WBCS Exam Main Optional question Paper on Anthropology (Paper - II) - 2009

WBCS Examination [Main]  - 2009

Optional Paper


Time Allowed-3 Hours                                               Full Marks-100


Answer any three questions.

1.  Differentiate between varna and the caste system. Give the main characteristics of caste system ?

2.  Give the linguistic distribution of tribe of India and mention their features.

3.  Discuss the Mesolithic Cultures in India.

4.  Briefly discuss social organization of a village known to you ?

5.  Write short notes on any two of the following :

(a)  Daojali Hading

(b) Impact of Christianity of Indian society

(c) Impact of urbanization and industrialization on tribals

(d) Contemporary caste system in India.



(Answer any two questions)

6.  Name some eminent contribution to the study of Indian village system and also give the concept developed by them.

7.  Discuss any one tribal movement best known to you.

8.  Give the georaphical distributions of Indus valley civilization and discuss its main features.