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IGNOU BPP - OSS Solved Question Papers (Dec' 2015)

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
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.
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
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
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
19. The Civil Disobedience Movement was held in the year
(1) 1944 (2) 1942
(3) 1943 (4) None of the above  (It was started in 1930)
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
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
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
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
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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