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CIV - Understanding Secularism Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. India is a land of _______

    (a)

    multi - religious faith

    (b)

    multi - cultural beliefs

    (c)

    Both (1) & (2)

    (d)

    None of these

  2. The Preamble of the Constitution was amended in__________.

    (a)

    1951

    (b)

    1976

    (c)

    1974

    (d)

    1967

  3. Which one of the following describes India as a secular state?

    (a)

    Fundamental Rights

    (b)

    Fundamental Duty

    (c)

    Directive Principles of State Policy

    (d)

    Preamble of the Constitution

  4. Right to freedom of religion is related to

    (a)

    Judiciary

    (b)

    Parliament

    (c)

    Directive principles of State Policy

    (d)

    Fundamental rights

  5. According to Article 28, which type of education is restricted in state aided educational institutions?

    (a)

    religious instruction

    (b)

    Moral education

    (c)

    Physical education

    (d)

    None above these

  6. 4 x 1 = 4
  7. Religion does not teach us _______________.

    ()

    animosity

  8. Secularism is a part of democracy which grants _________________.

    ()

    equal rights to people

  9. _____________ is a lack of belief in god and gods.

    ()

    atheism

  10. The basic aim of our constitution is to promote _______and ______.

    ()

    unity and integrity of the nation

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. There is state religion in India

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. The term secularism has been derived from the Greek word.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. The Mughal emperor Akbar followed the policy of religious toleration.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Jainism originated in China.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Government of India declares holidays for all religious festivals.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. 5 x 1 = 5
  18. Atheism

  19. (1)

    future citizen

  20. Children

  21. (2)

    coined the word secularism

  22. Constitution

  23. (3)

    social reformer

  24. Holyoake

  25. (4)

    lack of belief in god

  26. Rajaram Mohan Roy

  27. (5)

    1950

    5 x 2 = 10
  28. Name some of the Indians who contributed to spread of secularism.

  29. State the objectives of secularism.

  30. Why is it important to separate religion from the state?

  31. What are the characteristic features of a secular state?

  32. Mention any three Constitutional provisions related to secularism?

  33. 2 x 3 = 6
  34. Why we need secular education?

  35. Secularism is necessary for a country like India. Justify.

  36. 1 x 5 = 5
  37. Will the Government intervene if some religious group says that their religion allows them to practice human sacrifice?

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