Full Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 30
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) When the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly for undivided India was held?
(b) A Constitution is a fundamental identity of a people. (Write True of False)
(c) Abolition of untouchability is a Right to Equality/Right to Freedom of Religion/Right against Exploitation. (Choose the correct answer)
(d) Mention a Right to Liberty and Personal Freedom.
(e) Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with its Amendment Procedure?
(f) In which case the Supreme Court advanced the theory of Basic Structure of the Constitution of India?
2. Mention two function of Constitution. 2
3. Write two differences between Ordinary Rights and Fundamental Rights. 2
4. Mention two causes why India adopted ‘the first past the part system’. 2
5. How the size of Council of Minister was limited by the 91st Amendment Act (2003)? 2.
6. Mention any two power exercised only by the Lok Sabha. 2
7. What is meant by the Original Jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India? 2
8. Explain why we need an independent Election Commission. 4
9. Explain the single integrated judicial system of the Indian Constitution. 4
10. Mention two federal and two non-federal characters of Indian Constitution. 2+2=4
11. Explain the election procedure for Panchayati Raj institutions as per the 73rd Amendment to Indian Constitution. 4
12. Write a short note on the Political Philosophy of Indian Constitution. 4
13. Discuss why Buremucracy is considered as the permanent executive. 6
Discuss the powers and functions of the Prime Minister of India. 6
14. Explain how Parliament makes laws. 6
Discuss the functions of the Indian Parliament. 6
Part – B
15. Answer the following as directed: 1x6=6
(a) Which German philosopher linked Justice with dignity of human beings?
(b) In the eighteenth century, the French revolutionaries used the slogan ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.’ (Fill in the blank)
(c) A nation is to a great extent as ‘imagined’ community. (Write True or False)
(d) Do nations have the right to self-determination?
(e) In which year the USSR was disintegrated?
(f) Give an example of Strucural Violence.
16. Why should we study Political Theory? Give two arguments. 2
17. Mention two necessities of constraints. 2
18. Why individual eights are limitations on the state? Give two reasons. 2
19. Define Citizenship. 2
20. Mention two factors of a nation. 2
21. Mention two characters of a Secular State. 2
22. ‘Politics is an important and integral part of any society’. Discuss. 4
23. Write a note on John Rawl’s Theory of Justice. 4
24. Discuss about global citizenship. 4
25. Write note on the Indian model of Secularism. 4
26. Discuss the environmental cost of existing model of development. 4
27. Discuss the differences between the negative and positive conception of liberty. 6
What are the three main dimensions of equality? Explain. 6
28. Discuss the relationship between Rights and Responsibilities. 6
Discuss the suitable examples the political, economic and cultural rights. 6
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