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CBSE Question Paper 2018 Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted)

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CBSE Question Paper 2018 Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2018. CBSE previous year question papers with the solution are available in myCBSEguide mobile app and website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to CBSE schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2018 Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted)

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CBSE Question Paper 2018 Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted)

Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted) list of chapters


  1. Introducing Indian Society
  2. Demographic Structure of the Indian Society
  3. Social Institutions: Continuity and Change
  4. The Market as a Social Institution
  5. The Pattern of Social In quality and Exclusion
  6. The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
  7. Suggestions for Project Work


  1. Structural Change (10 Periods)
  2. Cultural Change (12 Periods)
  3. The Story of India Democracy (16 Periods)
  4. Change and Development in Rural Society (10 Periods)
  5. Change and Development in Industrial Society (14 Periods)
  6. Globalization and Social Change (10 Periods)
  7. Mass Media and Communication Process (14 Periods)
  8. Social Movements (18 Periods)

CBSE Question Paper 2018 Class 12 Sociology (Reconducted)

Time allowed : 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 80

General Instructions:

  1. There are 25 questions in all.
  2. All questions are compulsory.
  3. Questions no. 1 – 14 are short-answer type questions carrying marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
  4. Questions no. 15 – 21 are long-answer type questions carrying marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 80 words.
  5. Questions no. 22 – 25 are very long-answer type questions carrying 6 marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 200 words. Question no. 25 is to be answered on the basis of the passage given.

  1. What is meant by modernization?
  2. What is alienation as understood by Marx?
  3. How is mass media different from mass communication?
  4. Mention the reasons for caste-based specialization among traditional business communities.
  5. What is the basic principle that nationalism assumes?
  6. What are the pressure groups?
  7. What do you understand by the term civil society?
  8. State any two features of India’s quasi-federal structure.
  9. Classify the tribals on the basis of language.
  10. The distinction between Varna and jati.
  11. What is tribalism?
  12. How do prejudices influence our behavior in society?
  13. What is the significance of the term Dalit?
  14. How is social stratification a characteristic of society, not simply a function of individual differences?
  15. ‘‘What marked these 19th centuries social reform attempts was the modern context and the mix of ideas.’’ Explain.


       Explain westernization as a process of cultural change in India.

16.‘After Independence the government took over the commanding heights of the economy.’ State the reasons for this decision.

17. How is mass media responsible for bridging the gap between rural and urban areas?


Discuss the growth of print media in India after Independence.

18. Analyze the impact of urbanization in India as given by M.S.A. Rao.

19. Explain capitalism as a social system.

20. A nation is a peculiar sort of community that is easy to describe but hard to define. How?

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