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CBSE Question Paper 2005 Class 12 Political Science

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CBSE Question Paper 2005 Class 12 Political Science conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2005. CBSE previous year question papers with the solution are available in the myCBSEguide mobile app and website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to CBSE schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2005 Class 12 Political Science

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CBSE Question Paper 2005 Class 12 Political Science

Class 12 Political Science list of chapters

Part A – Contemporary World Politics

  1. The Cold War Era
  2. The End of Bipolarity
  3. US Hegemony in World Politics
  4. Alternative Centres of Power
  5. Contemporary South Asia
  6. International Organisations
  7. Security in the Contemporary World
  8. Environment and Natural Resources
  9. Globalization

Part B – Politics In India Since Independence

  1. Challenges of nation building
  2. An era of one-party dominance
  3. Politics of planned development
  4. India’s external relations
  5. Challenges to and restoration of the Congress system
  6. The crisis of democratic order
  7. The rise of popular movements
  8. Regional aspirations
  9. Recent developments in Indian politics

CBSE Question Paper 2005 Class 12 Political Science

General Instructions:

  • All questions are compulsory.
  • Marks for each question are indicated against it.
  • Question numbers 1 to 10 are of two marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 50 words each.
  • Question numbers 11 to 20 are of four marks each. That answers to these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
  • Question numbers 21 to 25 are of eight marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 200 words each.

Q1. What do you mean by ‘Equality’?

Q2. What do you understand by the changing nature of State activities?

Q3. How far is it correct to say that rights do not imply ‘absence of restraints’ but ‘due restraints’.

Q4. Is political socialization a static or a continuous process?

Q5. Differentiate between Socialism and Communism.

Q6. Mention any 2 electoral devices to ensure adequate representation to minorities in India.

Q7. What do you mean by delimitation of constituencies?

Q8. On which basis a party in India is recognized as a State party?

Q9. Mention any two differences between political parties and pressure groups.

Q10. “Non-alignment does not mean either equidistance or neutrality” Comment.

Q11. What is implied by Social Justice? How can we provide Social Justice to citizens in India?

Q12. What are the main characteristics of a welfare state? How far is it correct to call India a welfare state’?

Q13. What is the relevance of Gandhism today?

Q14. What is the significance of the behavioral approach to the study of Comparative Politics?

Q15. Is political development a cause or consequence of economic development? Give
arguments In support of your answer.

Q16. Describe any two major functions of the Election Commission of India.

Q17. What are the causes of the rise of political violence in India? How can we curb it?

Q18. Describe the main objectives of the National Policy of Empowerment of Women 2001.

Q19. What is the role of the Planning Commission in India’s socio-economic development?

Q20. Write a brief note on ’India’s changing relations with Pakistan.

Q21. What is the fundamental difference between the concepts of Dharma and Religion? What is the role of Dharma in personal, social and political life?


 Discuss the relationship between law and liberty.

Q22. “To be human is not to be divine in the right of this statement explain the concept of humanism.


What is Fascism? Analyze causes for the rise and fall of Fascism.

Q23. Write a short essay on the emerging trends in the party system in India.


What is the role of pressure groups in a democracy? How do they work to achieve their goals?

Q24. “Communalism is a bane for democracy in India” How can we curb it?


What factors are responsible for Illiteracy in India? What steps are being taken by the Government of India to achieve the target of free and compulsory education for all children up to the age of 14?

Q25. What reforms have been suggested to make the U.N. Security Council more effective?


What do you mean by globalization? How has India responded to the challenges of

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