NCERT Class 8 CIVICS Solutions: The Indian Constitution Chapter 1– Part 2

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Question 5:

The column on the left lists some of the key features of the Indian Constitution. In the other column write two sentences, in your own words, on why you think this feature is important:

Match government and charecterstics

Key Feature

Significance

Federalism

Separation of Powers

Fundamental Rights

Parliamentary form of Government

Answer:

Government and charecterstics

Key Feature

Significance

Federalism

1. It ensures National unity.

2. It allows individual progress.

Separation of Powers

1. Power is not in the hand of single authority

2. 3 Organs of power keep a check on one another hence maintaining a good balance.

Fundamental Rights

1. They protect the citizens from the absolute and arbitrary use of power be state

2. They conform to a humane society

Parliamentary form of Government

1. People play direct role in electing the representatives for running the state

2. People play direct role in electing the representatives for Nation also.

Question: 6

Colour in the following countries in this map

(a) Colour India in red

(b) Colour Nepal in Green

(c) Colour Bangladesh in Yellow

Answer:

India and Nepal

India and Nepal

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