(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper (Human Rights
and Gender Studies)
Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70
(i) All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Question Nos. 1-6 are of 1 mark each. The answers to these questions should
not exceed 20 words each.
(iii) Question Nos. 7-11 are of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 40 words each.
(iv) Question Nos. 12-17 are of 4 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 100 words each.
(v) Question Nos. 18-22 are of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 150 words each.
Q. 1 Define human rights. 1 mark
Q. 2 What is Liberal Feminism? 1 mark
Q. 3 Highlight any two aspects of Gender Budgeting? 1 mark
Q. 4 Define positive discrimination. 1 mark
Q. 5 What is the rationale of having Legal Aid Cells? 1 mark
Q. 6 Give one example of problems related to the
implementation of laws? 1 mark
Q. 7 Discuss the inequalities prevalent in India? 2 marks
Q. 8 Explain the need for Affirmative Action. 2 marks
Q. 9 Write any four elements of Gender Mainstreaing? 2 marks
Q. 10 Suggest ways to address dowry related crimes.
Q. 11 According to article in 14, constitution of India, “The
state shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal
protection of the laws within territory of India.” Highlight its objective? 2
Q. 12 Highlighting the composition of HRC, write any four of
Q. 13 Reflecting upon the Gender Studies, describe the link
between Women Studies and Gender Studies. 4 marks
Q. 14 Critically examine the legal provision with respect to
Equal Wages for Equal Work. Give suggestions for its effective implementation. 4
Q. 15 Discuss equality of Fair opportunity CEF as suggested
by John Rowls 4 marks
Q. 16 Identify the areas which are not covered by RTI Act.
Reflect upon the reasons behind their exclusion. 4 marks
Q. 17 Analyse the recommendations given by Justice Verma
Committee and discuss its relevance in present circumstances. 4 marks
Q. 18 Write short notes on:- 6 marks
(a) Family Courts
(b) Crime against Women Cell
Write short notes on:-
(a) Consumer Protection Act, 1981
(b) RTE Act, 2009
Q. 19 Examine the challenges at international level with
respect to achievements and failures of economic development. 6 marks
Compare and contrast the role played by the United Nations
with regards to refugees and environmentally displaced people. Suggest ways to
address any discrepencies.
Q. 20 Analyse the implementation of laws and principles
related to person with disabilities (PWD) in school education. Give two examples
to support your answer. 6 marks
Discuss the provisions under the Juvenile Justice Act, if a
16 years old is caught committing a crime.
Q. 21 Discuss the existing legal provisions related to Human
Trafficking and Female Feoticide and suggest with the help of examples, how
these provisions can be strengthened?
Taking example from present scenario, how gender equality can
be addressed with respect to economic growth.
Q. 22 Compare and contrast Women in Development Theory and
Gender Development Theory.
Critically examine the role played by media in Gender
Mainstreaming. Give examples.