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One Mark Questions for Class 12 Political Science Chapter 8 Regional Aspirations

Question 1.
Why were the seven small states created in North-East India ? (Imp.) (C.B.S.E. 2015)
The Partition of India in 1947 had reduced the North-East to a land-locked region and affected its economy. Cut-off from the rest of India, the region suffered neglect in developmental terms. These states also underwent major demographic changes due to influx of migrants from neighbouring states and countries. Therefore, for boosting the economy seven small states were created in the North-East.

Question 2.
When was the first democratic election to Sikkim Assembly held and which party swept the elections ? (Imp.) (C.B.S.E. 2013)
The first democratic election to Sikkim Assembly was held in 1974 and Sikkim Congress party won the elections.

Question 3.
Justify that, “Regionalism is not as dangerous as Communalism.” (C.B.S.E. 2015)
Regionalism only denotes a feeling of love for a particular region, while communalism encourage communal riots.

Question 4.
Why do some people feel that Article 370 should be revoked ? (Imp.) (C.B.S.E. 2015)
Some people feel that Article 370 should be revoked because Article 370 does not allow full integration of the Jammu and Kashmir State with India. Therefore, on 5—6 August 2019, Article 370 was abrogated from Indian constitution.

Question 5.
The States of which region of India are referred to as the ‘Seven Sisters’? (C.B.S.E. 2013)
The states of North-East (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura) region of India are referred to as the ‘Seven Sisters’.

Question 6.
Mention any one point of; agreement included in the Rajiv Gandhi Logowal Accord. (C.B.S.E. 2013)
To resolve the border dispute between Punjab and Haryana, a commission would be established.

Question 7.
Which organisation of Assam led the movement against foreign national in 1979 ? (C.B.S.E. 2013)
Which students group led the anti-foreigner movement in Assam ? (C.B.S.E. 2014)
All Assam Students Union.

Question 8.
How far is the demand for reservation beyond SCs, STs, and OBCs, justified? (C.B.S.E. 2017)
The demand for reservation beyond SCs, STs, and OBCs should be based on economic conditions. Because poor people of every class of the society need help.

Question 9.
Why is violence between two communities considered as a threat to democracy? (C.B.S.E. 2017)
It is true that violence between two communities is considered as a threat to democracy. India’s democratic politics is based on the premise that all religious communities enjoy the freedom that they may join any party. It is also accepted that their will not be community based political parties. Even then democratic atmosphere of the country faced many challenges during anti-Sikh riots of 1984, violence in Gujrat in 2002, demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992 etc. Thus communal riots are against democratic norms.

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Question 10.
In which year agreement took place between Sheikh Abdullah and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ?
(a) 1970
(b) 1974
(c) 1976
(d) 1980.
(b) 1974

Question 11.
When Anandpur Sahib Resolution was passed ?
(a) 1962
(b) 1965
(c) 1967
(d) 1973
(d) 1973

Question 12.
Who was the leader of the Naga National Council ?
(a) V.P. Singh
(b) Lai Denga
(c) Karunanidhi
(d) Angame Zapu Phizo.
(d) Angame Zapu Phizo.

Question 13.
Coorrect and rewrite the statement. Ravi, Beas river dispute was resolved between Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand. (Sample Paper 2019-20)
Ravi, Bears river dispute was resolved between Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.