SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Which of the following is/are listed among the Directive Principles in Part IV?
    I. Equal pay for equal work
    II. Uniform civil code
    III. Small family norm
    IV. Education through mother tongue at primary level

    A)  I, II and III       

    B)  I and II

    C)  II and III          

    D)  I, II, III and IV

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Directive Principles of State Policy have been grouped into four categories. These are: (1) The Principles establishing a Welfare and Socialist State (2) the Gandhian principles, (3) Principles and Policies relating to international peace and security and (4) miscellaneous.
    1. The economic and social Principles
    The state shall endeavour to achieve Social and Economic welfare of the people by:
    (1) Providing adequate means of livelihood for both men and women.
    (2) Reorganizing the economic system in a way to avoid concentration of wealth in few hands.
    (3) Securing equal pay for equal work for both men and women.
    (4) Securing suitable employment and healthy working conditions for men, women and children.
    (5) Guarding the children against exploitation and moral degradation.
    (6) Making effective provisions for securing the right to work, education and public assistance in case of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement.
    (7) Making provisions for securing just and humane conditions of work and for maternity relief.
    (8) Taking steps to secure the participation of workers in the management of undertakings etc.
    (9) Promoting education and economic interests of working sections of the people especially the SCs and STs.
    (10) Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural opportunities.
    (11) Making efforts to raise the standard of living and public health.
    (12) Providing early childhood care and education to all children until they complete the age of 6 years.
    2. The Gandhian Principles
    There are certain principles, based on the ideals advocated by Mahatma Gandhi. These
    Principles are as follows:-
    (1) To organize village Panchayats.
    (2) To promote cottage industries in rural areas.
    (3) To prohibit intoxicating drinks and drugs that are injurious to health.
    (4) To preserve and improve tile breeds of the cattle and prohibit slaughter of cows, calves and other milch and drought animals.
    3. Directive Principles of State Policy Relating To
    International Peace and Security: India should render active cooperation for world peace and security and for that the state shall endeavour to:
    (1) Promote international peace and security.
    (2) Maintain just and honourable relations between nations.
    (3) Foster respect for international laws and treaty obligations.
    (4) Encourage settlements of international disputes by mutual agreement.
    4. Miscellaneous
    The Directive Principles in this category call upon the state
    (1) To secure for all Indians a uniform civil code.
    (2) To protect historical monuments.
    (3) To save environment from pollution and protect wild life.
    (4) To make arrangements for disbursement of free legal justice through suitable legislation.

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