Civics

Democracy and Diversity

Question:

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

Answer:

(i) Peter Norman, wore a human rights badge on his shirt during the ceremony to show his support to the two Americans.
(ii) Norman was not included in the Australian team for the next Olympics.

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Democracy and Diversity

Q 1.

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

Q 2.

What was Civil Rights Movement ?

Q 3.

What was the Black Power Movement ?

Q 4.

Taking the examples at Carlos, Smith and Norman, explain how social differences divide similar people from one another but also unite very different people ?  [CBSE Sept. 2012]

Q 5.

When does a social difference become a social division?

Q 6.

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

Q 7.

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

Q 8.

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

Q 9.

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

Q 10.

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

Q 11.

Who led the Civil rights movement in the USA?

Q 12.

Mention any two factors responsible for origin of social differences.

Q 13.

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

Q 14.

What is migration ? What is its impact ?

Q 15.

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

Q 16.

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

Q 17.

Who were African-American ?

Q 18.

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

Q 19.

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

Q 20.

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

Q 21.

What Is ethnic composition of Northern Netherland ?

Q 22.

What difference does migration make to social homogeneity?

Q 23.

How are the social divisions reflected in politics ? Explain.

Q 24.

What are cross-cutting social differences ?

Q 25.

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.

Q 26.

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

Q 27.

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

Q 28.

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

Q 29.

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

Q 30.

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]
Or
Explain the statement we have different identities in different contexts'. [CBSE 2011]

Q 31.

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

Q 32.

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

Q 33.

How far do you agree with the statement that all social differences are not always an accident ? Why are most countries emerging as multi-cultural countries ?
Or
All kinds of social differences are not based on accident of birth. [CBSE 2014]

Q 34.

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

Q 35.

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

Q 36.

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

Q 37.

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.

Q 38.

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

Q 39.

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

Q 40.

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]
Or
Explain with special reference to Northern Ireland the ways in which social divisions have resulted in violent and bitter ethno-political conflict. [CBSE 2013]

Q 41.

Mention two similarities between Tommie Smith and John Carlos. [CBSE 2009 (D), 14]

Q 42.

What is homogeneous society ? Give two examples.

Q 43.

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

Q 44.

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

Q 45.

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

Q 46.

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

Q 47.

Most of the social differences are based on accident of birth'. Explain.

Q 48.

Social diversities in a country need not be seen as a source of danger. Discuss.

Q 49.

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

Q 50.

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