Anthropology CSS Paper 2018

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2018
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

ANTHROPOLOGY

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART-II

Q. No. 2.Define anthropology. How is it different form other fields of Social Sciences in terms of approach and methodology? (20)

Q. No. 3.Discuss the issue of objectivity and subjectivity in the field of social research. Explain whether or not objective research is attainable in social anthropology. (20)

Q. No. 4. Culture develops in response to the basic needs of human beings. Explain. (20)

Q. No. 5. Economics systems evolved through reciprocity to redistribution and market system. Explain. (20)

Q. No. 6. Religion is a significant commonality in Pakistani Culture. How sectarianism can be controlled to use religion for national integration?(20)

Q. No. 7.Elaborate different types of kinship systems. Kinship affect political allegiances in Pakistan. Explain. (20)

Q. No. 8. Write short notes on any FOUR of the following: (5 each) (20)
(a) Rural-urban migration
(b) Participant observation
(c) Types of family
(d) Main branches of anthropology
(e) Cultural relativism
(f) Applied anthropology and community development

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