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  • question_answer1) What is meant by 'Western Alliance'?

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    Which one of the following statements about the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanks is false?
    (a) Politics in Sri Lanka openly favoured the Sinhalas.
    (b) Interest of Tamils were neglected.
    (c) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam were supported by the SAARC countries.
    (d) There was no political equality in Sri Lanka.

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  • question_answer3) Analyse any one reason for the defeat of the Congress Party in 1977.

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  • question_answer4) Explain the concept of a 'Coalition Government'.

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  • question_answer5) Which popular movement led to the empowerment of women?

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  • question_answer6) Assess the main contribution of the Non-Aligned Movement to the newly independent countries.

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  • question_answer7) Show with the help of one example that globalization has affected the dress culture of India.

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  • question_answer8) List any four areas or regions which come under 'Global Commons'.

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    Match the facts given in Column SV with those in Column 'B' in a meaningful way:
                            Column 'A'      Column 'B'
    (a) Architect of the Second Five Year Plan. (i) Balraj Madhok
    (b) One of the leaders of Jana Sangh. (ii) Maulana Abul Kalam
    (c) Leader of the Swatantra Party. (iii) P.C. Mahalanobis
    (d) Proponent of Hindu-Muslim Unity. (iv)  Minoo Masani
     

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  • question_answer10) Highlight any two aspects of the Indian Foreign Policy which were greatly influenced by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

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  • question_answer11) Explain any four steps taken by China that led to the rise of its economy.

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  • question_answer12) Highlight any four factors which justify Indians claim to a permanent seat in the U.N. Security Council.

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  • question_answer13) Evaluate any four benefits of the 'Green Revolution'.

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  • question_answer14) Why did India distance herself from the two superpower camps?

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  • question_answer15) Describe any foul: activities of the Dalit Panthers promote their interests.

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  • question_answer16) Mention any four Prime Ministers of India and name their respective coalitions that led the Union Government from 1989 to 1999.

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    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The 'Cuban Missile Crisis' was a high point of what came to be known as the Cold War. The Cold War referred to the competitions, the tensions and a series of confrontations between the United States of America and the Soviet Union, backed by their respective allies. Fortunately, however, it never escalated into a 'hot war.
    (a) Explain the meaning of 'hot war'.
    (b) Why was the 'Cuban Missile Crisis' considered as the high point of the Cold War?
    (c) 'Ideological conflict was also a cause of the Cold War.' How far do you agree with the statement?
     

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    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The Congress evolved from its origins in 1885 as a pressure group for the newly educated, professionals and commercial classes to a mass movement in the twentieth century. This laid the basis for its eventual transformation into a mass political party and its subsequent domination of the political system. Thus the Congress began as a party dominated by the English speaking, upper caste, upper middle class and urban elite. But with every Civil Disobedience Movement it launched, its social base widened.
    (1) What is meant by a pressure group?
    (2) Explain the reason for the Congress to be transformed into a rainbow-like social coalition by the time of Independence.
    (3) What made the Congress into a mass political party in the twentieth century?

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    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The Janata Party made the 1977 elections into a referendum on the Emergency. Its election campaign was focused on the non-democratic character of the Congress rule and on the various excesses that took place during this period. In the backdrop of arrests of thousands of persons and the censorship of the Press, the public opinion was against the Congress.
    (1) What is meant by 'referendum'?
    (2) 'Acts like arrests of thousands of persons and the censorship of the Press during the Emergency period were non-democratic.' Do you agree with the statement? Justify your answer with one suitable argument for/against each act.
    (3) In spite of winning the 1977 elections with a thumping majority, why could the Janata Party remain in power only for a short period? Explain.
     

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    Study the cartoon given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    (a) Which country does this cartoon refer to?
    (b) Evaluate any two changes in the economic policies of this country from 'then' to 'now'.
    (c) Assess any two outcomes of the latest changes that took place in this country.
     

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    In the given political outline map of India, five states have been shown as (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Identify these state on the basis of the information given below and write their correct names in your answer-book along with the respective serial number of the information used and the concerned alphabet as per the following format:
    Sr. no. of the Information used Concerned Alphabet Name of the State
    (i)    
    (ii)    
    (iii)    
    (iv)    
    (v)    
    (i) The State where the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre took place.
    (ii) The State where a Diary Cooperative Movement under the name 'Amul' was launched.
    (iii)The State which was benefitted by the 'Green Revolution'.
    (iv) The State which was created in 2000.
    (v) The State which faced a near-famine situation during the 1960s.
     

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    What is meant by 'Shock Therapy'? Explain any four consequences of Shock Therapy.
    Or
    Explain the idea of New International Economic Order (NIEO) for the development of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Highlight any three reforms proposed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 1972 to improve the global trading system.
     

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    Describe any three operations (military actions) launched by the US which proved and established its supremacy as a Hard Power.
    Or
    Describe any three points of conflict between India and Pakistan.

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    Examine the six reforms proposed as criteria for new permanent and non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.
    Or
    Analyse any three broad components of the security strategy of India.

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    Describe any three major reasons that led to the declaration of Emergency in 1975.
    Or
    Describe any four steps taken by Indira Gandhi to implement the 'Garibi Hatao' programme.
     

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    Analyse any three threats to the global environment these days.
    Or
    Analyse any three demerits of globalisation.

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    'In the midst of severe competition and many conflicts, a consensus appears to have emerged among most political parties of India.' In the light of this statement, analyse any three elements of growing consensus.
    Or
    'Jammu and Kashmir is one of the living examples of plural society and politics.' Justify the statement with any three suitable arguments.
     

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  • question_answer28) What is meant by 'Western Alliance'?

