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Political Science [All India Set 1]
Marks: 100Academic Year: 2011-2012
Date: March 2012

[1]1

The South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) was signed by the members of __________ in the year____________.

Concept: Conflicts and Efforts for Peace in South Asia
Chapter: [0.015] Contemporary South Asia in the Post Cold War Era
[1]2

What is meant by ASEAN way?

Concept: Rise of China as an Economic Power in Post - Maoera, Creation and Expansion of European Union, ASEAN
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Alternative Centres of Power
[1]3 | Correct the and rewrite the following statement :

USSR/Russia used veto power 92 times till 2006.

Concept: New Entities in World Politics: Russia, Balkan States and Central Asian States
Chapter: [0.012] The End of Bipolarity
[1]4

How is balance of power a component of traditional security?

Concept: Traditional Concerns of Security and Politics of Disarmament
Chapter: [0.017] Security in Contemporary World
[1]5

In which year was the First General Election held in India?

Concept: Congress Dominance in the First Three General Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] Era of One-party Dominance
[1]6

What was the main objective of the second five year plan?

Concept: Five Year Plans
Chapter: [0.023] Politics of Planned Development
[1]7

What is meant by defection?

Concept: Emergency - Context, Constitutional and Extra-constitutional Dimensions, Resistance to Emergency
Chapter: [0.026000000000000002] Crisis of the Democratic Order
[1]8

The results of which elections were called ‘Political Earthquake’?

Concept: Non-congressism and Electoral Upset of 1967
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges to the Congress System
[1]9

What was Chipko movement?

Concept: Environment and Development - Affected People'S Movements
Chapter: [0.027000000000000003] Rise of Popular Movements
[1]10

Whose mediation resolved the ‘Indus River Waters Dispute’ between India and Pakistan?

Concept: India'S Relations with Its Neighbours
Chapter: [0.015] Contemporary South Asia in the Post Cold War Era
[2]11

Mention any two characteristics of the Soviet economy during the cold war days.

Concept: Disintegration of the Soviet Union and Its Impact Or Consequences on the World Order
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Cold War Era
[2]12

Mention the duration of the First and the Second World Wars.

Concept: Emergence of Two Power Blocs After the Second World War
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Cold War Era
[2]13

Write the four forms of power which reflect the U. S. Hegemony.

Concept: Introduction of US Hegemony in World Politics
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] US Hegemony in World Politics
[2]14

What was ‘Operation Enduring Freedom’?

Concept: Growth of Unilateralism - Afghanistan, First Gulf War, Response to 9/11 and Attack on Iraq
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] US Hegemony in World Politics
[2]15

Define Geo-politics.

Concept: Conflicts Over Traditional and Common Property Resources
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Environment and Natural Resources
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[2]16

Name the original states from which the following states were carved out:-

i. Meghalaya

ii. Gujarat

Concept: Navnirman Movement in Gujarat and the Bihar Movement
Chapter: [0.026000000000000002] Crisis of the Democratic Order
[2]17

Explain the role played by Sardar Patel in the integration of Princely States into the Indian Union.

Concept: Organisation and Reorganization of States
Chapter: [0.021] Challenges of Nation-building
[2]18

When and why did India sign the twenty-year ‘Treaty of peace and friendship’ with the Soviet Union?

Concept: India'S Relations with Its Neighbours
Chapter: [0.015] Contemporary South Asia in the Post Cold War Era
[2]19

Which action of the Government of India threatened the fish workers' lives in a major way? Which organisation did they form at the national level?

Concept: Rights of Indigenous People
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Environment and Natural Resources
[2]20

Political equations in coalition governments are unstable. How was this concept reflected in the formation of National Front Government in 1989 and United Front Government in 1996?

Concept: Coalition Governments - NDA (1998 - 2004) UPA (2004 - 2014) NDA (2014 Onwards)
Chapter: [0.028999999999999998] Recent Developments in Indian Politics
[4]21

Explain the ‘Cuban Missile Crisis’.

Concept: Disintegration of the Soviet Union and Its Impact Or Consequences on the World Order
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Cold War Era
[4]22

Describe any two major constraints of the U. S. Hegemony.

Concept: Dominance and Challenge to the Us in Economy and Ideology
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] US Hegemony in World Politics
[4]23

Name one country each from the continents of America, Africa, Asia and Europe, wherein the U. N. 'Peacekeeping Operations' were administered.

Concept: Restructuring and the Future of the UN
Chapter: [0.016] International Organizations
[4]24

How is global poverty a source of insecurity? Explain.

Concept: Non-traditional Or Human Security - Global Poverty, Health and Education
Chapter: [0.017] Security in Contemporary World
[4]25

'Let the polluters pay'. Support this statement with any two suitable arguments.

