Sociology of Education Past Papers


Subject: Sociology of Education

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

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Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. Theories concerned with what is happezing in the classroom and with teacher labeling of students are
a) Classical theories .
b) Functionalist theories
c) Interactionist theories
d) Conflict theories
2. Specaization and Jurther distinction i making a living withia an industrial economy makes
a) a demand for better man-machine facilities
b) a demand for specialized courses and training programs
c) a greater demand for better education
3. Which of the following does not influence the process of education?
a) the culture of the society and its social institutions
b) political organization of the society
c) the upper middle class of the society
4. Bourdieu attributed the reproduction of class to:
a) Cults of the capital
b) Capital culture
c) Cultural capital
d) Socialization
5. Which of the following perspectives emphasizes the idea that people learn attitudes and roles through shared language?
a) Psychoanalytical theory
b) Differential association theory
c) Structural theory
d) Symbolic interactionism
6. The introduction of market principle in education largely results in
a) more funding for students in higher education
b} a reduction in parental choice of school
c) increased state regulation through national testing and inspections.
7. Application of principles of Sociology to education is known as
a) Sociology of education ,
b) Educational Socivlogy
c) Social science of education
8. Schools are social institutions because they
a) Preserve and instill in future generations the knowledge, ideas and custums of culture
b) sugpest ways and incans of sucial progress
c) are established by the socicty
9. Educational sociology is the stud ly of
a) norms and values
b) important dimensions of sociology thal are significant for educative process
c) promotion of sociology through education
10. What does Durkheim believe the role of educations is
a) to teach people to be submissive to the authority
b) to teach norms and values of the society
c) to teach norms and values to create social cohesion
d) to leach the demands of job market