Download NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Social Science
Chapter 3 Democracy and Diversity
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Discuss three factors that determine the outcomes of politics of social divisions.
When does a social difference become a social division?
How do social divisions affect politics? Give two examples.
________________ social differences create possibilities of deep social divisions andtensions.
________________ social differences do not usually lead to conflicts.
In dealing with social divisions which one of the following statements is NOT correct
(a) Due to political competition in a democracy, social divisions get reflected in
(b) In a democracy it is possible for communities to voice their grievances in a
(c) Democracy is the best way to accommodate social diversity.
(d) Democracy always leads to disintegration of society on the basis of social
Consider the following three statements.
Α. Social divisions take place when social differences overlap.
Β. 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?
Arrange the following statements in a logical sequence and select the right answers
by using the code given below.
Α. 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.
Among the following, which country suffered disintegration due to political fights on
the basis of religious and ethnic identities?
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?
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they
will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character.
Let freedom ring − when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from
every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s
children − back men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics −
will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual: 'Free at
last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!' I have a dream that one
day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'we hold these
truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal'."