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Electoral Politics

9th Class - CBSE - Civics - 220 Questions - 3 Concepts

Important Questions

Q1 Subjective Hard
List all the different election related activities mentioned in the chapter and arrange them in a time sequence, beginning with the first activity and ending with the last. Some of these activities are given below:
releasing election manifestos; counting of votes; making of voters list; election campaign; declaration of election results; casting of votes; ordering of re-poll; announcing election schedule; filing nomination.

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Q2 Single Correct Medium
A person who is not a member of parliament is appointed as a minister then he has to get elected to a house of parliament within _____.
  • A. A month
  • B. Three months
  • C. Stipulated time by the president
  • D. Six months

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Q3 Single Correct Medium
The election to the Rajya Sabha and the State Legislative Councils are held __________.
  • A. Directly
  • B. Referendum
  • C. None of these
  • D. Indirectly

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Q4 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements about the outcome and acceptance of India' election and choose the correct answer.
1. In the USA, the sitting members in the legislature rarely lose elections.
2. In India, nearly half of the sitting members lose elections.
  • A. Only 1 is correct
  • B. Only 2 is correct
  • C. Both 1 and 2 are Incorrect.
  • D. Both 1 and 2 is correct

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Q5 TRUE/FALSE Medium
State whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F).
There was a time when government did not allow women and the poor to participate in elections.
  • A. False
  • B. True

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Q6 Single Correct Medium
In India, the system of proportional representation is used for:
1. election to the office of the President.
2. election to the office of Vice-President.
3. election of the members of the Rajya Sabha.
4. by elections.
  • A. I and II
  • B. III and IV
  • C. I, II, III and IV
  • D. I, II and III

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Q7 Single Correct Hard
The elected representatives of the people elect the members of the ______________, both at the Centre as well as the State.
  • A. Lower House
  • B. Middle House
  • C. None of these
  • D. Upper House

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Q8 Single Correct Hard
Any person who wants to contest election has to deposit some money as ____________.
  • A. People's property
  • B. State fund
  • C. Government aid
  • D. Security deposits

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Q9 Subjective Medium
Ramesh was not in class when this chapter was being taught. He came the next day and repeated what he had heard from his father. Can you tell Ramesh what is wrong with these statements?
Only graduates should be allowed to stand as candidates for elections.

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Q10 Single Correct Hard
The elections are considered essential for democracy because of _______________.
  • A. Influence of political parties
  • B. Role of independent candidates
  • C. Dominance of malpractices
  • D. People's participation

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