955
(3) 1954
(4) 1951

35. Descent traced through the female line is referred to as

(1) Patrilineal Descent


(2) Matrilineal Descent

(3) Neolocal Descent


(4) Avunculocal Descent

36. In India, who can proclaim emergency in the country ?


(1) President
(2) Vice-President

(3) Chief Justice

(4) Governor
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(2) Tlif
(3) IfT1=zzf toT G1.11 11-

(4) 3trzl Trt

34. ITR-d 4 till ei AH1 *1731T4 44 t


(1) 1956
(2) 1955
(3) 1954

(4) 1951

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36. We 4, amr-d-*-T-- -Prft*r 'OR i ii ?

(1) TfircrIW
(2) 3R Tide
-

(3) "gINT 'flzfrtit4T


(4) threpi csi

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37. Jati refers to division of people according to
(1) skin colour (2) gender
(3) height (4) occupation

38. In order to conserve the environment


(1) We should use fuel wood for cooking
(2) We should recycle paper, plastic and metals
(3) We should dispose biodegradable and non-biodegradable materials together
(4) All of the above

39. Social discrimination is on the basis of


(1) Class (2) Race
(3) Caste (4) All of the above

40. Gender implies


(1) Economic definition of men and women
(2) Social definition of men and women
(3) Biological definition of men and women
(4) None of the above

41. The Jajmani system signifies


(1) Inter-dependence of castes
(2) Independence of castes
(3) Inter-dependence of classes
(4) Independence of classes

42. The Crude Death Rate (CDR) is defined as


(1) The number of deaths taking place in a year per hundred population
(2) The number of deaths taking place in a year per thousand population
(3) The number of deaths taking place in a year per ten thousand population
(4) The number of deaths taking place in a year per lakh population

43. Mahatma Gandhi propagated the concept of


(1) Trusteeship (2) Competition
(3) Class-struggle (4) Untouchability

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(1) vidl (ccrai) (2)

(3) (4) ceicRili

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44. Regionalism is present because of
(1) Cultural factors (2) Economic factors
(3) Political factors (4) All of the above

45. Which countries constitute the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ?
(1) Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
(2) Indonesia, Malaysia, Germany, China, India
(3) Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Britain, Germany
(4) Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Germany

46. Mikhail Gorbachev succeeded as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of
the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in
(1) 1986 (2) 1988
(3) 1985 (4) 1995

47. The domination and exploitation of economies of some countries by others is called
(1) Colonialism (2) Affluence
(3) Integration (4) Differentiation

48. Labour force includes


(1) Unemployed people
(2) Employed people
(3) Both Employed and Unemployed people
(4) Under-employed people

49. Which famous German sociologist explained the concept of class in terms of "life
chances" ?
(1) Karl Marx (2) Max Adler
(3) Max Weber (4) Marianne Weber

50. What is a violent form of gender-based discrimination ?


(1) Female infanticide
(2) Lower wages for women at work
(3) Specific religious restrictions in the form of customs for women

(4) None of the above


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(1) 1:0*WW cotta, (2) aTTRW chltch

(3) tIA ch glitch (4) 7111T 14/41

45. Trg-liEr (ASEAN) A 1:igtedff vr ?


(1) is Dm, 4.1(' C141.-ki, *TT, ATM

(2) 1-1(•)Ditii, A 41, 4M, ITR-d


(3) ATM, -1, A
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4tEr Tiftrft ( -1:1-ect)
iifcla (Aito 4--zfl) I-45T rct, TR ?
(1) 1986 (2) 1988
(3) 1985 (4) 1995

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(1) (*ICI MO (2) Affli \Scit

(3) 4(4 i4K (4) AR-1


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