(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Sociology) 2015
Time: 3 Hours Maximum
1. There are 25 questions in all.
2. All questions are compulsory.
3. Questions No. 1-14 are very short answer type questions carrying 2 marks
each. Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
4. Questions No. 15 – 21 are short answer type questions carrying 4 marks each.
Answer to each question should not exceed 80 words.
5. Questions No.22-25 are of long answer type questions carrying 6 marks each.
Answer to each question should not exceed 200 words. Question no 25 is to be
answered with the help of the passage given.
Q1. What do you understand by sex ratio? 2
Q2. Name two commissions set up for Other Backward Classes. 2
Q3. State the meaning of modernization. 2
Q4. Write two examples of competing interests. 2
Q5. Interpret cultural diversity in your own words. 2
Q6. Define the term ‘benami transfer’. 2
Q7. The rate of mining incidents in India is higher than in
the other countries. Why? 2
Q8. How were woven silk spinners and twisters of Bihar
affected by globalization? 2
Q9. What do you understand by fordism? 2
Q10. Independent India was able to retain a global outlook.
Q11. Why are ‘new farmer’s movement’ termed as ‘new social
Q12. In what way Dalit literature espoused the cause of
Q13. Why the mid 1970’s women’s movement called the second
phase of Indian women’s movement? 2
Q14. Illustrate the meaning of Secularism in Western context.
Q15. The National Family Planning Programme was renamed as
the National Family welfare programme. Describe the reasons. 4
Q16. South American proverb says –“ If hard labour were
really such a good thing, the rich world keep it all for themselves!” Explain it
with reference to social inequality. 4
Q17. Examine the role played by strike breakers in Bombay
Textile Strike of 1982? 4
Q18. Explain the relevance of Civil Society?
How do States try to establish singular national identities
through assimilation and integrationist strategies? 4
Q19. Describe the impact of Westernisation.
Explain the process of Sanskritisation. 4
Q20. The 73rd amendment has been monumented in bringing voice
to the people of villages. Discuss.