Past Papers Development of Social Thoughts


Subject: Development of Social Thoughts

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Max Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I  Answer the following Questions, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

Ibne Khaldun was born in.

North America c. North Africa

North Asia d. None of these

The theory of relative deprivation is an example of what?

macro sociological b. theory feminist sociological theory

micro sociological theory d. middle-range sociological theory

Theoretical approaches can only be said to be valid if.

the theorist has researched the literature thoroughly

they have been tested out by means of factual research

they are written in such a way as to be impossible to disprove

they are shared by a large enough number of theorists

Which one of the following is NOT associated with the materialist conception of history?

the mode of production b. Social change

the history of class struggles d. All of the above

Ibne-Khaldun conceived a theory of:

Social conflict b. Second Phase

Solidarity d. None of these

Scientific or positive phase is the.

First phase b. Second Phase

Last Phase d. None of these


Which branch of science according to comet would ultimately include all of other sciences.

Biology b. History

Sociology d. Economics

It is useful to have a diversity of theories in sociology because.

human behavior is so complicated that no single theory would be adequate

sociologists can choose the theory that best fits the data they have collected

it removes the need to asses a theory according the empirical evidence

innumerable theories have been developed in the many fields of sociology

A rising suicide rate associated with normlessness and a lack of social regulation can be described as.

egoistic suicide b. altruistic suicide

fatalistic suicide d. anomie suicide

What does the functionalist perspective see as crucial for the maintenance of social order?

strong class-based identities b. multiculturalism

moral consensus d. a strong state



Subject: Development of Social Thoughts

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Max Marks: 50


Part-II  Give Short Answers, Each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Folk Thinking

Q#2: Development of Social Thought

Q#3: Social Justice

Q#4: Science of Culture

Part-III  Give Long Answers, Each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Explain the theory of Abuzar Ghafari within the context of Muslim world.

Q#2: Write detail note on: a. Evaluation of Society & Causes of Social Life b. Basic Human Ethics