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Very Short Q & A :

 Q 1: In India, government jobs are available to graduates only. True/ False

Ans : True

Q 2: _____________ act as an obstacle towards an individual’s development. (Stereotypes/ Discrimination)

Ans : Stereotypes

Q 3: Mahars were the earliest settlers in ______________.

Ans : Maharashtra

Q 4: What is the literal meaning of Adivasis?

Ans : Original inhabitants

Q 5: Name a source of discrimination.

Ans : Diversity

Q 6: Define stereotypes.

Ans : a fixed image given to a person, not subject to change

Q 7: When do we celebrate the World Disability Day?

Ans : December 3.

Q 8: Why B.R Ambedkar encouraged dalits to send their children to schools and colleges?

Ans : So that they could compete equally with others.

Q 9: Name a political party of the Dalits in India that has attained the status of a national party.

Ans : Bahujan Samaj Party

Q 10: Who were Dalits?

Ans : Dalits were considered as untouchables. They lived in spaces outside the village and were not allowed into the village.

Q 11: Who give the quote "I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity"?

Ans : B. R Ambedkar

Q 12: What is the principal occupation of the village people in India?

Ans : Agriculture

Q 13: The Constitution has made elementary education a fundamental right for all children between the age group of six to fourteen. True/ False

Ans : True

Q 14: Name the four main caste system according to Indian Varna System.

Ans : Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya and Shudra.

Q 15: Where do the Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism originated?

Ans : India.

Q 16: Give one  reason for the unchanged nature of the caste system.

Ans : Lack of education in the rural sector.

Q 17: Name a driving force for racial equality.

Ans : Martin Luther King Jr.

Q 18: What was the purpose of launching Laadli Scheme by the Delhi government?

Ans : To curb female foeticide and enhance the social status of the girl child by promoting their education and protecting them from discrimination and deprivation

Q 19: The word Varna is used in __________ philosophy.

Ans : Hindu

Q 20: Between whom, the battle of Koregaon was took place?

Ans : Between the British and Peshwas.

Q 21: Mahars are an important social group in the state of ___________.

Ans : Maharashtra

Q 22: On whose teaching does the religion Buddhism is based on?

Ans : Siddhartha Gautama

Q 23: What is the meaning of Prejudice?

Ans : To judge people negatively or see them as inferior

Q 24: What is the meaning of word “Dalit”?

Ans : Broken

Q 25: Discrimination takes place when people act on their prejudices. True/False

Ans : True

Q 26: Name a group that faces cultural discrimination.

Ans : Tribes

Q 27: Give an example of gender stereotypes.

Ans : Example of gender stereotypes are: "boys don't cry", " girls are not good at sports"

Q 28: Name the Constitutional term for dalits.

Ans : Schedule castes

Q 29: What is the meaning of the term ‘Mahar’?

Ans : a community that was treated as untouchables in the Bombay presidency

Q 30: Why did Ambedkar converted to Buddhism?

Ans : In his search for a religion that treated all members equally.

Q 31: Article 14 of the Indian Constitution guarantees _____________.

Ans : Equality before law

Q 32: Dr. Ambedkar went to England to become a ____.

Ans : Lawyer

Q 33: Mahatma Gandhi had named Harijans as ____________.

Ans : Children of God

Q 34: Mahatma Gandhi fought against the categorization of Hindu society into four varnas. True/ False

Ans : False

Q 35: Stable conflict free nation can be created through a policy of __________ (Exclusion/Inclusion).

Ans : Inclusion

Q 36: Who said this quote-"I understand democracy as something that gives the weak the same chance as the strong"?

Ans : Mahatma Gandhi

Q 37: How many major religions are in the world?

Ans : Eight

Q 38: Name the major religions are in the world.

Ans : Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Chinese, Buddhism, African traditional, Sikhism and Judaism.

Q 39: Who was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

Ans : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

Q 40: Girls education means comprehensive change for a society. True/ False

Ans : False

Q 41: Give an example of a theocratic state.

Ans : Iran

Q 42: Name the first person from Dalit community to go to England for higher education.

Ans : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

Q 43: Name any two famous Dalit politician women in India?

Ans : The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati and the Honourable Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Meira Kumar.

Q 44: What does the first page of the Indian constitution states?

Ans : The first page of the constitution states that all Indians are entitled to equality of status and opportunity.

Q 45: Give any two positive stereotypes of boys.

Ans : The two positive stereotypes of boys are:
a. Boys don’t cry.
b. Boys are good at Mathematics and Science.

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