ALLAMAIQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
Level: PGD/M.Sc Mass Communication Semester: Spring, 2012
Paper: Basic Concepts in Social Sciences -1 (5637) Time Allowed: 03 hours
Maximum Marks: 100 Pass Marks: 40
Note: ATTEMPT ANY FIVE QUESTIONS. ALL CARRY EQUAL MARKS.
Q. No. Questions
What do you know about sociology? Describe its characteristics and also explain how can we term sociology as a science?
Explain the various aspects of culture. How is it different from society? Discuss significance of culture?
What is meant by an institution in sociology? What are the basic institutions in • complex societies?
What is inflation? What factors cause inflation and how is it controlled?
Explain the monetary system by describing bi-metabolism system of note issue and value of money.
Define the concept of stock market with special reference to Pakistan.
Explain the main features of our economy. What are the obstacles to our economic growth?
What is meant by balance of payments and balance of trade? Also write short notes on the role of international monetary fund and World Bank.