AHSEC - Class 11 Question Paper: Political Science' 2018

AHSEC Class 11 Political Science Question Paper 2018
Full Marks: 100
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.
PART – A (Indian Constitution at Work)

1. Answer the following as directed:         1x6=6
a)         Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution of India?
b)         Mention a source of Indian Constitution.
c)          Fundamental Rights are absolute. (Write True or False)
d)         By which amendment of the Constitution of India, the Right to Property was removed as a Fundamental Right?
e)         Who is the Ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
f)          Who appoints the Governor of an Indian State?
2. Write two main points of Jawaharlal Nehru’s Objective Resolution.           2
3. Mention two goals of the Directive Principles of State Policy.            2
4. Write two differences between FPTP and Proportional Representation Election System.    2
5. Mention two discretionary powers of the President of India.             2
6. Mention two special powers of the Rajya Sabha.                                             2
7. What is Social Justice?                                                  2
8. Give four suggestions for Electoral Reforms in India.          4
9. Examine the role of Bureaucracy in Indian Administrative System.                   4
10. Mention four causes for dominance of the Centre in India.                 4
11. Write four features of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment of India.              4
12. The Constitution of India is as a Living Document – Explain.                4
13. Discuss the powers and functions of Rajya Sabha.                                     6
Explain how Indian Parliament controls the Executive.          6
14. Write a note on Independence of Judiciary in India.               6
Explain the power of Judicial Review of the Supreme Court of India.               6

(Political Theory)
15. Answer the following as directed:           1x6=6
a)         Who first argued for freedom as a Fundamental Right of humankind?
b)         The author of the book ‘The Republic’ is Socrates / Plato. (Write the correct answer)
c)          Write the name of the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.
d)         Mention one feature of Modern Liberalism.
e)         What is “Green Peace”?
f)          Write the full form of UNDP.
16. Mention two sources of constraints.                 2
17. Write two ways of acquiring Indian Citizenship.              2
18. What is a Nation?                           2
19. Mention two limitations of Nationalism.                  2
20. Write two approaches to Pursuit of Peace.              2
21. What is Environmentalism?                       2
22. Explain the importance of Political Theory.           4
23. Write a note on the significance of Positive Liberty.          4
24. Explain the relationship between Rights and Responsibilities.        4
25. Examine the concept of Universal Citizenship.             4
26. Explain the idea of Immanuel Kant on rights.                4
27. Discuss the various dimensions of Equality.               6
Discuss the different principles of Justice.                6
28. Examine the Western Model of Secularism.             6
Discuss the hindrances to Indian Secularism.               6


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