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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers: SOCIOLOGY (General Sociology) ' (November)-2014

Course: 101
(General Sociology)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the question

1. Choose the correct answer from the following: 1x8=8
  1. As an academic discipline, Sociology was first introduced in the University of Bombay in the year
  1. 1839.
  2. 1919.
  3. 1921.
  4. 1924.
  1. “Sociology has three main divisions or field of inquiry. They are – Social Morphology, Social Physiology and General Sociology.” This statement was made by
  1. Emile Durkheim.
  2. Max Weber.
  3. Morris Ginsberg.
  4. Sorokin.
  1. “Science means knowledge.” Who said this?
  1. Auguste Comte.
  2. H. M. Johnson.
  3. Horton and Hunt.
  4. Ogburn and Nimkoff.
  1. Which one of the following elements is most important for community?
  1. Stability.
  2. Naturalness.
  3. We-felling.
  4. Size of community.
  1. Which one of the following is not taken as a characteristic of society?
  1. Definite territory.
  2. Migration.
  3. Procreation.
  4. Independence.
  1. In which stage of socialization, a child first learns about toileting and cleanliness?
  1. Oral stage.
  2. Anal stage.
  3. Oedipal stage.
  4. Adolescence stage.
  1. Who is the author of the book Society: An Introductory Analysis?
  1. H. M. Johnson.
  2. Smelser.
  3. Maclver and Page.
  4. Tulshi Petel.
  1. “Social stratification means the differentiation of a given population into hierarchically superimposed into higher and lower classes.” Who said this?
  1. Ogburn and Nimkoff.
  2. M. Tumin.
  3. Karl Marx.
  4. Pitirim Sorokin.
2. Write on any four of the following in brief (within 150 words each): 4x4=16
  1. Functions of social institution.
  2. In group and out group.
  3. Law and social control.
  4. Social class as a type of open stratification.
  5. Types of social status with examples.
3. Answer any four of the following questions (within 500 words each): 14x4=56
  1. Discuss about the nature and scope of sociology. 7+7=14
  2. What is meant by Primary Group? Give your opinion about the importance of Primary Group in present society. 4+10=14
  3. “Society is the web of social relationship.” Explain the statement. 14
  4. Express the meaning of socialization. Discuss the role of family and school in socialization of a child. 4+5+5=14
  5. Express the sociological meaning of culture. Analyze the role of culture in development of personality. 4+10=14
  6. What is the meaning of social norms? Discuss the importance of functional approach of social norms. 4+10=14


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