FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2007 – SOCIOLOGY
TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including Question No.8, Which is Compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1. Individual is product of society and culture. Different methods of socialization lead to a variety of building norms and values in the personality of individuals. Discuss:
(a) the relationsship of indiviual, society and culture.
(b) different methods of socialization
(c) the variation exemplified due to different methods of socialization in norms and values.
Q.2. What major contributions were made by Emile Durkhiem and Max Weber to the understanding of society theoretically? How far the two theories can be taken relevant today?
Q.3.Aresearch design is a roadmap for investigation. Discuss the major decisions a researcher makes in designing a study. While discussing decisions, identify a research problem with reference to which the designinghas been envisaged.
Q.4. Discuss the class structure of Pakistani society with special rrefrence to:
(a) the influence of the class structure at the time of independence.
(b) the determinants of social mobility (c) the feudal system
Q.5. Political thinkers in Pakistan lament that man in the street is alienated. Do u agree to the statement and if you agree give reasons. Discuss:
(A) nature of alienation
(c) Integrative patterns in Pakistan