NCERT Class 9 Civics Chapter 2 Constitutional Design Extra Questions and Answers

NCERT Extra Questions Civics Chapter 2 Constitutional Design Short and Broad Type (Long). Here we have provided Class IX Civics Chapter 2 Very Short Type Questions i.e. 01 Mark; Short Type Questions (02 Mark) and Answers. And Long Type Questions.

Chapter 2 Civics Constitutional Design Extra Questions will help you to Answer all MCQ Questions. CBSE Class 9 Civics Chapter 2 Worksheet with Answers by Civics Teacher. Extra Questions Worksheet for CBSE Class 9 Constitutional Design 2nd Chapter Civics.

Very Short Type Extra Questions and Answers:

Q1. In which year Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment?

A: 1964

Q2. How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in prison?

A: 28 years

Q3. In which prison Nelson Mandela was kept?

A: robben island

Q4. How did the trading companies captured South Africa?

A: with arms and forces

Q5. who became the local rulers of the South Africa after the capturing?

A: the whites who settled in South Africa.

Q6. On which basis the apartheid divided the people?

A: on the basis of  their skin colour.

Q7. Who treated all non whites as inferiors?

A: the white rulers of South Africa

Q8. Who did not have right to vote?

A: non whites

Q9. Who fought against the apartheid system?

A: the blacks, coloured and Indians fought against the apartheid system

Q10. Which organisation LED the struggle against the policies of segregation?

A: the African national Congress (ANC)

Q11. When did South Africa become independent?

A: at the midnight of 26 April 1994

Q12. Who who was the first President of South Africa?

A: Nelson Mandela

Q13. The citizens of which country call themselves a rainbow Nation?

A: South Africa

Q14. How many people were killed on both sides in India and Pakistan in partition related violence?

A: at least 10 lakh

Q15. Which session dealt with how the Indian Constitution may look like?

A: 1931 session of Karachi

Q16. Who drafted the first constitution for India?

A: motilalnehru and 8 other Congress leaders in 1928

Q17. In which yearelections were held in provincial legislatures and ministries all of the British India?

A: 1937

Q18. The system of parliamentary democracy was taken from which country?

A: Britain

Q19. The system of bill of rights was taken from which country?


Q20. Which country inspired Indian constitution to incorporate social and economic equality?

A: Russia

Q21. In which year the elections to the constituent assembly were held?

A: July 1946

Q22. In which year the first meeting of the constitutional assembly was held?

A: December 1946

Q23. How many members did the Indian constituent assembly had!

A: 299

Q24. When did the constituent assembly adopt the constitution?

A: 26th November 1949

Q25. Which political party dominated the constituent assembly?

A: Indian national Congress

Q26. Who was the chairman of the drafting committee of the constitution?

A: BR ambedkar

Q27. Which prominent freedom fighter was not a part of the constituent assembly?

A: Mahatma Gandhi

Q28. Who wrote the magazine Young India?

A: Mahatma Gandhi

Q29. Through which constitutional amendment act the  terms socialist and secular were added?

A: 42nd constitutional amendment act of 1976

Q30. What is a clause?

A: a distinct section of a document is called a clause.

Q31. What is a constitutional amendment?

A:a change in the constitution made by the supreme legislative body in a country is called constitutional amendment

Q32. Who was the first education Minister of India?

A: AbulKalam Azad

Q33. Who was the first finance minister in the Union cabinet of independent India?

A: TT krishnamachari

Q34. Who assisted gandhiji in the champaransatyagraha?

A: Drrajendra Prasad

Q35. Who was the first president of India?

A: Drrajendra Prasad

Q36. For how many times Drrajendra Prasad was elected as the President of Indian national Congress?

A: three Times

Q37. Who was the captain of the first national hockey team of India?

A: jaipal Singh

Q38. Who was the president of adivasimahasabha?

A:jaipal Singh

Q39. Who was the founder of the jharkhand party?

A: jaipal Singh

Q40. Who was the first governor of West Bengal?

A: h c Mukherjee

Q41. Who founded the Andhra mahila Sabha?

A: G durgabaideshmukh

Q42. Who was the founder chairperson of Central social welfare board?

And: durgabaideshmukh

Q43. Who was the leader of the akali party in Punjab assembly?

A: baldev Singh

Q43. Who was the first defence Minister in the Union cabinet of independent India?

A:baldev Singh

Q44. Who founded the swatantra party?


Q45. who was the first law minister of independent India?

A: BR ambedkar

Q46. Who founded the Republican party of India?

A: BR ambedkar

Q47. Who was the founder president of The bharatiya Jana sangh?

