Ch – 6 Democratic Rights

Rights are the claims of a person over other fellow beings, over the society and over the government. Rights are reasonable claims of a person recognised by society and sanctioned by law. In most of the democratic countries, rights are written down in the constitution.

Ch – 3 Poverty As A Challenge

Q.1: The poverty line is estimated periodically, normally every _______ years. a) seven b) two c) five Q.2: The Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations calls for reducing the proportion of people living on less than one dollar a day to half the 1990 level by _________. a) 2020 b) 2022 c) 2015 Q.3:Continue reading “Ch – 3 Poverty As A Challenge”

Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 3)

Political Executive: At different levels of government, there are functionaries who take day-to-day decisions but do not exercise supreme power on behalf of people, such persons are known as “executives“. They execute the decisions taken by the government. In India, there are two types of executives: One who is directly elected by people for aContinue reading “Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 3)”

Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 2)

In this session, we will study about the institution – Parliament, where all the major decisions are presented, debated, approved or rejected. Parliament is a national assembly of elected representatives. Importance Of A Parliament: It is the final authority for making laws in any country. It exercises a control over the ruling government. ItContinue reading “Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 2)”