Political Science Question Paper 2014, AHSEC Class 12 New Syllabus Question Papers

Political Science Question Paper 2014
AHSEC Class 12 New Syllabus
Full Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 30
Time: Three hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
PART – A: (Contemporary World Politics)

1. Answer the following as directed:                                        1x6=6

  1. Where was the first Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit held?
  2. Give an example of global threat.
  3. Write the full form of ASEAN.
  4. In which year was the Berlin Wall demolished?
  5. Who is the present Secretary-General of the UNO?
  6. Rio Summit recommended a list of development practices called ‘Agenda 21’. [Write Yes or No]
2. When did the US hegemony begin and why? 1+1=2
3. What is the difference between traditional and non-traditional security? 2
4. What is meant by ‘second world’? 2
5. What is meant by allied and axis powers of the Second World War? 1+1=2
6. The UN Security Council has ____ permanent and ____ non-permanent members. [Fill in the blanks] 1+1=2
7. Mention one area each of cooperation and disagreement between India and Bangladesh. 1+1=2
8. What is meant by ‘Global Commons’? Suggest three steps for protection of ‘Global Commons’. 1+3=4
9. Write a short note on the political systems of newly emerged States from the Soviet Union. 4
10. Discuss briefly about the New International Economic Order (NIEO). 4
11. Write two major areas of influence of European Union. 2+2=4
12. Justify India’s inclusion in the Security Council as permanent member. 4
13. What are the different types of hegemony? Give examples of each of them. 4+2=6
What does SAFTA stand for? Examine the concept of SAFTA. 2+4=6
14. In the present world context, do you think that the UNO is an indispensable organization? Justify your answer. 6
What are the political, economic and cultural effects of globalization? Discuss. 2+2+2=6
PART – B (Politics in India since Independence)
15. Answer the following: 1x6=6
  1. Write the full form of NEFA.
  2. In which district was Anti-Arrack Movement started?
  3. The Government of India appointed Mandal Commission in the year ____. [Fill in the blank]
  4. What is the meaning of defection?
  5. When was the Planning Commission formed?
  6. Find out the correct word:
(Morarji Desai/Charan Singh) became the Prime Minister of the Janata Party Government after the 1977 election.
16. Before independence, there was a ‘two-nation theory’ advanced by the Muslim League. What were the two nations included in this theory? 1+1=2
17. Write two most important basic principles of India’s foreign policy. 2
18. Write any two features of coalition government in India. 2
19. Write two factors that lead to the growing importance of regional political party in India. 2
20. What do you mean by social movement? Give one example of a social movement. 1+1=2
21. When was the Bharatiya Jana Singh formed and who was the founder President of the party? 1+1=2
22. Write a note on Navnirman Movement in Gujarat. 4
23. Discuss the demands for autonomy in North-Eastern Region of India. 4
24. Explain briefly about the nature of Congress dominance at the national level. 4
25. Why did India adopt the policy of Non-Alignment? Discuss. 4
26. What is Green Revolution? Discuss briefly. 4
27. Analyze the lessons India got from Emergency. 6
Write about the Chipko Movement. What was the impact of this Movement? 4+2=6
28. Explain the consequences of Partition of India. 6
Who is regarded as Pioneer of India’s Nuclear Policy? Discuss India’s Nuclear Policy. 1+5=6