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ISC Specimen 2016 Sociology

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Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC), New Delhi
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SOCIOLOGY (Three hours) (Candidates are allowed additional 15 minutes for only reading the paper. They must NOT start writing during this time). -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Answer Question 1 (compulsory) from Part I and five questions from Part II. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ]. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PART I (20 Marks) Answer all questions. Question 1 [10 2] Answer briefly each of the questions (i) to (x): (i) Define the term social institution. (ii) Differentiate between clan and gotra. (iii) State any two features of tribes. (iv) Define the term morality. (v) Write the full form of MGNEREGA and IRDP . (vi) Define secularism. (vii) Distinguish between levirate and sororate. (viii) Write any two functions of marriage. (ix) Define the term racism. (x) What is meant by gender? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1 ISC SPECIMEN QUESTION PAPER - 2016

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PART II (50 Marks) Answer any five questions. Question 2 (a) Discuss the relationship between residence and kinship. [5] (b) What are the functions and dysfunctions of religion? [5] Question 3 (a) Traditional markets are relevant to the rural economy . Analyze and explain. [5] (b) How has the Panchayati Raj system empowered women and children in rural society? [5] Question 4 (a) Explain the structural changes that have taken place in family as an institution. [5] (b) Discuss the Government policies for the upliftment of Indian tribes. [5] Question 5 (a) Discuss the factors leading to a change in caste system. Mention any one legislation [5] related to it. (b) How does patriarchal ideology affect the status of women in Independent India? [5] Question 6 (a) What are the causes of racial prejudice? [5] (b) Education is necessary for creating social change . Explain. [5] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2 ISC SPECIMEN QUESTION PAPER - 2016

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Question 7 (a) Explain the causes and the consequences of the Maoist Movement in Chhattisgarh. [5] (b) Discuss the positive and negative aspects of mass media. [5] Question 8 (a) Discuss the various forms of marriage. [5] (b) Explain the theory of naturism. [5] Question 9 (a) Draw a comparison between the features of caste and class. [5] (b) Define tribe. Discuss the racial classification of tribes in India. [5] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3 ISC SPECIMEN QUESTION PAPER - 2016


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