BPSC 56Th-59Th Sociology Mains Questions
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Time allowed: 3 Hours.
Maximum Marks: 200.


  • * The questions are of equal value.
  • *Answer five of Questions, selecting not more than three from one section.
  • *Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words as far as practicable.
  • *All questions have been printed both Hindi and English. In case of ambiguity in Hindi version, the English version shall be considered authentic.
  • *Parts of the same Question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to other Questions.
Section A

1. Discuss the emergence of Sociology and its relationships with Social Anthropology, Economics and History.
Discuss the problems of objectivity, reliability and validity in the scientific study of social behaviour.

2. Discuss the contribution of Karl Marx to Sociology.
Discuss Pareto's theory of circulation of elites in modern societies.

3. Discuss the concepts of social structure and bring out the distinction between social structure and social organization.
Discuss the relationships between individual and society in social structure.

4. Critically discuss the conflict approach used in the study of Social Stratification.
Discuss with examples the open and closed models of mobility.

5. Discuss the significance of family in industrial society.
Discuss the social aspects of pre-industrial and industrial economic systems.

6. What do you understand by formal and informal organizations? Explain with examples and discuss their elements.
Discuss the different modes of political participation in democratic and authoritarian forms of governments.

7. Discuss the concepts, elements and types of political systems.
Discuss the role of leadership in democratic order and stability.

8. In educational system, discuss the bearing of naturalism, idealism and pragmatics, on education.
Discuss education as a medium of cultural reproduction and indoctrination.

9. Explain with examples the meaning of the concepts of sacred and profane.
Bring out the distinction between magic, religion and science.

10.Write an essay on 'modernization and development'.
Critically discuss Sorokin's evolutionary theory of social change.

Section B
1. Critically evaluate the ground realities of democratic decentralisation of in rural local bodies in India.

2. Highlight the role of religion in generating social stratification and mobility in context of urban communities in India.

3. Write a detailed note on the recent socio-cultural processes operating in the tribal society of Bihar.

4. Analyze the impact of social legislation on the institutions of marriage and family in India.

5. "Goddess Saraswati is being over power by Goddess Laxmi." Justify this statement in context of growing inequalities in higher education in Bihar.

6. What is planned change? Evaluate the role of Five-Year Plans in this regard.

7. What are various socio-economic and cultural factors affecting voting behaviour in Bihar?

8. What do you understand by community development? How are the new strategies of rural development contributing to community development?

9. Write short essays on the following :
(a) Trade unionism in India.
(b) Means of political participation.
(c) Social consequences of economic development.
(d) impact of Arya Samaj Movement in India.

10. What do you understand by mass society? What are various socio-political basis of mass movement in India?

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