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OSS 101 Solved Question Paper June 2017

OSS 101 Solved Question Paper June 2017

OSS-101 : Preparatory Course in Social Sciences

OSS 101 Solved Question Paper June 2017

Time : 2 hours

Maximum Marks : 50

General instructions :

Preparatory course in Social Sciences (OSS – 101)

Questions 1 – 50. 

 (i) All questions are compulsory, each of which carries one mark.

(ii)  Each question has four alternatives, one of which is correct. Write the serial number of your correct alternatives/answers below the corresponding question number in the answer 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.

(iii) 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.

 

  1.   Science is called a systematic study because it is based on
  1. Observation
  2. Objectivity
  3. Measurement
  4. All of the above

 

  1.  Which of the following is not a directive principle of State Policy in the constitution?
  1. Uniform Civil Code
  2. Equal pay for equal work
  3. Free Legal Aid
  4. Right to freedom of worship

 

  1.   The term ‘gender‘ refers to
  1. The assignment of social roles of males and females on the basis of their sex
  2. The assignment of social roles to females
  3. The assignment of social roles to mails
  4. None of the above

 

  1.   Which of the following was emphasised during the fourth five year plan?
  1. Heavy industries
  2. Removal of poverty
  3. Irrigation
  4. Export

 

  1.   The basic characteristic of governance is:
  1. Accountability
  2. People’s participation
  3. Role of law and transparency
  4. All of the above

 

  1.  The constitution head at the state level is the
  1. Chief minister
  2. Governor
  3. Chief Justice of the state
  4. Prime Minister

 

  1.   The population that can be supported by an ecosystem is called its
  1. Capacity  capacity
  2. Population capacity
  3. Ecosystem capacity
  4. Holding capacity

 

  1.   Oscar Lewis has given the concept
  1. Poverty of culture
  2. Culture of poverty
  3. Cultural relativism
  4. None of the above

 

  1.   In Indian who can proclaim national emergency?
  1. President
  2. Vice president
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Governor

 

  1. In which year was the Soviet Union dissolved?
  1. 1991
  2. 1987
  3. 1917
  4. 1947

 

  1. The house of the people in the Parliament is called
  1. Lok Sabha
  2. Rajya Sabha
  3. Gram Sabha
  4. Kshetra Sabha

 

  1. The constitution of India is based on the ideas of
  1. Oligarchy
  2. Kingship
  3. Democracy
  4. Militarism

 

  1. Mixed economy refers to the coexistence of
  1. Agriculture and industrial sector
  2. Urban and rural sector
  3. Public and private sector
  4. Agriculture Industrial and public sector

 

  1. Statements that provide information about public agencies, service, objectives, function, etc. Are called
  1. People’s voice
  2. Citizen’s claims
  3. Citizen’s charter
  4. People’s charter

 

  1. Which of the following is a European currency?
  1. Yen
  2. Euro
  3. Dollar
  4. Rupee

 

  1. Universal adult franchise gives the right to
  1. Education
  2. Vote
  3. Employment
  4. Migration

 

  1. A group of parties combining to form a government is called
  1. Opposition
  2. Authoritarian
  3. Coalition
  4. Presidential

 

  1. Ecosystem is
  1. A combination of all living and nonliving elements in an area
  2. Living elements
  3. Non-living elements
  4. None of the above

 

  1. Public administration branched out of
  1. Economics
  2. Political science
  3. Psychology
  4. Sociology

 

  1. The 74th constitutional amendment act, 1992 referred to
  1. Urban governance
  2. Rural governance
  3. Both (1) and (2)
  4. None of the above

 

  1. Polyandry refers to
  1. A woman marrying more than one man
  2. A man marrying more than one woman
  3. One man marrying one woman
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The term Sociology was coined by
  1. Max Weber
  2. Auguste Comte
  3. Karl Marx
  4. Emile Durkheim

 

