WBCS(Main)- 1996 Sociology Paper -I Question Paper

                                              WEST BENGAL CIVIL SERVICE

                                                    EXAMINATION—1996

                                                    SOCIOLOGY—Paper I

Time Allowed—3’ Hours                                                                 Full marks—100

 

                Answer any three questions from Group A and any two from Group B.

                                                All Questions carry equal marks.

 

                                                                Group A

                                                    Answer any three questions.

 

1.  Explain how culture can hinder change.

 

2.  Do you think that the  nature of  social control changes as society becomes modern ?

 

3.  Examine the relationship between socialization and social order.

 

4. Point out  the importance of secondary groups in modern social life.

 

5. Discuss, after Weber the sources of legitimacy.

 

                                                        Group B

                                              Answer any two questions.

 

6.  Do social changes generate social conflict  ?

 

7. Would you say consumption and  social  status are interrelated ?

 

8. Is sociological research a violation  of  individual privacy ?

 

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