Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. Subjects that were placed on the Union List were _________, _______ and ______________.
ii. Subjects on the Concurrent List were __________ and ____________.
iii. Economic planning by which both the state and the private sector played a role in development was called a ________ _____________ model.
iv. The death of _______________ sparked off such violent protests that the government was forced to give in to the demand for the linguistic state of Andhra.
v. In 1960, the bilingual state of Bombay was divided into separate states for ___________ and ________________ speakers.
vi. In 1966, the state of Punjab was also divided into ________ and _______________.
vii. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was also the ________________ of newly independent India.
viii. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, respectfully referred to as _________________, belonged to a _____________-speaking dalit family.
ix. __________ and __________ became the symbol of development in independent India.
x. _______________ in Bombay is one of the world’s largest slums.
i. At independence, the majority of Indians lived in villages. ________
ii. The Constituent Assembly was made up of members of the Congress party. ________
iii. Soon after Independence, India chose to grant voting right to all its citizens regardless of gender, class or education. ________
iv. India’s population in 1947 was large, almost 345million. ________
v. In the first national election, only men were allowed to vote. ________
vi. The Second Five Year Plan focused on the development of heavy industry. ________
vii. Along with the former Untouchables, the adivasis or Scheduled Tribes were also granted reservation in seats and jobs. ________
Q3. Write any two subjects of the State List.
Q4. Write any two subjects of the Concurrent List.
Q5. When was Indian Constitution adopted?
Q6. Who is called the father of Indian Constitution?
Q7. When did new state of Andhra Pradesh come into existence?
When did the new state of Andhra Pradesh come into being?
Q8. What was the basic objective of foreign policy of independent India?
Q9. Who was the first deputy prime minister of Independent India?
Q10. When was the Bhilai Steel Plant set up?
Q11. Who was Potti Sriramulu?
Q12. What were the points of focus of the Second Five Year Plan?
Q13. How was the Bhilai steel plant seen?
Q14. What was the role of the Planning Commission?
Q15. Which step has been described as revolutionary?