NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Social Science Civics Chapter 2 Constitutional Design
Q. Which one of the following options best signifies this sign board?
Q. An introductory statement in a constitution which state the reasons and guiding values of the constitution:
Q. The drafting of the document called the Constitution was done by an assembly of elected representatives called the Constituent Assembly.
Q. Elections to the Constituent Assembly were held in July 1946.
Q. Since 1950, blacks, coloured and Indians fought against the apartheid system.
|COLUMN A||COLUMN B|
|(1) No external power can dictate the Government.||(a) Republic|
|(2) The head of the state is an elected person and not a hereditary position.||(b) Secular|
|(3) No one should treat a fellow citizen as inferior.||(c) Sovereign|
|(4) Citizens have complete freedom to follow any religion.||(d) Fraternity|
Ans. (1)-(d), (2)-(c), (3)-(a), (4)-(b)
Q. What do you know about ‘The Long Walk to Freedom’?
Ans. ‘The Long Walk to Freedom’ is the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.
Q. The famous speech given by Pt. Nehru on the eve of Independence day is known as ............ .
Ans. Tryst with Destiny.
Q. Who was the chairman of the drafting committee of Indian Constitution, social revolutionary, thinker and agitator against caste divisions?
Ans. Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was the chairman of the drafting committee of Indian Constitution, social revolutionary thinker and agitator against caste divisions.
Q. Why was Nelson Mandela and other leaders sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964?
Ans. Nelson Mandela and seven other leaders were sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 by the white South African government for daring to oppose the apartheid regime in his country.
Q. What does the Preamble to the Indian Constitution provide to its citizen?
Ans. The Preamble to the Indian Constitution provides a standard to examine and evaluate any law and action of the government to find out whether it is good or bad. It is the soul of the Indian Constitution.
Q. How does the Indian Constitution describe the institutional arrangements in a very legal language?
Q. Though the whites tortured and caused immense hardships for the blacks, the black leaders appealed to forgive the whites. Explain.
Ans. After the emergence of the new democratic South Africa, black leaders appealed to fellow blacks to forgive the whites for the atrocities they had committed while in power.
Q. Explain the terms justice and equality as stated in the Constitution of India.
Q. Highlight on the matter of anxiety of Dr.Ambedkar while concluding the speech at the Constituent Assembly.
Ans. Dr Ambedkar in his concluding speech to the Constituent Assembly expressed his anxiety for the dalits.
Q. Give a description of the Preamble to the Constitution.
Ans. Values that inspired and guided the freedom struggle and were in turn nurtured by it, formed the foundation for India’s democracy.
Reason (R): Since 1950, the Americans fought against the apartheid system.
Ans. (c) A is correct but R is wrong.
Since 1950, the blacks, coloured and Indians fought against the apartheid system.