Very Short Answers Type Questions
Question. Differentiate between ‘Sectional interest group’ and ‘ public interest group’ ?
Answer : Sectional interest groups seek to promote the interests of a particular section or group of society and not whole society in general. For example, trade unions, business associations and professional (lawyers, doctors, teachers, etc.) bodies. Whereas, public interest groups promote collective rather than selective good. They aim to help groups other than their own members. For example, a group fighting against bonded labour fights not for itself but for those who are suffering under such bondage.
Question. State the main aim of Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation.
Answer : Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation (BAMCEF) is an organisation largely made up of government employees that campaigns against caste discrimination. It addresses the problems of its members who suffer discrimination. But its principal concern is with social justice and social equality for the entire society.
Question. Give an example of any ‘pressure group‘ of India which functions as a branch of ‘political party‘.
Answer : ‘Pressure group‘ of India which functions as a branch of ‘political party‘ are trade unions/students’ organisations, such as INTUC, AITUC, ABVP, NISU. 4. Which king of Nepal rejected democratic rule ? Answer : King Gyanendra.
Question. The Bolivia’s water war happened in which city ?
Answer : Cochabamba.
Question. How do democracies evolve ? A
Answer : Through popular struggle.
Question. Give an example of generic movement.
Answer : Women’s Movement.