Samacheer Kalvi 8th Social Science Civics Chapter 2

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Chapter 2 – Citizens and Citizenship


I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Which of the following is not a condition for becoming the citizen of India?
(a) Birth
(b) Acquiring property
(c) Descent
(d) Naturalization
Answer: (b) acquiring property

2. ……………. of the Constitution of India deals with the Citizenship.
(a) Part II
(b) Part II Article 5 – 11
(c) Part II Article 5 – 6
(d) Part I Article 5 – 11
Answer: (b) Part II Article 5 – 11

3. Who is called the first citizen of India?
(a) The Prime Minister
(b) The President
(c) The Chief Minister
(d) The Chief Justice of India
Answer: (b) The President

II. Fill in the Blanks:

  1. …………….. of a state enjoy full civil and political rights.
  2. Our Indian Constitution provides for only ……………… citizenship.
  3. An Indian citizen who is residing outside India and holds an Indian passport are called ……………..
  4. All have right and ……………. responsibility citizens.
  5. ……………. is an idea enabling young people to access and participate in shaping modem society.


  1. Citizens
  2. Single
  3. Non – Resident Indian
  4. Civic
  5. Global citizenship

III. State true or false:

1. USA has single citizenship.
Answer: False
Correct statement:
USA has dual citizenship.

2. OCI card holder has voting rights in India.
Answer: False
Correct statement:
OCI card holder has no voting rights in India.

3. Citizen of India can enjoy Fundamental Rights guaranteed by our constitution.
Answer: True

4. Nationality can be change and citizenship can not be changed.
Answer: False
Correct statement:
Nationality cannot be change and citizenship can be changed

IV. Consider the following statements. Tick (V) the appropriate answer:

1. Indian Citizen of a person can be terminated if
I. a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
II. a person who has become a citizen through registration.
III. the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud.
IV. a citizen who is by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during war.

(a) I and II are correct.
(b) I and III are correct
(c) I, III, IV are correct.
(d) I, II, III are correct.
Answer: (b) I and III are correct

2. Assertion – When Pondicherry becomes the part of India in 1962, the people lived there became Indian citizens.
Reason – It was done by one of the provisions of the Act of 1955 – by incorporation of Territory.

(a) R is the correct explanation of A
(b) R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is wrong but R is correct.
(d) Both A and R are wrong.
Answer: (a) R is the correct explanation of A

V. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. Name the types of citizens?
There are two types of citizens

  • Natural Citizens
  • Naturalised Citizens

2. What are the Rights that a citizen can enjoy in our country?

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Right to vote in the election to the Lok Sabha and the State Legislature
  3. Right to hold certain public offices
  4. Right to become the Member of Parliament and State Legislature.

3. Mention any three qualities of a good citizen.

  1. Loyalty to the Constitution
  2. Obey laws.
  3. Respecting diversity

4. Name the five ways of acquiring citizenship.

  1. By Birth
  2. By Descent
  3. By Registration
  4. By Naturalisation
  5. By incorporation of Territory

5. What do you know about the citizenship Act of 1955?
Indian Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes the five ways of acquisition of Indian Citizenship. They are by birth, descent, registration, naturalisation, and incorporation of territory.

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