Term 2 Understanding Secularism Model Question Paper

8th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Secularism means

    (a)

    State is against to all religions

    (b)

    State accepts only one religion

    (c)

    An attitude of tolerance and peaceful coexistence on the part of citizen belonging any religion

    (d)

    None of these

  2. 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

  3. Right to freedom of religion is related to

    (a)

    Judiciary

    (b)

    Parliament

    (c)

    Directive principles of State Policy

    (d)

    Fundamental rights

  4. 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

  5. The country will be considered as a secular country, if it _______

    (a)

    gives importance to a particular religion

    (b)

    bans religious instructions in the state – aided educational institutions.

    (c)

    does not give importance to a particular religion

    (d)

    bans the propagation of any religious belief.

  6. 3 x 1 = 3
  7. Secularism is a part of democracy which grants _________________.

    ()

    equal rights to people

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

    ()

    atheism

  9. Article 15 prohibits _____________on the grounds of religion, caste, sex or place of birth.

    ()

    discrimination

  10. 3 x 1 = 3
  11. The Mughal emperor Akbar followed the policy of religious toleration.

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

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. 4 x 2 = 8
  15. Name some of the Indians who contributed to spread of secularism.

  16. What does secularism mean?

  17. State the objectives of secularism.

  18. Mention any three Constitutional provisions related to secularism?

  19. 2 x 3 = 6
  20. Why we need secular education?

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

  22. 1 x 5 = 5
  23. Will the Government intervene if some religious group says that their religion allows them to practice human sacrifice?

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