Term 2 Understanding Secularism One Mark Questions with Answer

8th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 23
    7 x 1 = 7
  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. India is a land of _______

    (a)

    multi - religious faith

    (b)

    multi - cultural beliefs

    (c)

    Both (1) & (2)

    (d)

    None of these

  3. The Preamble of the Constitution was amended in__________.

    (a)

    1951

    (b)

    1976

    (c)

    1974

    (d)

    1967

  4. 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

  5. Right to freedom of religion is related to

    (a)

    Judiciary

    (b)

    Parliament

    (c)

    Directive principles of State Policy

    (d)

    Fundamental rights

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 5 x 1 = 5
  9. Religion does not teach us _______________.

    ()

    animosity

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

    ()

    equal rights to people

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

    ()

    atheism

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

    ()

    unity and integrity of the nation

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

    ()

    discrimination

  14. 5 x 1 = 5
  15. There is state religion in India

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

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

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

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  20. 6 x 1 = 6
  21. Atheism

  22. (1)

    future citizen

  23. Children

  24. (2)

    coined the word secularism

  25. Din-i-Illahi

  26. (3)

    social reformer

  27. Constitution

  28. (4)

    1950

  29. Holyoake

  30. (5)

    divine faith

  31. Rajaram Mohan Roy

  32. (6)

    lack of belief in god

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