NCERT Class 10 Social Science Exemplar Chapter-4 Gender, Religion and Caste in Politics Questions and Answers Part 2

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Question 7: When we speak of gender divisions, we usually refer to:

(a) Biological difference between men and women

(b) Unequal roles assigned by the society to men and women

(c) Unequal child sex ratio

(d) Absence of voting rights for women in democracies

Answer: (b) Unequal roles assigned by the society to men and women

Question 8: In India seats are reserved for women in

(a) Lok Sabha

(b) State Legislative Assemblies

(c) Cabinets

(d) Panchayati Raj bodies

Answer: (d) Panchayati Raj bodies

Question 9: Consider the following statements on the meaning of communal politics. Communal politics is based on the belief that:

Α. One religion is superior to that of others.

Β. People belonging to different religions can live together happily as equal citizens.

C. Followers of a particular religion constitute one community.

D. State power cannot be used to establish the domination of one religious group over others.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

(a) A, B, C and D

(b) A, B and D

(c) A and C

(d) B and D

Answer: (c) A and C

Question 10: Which among the following statements about India’s Constitution is wrong? It

(a) Prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion

(b) Gives official status to one religion

(c) Provides to all individuals freedom to profess any religion

(d) Ensures equality of citizens within religious communities

Answer: (b) gives official status to one religion

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