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WBCS Anthropology Optional Previous Years’ Questions Chapter 9 of Paper 1

WBCS Anthropology Optional Previous Years' Questions Chapterwise

WBCS ANTHROPOLOGY OPTIONAL PREVIOUS YEARS’ QUESTIONS CHAPTERWISE

 

We have started a series of posts evaluating the detailed previous years’ WBCS Anthropology question papers. We will publish all previous years’ WBCS Anthropology optional question papers chapter by chapter.

 

We have assembled these chapter-by-chapter questions following the WBCS mains previous exam questions from 2001 through the most recent exam of 2021.

Below is the detailed syllabus of Chapter 9 Anthropology optional Paper-I (WBCS mains):

9. Theories and concepts of culture and society :

9.1 A brief outline of Anthropological Theories: Evolutionism, Diffusionism, Functionalism,
Structuralism, Symbolism and Interpretative Approach, Post-structuralism and Post-modernism –
Hermeneutics and Phenomenological Anthropology.
9.2 Concept (brief outline): Social structure, Social organization, Gender, Institution, Group,
Community.

All the previous years’ questions of WBCS mains Anthropology optional Chapter 9 of Paper-I:

9. Theories And Concept Of Culture And Society  

 

Q1. (A) What Is Post-Structuralism?

What Are Differences Between Post-Structuralism And Post-Modernism Theories In Social Science?  [2020] 6+14 

Q2. Compare The Theoretical Approach Of Radcliffe Brown And Claude Levi-Strauss In  Terms Of Structuralism. [2014] 32 

Q3. Explain The Methods Used For the Resolution Of Conflict By Simple Societies.  [2010] 10 

Q4. Define Culture And Society.

Discuss The Relationship Of Social Structure And Social Organisation With Civilisation.   [2007] 20 

Q5. Differentiate Between The Concept Of Functionalism And Structural Functionalism  Exemplifying From The Empirical Studies Made By B. Malinowski And A.R Radcliffe Brown.  [2015]  30

Q6. Fertility In A Logical Phenomenon And Its Determinants Are Essentially Socio-Cultural  — Explain. [2005] 20 

Q7. The Concept Of Culture. [2004] 10

Q8. Diffusion And Acculturation.  [2004] 10 

Q9. Evaluate Anthropological Theory Of Evolutionism.

What Is Ethnocentrism? [2018] 24+6

Q10. Anthropology Of And Post-Modernism. [2015] 10

Q11. Phenomenological Anthropology. [2017] 10 

Q12. Social Control. [2006] 10

That’s all questions that have been asked in these two chapters from 2001 to 2021.  Keep visiting us regularly for further updates.

 

We have already published all the previous years’ questions in earlier chapters. You can check them using the references provided below.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 8.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapters 6 and 7.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 5.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 4.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 3.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 2.

Click here to view the WBCS anthropology optional Questions of Chapter 1.

 

You can check the detailed analysis of the syllabus of the WBCS Anthropology optional paper by clicking here.

Keep visiting us for further updates.

Thank You!

Shami Ibrahim

Shami Ibrahim is currently pursuing his Graduation in Economics from IGNOU. He joined Indian Navy in Jan 2021. Medical board out due to injury in training. Cleared UPSC CDS in 2022. Loves playing chess.

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