Very Short Answer Type Questions
Question. What do you know about the ‘Rule of law’?
Answer : ‘Rule of law’ means that the administration is run by certain laws and rules.
Question. What is the importance of public opinion in democracy?
Answer : Public opinion is the will of the citizens of a country. If a Govt. does not work as per the will of the citizens, they can change the Govt.
Short Answer Type Questions
Question. Write short note on the emergence of democracy.
Answer : Democracy originated in Greek city of Athens around 2500 years ago. People of Athens used to get together at one place, many times in a year where they used to frame laws.
Question. Write name of four types of democracy on the basis of classification.
Answer : 1. Parliamentary- In this form of govt. Parliament is more powerful. Prime Minister is the real head of govt.
2. Presidential:- In this form of govt. President is more powerful. He is the real head of govt.
3. Federal: - In this form, powers are divided into Central govt. and state govt. Every state has its own govt. and constitution is written and rigid.
4. Unitary: - In this form, although powers are divided into Central govt. and state govt. but central govt. is more powerful.
Question. Write your views about Economic and Social equality.
Answer : There should be no discrimination in the Social- Economic field on the basis of caste, creed and languages. All the Social- Economic sources should be equally shared by all the citizens.
Multiple Choice Questions
(Pick the right option from following questions):-
1. Democracy is a government “of the people, by the people and for the people” who spoke these words?
A. Abraham Lincoln (√) B. Laski C. David Easton
2. Which is the most popular form of government in modern Times?
A. dictatorship B. democracy (√) C. Military Rule
3. How many types of heads of state are there in democratic countries?
A. Four B. Five C. Two (√)
I. NAME THE FOLLOWING:
1. The right enjoyed by adult citizens of India which reflects equality __________________
2. One of the more common forms of inequality in India ____________________________
3. Hidden casteism among educated ones is clearly visible in these ads _________________
4. Omprakash Valmiki’s book, which talks about his experiences of growing up as a Dalit boy _________________________
5. It is the cornerstone of our democracy and we are represented in it through our elected representatives ________________________
6. The first state in India to introduce Mid-day meal scheme _____________________
7. Even today there are several schools in the country in which the children are discriminated against and treated unequally are __________________________
8. The soul of democracy _____________________________
9. This is a document that lays down the basic rules and regulations for people and the government in the country to follow ____________________________________
II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING:
A B ANSWERS
1. People’s participation, the
resolution of conflict, and
equality and justice. a Article 15 of Indian
Constitution 1. _____
2. Essential aspect of all democracies b Mid-day Meal Scheme 2. _____
3. So called lower caste c Universal Adult Franchise 3. _____
4. Ways in which the government
has tried to implement the equality d Key elements of democracy 4. _____
5. One of the steps taken by the
government to imply equality e Through laws and second through government
programmes or schemes to help
disadvantaged communities 5. _____
III. FILL IN THE BLANKS :
1. In a ______________________________________ every citizen is equal.
2. The concept of Universal Adult Franchise is based on the principle of ________________.
3. Under _________________________________________ every adult irrespective of caste, creed, religion, gender etc is allowed to vote.
4. In both the incidents on inequality Omprakash Valmiki and Ansaris are subjected to social _______________________________________.
5. In many states _______________________ women are employed to cook mid-day meal.
6. As per the provision of Indian Constitution, _____________________________ has been abolished in India.
IV OBSERVE THE PICTURE BASED QUESTIONS ANSWER THE FOLLOWING :
IV. ANSWER IN 2 POINTS:
1. What is the essential aspect of a democracy and how does it reflect equality?
2. What are the positive effects of the mid-day meal scheme?
3. What is mid-day meal scheme?
4. How does Indian Constitution uphold equality?
5. State two ways in which the government has tried to implement equality in our country.
V. ANSWER IN 3 POINTS:
6 Write three provisions given in Indian Constitution which guarantee equality?
VI. ANSWER IN 4 POINTS:
7. Establishing equality in a democratic society is a continuous struggle-Justify this statement.
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