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?
Ans:- 1946, 9 December.
(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.
Ans:- Right to freedom of speech and expression.
(e) Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with its Amendment Procedure?
Ans:- Article 368.
(f) In which case the Supreme Court advanced the theory of Basic Structure of the Constitution of India?
Ans:- Shankari Prasad Vrs. Union of Indian is a landmark case in the basic structure of our constitution.
2. Mention two function of Constitution. 2
Ans:- Two functions of the constitution: -
(a) It forms a national government consisting of a legislative, and executive and judicial branch with a system of checks and balances between the three branches.
(b) It distributes power between the federal government and the states.
3. Write two differences between Ordinary Rights and Fundamental Rights. 2
Ans:- Two differences between general and fundamental rights:
(i) A simple right usually gives another duty to the same person but a fundamental right is a right that a person is against the state.
(ii) Fundamental rights are protected and guaranteed by the Constitution and cannot be overcome by a common law made by the legislature.
3. GK (Coming Soon)