Political Science : Contemporary World Politics 2010 CBSE [ All India ] Set III
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Mention the impact of the end of the Cold War.Marks:1
Impacts of the end of Cold War were:
(i) Ideological dispute was over.(ii) Power relations in the World politics changed.
How many judges are there in the International Court of Justice and what is their tenure? [½+½ = 1]Marks:1
There are 15 judges in the International Court of Justice, all of different nationalities, elected for 9 year terms (five retiring every third year) by the Assembly and Security Council jointly.
Bharatiya Jana Sangh laid emphasis on which two main ideas? [½+½ = 1]Marks:1
Bharatiya Jana Sang laid emphasis on:
(i) One country, one culture and one nation.
(ii) Re-union of
and India as Akhand Bharat. Pakistan
After the death of Lal Bahadur Shastri on
10th January 1966, how did Indira Gandhi become the next Prime Minister?Marks:1
The Senior Congress leaders may have supported Indira Gandhi in the belief that her administrative and political inexperience would compel her to be dependent on them for support and guidance.
What was the anti-arrack movement?Marks:1
It was a movement in Andhra Pradesh led by women to put a ban on the sale of arrack (alcohol).
What is meant by ‘
PunjabAccord’ of 1985?Marks:1
‘Punjab Accord’ of 1985 was signed between Rajiv Gandhi and Harchand Singh Longowal to bring normalcy in
The transition from an authoritarian socialist system to democratic capitalism was influenced by I.M.F. and the World Bank. What was this transition known as?Marks:1
The model of transition in
, Russia Central Asiaand East Europewas influenced by the World Bank and the IMF as these institutions gave them loans for their transition to capitalism. This was known as the ‘Shock Therapy’.
What is World Health Organisation (WHO)?Marks:1
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is a UN Public health agency. It is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations organisation.
How many Lok Sabha seats were won by the Janata Party and its allies in the General Elections of March 1977?Marks:1
Janata Party won 330 out of 542 seats in the Lok Sabha. Janata Party itself won 295 seats and thus, enjoyed a clear majority.
What is meant by ‘Syndicate’ with regard to the split in Congress?Marks:1
‘Syndicate’ was a group of powerful and influential leaders from within the Congress. The Syndicate played a role in the installation of Indira Gandhi as the Prime-Minister.