NCERT Solutions for Class 12 Sociology Part 2 Chapter 2 MCQ Cultural Change taken from the textbook Social Change and Development in India for new session 2024-25. All the multiple choice questions of 12th Sociology chapter 2 are given here with answers and explanation.

Secularisation has usually meant a process of decline within the influence of what’s.
[A] Culture
[B] Caste
[C] Religion
[D] Nation
[C] Religion
In sociology, secularization (or secularisation) is that the transformation of a society from close identification with religious values and institutions toward non-religious values and secular institutions.

Class 12 Sociology Part 2 Chapter 2 MCQ Explanation


Gulamgiri was written by

[A]. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
[B]. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[C]. B R Ambedkar
[D]. Jyotiba Phule

Who coined the Term Sanskritization?

[A]. Nagaraj Rao
[B]. Kumud Pawade
[C]. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
[D]. M N Srinivas

Who is taken into account as Father of recent India’s Renaissance?

[A]. B. R. Ambedkar
[B]. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
[C]. Jyotiba Phule
[D]. Raja Raja Ram Mohan Roy

When was Swadeshi Movement started?

[A]. 1905
[B]. 1906
[C]. 1919
[D]. 1920

_____ Appropriated British culture as a move towards a more cosmopolitan life that critiqued caste.
[A] Elite Thiyyas.
[B] Raja Ravi Varma
[C] Bankimchandra Chattopadhya.
[D] Chandu Menon
[A] Elite Thiyyas
Elite Thiyyas appropriated British culture as a move towards a more cosmopolitan life that criticised caste.

Class 12 Sociology Part 2 Chapter 2 MCQ with Answers


_______ Published a Marathi translation of book Indu Prakash in 1868.

[A]. Satish Saberwal
[B]. Sri Narayan Guru
[C]. M. N. Sainivas
[D]. Vishnu Sastri

The method of mobility of low caste Hindus to the Upper Caste hierarchy was initially called

[A]. Secularisation
[B]. Sanskritisation
[C]. Brahaminisation
[D]. Modernisation

Identify the concept that doesn’t trust Sanskritization.

[A]. Self Consciousness
[B]. Reference model
[C]. Cultural Imitation
[D]. Modernization

_____ Are the changes caused in Indian Society and Culture as a results of British Rule, Changes occurring in Technology, Institutions, Ideology and values. What is M.N Srinivas talking about?

[A]. De-Sanskritization
[B]. Westernization
[C]. Modernization
[D]. Sanskritization

Sati was opposed by
[A] Brahmo Samaj
[B] Dharma Sabha
[C] Arya Samaj
[D] None of the above
[A] Brahmo Samaj
Lord Bentinck passed the law banning Sati throughout the Company’s jurisdiction in British India. The act was made illegal and punishable by the courts.

Class 12 Sociology Part 2 Chapter 2 Multiple Choice Questions

Ramakrishna Mission was founded geez during

[A]. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, 1840
[B]. Mahama Gandhi, 1916
[C]. Swami Vivekanand, 1897
[D]. Ramakrishna, 1890

The change in Customs, traditions, beliefs, lifestyle, behaviour is understood as

[A]. Modernisation
[B]. Cultural Change
[C]. Secularisation
[D]. Structural change

Father of Bengali prose

[A]. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
[B]. Tagore
[C]. Henry Vivian Derozio
[D]. Chandrashekhar Deb

Brahmo Samaj was started geez and Arya Samaj was started by memory

[A]. Jotiba Phule , M N Roy
[B]. Ishawr Cahndra vidyasagar , Swami Vivekanand
[C]. Raja Ram Mohan Roy , Dayanand Saraswati
[D]. Keshub Chunder Sen , Rabindranath Tagore

Who campaigned against Sati?
[A] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[B] Dayanand Saraswati
[C] Shri Narayan Guru
[D] Ramabai
[A] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s campaign against Sati was quite successful, because the Governor-General William Bentinck abolished the practice of Sati in 1829. After Sati was banned, he also opposed polygamy, and established schools for educating the ladies of the society.

Class 12 Sociology Part 2 Chapter 2 MCQ Solutions

A resolution against evils of polygamy was proposed by memory

[A]. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
[B]. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C]. Chandu Menon
[D]. Jahanara Shah Nawas

Who gave word Sarvodaya?

[A]. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[B]. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
[C]. B R Ambedkar
[D]. Ishwar Vidyasagar

Which is true of ‘Me’ of G.H. Mead?

[A]. It is that the part within the individual which is socialised
[B]. It is that the passive and conforming a part of the individual
[C]. It brings coherence in social order
[D]. All the above

The 19th century reforms initiated a period of

[A]. Questioning
[B]. Reinterpretations
[C]. Both intellectual and social growth
[D]. All of the above

Who proposed a resolution against the evils of polygamy within the All India Muslim Ladies Conference?
[A] Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
[B] Jahanara Shah Nawas
[C] Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan
[D] Pandita Ramabai

[B] Jahanara Shah Nawas
Jahanara shah niwas proposed a resolution against the evils of Polygamy within the All India Muslim Ladies Conferences. Claiming to represent the interests of all Muslim women, was established in Lahore in 1907. The latter’s session in Lahore in 1917 attracted 400 Muslim women participants from across the country.