CBSE Class 6 Social Science - Key Elements Of The Democratic Government Learning the important concepts is very important for every student to get better marks in examinations. The concepts should be clear which will help in faster learning. The attached concepts made as per NCERT and CBSE pattern will help the student to understand the chapter and score better marks in the examinations.
Key Elements Of The Democratic Government
Ans. South Africa is a country that has people of several races. There are black people who belong to South Africa, whites who came there to settle, and Indians who came as labourers and traders.
Q2. What is Apartheid?
Ans. Apartheid means separation on the basis of race. South African people were divided into white, black, Indian and coloured races.
Q3. Which languages were spoken by Blacks and Whites in South Africa?
Ans. Afrikaans language was spoken by whites and Zulu by blacks.
Q4. What is ANC?
Ans. ANC stands for the African National Congress, a group of people who led the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.
Q5. Name a well known leader of African National Congress.
Ans. Nelson Mandela
Q6. When did South Africa become a democratic country?
Ans. South Africa become a democratic country in 1994
Q7. Who is responsible for resolving conflicts in a country?
Ans. The government is responsible for helping to resolve conflicts.
Q8. How can rivers become a source of conflict in a country?
Ans. Rivers can become a source of conflict between states. A river may begin in one place, flow through another and end in a third. The sharing of river water between different places that the river goes through becomes an issue of conflict.
Q9. What is the key idea behind a democratic government?
Ans. The key idea of a democratic government is its commitment to equality and justice.
Q10. Which law was imposed on the different races in South Africa?
Ans. South African people were divided into white, black, Indian and coloured races. According to the law, these races were not allowed to mingle with each other, to live near each other or even to use common facilities.
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