Sunday, September 27, 2020

MSW 003 BASIC SOCIAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS June 2016 Question paper


June 2016 Question paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (i) Answer all the five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks. (iii) Answers to question no. 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Define socialization. Explain the main agencies of socialization.


What are the different types of defense mechanisms ? Discuss the relevance of defense mechanisms for social work.

2. List the different theories of personality. Explain the psychoanalytic theory of personality in detail.


Define social attitudes. Discuss the factors that resist attitude change.

3. Any two questions in 300 words each :

(a) What are the different characteristics of culture ?

(b) Briefly explain the Leadership Style theory.

(c) What are the different stages of child birth ?

(d) Briefly discuss the challenges faced by families with elderly members.

4. Answer any four questions in 150 words each :

(a) Distinguish between status and role.  

(b) What is radical social work ?

(c) Write about the main conflict that a person faces during adolescence according to Erikson.

(d) List the problems associated with menopause in women.

(e) Briefly explain the impact of emotional stereotyping.

(f) Discuss the changing relationship between marriage partners in modern families.

5. Write short notes on any five in 100 words each :

(a) Sanskritization  

(b) Culture  

(c) Stress

(d) Prejudice

(e) Adolescence

(g) Sexuality  

(h) Coping