  1. The representatives of block Samiti and other members who work at the district level make up the
  1. Panchayati Raj
  2. Zilla Parishad
  3. Gram Panchayat
  4. State

 

  1. The Gram Panchayatis headed by the
  1. Gram sabha
  2. Pradhan
  3. Panchayati Raj
  4. Block representative

 

  1. Which of the following is not a system of revenue collection?
  1. Naxalwari
  2. Zamindari
  3. Ryotwari
  4. Mahalwari

 

  1. Under a municipality, a city is divided into
  1. Wards
  2. Zones
  3. Councils
  4. Sections

 

  1. The economic situation of a person denotes
  1. Class
  2. Verna
  3. Caste
  4. Gender

 

  1. Manufacturing is an example of which type of occupation?
  1. Tertiary
  2. Primary
  3. Secondary
  4. Basic

 

  1. Life expectancy indicates the number of years
  1. An unborn child as expected to survive
  2. A new born child is expected to survive
  3. An adolescent is expected to survive
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The New Economic Policy which introduced liberalisation was launched in the year
  1. 1981
  2. 1990
  3. 1991
  4. 2001

 

  1. The district courts function under the
  1. Supreme court
  2. High Court
  3. Session Court
  4. Additional district judge

 

  1. Landless villagers who earn their livelihood from working on other people’s land are called
  1. Kisans
  2. Majdoors
  3. Tenants
  4. Landowners

 

  1. The Varnaswas based on
  1. Height
  2. Colour
  3. Religion
  4. Birth

 

  1. Which sociologist studied the problems of Suicide in Society?
  1. N. Srinivas
  2. Yoginder Singh
  3. Emile Durkheim
  4. Max Weber

 

  1. Early Vedic society was
  1. Hunter
  2. Agricultural
  3. Pastoral
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The eleventh five year plan laid emphasis on
  1. Stage-centric growth
  2. Region-centric growth
  3. Inclusive growth
  4. Exclusive growth

 

  1. Perestroika‘ and ‘Glasnost‘ are associated with
  1. Lenin
  2. Yeltsin
  3. Gorbachev
  4. Putin

 

  1. Due to an increased use of which tools has agricultural production increased?
  1. Ceramic
  2. Iron
  3. Copper
  4. Bronze

 

  1. The Gram Panchayat has members chosen by the
  1. Village elders
  2. Process of election
  3. Men of the village
  4. Process of nomination

 

  1. Which of the following is a secondary data source?
  1. Census
  2. Labour  records
  3. Memories and Diaries
  4. All of the above

 

  1. According to Karl Marx, proletariat is
  1. Working class
  2. Landowning class
  3. Industrialists
  4. None of the above

 

  1. Non cooperation and civil disobedience movement were initiated by
  1. Dr Rajendra Prasad
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Indira Gandhi

 

  1. Indika was written by
  1. Kautilya
  2. Megasthenes
  3. Kanishka
  4. Rudradaman

 

  1. Supreme Command of Defence forces of the union rest with
  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Council of Ministers
  4. vice president

 

  1. Air pollution is a result of which of the following activities?
  1. Mining
  2. Burning fuel wood
  3. Driving vehicles
  4. All the above

 

  1. An important aspect of climate change is
  1. Global cooling
  2. Global warming
  3. Global hunger
  4. Globalisation

 

  1. The drafting committee of the constituent assembly was chaired by
  1. Dr BR Ambedkar
  2. Dr Rajendra Prasad
  3. Dr Zakir Hussain
  4. Dr Radhakrishnan

 

  1. Jajmani system implies that castes are
  1. Independent
  2. Interdependent
  3. Cohesive units
  4. Vocational groups

 

  1. Cross border trade in goods and services, International property rights and people come under the purview of
  1. UNO
  2. WTO
  3. IMF
  4. UNICEF

 

  1. The term of the Lok Sabha is
  1. Six years
  2. Three years
  3. Five years
  4. None of the above

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