Sociology CSS Paper 2008

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008 – SOCIOLOGY
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) First attempt PART-I (MCQs) on separate OMR Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit


(PART-I MCQs) (COMPULSORY)
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)

i)Human and animal societies share all but one of the following characteristics:
a.Population and common territory b.Shared beliefs and collective destiny c.Both sexes and all ages d.None of these
ii)The essential function of punishment in society is: a.Reform b.Revenge c.Affirmation of moral standards d.None of these
iii)The most pervasive of the social processes are: a.Cooperation Conflict c.Competition d.None of these
iv)One of the following is alien to the concept of culture: a.Religious ritual b.Changelessness c.Idealized ways of thinking and doing d.None of these
v)A human being deprived of all communication with other humans from birth would lack all but one of the followings: a.Rudimentary personality b.Self c.Language d.None of these
vi)Abstract sentiments are : a.Closer to center of self than moral rules b.Provide a focus for allegiance c.Are compellers of action d.None of these
vii)A person is conciously motivated primarily by his: a.Social values b.Real traits c.Picture of himself d.None of these
viii)Role confusion in modern society is engendered by all but one of the following: a.Broadening of role specification b.Plurality of moralities c.increase in number of achievable positions d.None of these
ix)The creative potential of personality is accounted for by: a.Stimulus- response psychology b.Drive psychology c.Trait psychology d.None of these
x)Once formed the self is: a.Interactive b.Proactive c.Rigid d.None of these
xi)In modern society, cultural change is most likely to be the by product of: a.Planning b.Diffusion c.Social struggle d.None of these
xii)The country with better record for gathering population statistics than any other is: a.Japan b.Sweden c.USA d.None of these
xiii)The population of the world is expected to double in the next : a.35 years b.75 years c.100 years d.None of these
xiv)In 2014, the estimated world population would reach a.3.7 billion b.6.0 billion c.9.0 billion d.None of these
xv)Economic growth will keep pace with population growth only if there is : a.Available acreage b.Improved technology c.Motivation to achieve d.None of these
xvi)The price paid for increased mobility includes a decrease in : a.Conformity b.Loyalty to superior c.Personal responsibility d.None of these
xvii)The trend toward urbanization is most advanced in : a.America b.England c.Japan d.None of these
xviii)In a highly intra-competitive situation, individual can guarantee the trust of peers by : a.Self modesty b.Genuine goodwill c.Withholding praise of superior d.None of these
xix)The item alien to the concept of mass is : a.Vastness b.Anonymity c.Responsibility d.None of these
xx)The exception to the typical application of endogamy is : a.Tribe b.Kinship c.Race d.None of these


PART-II

NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(iii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Q.2. Karl Marx has discussed labour theory of value in detail. What do you understand by that theory; write your answer in detail. (20)
Q.3. What type of survey would you use to study young criminals? Defend the logic og choice in detail. (20)
Q.4. Migration from rural to urban area is on the rise in Pakistan. Discuss all the positive and negative points at the origin and destination keeping theory of migration into consideration. (20)
Q.5. In what respects are your values similar to those of your parents? In what respects do they differ? How do you explain these differences? (20)
Q.6. Why does dissatisfaction with bureaucracy arises? What is major obstacle in eliminating bureaucratic features which cause resentment. Discuss in detail. (20)
Q.7. What do you understand by social mobility? Discuss “do transfer of payments aid or discourage social mobility”. (20)
Q8. Write short notes on following: (20)
a) Effects of Population Policy 2002
b) Internal migration


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