Mains Self Study 2017 Test – 8

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Mains Self Study 2017:  Test – 8

October 28, 2016

Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 Words.

1. How has the system of parliamentary committee affected the overseeing and appraisal of legislation by the Parliament? Discuss.

Source: Class XI NCERT Indian Constitution at Work, Chapter – 5

2. What is a welfare state? Can India be termed as welfare state? Critically comment.

Source: Class XI NCERT Understanding Society,, Chapter – 1

3. The parliamentary system of executive vests many powers in the legislature for controlling the executive. Why, do you think, is it so necessary to control the executive?

Source: Class XI NCERT Indian Constitution at Work, Chapter – 4

4. What are the major environmental issues associated with resource depletion? How such problems can be solved? Illustrate with examples.

Source: Class XI NCERT Understanding Society,, Chapter – 1

5. Explain why environmental problems are simultaneously social problems.

Source: Class XI NCERT Understanding Society, Chapter – 1

6. What are some of the challenges to social order in urban areas? Illustrate with examples.

Source: Class XI NCERT Understanding Society, Chapter – 2

7. Differentiate between social order and social change. How does violence affect social change and order? Discuss in the Indian context.

Source: Class XI NCERT Understanding Society, Chapter – 2

8. Why is it necessary for a country to have a clear demarcation of powers and responsibilities in the constitution? What would happen in the absence of such a demarcation? Illustrate with examples.

Source: Class XI NCERT Indian Constitution at Work, Chapter – 1

9. Which of the Fundamental Rights is in your opinion the most important right? Summarise its provisions and give arguments to show why it is most important.

Source: Class XI NCERT Indian Constitution at Work, Chapter – 2

10. “Indian democracy is now ready to shift from a crude First Past the Post system to a system of Proportional Representation”. Do you agree with this statement? Give your reasons for or against this statement.

Source: Class XI NCERT Indian Constitution at Work, Chapter – 3