Fundamentals of Sociology – Old Question Paper 2010 | Semester : Spring

conflictFundamentals of Sociology
Old Question Paper
Year: 2010 | Semester:Spring
Pokhara University

                        Exam 2010 Spring

1. a. Discuss in brief the subject matters and scope of Sociology. [8]
b. Distinguish society from community and group. [7]

2. a. What are the main assumptions of interactionism analysis in sociology? [8]
b. In what ways does functionalism differ from conflict theory? [7]

3. a. Define primary group and show why it is regarded as primary. Distinguish it from secondary group. [15]

4. Define religion. What are the emerging changes in the institution of religion in the present day changing society? [15]

5. a. What is personality? Explain any two factors that affect human personality. [7]
b. Distinguish social stratification from inequality .What is the relevance of this concept to management? [8]
What is primary socialization? Discuss the arguments of Freud and Piaget for primary socialization. [7]
Define social stratification. What are the features of social stratification in Nepal . [8]

6. a. What are the various means through which social control may be exercised? Explain in brief. [8]
b. What is social change? Discuss population as a principal factor of social change. [7]

7. Write short notes on any two: (2×5=10)
a. Weber’s bureaucracy
b. Totalitarianism
c. Contribution of sociological knowledge to business management
d. Function of education

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