(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2017-18 : Political Science

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2017-18 : Political Science

SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER (2017-2018)
CLASS –XII
POLITICAL SCIENCE

TIME-3HRS MM-100
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General Instructions:-
a) All questions are compulsory.
b) Question nos. 1 to 5 carry 1 mark each. Answer should not exceed 20 words each.
c) Question nos. 6 to 10 carry 2 marks each. Answer should not exceed 40 words each.
d) Question nos. 11 to 16 carry 4 marks each. Answer should not exceed 100 words each.
e) Question nos. 17 to 21 carry 5 marks each. Answer should not exceed 150 words each.
f) Question no 21 is a map –based question. Write its answer in your answer book
g) Question nos. 22 to 27 carry 6 marks each. Answer should not exceed 150 words each.
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1. Which of the following statements about the NIEO is false?
a) Give the LDCs control over their natural resources
b) Obtain access to Western markets
c) Reduce the cost of technology from the Western countries
d) Provide the developed countries with a greater role in international economic institutions. 1
2. Why was SAARC established? 1
3. How was Kerala plan based on decentralized planning? 1
4. How the aim of India to respect the sovereign did find an echo in the Directive Principles of the State Policy? 1
5. Highlight the major objective of UNFCCC.
6. Match the following
A. J.P.Narayan i. first prime minister
belonged to non-congress
B. Morarji Desai ii. Call for ‘Total Revolution’
C. Ch. Charan Singh iii. Remained Prime Minister for
four months only
D. Jagjiwan Ram iv.) Leader of ‘Congress for Democracy’
7. Mention the military alliances formed by the Western Block. 2
8. “The Partition of India appeared to prove everyone in worst fears” How far do you agree with this statement? 2
9. With which objectives DMK made its entry into Indian politics? 2
10. ‘Explain the role of State Reorganization Commission . 2
11. Why do the people in the SAARC countries share the aspiration for democracy.? 4
12. What is resource geopolitics? How is global economy relied on it? 2+2= 4
13. Identify the factors that contributed to the dominance of the Congress Party during the early years of independence. 4
14. ‘China has been the fastest growing economy since the reform first began there’. Justify. 4
15. Examine the major outcomes of the Green Revolution. 4
16. How did the factional rivalry between the Syndicate and Indira Gandhi resulted in the split of Congress in 1969. 4
17. Read the following passage and answer the following questions-(1+2+2=5)
The Central Asian countries wanted to take advantage of their geographical location and continue their close ties with Russia and also to establish ties with the West, the US, China and others. Thus, the international system saw many new players emerge, each with its own identity, interests, and economic and political difficulties. It is to these issues that we now turn.
a) Why did the Central Asian countries want to maintain ties with both Russia and the West? 1
b) Name the new players that emerged in the international system after the disintegration of USSR 2
c) Mention any two profound consequences of it on the world politics 2
18. Read the following passage and answer the following questions:( 2+3=5)
There has been an attempt in India to develop its economy in a way that the vast mass of citizens are lifted out of poverty and misery and huge economic inequalities are not allowed to exist. The attempt has not quite succeeded; we are still a very poor and unequal country. Yet democratic politics allows spaces for articulating the voice of the poor and the deprived citizens. There is a pressure on the democratically elected governments to combine economic growth with human development. Thus democracy is not just a political ideal; a democratic government is also a way to provide greater security
a) Mention the major security threats to India. 2
b) Highlight the broad components of security strategy of democratic India.3

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