Political Science : Democratic Politics-II 2012 CBSE [All India] Set I

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  • Q1

    On what basis is the industrial sector classified into public and private sectors?

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    Answer:

    On the basis of ownership of enterpriseis, the industrial sectors are classified into public and private sectors. Public sector industries are owned and operated by the government agencies- BHEL, SAIL, etc., while private sector industries owned and operated by individuals or a group of individuals –TISCO, Bajaj auto, etc.

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  • Q2

    Which one of the following is a non-metallic mineral? 
    (A) Lead
    (B) Copper
    (C) Tin
    (D) Limestone 

     

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    Answer:

    (D) Limestone

    Explanation:Limestone is a non- metallic mineral as it is non-malleable, bad conductor of heat and electricity and also non-sonorous. 

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  • Q3

    Which city has emerged as the ‘electronic capital’ of India and why?
     

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    Answer:

    Bengaluru is termed as the ‘Electronic capital of India because a wide range of electronic products are manufactured in this city. Numerous state-owned aerospace and defence organisations, such as Bharat Electronics, Hindustan Aeronautics and National Aerospace Laboratories are located.

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  • Q4

    Which one of the following states has the highest road density?
    (A) Goa
    (B) Kerala
    (C) Karnataka
    (D) Gujarat 

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    Answer:

    (B)  Kerala
    Explanation: The length of road per 100 sq. km of area is known as density of roads. Kerala has the highest road density with 375 km.

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  • Q5

    Who, among the following, hosted the Congress at Vienna in 1815?
    (A) King of Netherlands
    (B)
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    (C)
    Duke Metternich
    (D)
    Otto Von Bismarck

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    Answer:

    (C) Duke Metternich

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  • Q6

    Why was the Tonkin free School started in 1907 in Vietnam?
    (A) To provide modern education
    (B)
    To provide western-style education
    (C)
    To provide education to Vietnamese only
    (D)
    To provide education to French children

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    Answer:

    (B) To provide western-style education

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  • Q7

    Which one of the following is true about the ‘Treaty of Constantinople’ of 1832? 

    (A) It recognized Turkey as an independent nation

    (B) It recognized Greece as an independent nation

    (C) It recognized Germany as an independent nation

    (D) It recognized France as an independent nation

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    Answer:

    (B) It recognized Greece as an independent nation

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  • Q8

    Who, among the following, was the founder of ‘Hoa Hao Movement’ in Vietnam?
    A.
    Phan Chu Trinh
    B.
    Liang Qichao
    C.
    Phan Boi Chau
    D.
    Huynh Phu So

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    Answer:

    (D) Huynh Phu So

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  • Q9

    Which one of the following agreements gave reserved seats to the ‘Depressed Classes’ in Provincial and Central Legislative Councils?
    (A)
    Lucknow Pact
    (B)
    Gandhi-Irwin Pact
    (C)
    Poona Pact
    (D)
    None of these

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    Answer:

    (C) Poona Pact

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  • Q10

    Which one of the following Viceroys announced a vague offer of 'Dominion Status’ for India in October 1929?
    (A)
    Lord Mountbatten
    (B)
    Lord Dalhousie
    (C)
    Lord Irwin
    (D)
    None of these

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    Answer:

    (C) Lord Irwin

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