civics - democracy and diversity

Class 10 - Civics

Democracy and Diversity

Q&A
Question:

The silver medallist (Mexico Olympic 1968) Peter Norman wore a human rights badge on his shirt during the medal ceremony". Give reason.

Answer:

He wore a human rights badge to support to the African-Americans who tried to draw international attention to racial discrimination in the United States.



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Democracy and Diversity - Questions
1.

What was the Black Power Movement ?


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2.

Overlapping social differences create possibilities of deep social divisions and tensions.' Explain. [CBSE Sept. 2012]


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3.

What type of society exists in Sweden and Germany ? [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008]


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4.

What was Civil Rights Movement ?


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5.

What did Peter Norman do to show his support to the two American athletes ? What action was taken against him for his action ?


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6.

Explain the overlapping and cross-cutting differences. [CBSE Sept. 2012]
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Explain the cross-cutting differences with suitable examples. [CBSE 2012]


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7.

What was Black Power Movement ? How was it different from the Civil Rights Movement ?
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Who was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement in USA ? Explain the importance of this movement. [CBSE 2013]


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8.

Discuss the role of political parties in the determination of the outcomes of social division. [CBSE 2013]


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9.

What is migration ? What is its impact ?


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10.

When does a social difference become a social division?


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11.

Which kind of social differences create possibilities of deep social divisions and tensions ?


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12.

What moral values you have learnt from the action of Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Peter Norman ?


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13.

Discuss three factors that determine the outcomes of politics of social divisions.


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14.

Mention any two factors responsible for origin of social differences.


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15.

Why do some people belonging to the same religion often feel that they do not belong to the same community ?
[CBSE 2009 (D)]


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16.

Who were African-American ?


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17.

The outcome of politics of social divisions depends on how people perceive their identities."Explain the statement with example. [CBSE 2013]


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18.

The medal ceremony of 1968 Mexico Olympic became a historical landmark. Explain by giving examples.


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19.

What action was taken against the athletes who raised the Civil Rights issue at Mexico Olympics ?


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20.

Every social difference does not lead to social division."Explain the statement. Suggest any two ways so that social differences do not lead to social divisions.


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21.

Give one example to show that we all have more than one identity and can belong to more than one social group.


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22.

Three factors are crucial in deciding the outcome of politics of social divisions.' Explain. [CBSE Sept. 2010]


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23.

What difference does migration make to social homogeneity?


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24.

Assertion of social diversities in a country need not be seen as a source of danger". Explain.


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25.

What action was taken by International Olympic Association against each of the three Olympians, Carlos, Smith and Norman Peter ? [CBSE 2013]


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26.

Social divisions of one kind or another exist in most countries.' Explain. [CBSE Sept. 2011, 2012]
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When does a social difference become a social division ? Explain any three situations. [CBSE 2013]


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27.

When does a social difference become a social division? Suggest any two ways to check it.


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28.

What are the origins of Social Differences?


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29.

What are cross-cutting social differences ?


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30.

Explain the reasons of social differences. [CBSE Sept. 2010, 2011, 2012]
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Why do social differences emerge in society ? [CBSE 2014]


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31.

In a democracy, political expression of social divisions is very normal, and can be healthy. ' Explain. [CBSE 2014]
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How is political expression of social divisions in democracy beneficial ? [CBSE Sept. 2010, 2011]
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"Assertion of social diversities in a country need not be seen as a source of danger."Explain. [CBSE 2010]


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32.

___________ social differences create possibilities of deep social divisions and tensions. ____________ social differences do not usually lead to conflicts.


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33.

What are overlapping social differences ?


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34.

Give two examples to show that political competition along religious and ethnic lines can lead to disintegration.


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35.

What Is ethnic composition of Northern Netherland ?


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36.

The combination of politics and social divisions is very dangerous and explosive. It can make social divisions into political divisions and lead to conflict, violence or even disintegration of a country."Justify. [CBSE 2008, 2013]
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Explain with special reference to Northern Ireland the ways in which social divisions have resulted in violent and bitter ethno-political conflict. [CBSE 2013]


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37.

How are social divisions reflected in a democratic country ? Explain.


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38.

Examine two features of the social groups of each North Ireland and Netherlands. [CBSE Comp. 2008, 14]


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39.

What is homogeneous society ? Give two examples.


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40.

How did the three athletes, Tommie Smith, Johan Carlos and Peter Norman contribute to the Civil Rights Movements in US ? [CBSE 2010]


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41.

Who led the Civil rights movement in the USA?


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42.

Explain the Civil Rights Movement in the USA.  [CBSE 2014]


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43.

We all have more than one identity and can belong to more than one social group."Discuss the statement with suitable examples. [CBSE Sept. 2010]
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Explain the statement we have different identities in different contexts'. [CBSE 2011]


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44.

History shows that democracy is the best way to fight for recognition and also to accommodate diversity.''Justify.


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45.

Reaction of the government to the demands of different groups is a crucial factor in determining the outcome of social divisions". Explain the statements.


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46.

What are the three important factors in the outcome of politics of social divisions?


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47.

How do social divisions affect politics? Give two examples.


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48.

The silver medallist (Mexico Olympic 1968) Peter Norman wore a human rights badge on his shirt during the medal ceremony". Give reason.


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49.

Hie combination of politics and social divisions is very dangerous and explosive as it may lead to conflict, violence or even disintegration of a country."Give one example.


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50.

How do marginalised and deprived people react to social injustice ? Explain. [CBSE 2013]


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