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 President of the Constituent Assembly of India?
Ans:- Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the President of the Constituent Assembly of India.
b) India as a secular State. [Write True or False]
c) Which Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Constitution of India is regarded as the ‘Heart and Soul’ of the Constitution?
Ans:- Right to constitutional remedies.
d) Write a difference between General Rights and Fundamental Rights.
Ans: - If the legal right of a person is violated, then it goes to a general court, but if any fundamental right is violated, the constitution provides that the affected person should go to the High Court or the Supreme Court.
e) Which Article of the Constitution of India has given special status to Jammu and Kashmir?
Ans:- Article 307 of the Constitution of India has given special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
f) Mention one Ideal enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution of India.
Ans: - Freedom of thought, expression, belief and worship.
2. Write two functions of the 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. Mention two rights enshrined in the Article 19 of the Constitution of India. 2
Ans:- Article 19 of the constitution guarantees six fundamental freedoms of citizens:
(i) Freedom of speech and expression
(ii) Freedom of assembly
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