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Gauhati University Question Papers:EDUCATION (General) (May-June’ 2013)

Gauhati University Question Papers
EDUCATION (May-June’ 2013)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following as directed:                                       1x10=10

a)      “Sociology is the science, which attempts the interpretative understanding of social action.” Who said the statement?
b)      Who is the father of Sociology?
c)       Who wrote this book, The Principles of Educational Sociology?
d)      Extroversion is an ability of leadership. (Write Yes or No)
e)      What is society?
f)       Mention any one factor of social change.
g)      According to Cooley, “Social organisation is the result of the shared activities and understanding of the people. (Write Yes or No)
h)      From which language the word ‘culture’ derived?
i)        Write any one characteristic of Modernisation.
j)        Mention any one way of reducing imbalances and inequalities in education.
2. Write short answers:                                                                 2x5=10
a)      Write two differences between Sociology and Educational Sociology.
b)      Write two characteristics of social groups.
c)       What do yu mean by social interaction?
d)      Write any two remedial measures of social disorganization.
e)      Mention two major functions of culture.
3. Write short notes on (any four)                            5x4=20
a)      Scope of Educational Sociology.
b)      Cooperation.
c)       Causes of social change.
d)      Difference between Folkways and Mores.
e)      Cultural lag.
f)       Social problems relating to education in India.
Answer any four questions:                                        10x4=40
4. Define Sociology. Explain the nature and importance of sociology.                       2+4+4=10
5. Write the concept of socialization process. What are the main agencies of socialization?                            2+8=10
6. What do you mean by social organisations? Discuss broadly the different elements of social organisation.        2+8=10
7. Define culture. Discuss the meaning and characteristics of culture.                      2+8=10
8. What is ‘Modernization’ and ‘Westernization’? Give a brief analysis on both the concepts.                      4+6=10
9. Distinguish between Primary group and Secondary group. Discuss the role of primary group in personality development.                                                                 5+5=10
10. “Leaders are born not made”, Elucidate the statement. What role education can play in enhancing the traits of leadership? Discuss.                                       5+5=10
11. What do you mean by delinquency? Mention the factors responsible for delinquency. How can a young delinquent be helped.                                                2+4+4=10


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