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India comprises 28 states and 8 union territories. These administrative divisions form the backbone of the country’s political and administrative structure. Let’s delve into the details of the states and union territories in India. How many states are in India States: Andhra Pradesh: Known for diverse landscapes, including beaches and hills. Capital: Amaravati (de facto capital: Visakhapatnam). Arunachal Pradesh: Home to scenic Himalayan landscapes and a rich tribal culture. Capital: Itanagar. Assam: Known for tea plantations, wildlife, and the Brahmaputra River. Capital: Dispur. Bihar: Historic state with cultural and religious significance. Capital: Patna. Chhattisgarh: Abundant in natural resources, including forests…

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Solar storms, also known as space weather events, are awe-inspiring celestial phenomena driven by the dynamic activity of the Sun. These events unleash a barrage of charged particles and intense radiation into space, influencing our planet and technological infrastructure in various ways. In this comprehensive article, we will delve into the different types of solar storms and the profound effects they can have on Earth. Types of Solar Storms Solar Flares Solar flares are powerful eruptions of energy and light from the Sun’s surface. They are categorized into three classes: C-class (weakest), M-class (moderate), and X-class (most intense). Solar flares…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 157 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 10 – Development Q1 :What do you understand by the term development? Would all sections of society benefit from such a definition of development? Answer : Development is a process that ensures good quality of life to all the people in terms of happiness, harmony and satisfaction of essential needs. It is related to improvement, progress and aspirations of people. This definition of development would benefit all the sections of society as it shows the basic need approach.…

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NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 9 – Peace Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 142 Q1 :Do you think that a change towards a peaceful world, needs a change in the way people think? Can mind promote peace and is it enough to focus only on the human mind? Answer : Any answer supported with argument or explanation would solve the purpose. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, a sample solution has been provided for your reference: A change towards a peaceful world…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 127 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 8 – Secularism Q1 :Which of the following do you feel are compatible with the idea of secularism? Give reasons. (a) Absence of domination of one religious group by another. (b) Recognition of a state religion. (c) Equal state support to all religions. (d) Mandatory prayers in schools. (e) Allowing separate educational institutions for any minority community. (f) Appointment of temple management bodies by the government.(g) Intervention of state to ensure entry of Dalits in temples. Answer : …

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 110 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 7 – Nationalism Q1 :How is a nation different from other forms of collective belonging? Answer : Nation is, to a great extent, an ‘imagined community’ held together by the collective beliefs, aspirations and imaginations of its members. It is based on certain assumptions like shared beliefs, common history, common territory, shared political ideals and common political identity that people construct about the collective whole with which they identify themselves. Unlike family its members are not linked with…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 78 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 6 – Citizenship Q1 :All citizens may be granted equal rights but all may not be able to equally exercise them. Explain. Answer : All citizens may be granted equal rights but all may not be able to equally exercise them due to following factors: Socio-economic inequality that prevents equality of opportunity Lack of accessibility to legal remedies Lack of awareness of rights Corruption in the government apparatus that prevents the delivery of services covered under these rights.…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 78 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 5 – Rights Q1 : What are rights and why are they important? What are the bases on which claims to rights can be made? Answer : Rights are primarily those state-recognised claims that every individual regards to be necessary for leading a life of respect and dignity. These are essentially a justified claim or an entitlement. Rights are important as they help individuals to develop their capacity to reason, develop their skills and enable them to make…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 66 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 4 Social Justice Q1 :What does it mean to give each person his/her due? How has the meaning of “giving each his due” changed over time? Answer : Giving each person his/her due means providing justice by ensuring the well-being of all the people. In contemporary time, the concept of “giving each his due” has changed to the understanding of what is due to each person as a human being. The German philosopher Immanuel Kant argued that if…

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 51 NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science – Political Theory – Chapter 3 Equality Q1 :Some people argue that inequality is natural while others maintain that it is equality which is natural and the inequalities which we notice around us are created by society. Which view do you support? Give reasons. Answer : Any answer supported with argument or explanation would solve the purpose. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, a sample solution has been provided for your reference: Equality is natural and…

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