WBCS(Main)- 2003 Sociology Paper -I Question Paper

                                         WEST BENGAL CIVIL SERVICE

                                                  EXAMINATION—2003

                                                  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 the role of religion in relation to social solidarity.

 

2.  Why are the primary and secondary groups important ?

 

3.  Discuss Comtean concept of Hierarchy of the sciences.

 

4.  What are the essential steps in a research procedure in sociological study ?

 

5.  Briefly discuss the types of authority after Weber.

 

                                                         Group B

                                              Answer any two questions.

 

6.  Are we prisoners of socialization ?  Justify your approach.

 

7.  What is culture ?   Discuss the relation between culture and society.

 

8.  Why studying day to day social interactions are important in Sociology ?

 

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