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  • question_answer29)

    Which one of the following statements about the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanks is false?
    (a) Politics in Sri Lanka openly favoured the Sinhalas.
    (b) Interest of Tamils were neglected.
    (c) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam were supported by the SAARC countries.
    (d) There was no political equality in Sri Lanka.

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  • question_answer30) Analyse any one reason for the defeat of the Congress Party in 1977.

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  • question_answer31) Explain the concept of a 'Coalition Government'.

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  • question_answer32) Which popular movement led to the empowerment of women?

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  • question_answer33) Assess the main contribution of the Non-Aligned Movement to the newly independent countries.

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  • question_answer34) Show with the help of one example that globalization has affected the dress culture of India.

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  • question_answer35) List any four areas or regions which come under 'Global Commons'.

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  • question_answer36)

    Match the facts given in Column SV with those in Column 'B' in a meaningful way:
                            Column 'A'      Column 'B'
    (a) Architect of the Second Five Year Plan. (i) Balraj Madhok
    (b) One of the leaders of Jana Sangh. (ii) Maulana Abul Kalam
    (c) Leader of the Swatantra Party. (iii) P.C. Mahalanobis
    (d) Proponent of Hindu-Muslim Unity. (iv)  Minoo Masani
     

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  • question_answer37) Highlight any two aspects of the Indian Foreign Policy which were greatly influenced by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

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  • question_answer38) Explain any four steps taken by China that led to the rise of its economy.

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  • question_answer39) Highlight any four factors which justify Indians claim to a permanent seat in the U.N. Security Council.

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  • question_answer40) Evaluate any four benefits of the 'Green Revolution'.

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  • question_answer41) Why did India distance herself from the two superpower camps?

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  • question_answer42) Describe any foul: activities of the Dalit Panthers promote their interests.

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  • question_answer43) Mention any four Prime Ministers of India and name their respective coalitions that led the Union Government from 1989 to 1999.

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  • question_answer44)

    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The 'Cuban Missile Crisis' was a high point of what came to be known as the Cold War. The Cold War referred to the competitions, the tensions and a series of confrontations between the United States of America and the Soviet Union, backed by their respective allies. Fortunately, however, it never escalated into a 'hot war.
    (a) Explain the meaning of 'hot war'.
    (b) Why was the 'Cuban Missile Crisis' considered as the high point of the Cold War?
    (c) 'Ideological conflict was also a cause of the Cold War.' How far do you agree with the statement?
     

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  • question_answer45)

    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The Congress evolved from its origins in 1885 as a pressure group for the newly educated, professionals and commercial classes to a mass movement in the twentieth century. This laid the basis for its eventual transformation into a mass political party and its subsequent domination of the political system. Thus the Congress began as a party dominated by the English speaking, upper caste, upper middle class and urban elite. But with every Civil Disobedience Movement it launched, its social base widened.
    (1) What is meant by a pressure group?
    (2) Explain the reason for the Congress to be transformed into a rainbow-like social coalition by the time of Independence.
    (3) What made the Congress into a mass political party in the twentieth century?

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  • question_answer46)

    Read the passage given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    The Janata Party made the 1977 elections into a referendum on the Emergency. Its election campaign was focused on the non-democratic character of the Congress rule and on the various excesses that took place during this period. In the backdrop of arrests of thousands of persons and the censorship of the Press, the public opinion was against the Congress.
    (1) What is meant by 'referendum'?
    (2) 'Acts like arrests of thousands of persons and the censorship of the Press during the Emergency period were non-democratic.? Do you agree with the statement? Justify your answer with one suitable argument for/against each act.
    (3) In spite of winning the 1977 elections with a thumping majority, why could the Janata Party remain in power only for a short period? Explain.
     

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  • question_answer47)

    Study the cartoon given below carefully and answer the following questions:
    (a) Which country does this cartoon refer to?
    (b) Evaluate any two changes in the economic policies of this country from ?then? to ?now?.
    (c) Assess any two outcomes of the latest changes that took place in this country.

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  • question_answer48)

    In the given political outline map of India, five states have been shown as (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Identify these state on the basis of the information given below and write their correct names in your answer-book along with the respective serial number of the information used and the concerned alphabet as per the following format:
    Sr. no. of the Information used Concerned Alphabet Name of the State
    (i)    
    (ii)    
    (iii)    
    (iv)    
    (v)    
    (i) The State where the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre took place.
    (ii) The State where a Diary Cooperative Movement under the name ?Amul? was launched.
    (iii)The State which was benefitted by the 'Green Revolution'.
    (iv) The State which was created in 2000.
    (v) The State which faced a near-famine situation during the 1960s.
     

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  • question_answer49)

    What is meant by 'Shock Therapy'? Explain any four consequences of Shock Therapy.
    Or
    Explain the idea of New International Economic Order (NIEO) for the development of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Highlight any three reforms proposed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 1972 to improve the global trading system.
     

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  • question_answer50)

    Describe any three operations (military actions) launched by the US which proved and established its supremacy as a Hard Power.
    Or
    Describe any three points of conflict between India and Pakistan.

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  • question_answer51)

    Examine the six reforms proposed as criteria for new permanent and non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.
    Or
    Analyse any three broad components of the security strategy of India.

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  • question_answer52)

    Describe any three major reasons that led to the declaration of Emergency in 1975.
    Or
    Describe any four steps taken by Indira Gandhi to implement the 'Garibi Hatao' programme.
     

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  • question_answer53)

    Analyse any three threats to the global environment these days.
    Or
    Analyse any three demerits of globalisation.

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  • question_answer54)

    'In the midst of severe competition and many conflicts, a consensus appears to have emerged among most political parties of India.' In the light of this statement, analyse any three elements of growing consensus.
    Or
    'Jammu and Kashmir is one of the living examples of plural society and politics.' Justify the statement with any three suitable arguments.
     

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