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History and Civics [Set 1]
Marks: 80Date: 2017-03-17
Duration: 2h

Attempt all questions Form Question 1 and Question 2

Attempt Any Five Question From Question 2 to Question 10


[10]1
[1]1.1

State any one federal feature of the Indian Constitution.

Concept: Powers and Functions of Union Parliament
Chapter: [1] The Union Legislature [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[1]1.2

How are the Rajya Sabha members elected?

Concept: Rajya Sabha - Composition, Qualifications for Membership, Election, Term
Chapter: [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[1]1.3

Who presides over the Joint Session of the two Houses of Parliament?

Concept: Speaker – Election and Functions
Chapter: [1.01] Lok Sabha
[1]1.4

Under what condition can a non-member of Parliament can be made a minister?

Concept: Council of Ministers and the Cabinet
Chapter: [2.03] Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
[1]1.5

When can the Speaker of Lok Sabha cast his vote?

Concept: Speaker – Election and Functions
Chapter: [1.01] Lok Sabha
[1]1.6

When can the President use his Discretionary power to appoint the Prime Minister?

Concept: Union Executive - the President
Chapter: [2.01] The President
[1]1.7

What is meant by the ‘Collective Responsibility’ of the Cabinet?

Concept: Concept of Cabinet
Chapter: [2.03] Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
[1]1.8

How long can the Rajya Sabha retain the money bill sent by the Lok Sabha?

Concept: Rajya Sabha - Composition, Qualifications for Membership, Election, Term
Chapter: [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[1]1.9

State one other qualification required to become the judge of the High Court apart from Indian citizenship?

Concept: High Courts - Composition, Qualifications of Judges, Appointment
Chapter: [3.02] The High Courts
[1]1.10

Mention one reason to state that the Lok Adalat has its own advantage.

Concept: Concept of Lok Adalat
Chapter: [3.03] Subordinate Courts
[20]2
[2]2.1

Mention any two Repressive Colonial policies of Lord Lytton.

Concept: Repressive Colonial Policies
Chapter: [4.02] Factors Promoting Growth of Nationalism, Foundation of the Indian National Congress
[2]2.2

Name the two main associations that were the precursors of the Indian National Congress.

Concept: Objectives of the Indian National Congress
Chapter: [4.02] Factors Promoting Growth of Nationalism, Foundation of the Indian National Congress
[2]2.3

Give the names of two leaders who led the Home Rule Movement in India.

Concept: Contributions of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai
Chapter: [4.03] First Phase of the Indian National Movement (1885-1907), Second Phase of the Indian National Movement (1905-1916)
[2]2.4

What was the Khilafat Movement

Concept: Causes of (Khilafat Movement, Rowlatt Act, Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy)
Chapter: [5.01] Mahatma Gandhi:- Non-cooperation Movement
[2]2.5

State any two provisions of the Rowlatt Act passed by the government in 1919.

Concept: Causes of (Khilafat Movement, Rowlatt Act, Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy)
Chapter: [5.01] Mahatma Gandhi:- Non-cooperation Movement
[2]2.6

Mention any two objectives of the Indian National Army

Concept: Causes of First War of Independence, 1857
Chapter: [4.01] The First War of Independence, 1857
[2]2.7

Why did Mahatma Gandhi start his historic march to Dandi?

Concept: Impact of the Movement, Gandhi-irwin Pact and the Second Round Table Conference
Chapter: [5.01] Mahatma Gandhi:- Non-cooperation Movement
[2]2.8

State the significance of the policy of Appeasement as a cause for the Second World War.

Concept: Second World War - Policy of Appeasement
Chapter: [6.03] The Second World War
[2]2.9

Give the reason as to why Japan invaded China.

Concept: Japanese Invasion of China,
Chapter: [6.03] The Second World War
[2]2.10

Mention any two functions of the UNESCO in the field of education.

Concept: Major Agencies of the United Nations- UNICEF, WHO and UNESCO
Chapter: [6.04] United Nations
[10]3
[3]3.1

The powers and functions of the Indian Parliament are wide-ranging. In this context answer the following:

Explain three ways in which the Legislature exercise control over the Executive.

Concept: Powers and Functions of Union Parliament
Chapter: [1] The Union Legislature [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[3]3.2

The powers and functions of the Indian Parliament are wide-ranging. In this context answer the following:

Mention any three Special powers of the Rajya Sabha that is usually not enjoyed by the other House.

Concept: Powers and Functions of Union Parliament
Chapter: [1] The Union Legislature [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[4]3.3

The powers and functions of the Indian Parliament are wide-ranging. In this context answer the following:

Mention any two Judicial powers and two Electoral powers of the Indian Parliament.

Concept: Powers and Functions of Union Parliament
Chapter: [1] The Union Legislature [1.02] Rajya Sabha
[10]4
[3]4.1

The Union Executive which consists of the President, Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers is a powerful body in a Parliamentary democracy. In this context answer the following questions:

State the position of the Prime Minister and state any two of his powers in relation to the President.

Concept: Position and Powers of the Prime Minister
Chapter: [2.03] Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
[3]4.2

The Union Executive which consists of the President, Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers is a powerful body in a Parliamentary democracy. In this context answer the following questions:

Mention the three categories of Ministers in order of their rank and status.

Concept: Council of Ministers and the Cabinet
Chapter: [2.03] Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
[4]4.3

The Union Executive which consists of the President, Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers is a powerful body in a Parliamentary democracy. In this context answer the following questions:

Mention any four legislative powers of the Cabinet.

