Extra Questions for Class 9th: Ch 6 Democratic Rights Civics

Extra Questions for Class 9th: Ch 6 Democratic Rights Social Studies (S.St) Important Questions Answer Included

Very Short Answer Questions (VSAQs): 

1. What was the reason given by America for imprisoning people at Guantanamo Bay?

Answer 

America considered them as enemies and linked them to the attack on New York on 11th September 2001.

2. Which body exposed to the world that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were being tortured in ways that violated the US laws?

Answer 

Amnesty International.

3. What are rights?

Answer 

Rights are claims of a person over other fellow beings, over the society and over the government.

4. What can be done in case of infringement of the rights in a democracy?

Answer 

They can approach courts to protect their rights.

5. Where do we find the basic rights in most democracies?

Answer 

In most democracies, the basic rights of the citizens are written down in the constitution.

6. Which Fundamental Right allows importing religious instructions in minority educational institutions?

Answer

‘Cultural and Educational Right’. 

7. Which Fundamental Right was considered as the ”The Soul of Constitution” by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?

Answer 

‘Right to Constitutional Remedies‘.

Short Answer Questions (SAQs):

1. Why are rights guaranteed by the Indian Constitution called Fundamental Rights?

Answer

• These rights are essential for the overall development of the citizens.
• These are enforceable in the courts of law. 
• These have been given to all the citizens by the Indian Constitution and the government cannot abolish them.

2. Mention the restrictions that can be imposed on various forms of freedoms granted by the Indian Constitution. 

Answer

The following restrictions can be imposed on various forms of freedoms granted by the constitution:
• Freedom of speech and expression– reasonable restrictions can be imposed on this freedom.
• Restriction on freedom to hold meetings, processions, rallies and demonstrations and reasonable restrictions can be put in the interest of public order. 
• Restriction on freedom to form associations and unions can be imposed in the interest of public order, morality or sovereignty or integrity of India. 

3. ”Secularism is based on the idea that the state is concerned only with relations among human beings.” Explain. 

Answer

• As a secular nation, every citizen of India has the right to freedom of religion i.e. ”liberty of thought, belief, faith and worship”.
• We have the freedom to run religious affairs. 
• The Indian Constitution firmly states that all religions are equal before law

4. Mention any three rights of a detained person. 

Answer

• To be informed of the reason of arrest and detention. 
• To be produced before the nearest magistrate within 24 hours of arrest.
• Right to consult a lawyer or engage a lawyer for his defence. 

5. “Secularism is based on the idea that the state is concerned only with relations among human beings”. Explain. 

Answer

• As a secular nation, every citizen of India has the right to freedom of religion i.e., “Liberty of thought, belief, faith and worship”.
• We have the freedom to run religious affairs. 
• Indian Constitution firmly states that all religions are equal before law. 

Long Answer Questions (LAQs):

1. What is the relationship between the citizens and the Government of Saudi Arabia as far as human rights are concerned? State in five points. 
OR 
What is the position of the citizens in Saudi Arabia with respect to their government? 

Answer

• Saudi Arabia is ruled by a hereditary king and the people have no role in electing or changing their rulers.
• The king selects the legislature as well as the executives. He appoints the judges and can change any of their decisions. 
• Citizens cannot form political parties or any political organizations. Media cannot report anything that the monarch does not like. 
• Every citizen is required to be Muslim.
• Non-Muslim residents can follow their religion in private, but not in public.

2. “The claims of the citizens should be such that it can be made available to the others also.” Explain. Also, summarise the important characteristics of rights.

Answer

The sentence means that the claims of the citizens should be reasonable. They should be such that can be made available to others in equal manner. Thus, a right comes with an obligation to respect other’s rights. 
Characteristics of rights: 
• Rights are necessary for the very sustenance of a democracy.
• Rights protect minorities from the oppression of majority.
• Rights are guarantees which can be used when things go wrong.

3. Describe the features of Right against Exploitation. 
OR 
Describe the various provisions given under the Right against Exploitation. 

Answer

Once the right to liberty and equality is granted, it follows that every citizen has a right not to be exploited.
• The Indian Constitution prohibits trafficking in human beings. Trafficking here means buying and selling of human beings, usually women for immoral purposes. Our constitution also prohibits forced labour or ‘beggar’ in any form. Beggar is a practice where the worker is forced to work without any remuneration. 
• The Indian Constitution also prohibits child labour. No one can employ children below fourteen years to work in any factory or mine or in any other hazardous work place. 

High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS):

1. Can a person change his religion? Support your answer with the concerned Fundamental Right.

Answer

Yes, a person can change his religion. He/She is free to change religion on his or her own will. 
• Right to Freedom of Religion states that in India every person has a right to profess, practice and propagate the religion he or she believes in.
• The right to propagate one's religion however does not mean that a person has right to compel another person to convert into his religion by force, fraud, inducement or allurement. 
• Every religious group is free to manage its religious affairs.
•  The government cannot compel any person to pay any taxes for the propagation of any particular religion or religious institution. 
• There shall be no religious instruction in the government educational institutions. In educational institutions managed by private bodies, no person shall be compelled to take part in any religious activities.


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