Concept: Environment Movement and Evolution of Global Environmental Norms
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Environment and Natural Resources
[4]26

"Globalisation has shifted power from nation-states to global consumers." Justify the statement.

Concept: Globalisation
Chapter: [0.019] Globalisation
[4]27 | Match the following:
  Column 'A'   Column 'B'
a Acharya Narendra Dev 1 Bharatiya Jana Sangh
b A. K. Gopalan 2 Indian National Congress
c Rafi Ahmed Kidwai 3 Praja Socialist Party
d Deen Dayal Upadhyaya 4 Communist Party of India (M)
Concept: Congress Victory in 1971 Elections
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges to the Congress System
[4]28

Explain any two features India's nuclear policy

Concept: India'S Nuclear Programme
Chapter: [0.024] India'S External Relations
[4]29

"1960s were labelled as the 'dangerous decade'." Explain with the help of any four arguments.

Concept: Issues of Human Rights and Migration
Chapter: [0.017] Security in Contemporary World
[4]30

What was the main outcome of the Rajiv Gandhi -Longowal Accord in July 1985?

Concept: Punjab Crisis and the Anti Sikh Riots of 1984
Chapter: [0.027999999999999997] Regional Aspirations
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[6]31 | Attempt any ONE
[6]31.1

What is the relevance of the Non-aligned Movement after the end of Cold War? Explain.

Concept: Challenges to Bipolarity
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Cold War Era
[6]31.2

Analyse India’s changing relationship with post-Communist Russia.

Concept: India'S Relations with Russia and Other Post-communist Countries
Chapter: [0.012] The End of Bipolarity
[6]32 | Attempt any ONE
[6]32.1

Why the European Union is considered a highly influential regional organisation in the economic, political and military fields?

Concept: Rise of China as an Economic Power in Post - Maoera, Creation and Expansion of European Union, ASEAN
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Alternative Centres of Power
[6]32.2

No region exists in a vacuum. It is influenced by outside powers and events no matter how much it may try to insulate itself from non-regional powers. China and the United States remain key players in South Asian politics. Sino-Indian relations have improved significantly in the last ten years, but China's strategic partnership with Pakistan remains a major irritant. The demands of development and globalisation have brought the two Asian giants closer, and their economic ties have multiplied rapidly since 1991.

Study the paragraph given above carefully and answer the following questions:-

i) Which two countries have been referred to as 'outside powers’?

ii) Which are the two Asian giants and why have they been called so?

iii) China's strategic partnership with Pakistan is a major irritant for which country and why?

Concept: India'S Nuclear Programme
Chapter: [0.024] India'S External Relations
[6]33 | Attempt any ONE
[6]33.1

“How was 'one party dominance' in India different from the 'one party system' of Mexico? In your opinion, which of the two political systems is better and why?

Concept: Introduction of Era of One-party Dominance
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] Era of One-party Dominance
[6]33.2

Explain the main arguments in the debate that ensured between industrialisation and agricultural development at the time of Second five year plan.

Concept: Five Year Plans
Chapter: [0.023] Politics of Planned Development
[6]34 | Attempt any ONE
[6]34.1

What was Narmada Bachao Andolan? What were its main issues? What democratic strategy did it use to put forward its demands?

Concept: Environment and Development - Affected People'S Movements
Chapter: [0.027000000000000003] Rise of Popular Movements
[6]34.2

In the midst of severe competition and many conflicts in 1989, a consensus appeared to have emerged among most parties. Explain any three points of consensus.

Concept: Political Conflicts Overlanguage
Chapter: [0.021] Challenges of Nation-building
[6]35 | Attempt any ONE
[6]35.1

Describe any three weaknesses and any three points of strength of India's democracy that came to light during the Emergency of 1975.

Concept: Emergency - Context, Constitutional and Extra-constitutional Dimensions, Resistance to Emergency
Chapter: [0.026000000000000002] Crisis of the Democratic Order
[6]35.2

In the given political outline map of India, six states have been indicated by A,B,C,D,E and F. Identify them with the help of the information given below and write their correct names in your answer book along with their respective Serial No. and the alphabet concerned as per the following table:-

Sr. No. Alphabet Name of the State
     
     
     

i. Two states where the Congress party got majority and formed the government.

ii. Two states where the breakaway Congress legislators played an important role in installing non-congress governments.

iii. A states where Congress party did not get majority but formed the government with the help of other parties

iv. The state where 'Popular United Front' came into power.

Concept: Non-congressism and Electoral Upset of 1967
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges to the Congress System
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