BAC 2508  SOCIOLOGY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING
BAC 2508 SOCIOLOGY
FULL TIME/PARTTIME
DATE: AUGUST 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Define the term sociological imagination. (2Marks)
b) Explain the principles of self- awareness. (10Marks)
c) Explain the problems that the elderly face in today’s society? (6Marks)
d) Explain some of your unique experiences of the 8.-4-4 system in primary and
secondary schools? Do a critique discussion of our education system?
(10Marks)
e) What is the most striking thing that you have learnt in this unit? (2Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) “Democracy is clearly the best way to run a government”. Do you agree or disagree
with this statement? Explain your answer. (10Marks)
b) Explain how we can deal with the drug abuse problem amongst the youth in our
society.
(10Marks)
QUESTION THREE.
a) Demonstrate with relevant examples how the media both reflect and affect culture.
(10Marks)
b) Describe how social class affects socialization. (6Marks)
c) Define the term ethnocentrism and comment on its negative impact. (4Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Explain the following key concepts of sociology. (10Marks)
(i) social structures
(ii) social action
(iii) functional integration
(iv) power
(v) culture
b) Describe the physical and behavioural signs that may signal child abuse.
(10Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Describe how social interaction at KCA University has impacted you so far.
(6Marks)
b) Describe the social functions of schools and cite the most important one to you as a
student. (10Marks)
c) Identify a pattern of a social phenomenon in your society and explain the situation
clearly. (4Marks)

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