Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                          i.        African people were divided into white, __________, Indian and coloured races.

                        ii.        Apartheid means separation on the basis of________.

                       iii.        Non-whites were not allowed to___________.

                       iv.        _____________________________led the struggle against apartheid.

                        v.        Through ________in elections people elect leaders to represent them.

                       vi.        Elected representatives take decisions on behalf of the ____________.

         vii.        The earlier practice of untouchability is now banned by ________.


Q2. True/False

                         i.        Nelson Mandela fought the apartheid system for several years. ______

                        ii.        Religious processions and celebrations can sometimes lead to conflicts. _______

                       iii.        In 1984 South Africa became a democratic country. ______

                       iv.        In our society there is a general tendency to value and care for the girl child more than the boy child. _______

                        v.        The key idea of a democratic government is its commitment to equality and justice. _______


Q3. Name the river on which Krishnasagar dam and Mettur dam are situated.


Q4. Who was the well-known leader of The African National Congress?


Q5. What is “Zulu”?


Q6. Name the person who fought against untouchability.


Q7. What ‘Apartheid’ means?


Q8. Where Hector lived?


Q9. Who was Hector and what did he want?


Q10. Who is responsible for helping to resolve conflicts?


Q11. When South Africa became a democratic country?


Q12. List the various races that live in South Africa.


Q13. Which party fought against the system of apartheid in South Africa?


Q14. What Hector and other school students were forced to do?


Q15. What is the key idea of a democratic government?


Q16. What are the effects of conflict in the society?


Q17. How did South African police treat the protesters?


Q18. How does our society value the girl or the boy child?

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