14 Most VSAQ’s of Independent India Chapter in Class 10th Social (TS/AP)

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VSAQ-1 : What is meant by Universal Adult Franchise’?

“Universal Adult Franchise” is the principle that all adult citizens, irrespective of their caste, gender, religion, or other factors, possess the right to vote in elections. In India, anyone who is 18 years of age or older is eligible to vote.

VSAQ-2 : Why Indira Gandhi was unseated from Lok Sabha in 1975?

Indira Gandhi was unseated from the Lok Sabha in 1975 by the Allahabad High Court due to electoral malpractices during the 1971 elections. This pivotal decision ultimately resulted in the declaration of a state of Emergency in India.

VSAQ-3 : Observe the graph given below and answer Questions.

1.How many seats were gained by DMDK and DMK together?

2.As per the graph, which party is supposed to form the Government?

  1. Seats Gained: DMDK and DMK secured a total of 52 seats when combined.
  2. Government Formation: According to the graph, it indicates that the AIADMK party is likely to form the government.

VSAQ-4 : What is a sovereign state?

A sovereign state is a country that holds supreme authority within its own territory and possesses the ability to make decisions without interference from external sources.

VSAQ-5 : What is an Amendment?

An amendment denotes the process specified in the Constitution itself to alter or modify its provisions.

VSAQ-6 : What is franchise?

Franchise encompasses the “right to vote” in elections.

VSAQ-7 : Classify the two land reforms proposed by Nehru. (OR) What are the land reforms proposed by Jawaharlal Nehru?

  1. Abolition of Zamindari System: Abolishing the system of zamindars, who were intermediaries between the government and the peasants, to ensure direct interaction and rights for the latter.
  2. Tenancy Reforms: Implementing changes in land tenure systems to protect the rights of tenant farmers and provide them with security of land tenure.
  3. Land Ceiling: Introducing measures to set limits on land ownership to prevent excessive land concentration and promote land redistribution.

VSAQ-8 : What are the three organs of a government?

The three organs of a government are:

  1. Executive
  2. Legislature
  3. Judiciary

VSAQ-9 : What is a socialist state?

A socialist state is a government that strives to create a society founded on the principles of equality in rights and opportunities.

VSAQ-10 : What is a secular state?

A secular state is a government that recognizes the right to practice religion as a fundamental right and guarantees the separation of religion from the affairs of the state.

VSAQ-11 : When were the A.P. and Tamilnadu states created?

The creation of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu as separate states occurred on 1st November 1956 as a consequence of Sri Potti Sriramulu’s protest for a separate state for Telugu-speaking people, which tragically culminated in his death following a 58-day fast in October 1952.

VSAQ-12 : What is Panchasheel?

Panchsheel signifies the five principles of peaceful coexistence introduced by Jawaharlal Nehru. The Panchsheel agreement was formalized between India and China on 29th April 1954.

VSAQ-13 : When was the states Reorganisation Commission appointed?

The States Reorganisation Commission was appointed in August 1953.

VSAQ-14 : What was article 370 meant for?

Article 370 was intended to grant special autonomy and privileges to the state of Jammu and Kashmir within the Indian Union.