CBSE Board Class 11 Political Science Previous Year Question Papers 2005
CBSE Board Previous Year Question Papers 2005 for Class 11 Political Science
Class – XI
Subject – Political Science
Time: 3 Hrs
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Question Nos. 1-10 is of 1 mark each. The answers to these questions should not
20 word each.
3. Question Nos. 11-20 is of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions should not
Exceed 40 words each.
4. Question Nos. 21-30 is of 4 marks each. The answers to these questions should not
Exceed 100 words each.
5. Question Nos. 31-35 is of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions should not
Exceed 150 words each.
1. Name any two Theocratic states.
2. Who said these lines and why “ A just society is that society is that society in
which ascending sense of reverence and descending sense of contempt is
dissolved into the creation of a compassionate society’
3. Is secularism compatible with the following situation
-Subsidizing a pilgrimage for a minority community
- Performing religious rituals in govt offices
4. Read the provisions of the 73rd amendment. Which of the following concerns
does this amendment address?
a) Fear of replacement makes representatives accountable to the people.
b) The dominant castes and feudal landlords dominate the local bodies.
c) Rural illiteracy is very high. Illiterate people cannot take decisions
about the development of the village.
d) To be effective the village panchayats need resources and powers to
make plans for the village development.
5. On the political map of the India, mark 4 states having bi cameral legislature.
6. What is article 370 of Indian constitution?
7. Fill ups:
............................. was the black leader of the Civil Rights Movement
8. Complete the following table
TYPES OF EXECUTIVE
System based on
the principles of
System based on
9. Who are the refugees?
10. Why do we need constitution?
11. Mention the ideas of Nehru on secularism.
12. Differentiate between positive and negative liberty
13. Explain John Rawl’s concept of justice
14. How is a democracy more effective than authoritarian governments in dealing
with conflicting nationalist aspiration?
15. Where do rights come from?
16. Is it possible to complimentary see both fundamental rights and directives principles as
to each other Give reasons
17. Differentiate between political executive and permanent executive.
18. What are the special powers vested with Lok Sabha?
19. How Indian federalism is quasi-federal?
20. While evolving the Indian constitution, the makers of our constitution did not
hesitate to learn from experiences and experiments of western countries. What
provisions India constitution has borrowed from western countries?
21. What are the provisions of objective resolution passed by Nehru?
22. What are the various functions of parliament apart from law making?
23. Why did India adopt the FPTP system?
24. What principles and policies are essential to pursue equality?
25. How rights are related with responsibilities?
26. Looking at the constitutional provisions, it seems that the president is only a
rubber stamp. What are your views with regard to it?
27. How does the parliament control its executives?
28. Why Indian constitution is considered as the living document?
29. In an era of genocide, terrorism and total war, how peace pursuits means and end
of political action?
30. What do we study in political theory?
Is politics an undesirable activity or worthwhile activity (which we must engage
with in order to make a better world)? Justify.
31. What are the jurisdictory powers of Supreme Court?
What do you mean by the judicial review? Mention the issues, which were in the
center of the controversy between the parliament and the judiciary.
32. What are the various conflicts in India’s federal system?
What is the political philosophy of Indian constitution?
33. Why Development has become the subject of controversy today?
How immorality is related with peace and development?
34. Which of the fundamental right is in your opinion the most important right?
Summaries its provisions.
Indian Secularism has been under severe criticism. Can we defend secularism?
35. What are the wide range of functions of the Election Commission of India? what
are the suggestions to improve the Electoral system of India
What are the positive and negative aspects of Nationalism?
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