Chapter 2 of CBSE Class 9 Political Science deals with some basic questions about the constitutional design of democracy. Why do we need a constitution? How are the constitutions drawn up? Who designs them and in what way? The Chapter then goes to explore, What are the values that shape the constitutions in democratic states? Once a constitution is accepted, can we make changes later as required by the changing conditions? and so on. Students can also solve these CBSE Class 9 Political Science Chapter 2 Constitutional Design Important Questions to understand the concepts and revise the chapter thoroughly for the exams.
Students can find the link to download the PDF format of the CBSE Class 9 Social Science Important Questions for this chapter of Political Science in this article.
1. Write a note on Constitution. Explain the functions of the Constitution.
2. Elaborate on the Democratic Constitution In South Africa.
3. Explain about Struggle against apartheid.
4. Explain about Secularism in the Preamble.
5. Define the term “Socialist.” Explain if India is a Socialist State.
6. What did Nelson Mandela have to say about the apartheid government coming to an end, paving way for the formation of a multi-racial government?
7. Does the story of the South African struggle for freedom remind you of the Indian national movement? Make a list of similarities and dissimilarities between the two.
8. Why do we need a Constitution?
9. Write a short note on Dr Rajendra Prasad.
10. Compare the Preambles to the constitutions of the United States of America, India and South Africa. Note down at least one of the major differences among these.
11. Mention the ways in which the blacks were discriminated in South Africa.
12. How did your school celebrate the Constitution Day on November 26? Prepare a brief report.
13. Write a brief note on “Sovereignty.”
14. Define the term “Constituent Assembly.”
15. “Framing the Indian Constitution was a tough task for the members of the Constituent Assembly.” What were the difficulties faced by the creators of the Constitution? Mention four points.
16. Compare the Preambles to the constitutions of the United States of America, India and South Africa. Which of the three makes a reference to the past?
17. Explain the term “Fraternity.”
18. Who was Sarojini Naidu?
19. India is a Democratic Republic Country. Explain.
20. “In politics, we will have equality and in social and economic life we will have inequality”. Who made this statement?
21. South Africa become a democratic country in ___________
22. Define the steps involved in the framing of the Indian Constitution.
23. “The South African Constitution inspires democrats all over the world.” Justify this statement.