Unit-3: Democracy And Diversity– Civics NCERT Solution Class-10

Unit-3: Democracy And Diversity


Textbook Solutions:-


Q.1: Discuss three factors that determine the outcomes of politics of social divisions.

Q.2: When does a social difference become a social division?

Q.3: How do social divisions affect politics? Give two examples

Q.4: Fill in the blanks:-
________________ social differences create possibilities of deep social divisions and tensions.
________________ social differences do not usually lead to conflicts.

Q.5: In dealing with social divisions which one of the following statements is NOT correct about democracy?
(a) Due to political competition in a democracy, social divisions get reflected in politics.
(b) In a democracy it is possible for communities to voice their grievances in a peaceful manner.
(c) Democracy is the best way to accommodate social diversity.
(d) Democracy always leads to disintegration of society on the basis of social divisions.

Q.6: Consider the following three statements.
?. Social divisions take place when social differences overlap.
?. It is possible that a person can have multiple identities.
C. Social divisions exist in only big countries like India.
Which of the statements is/are correct?
(a) A, B and C
(b) A and B
(c) B and C
(d) Only C

Q.7:Arrange the following statements in a logical sequence and select the right answers by using the code given below.
?. But all political expression of social divisions need not be always dangerous.
B. Social divisions of one kind or the other exist in most countries.
C. Parties try to win political support by appealing to social divisions.
D. Some social differences may result in social divisions.
(a) D, B, C, A
(b) D, B, A, C
(c) D, A, C, B
(d) A, B, C, D

Q.8: Among the following, which country suffered disintegration due to political fights on the basis of religious and ethnic identities?
(a) Belgium
(b) India
(c) Yugoslavia
(d) Netherlands

Q.9: Read the following passage from a famous speech by Martin Luther king Jr. in 1963. Which social division is he talking about? What are his aspirations and anxieties? Do you see a relationship between this speech and the incident in Mexico Olympics mentioned in this chapter?