Fundamentals of Sociology – Old Question Paper 2006 | Semester: Fall

peopleFundamentals of Sociology
Old Question Paper
Year: 2006 | Semester: Fall
Pokhara University

                                                            Exam 2006 Fall

1. a. Explain Sociology as social science with its limitations. [8]
b. Discuss the relationship between sociology and Business Management. [7]

2. Critically examine the three major theoretical perspectives in sociology. [15]
Define personality. Discuss any four factors that affect in the personality development. [3+12]

3. a. Define bureaucracy. What are the causes that enforce individuals for the group formation? Discuss. [3+5]
b. Explain “Why joint families have been rapidly changing into nuclear families in urban area of Nepal”? [7]

4. a. Define socialization. Describe briefly about the agents for socialization. [ 2+6]
b. List the characteristics of culture. Explain “Why is the culture important to human beings?” [4+3]

5. Define social change, point out its characteristics and illustrate the causes of social change. [15]
Define social inequality. Discuss the characteristics of caste, class and gender inequality. [3+12]

6. a. What is social control? Briefly discuss the agencies of social control. [3+5]
b. Compare the characteristics of democracy and totalitarianism. [7]

7. Write short notes on: (Any two) [2×5=10]
a. Society
b. Kinship system
c. Religion
d. Function of education

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