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UPSC MAINS IAS 2014-SOCIOLOGY PAPER 2





SOCIOLOGY QUESTION PAPER 2 -IAS MAINS 2014
Actual/original/official SOCIOLOGY mains question paper-2014 . IAS mains question paper UPSC civil services exam 2014 in written form

    SOCIOLOGY QUESTION PAPER 2-2014


                                              SECTION-A   

SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL PAPER 2





Q1.Write short notes with a sociological perspective on the following in about 150 words each:  (10×5=50marks)                                                        

(a)Gandhi’s efforts on communal harmony
(150 words)(10 marks)


MAINS QUESTION PAPER-2014

GENERAL STUDIES PAPER 2014

1.GS PAPER 1 UPSC IAS 
2.GS PAPER 2 UPSC IAS
3.GS PAPER 3 UPSC IAS
4.GS PAPER 4 UPSC IAS

ESSAY QUESTION PAPER MAINS

1.ESSAY MAINS 2014
2.PAST 14 YEARS ESSAY PAPER IAS

ENGLISH COMPULSORY PAPER-2014

OPTIONAL SUBJECT MAINS QUESTION PAPER 2014


GEOGRAPHY PAPER-1
GEOGRAPHY PAPER-2

SOCIOLOGY PAPER-1
SOCIOLOGY PAPER-2

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(b)Modernisation of Indian traditions
(150 words)(10 marks)

(c)Types of kinship systems in India
(150 words)(10 marks)

(d)Features of caste system
(150 words)(10 marks)

(e)G.S. Ghurye’s Indological approach to understand society in India
(150 words)(10 marks)

Q2. Give the Answer of the following questions 

(a):Analyse the different views on integration and autonomy of tribes in India.(20 marks)

(b):Discuss the social background of Indian nationalism.(20 marks)

(c):Define Patriarchy. How does it impact the overall entitlement of a girl child in India ?(10 marks)

Q3. Give the Answer of the following questions 

(a):Give a sociological analysis of the problems of migrant urban poor.(20 marks)

(b):Discuss the problems of religious minorities in India.
(20 marks)

(c):Write some of the important social reforms in India for the removal of untouchability.(10 marks)

Q4.Give the Answer of the following questions: 

(a):Discuss the status of women among the emerging urban middle class.(20 marks)

(b):Describe the impact of land reforms on the peasants of Indian society.(20 marks)

(c):What is the idea of ‘Indian village’? Explain.(10 marks)


                                                                                                               SECTION-B 

SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL PAPER 2





Q5. Write short notes with a sociological Perspective on the following in about 150 words each: (10×5=50marks)  

(a):Trends of Infant Mortality Rate among females
(150 words)(10 marks)

(b):Domestic Violence Act, 2005
(150 words)(10 marks)

(c):Dynamics of Contemporary Dalit movements
(150 words)(10 marks)

(d):Impact of privatisation on educational disparities
(150 words)(10 marks)

(e):Rural landless labourers and development induced 
displacement
(150 words)(10 marks)


Q6.  Give the Answer of the following questions 

(a):What are the main features of the second wave of Women’s 
movement in the Indian context ?(20 marks)

(b):Discuss the ‘Chipko movement’ as an example of eco-feminism.
(20 marks)

(c):Discuss the impact of globalisation on the workers in the Informal sector.(10 marks)

Q7.  Give the Answer of the following questions

(a):What are the demographic projections for the ageing population (60+) for the next decade? What are the implications for formulating policy for them ?(20 marks)

(b):What are the possible underlying causes of the spurt of increased violence against women in public spaces in the last decade ?(20 marks)

(c):How do caste and class come together in creating the category of extreme poor ?(10 marks)


Q8.  Give the Answer of the following questions 

(a):Many caste conflicts are between castes which are close to each other on the hierarchical scale.’ Give a sociological explanation for this phenomenon.(20 marks)





(b):Tribal conflicts based on ethnic differences often camouflage a struggle for political and economic advantage.’ Substantiate with examples.(20 marks)

(c):Who are the elites? Discuss their roles in bringing social transformation.(10 marks)
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