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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - Sociology General (May'2015)

2015
(May)
SOCIOLOGY
(General)
Course: 201
(Society in India)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32/24
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions


1. Choose the correct answer from following: 1x8=8
  1. Which of the following is characteristic of tribal society?
  1. We feeling.
  2. Diversity.
  3. None of the above.
  1. What type of family system is most popular in rural society?
  1. Nuclear family.
  2. Modern family.
  3. Joint family.
  1. The main basis of village economy is
  1. Technology.
  2. Agriculture.
  3. Business.
  1. Who wrote the book, Human Society?
  1. A. M. Shah.
  2. M. N. Srinivas.
  3. Kingsley Davis.
  1. Which one from the following cannot be considered as social problem?
  1. Poverty.
  2. Mental abuse.
  3. Corruption.
  1. On what basis the membership of a caste is determined?
  1. Born.
  2. Marriage.
  3. Economic status.
  1. Who is the author of the book, Urban Sociology in India?
  1. K. M. Kapadia.
  2. Ram Ahuja.
  3. M. S. A. Rao.
  1. Who introduced the concept of ‘Sanskritization’ in social science discourse?
  1. M. N. Srinivas.
  2. R. N. Sharma.
  3. G. S. Ghurye.
2. Write short notes on any four of the following (within 150 words each): 4x4=16
  1. Characteristics of urban society.
  2. Kinship system.
  3. Caste and class.
  4. Delinquency.
  5. Factors of Westernization.
3. Answer any four questions (within 500 words each):
  1. Define urban society and discuss its characteristics from sociological point of view. 4+10=14
  2. Discuss the causes of disorganization of joint family system. 14
  3. Discuss about any two theories of origin of caste system. 7+7=14
  4. What are the antipoverty strategies taken by the Government to control poverty in India? Write briefly.   14
  5. Discuss about social changes to Indian society due to modernization. 14
  6. Discuss the impact of Westernization on modern Assamese society. 14