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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Understanding Laws - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Understanding Laws - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Domestic violence means


Answer :

injury and abuse
threat of injury
physical beating
all of them


Question :

In the storyboard on protection ofwomcn from Domestic violence, the women's group followed different steps to make the bill passed. These steps were (A) creating awareness among women.
(B) filing petition and public hearing.
(C) drafting of domestic violence bill, after meeting with various organisations.
(D) introduction ofthe Bill in the parliament and Bill became a law.


Answer :

A, B, D
A, B, C
B,C,B
A, B, C, D


Question :

Repressor means a law
(A) based on force or pressure
(B) passed against the will of the people
(C) to prevent the person's right to criticise
(D) that people arc indifferent to the laws


Answer :

A, B, D
B, C, D
A, C, D
A, B, C


Question :

The term 'domestic' in 'Domestic violence' means


Answer :

house in which people live.
house in which people live.
a house where a nuclear family lives.
it includes all women who live or have lived together in a shared household with the husband.


Question :

Rowlatt Act was passed on


Answer :

10 March, 1919
8 March, 1919
12 March, 1919
3 March, 1919


Question :

In a democratic government like ours, in case of unpopular laws, people might


Answer :

criticise the laws.
hold public meetings.
write about it in newspapers and report to T.V. news channels.
all of them.


Question :

Hindu Succession Amendment Act 2005 lays down that


Answer :

sons, daughters and their mother can get equal share of family property.
only sons can get a share in the property.
only sons and daughters can get a share in the property.
only sons and mother can get a share in the family property.


Question :

Rule of law means
(A) all arc equal before law
(B) same laws are applicable to all
(C) no one is above law
(D) punishments depend upon the status ofthe person in the society.


Answer :

A, B, C
A, C. D
A, B, D
B, C, D


Question :

Civil Rights Act passed by USA in 1964 prohibited discrimination on the basis of


Answer :

race
religion
natural origin in the USA
on basis of race, religion, national origin in the USA.


Question :

According to Sedition Act of 1870,


Answer :

a person could be arrested and deported
any person criticising or protesting the British government could be arrested without a trial.
the arrested person could not engage an advocatc
arrested person cou 1 d be detained i n pol ice custody for an indefinite period of time.