KP PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POSTS OF PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE (BPS-17) 2010
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions All questions carry EQUAL marks.
Q.1 How do people learn to conform to their society’s norms values and roles? Discuss briefly the role of nature versus nurture.
Q.2 Durkheim developed the theme of society as a reality in its own right more than the sum of its parts constraining individual within it. Elaborate.
Q.3 Explain the experimental method of inquiry. How far is sociology capable of using this method?
Q.4 What is the difference between social structure and social organization? Elaborate the class and caste structure in Pakistan society?
Q.5 What do you understand by the term social control? What are the various means through which social control was exercised in the past and is exercised at present? Discuss.
Q.6 Define community and distinguish between community and society. Also, discuss factors responsible for a change in traditional characteristics of rural life in Pakistan.
Q. 7 What do you understand by social institutions? How has globalization affected the social institutions of Pakistan? Explain.