Wednesday, April 18, 2018

BA 2nd Semester Question Papers: Indian Government and Politics (May' 2017)

2017 (May)
Course: 201
(Indian Government and Politics)
Full marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32/24
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following questions:                          1x8=8
a)      In which year Cabinet Mission came to India?
b)      Who presided the Calcutta session of the Congress in 1906?
c)       In which year was Muslim League formed?
d)      Which Part of the Indian Constitution deals with Directive Principles of State Policy?
e)      How many members of Rajya Sabha are elected from Assam?
f)       Which Amendment of the Constitution added fundamental duties of the citizens of India?
g)      Who presides over the Joint Session of Parliament?
h)      Mention one feature of regional political party.
2. Write short notes on the following (within 150 words each):                                   4x4=16
a)      Government of India Act, 1919.
b)      Judicial Review.
c)       Fundamental duties.
d)      Indian Secularism.
Answer the following questions (within 500 words each):

3. Give an account of the Quit India Movement and discuss its importance in the Independence movement of India. 6+6=12
Critically discuss the federal character of Indian Constitution.                                      12
4. Make a critical evaluation of Preamble of Indian constitution.                                 11
What is Fundamental Rights? Write a critical note on right to equality.                     4+7=11
5. Discuss the role of religion in Indian politics.                                                    11
What is regionalism? Examine the impact of regionalism on state politics with special reference to Assam.            4+7=11
6. Analyze the power and Constitutional position of the President of India.                          7+4=11
Discuss critically the powers and functions of the Speaker.                           6+5=11
7. Evaluate the role of opposition in the Indian Political System.                                 11
Explain your view regarding the electoral reforms in India.                           11