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Gauhati University Question Papers:EDUCATION (General) (May-June’ 2016)

Gauhati University Question Papers
EDUCATION (May-June’ 2016)
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)      From which word the term ‘Sociology’ has been derived?
b)      Give an example of ‘primary group’.
c)       A student in a large classroom is _____ group.
1)      Social.
2)      Primary.
3)      Statistical.
4)      Associative.
(Choose the correct option)
d)      Mention one factor of social change.
e)      What is social disorganization?
f)       ‘Culture is acquired’. (Write Yes or No)
g)      Who was the exponent of ‘cultural lag’?
h)      Write one characteristic of modernization.
i)        Mention one cause of imbalance in education of India.
j)        Who was Auguste Comte?
2. Write short answers of the following:                                                                2x5=10
a)      Write two aims of Educational Sociology.
b)      Write two characteristics of social group.
c)       Mention two functions of culture.
d)      What are folkways?
e)      What is delinquency?
3. Write short notes on any four of the following:                             5x4=20
a)      Social interaction.
b)      Primary group.
c)       Leadership.
d)      Type culture.
e)      Child labour.
f)       Social control.
4. What is educational sociology? Describe the need of sociological approach in education.                           4+6=10
What is meant by group dynamics? Explain the nature and educational implications of group dynamics.             4+6=10
5. Define socialization. Explain the role of school in the socialization of a child.                     4+6=10
What is social change? Explain the role of family and school as agencies of social change.           2+4+4=10
6. Write about the causes of social disorganization. Suggest some measures to prevent social disorganization.    5+5=10
Write the meaning and nature of ‘culture’. Explain about the relationship between education and culture.      5+5=10
7. What is Westernization? Describe the impact of Westernization on Indian society.                       4+6=10
What is meant by equalization of educational opportunity? Suggest measures for equalization of educational opportunity in India.                                                                4+6=10


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