A: shyama Prasad Mukherjee

Q48. Who was the first prime Minister of India?

A: jawaharlalnehru

Q49. Who was the first Governor of uttar Pradesh?

A: sarojini Naidu

Short Type Extra Questions and Answers:

Who were called blacks in South Africa?

A: the native people of South Africa were black in colour. They made up about three fourth of the population and were called blacks.

Who were called coloured in South Africa?

A: there were people of mixed races in South Africa who are called coloured

Who supported the African national Congress?

A: the African national Congress was supported by workers Union and the Communist party. Many sensitive whites also joined the African national Congress to oppose apartheid and played a leading role in the struggle

What did the black leaders appealed to fellow blacks after the emergence of the new democratic South Africa?

A: they appealed to fellow blacks to forgive the whites for the atrocities they had committed while in power.

Who needs a constitution?

A: any association needs to have its constitution. It could be a club in our area, a cooperative society aur political party or a country. To run any organisation constitution is a must.

What is constitution?

A:the constitution of a country is a set of written rules that are accepted by all people living together in a country.constitution is the supreme law that determines the relationship among people living in a territory called citizens and also the relationship between the people and government.

What does a constitution do?

A: a Constitution does many things.

First,it generates a degree of trust and coordination that is necessary for different kind of people to live together.

Second, it specifies how the government will be constituted, who will have the power to take decisions.

Thirdly,it lays down limits on the powers of government and tells us what the rights of the citizens are.

Fourth, it expresses the aspirations of the people about creating a good society.

Write about the role of vallabhbhai Patel?

A: vallabhbhai Patel was the first home information and broadcasting minister in the interim government. By profession he was a lawyer. He played a crucial role as a leader in the bardoli present satyagraha.he played a decisive role in the integration of the Indian princely states.later he became the first deputy prime Minister of India

What was our national movement all about?

A: our national movement was not merely a struggle against a foreign was also a struggle to rejuvenate our society and country and to transform our society and politics.

Why many countries of the world have had to rewrite their constitution afresh?

A:because the basic rules were not acceptable to all major social groups of political parties of those countries.

What was constituent assembly?

A: an assembly of people’s representatives that writes a constitution for a country is called a constituent assembly.

What are called’constituent assembly debates’?

A: every document of the constituent assembly presented and every word spoken in the constituent assembly has been recorded and preserved. These are called constituent assembly debates.

What where there in the preamble of India?

A: values that inspired and guided the freedom struggle and where intern nurtured by it, form the foundation of India’s democracy. These values are embedded in the preamble of India.

What does “we, the people of India” mean?

A: this means the constitution has been drawn up and enacted by the people through their representatives, and not handed down to them by a king or any outside powers.

What does sovereign mean?

A: this means the people have supreme right to make decisions on internal as well as external matters. No external power can dictate the government of India.

What does the term socialist mean?

A: the term means wealth is generated socially and should be shared equally by the society.Government should regulate the ownership of land and industry to reduce social economic inequalities.

What does the term secular mean?

A: the term means citizens have complete freedom to follow any religion. But there is no official religion.government treats all religious beliefs and practices with equal respect.

What does the term democratic mean?

A:the term means a form of government where people enjoy equal political rights, elect their rulers and hold them accountable. The government is run according to some basic rules.

What does the term republic mean?

A: the term means the head of the state is an elected person and not a hereditary position.

What is justice with respect to the preamble of India?

A:citizens cannot be discriminated on the grounds of caste religion and gender. Social inequalities have to be reduced. Government should work for the welfare of all, especially of the disadvantaged groups

What is liberty?

A: liberty means there are no unreasonable restrictions on the citizens in what they think,how they wish to express their thoughts and the way they wish to follow up their thoughts in action.

What is equality?

A: all are equal before the law. The traditional social inequalities have to be ended. The government should ensure equal opportunity for all.

What does the term fraternity mean?

A: all of us should behave as if we are members of the same family. No one should treat a fellow citizen as inferior.

Long Type Questions Worksheet

Each Question 5 x 1 = 5 Marks

1) Write a short paragraph on Nelson Mandela.

2) How the black people were discriminated in in white ruled South Africa?

3) Describe the situation after the emergence of new democratic South Africa?

4) Why do people need a constitution?

5) How the idea of making a constitution for India came? How did the plan become a reality?

6) Why should we accept the constitution made by the constituent assembly 60 years ago?

7) What type of constitution did Mahatma Gandhi want?

8) What is a preamble? Why it is so important

9) How the Indian Constitution was designed?

10) Write a short paragraph on the preamble of India.

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