Concept: Concept of Cabinet
Chapter: [2.03] Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
[10]5
[3]5.1

With reference to the powers and functions of the High Court, explain briefly the meaning and scope of the following:

Its Appellate Jurisdiction

Concept: High Courts - Jurisdiction and Functions:
Chapter: [3.02] The High Courts [3.02] The High Courts
[3]5.2

With reference to the powers and functions of the High Court, explain briefly the meaning and scope of the following:

The High Court as a Court of Record

Concept: High Courts - Jurisdiction and Functions:
Chapter: [3.02] The High Courts [3.02] The High Courts
[4]5.3

With reference to the powers and functions of the High Court, explain briefly the meaning and scope of the following:

Judicial Review

Concept: High Courts - Jurisdiction and Functions:
Chapter: [3.02] The High Courts [3.02] The High Courts
[10]6
[3]6.1

With reference to the rise of ‘National Consciousness’ in India, explain the following:

The influence of the Western Education

Concept: Socio-religious Reform Movements
Chapter: [4.02] Factors Promoting Growth of Nationalism, Foundation of the Indian National Congress
[3]6.2

With reference to the rise of ‘National Consciousness’ in India, explain the following:

Any three contributions of Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Concept: Socio-religious Reform Movements
Chapter: [4.02] Factors Promoting Growth of Nationalism, Foundation of the Indian National Congress
[3]6.3

With reference to the rise of ‘National Consciousness’ in India, explain the following:

The development of modern means of transport and communication

Concept: Economic Exploitation
Chapter: [4.02] Factors Promoting Growth of Nationalism, Foundation of the Indian National Congress
[10]7

The conflict between two sections of the Congress came to surface in its Session in 1906 at Calcutta. In this context, explain the following:

The Split in the Congress

Concept: Contributions of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai
Chapter: [4.03] First Phase of the Indian National Movement (1885-1907), Second Phase of the Indian National Movement (1905-1916)
[3]7.1

The conflict between two sections of the Congress came to surface in its Session in 1906 at Calcutta. In this context, explain the following:

The Split in the Congress

Concept: Contributions of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai
Chapter: [4.03] First Phase of the Indian National Movement (1885-1907), Second Phase of the Indian National Movement (1905-1916)
[3]7.2

The conflict between two sections of the Congress came to surface in its Session in 1906 at Calcutta. In this context, explain the following:

With reference to the picture given below, answer the following:

1) What were the three personalities popularly known as?

2) Which section of the Congress did they represent?

3) Mention two of their popular beliefs.

Concept: Contributions of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai
Chapter: [4.03] First Phase of the Indian National Movement (1885-1907), Second Phase of the Indian National Movement (1905-1916)
[4]7.3

The conflict between two sections of the Congress came to surface in its Session in 1906 at Calcutta. In this context, explain the following:

State any four methods that they advocated for the achievement of their aims.

Concept: Contributions of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai
Chapter: [4.03] First Phase of the Indian National Movement (1885-1907), Second Phase of the Indian National Movement (1905-1916)
[10]8
[3]8.1

The period between 1920 to 1947 was marked with major events and reforms that finally led to us to our independence. In this context, answer the following questions:

State three provisions of the Gandhi Irwin pact as a result of the Civil Disobedience Movement.

Concept: Impact of the Movement, Gandhi-irwin Pact and the Second Round Table Conference
Chapter: [5.01] Mahatma Gandhi:- Non-cooperation Movement
[3]8.2

The period between 1920 to 1947 was marked with major events and reforms that finally led to us to our independence. In this context, answer the following questions:

How did the Congress and the Muslim League respond to the Cabinet Mission Plan?

Concept: Clauses of Cabinet Mission Plan
Chapter: [5.03] Independence and Partition of India
[4]8.3

The period between 1920 to 1947 was marked with major events and reforms that finally led to us to our independence. In this context, answer the following questions:

Mention any four clauses of the Cabinet Mission Plan.

Concept: Clauses of Cabinet Mission Plan
Chapter: [5.03] Independence and Partition of India
[10]9
[3]9.1

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and dimension. In this context, answer the following

Explain the immediate cause of the First World War.

Concept: Causes of First War of Independence, 1857
Chapter: [4.01] The First War of Independence, 1857
[3]9.2

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and dimension. In this context, answer the following:

Explain the consequence of the Second World War with reference to the Cold War.

Concept: Consequences (Defeat of Axis Powers, Formation of the United Nations and Cold War)
Chapter: [6.03] The Second World War
[4]9.3

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and dimension. In this context, answer the following:

Mention any four terms of the treaty of Versailles which affected Germany after World War I.

Concept: Results of First World War (Treaty of Versailles, Territorial Rearrangements, Formation of League of Nations)
Chapter: [6.01] The First World War
[10]10
[3]10.1

The horror of two World Wars, lead to the formation of United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Alignment Movement followed later. In this context, answer the following:

Mention any three aims and objectives of the United Nations Organisation.

Concept: Objectives of the U.N
Chapter: [6.04] United Nations
[3]10.2

The horror of two World Wars, lead to the formation of United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Alignment Movement followed later. In this context, answer the following:

Explain any three functions of the Security Council

Concept: General Assembly, the Security Council, and the International Court of Justice
Chapter: [6.04] United Nations
[4]10.3

The horror of two World Wars, lead to the formation of United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Alignment Movement followed later. In this context, answer the following:

Explain any four factors that led to the formation of the Non- Aligned Movement.

Concept: Meaning and Objectives - Non Aligned Movement;
Chapter: [6.05] Non Aligned Movement

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