CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : All India Scheme, Political Science

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CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017

All India Scheme, (Political Science)

CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Cmptt Examination :  Political Science (Set-1)


Time allowed : 3 hours

Maximum Marks : 100

1. What was the main reason for the rivalry between the two super-powers during Cold War ?

2. Which one of the following statements is TRUE about the First Gulf War ?
(a) It revealed the weakness of the USSR.
(b) It revealed the technological gap between the US military capability and that of the other States.
(c) It revealed the strength of Kuwait military.
(d) It united the oil producing countries.

3.Explain the meaning of ‘Privy Purse’.

4. Identify the popular movement which demanded the control of local communities over their natural resources.

5. In your opinion, which was the main problem of the North-East people ?

6.State any two features of the Soviet System.

7. Suggest any two methods to save the forests from rapid degradation.

8.How has globalisation affected the world politics in a major way ?

9. Highlight any two steps taken by India to support the decolonisation process.

10. Match correctly the policies/programmes given in List A with the political parties given in List B :
List – A                                                                                                                           List – B
(a) It encouraged violent uprisings in Telangana region.                                                 (i) Bhartiya Jana Sangh
(b) It emphasized the idea of one country, one culture and one nation.                          (ii) Swatantra Party
(c) It was critical of centralised planning,nationalisation and the public sector.               (iii) Indian National Congress
(d) It worked as a social and ideological coalition.                                                           (iv) The Communist Party of India

11. Explain the US Hegemony as a structural power.

12. India, as a member nation of the U.N. has a strong claim on the permanent membership of the UN Security Council. Support this claim on the basis of any two suitable arguments.

13. Describe any four consequences of the Partition of India in 1947.

14. Evaluate any two major consequences of the Chinese invasion on India in 1962.

15. Why is the Assam Movement (1979 to 1985) considered as a movement against the outsiders ? Explain.

16. Describe any four developments that led to an era of coalition governments at the Centre since 1989.

17. Read the passage given below carefully and answer the questions that follow :
India has maintained good relations with all the post-communist countries. But the strongest relations are still those between Russia and India. India’s relations with Russia are an important aspect of India’s foreign policy. Indo-Russian relations are
embedded in a history of trust and common interests and are matched by popular perceptions.
(a) Other than Russia which communist country is emerging as a big power ?
(b) Why are the relations between India and Russia the strongest ? Give any two reasons.
(c) Give any two examples of Indo-Russian relations to show the history of trust and friendship.


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