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Gauhati University Question Papers:EDUCATION (General) (May-June’ 2017)

Gauhati University Question Papers
EDUCATION (May-June’ 2017)
(Sociological Foundations of Education)
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)      The father of Educational Sociology is E. George Payne. (Write Yes or No)
b)      “Whenever two or more individuals come together and influence one another, they may be said to constitute a social group.” Who said this?
c)       _____ may be considered as the most effective means of social control. (Fill in the blank)
d)      Social change creates _____ reaction. (Fill in the blank)
e)      In which book of Plato we find the discussion on an ideal State?
f)       Folkways are also known as customs. (Write Yes or No)
g)      “Culture is the complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art morals, law customs and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.” Who said this?
h)      From which word the term ‘culture’ has been derived?
i)        Social education was formerly known as _____ education. (Fill in the blank)
j)        Which Article of the Indian Constitution has the following provision?
“No child below the age of 14 years shall be employed to work in any factor or in any hazardous employment.”
2. Write short answers of the following:                                                                2x5=10
a)      Write a definition of Educational Sociology.
b)      Write two characteristics of primary group.
c)       Write two factors resisting social change.
d)      Write two characteristics of culture.
e)      Write two factors leading to delinquency.
3. Write short notes on any four of the following:                             5x4=20
a)      Secondary group.
b)      Role of school in socialization.
c)       Characteristics of social organisation.
d)      Causes of social change.
e)      Cultural change.
f)       Drug abuse.
4. (a) Write the nature and subject matter of Educational Sociology.                        3+7=10
(b) Discuss the characteristics of social group.                                 10
5. (a) What are the types of leadership? Discuss the role of education in leadership training.                        3+7=10
(b) Describe how education has brought social changes in India.                                            10
6. (a) Discuss the types and causes of social disorganization.                                        3+7=10
(b) Write about the material and non-material culture by giving example.                         5+5=10
7. (a) What is modernization? Discuss the causes of modernization.                         3+7=10
(b) Discuss about the aims and problems of adult education.                   4+6=10


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