PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2014
Subject: Sociology Paper I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1. Define Sociology and explain its scope and methodology.
Q.2. What is nature and character of Modernism? How it is different from Pre-Modern Era? What is the attitude of Modern Thinkers towards reason and knowledge?
Q.3. How did the paradigm shift take place and the post-modern era start? Also briefly mention the salient features of Post-modernism.
Q.4. “Feminism is grounded on the belief that women are oppressed and disadvantaged by comparison with men!” Comment.
Q.5. Marist Feminism holds that the oppression of women is rooted in economic circumstances. Do you agree with this statement?
Q.6.How can the issue of gender be regarded as variable in the analysis of social Phenomenon?
Q.7. Write detailed note on the possible role of Islam in building up an equitable and peaceful society and make it a model for the whole world.
Q.8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
a). The Origin of family
b). Class struggle.
c). Punishment and its theories.
d). Impact of Post-modernism on Sociology.