FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2012 – 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
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. Define culture invasion? Explain in detail the role of technological innovation and mass media in the revolution of rising expectations and the disruption of traditional society of Pakistan. (20)
Q.3. Explain in detail the analysis of social conflict in capitalist society shown by the prominent sociologist and economist Karl Marx. (20)
Q.4. Discuss in detail the accelerating and decelerating factors of social change. How culture ethnocentrism promotes social change and maintains social order. (20)
Q.5. Define ethnomethodology. Explain in detail Garfinkel views regarding ethnomethodology. How he used ethnomethodology in the field of sociological research and inquiry? (20)
Q.6. Define suicide and its type. Explain in detail the theory of anomy presented by Emile-Durkheim. In what way the theory would be helpful in the solution of current involvement of Pakistani youth in suicidal attempts. (20)
Q.7. Define urban sprawling. Explain in detail the socioeconomic impacts of peripheral areas on crime rate of urban society of Pakistan. (20)
Q.8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
(i) Culture diffusion and schools of thoughts on culture diffusion.
(ii) Role of mosques in the integration of Pakistani society.
(iii) Changing family pattern, its causes and consequences.
(iv) The role of government and non-government organisation in poverty alleviation of Pakistan.