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What is Democracy? Why Democracy?

9th Class - CBSE - Civics - 202 Questions - 2 Concepts

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Q1 Subjective Hard
Highlight the functions of democratic government.

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Q2 Single Correct Hard
Match the following:
A. Abraham Lincoln(i) How long shall we continue to deny equality in our social and economic life? If we continue to deny it for long, we will do so only by putting our political democracy in peril.
B. Mahatma Gandhi(ii) Democracy is 'government of the people, by the people and for the people'.
C. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar(iii) The service of India means the service of the millions who suffer. It means the ending of poverty and ignorance and disease and inequality of opportunity.
D. Jawaharlal Nehru(iv) I shall work for a India in which ..... all communities shall live in perfect harmony. There can be no room in such an India for the curse of untouchability...
  • A. A-II, B-I, C-IV, D-III
  • B. A-I, B-III, C-IV, D-II
  • C. A-I, B-II, C-III, D-IV
  • D. A-II, B-IV, C-I, D-III

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Q3 Single Correct Hard
Strengthening of the institutions and practices of democracy implies the following challenge to democracy ______________.
  • A. Challenge of expansion
  • B. Structural challenge
  • C. Foundational challenge
  • D. Challenge of deepening

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Q4 Subjective Hard
How is the quality of decision making improved in a democracy?

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Q5 Subjective Hard
"In a democracy every citizen must be able to play equal role in decision making. For this you don't need just an equal right to vote. Every citizen needs to have equal information, basic education, equal resources and a lot of commitment."
What is your opinion about this? Write in brief.

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Q6 Subjective Hard
"A challenge is an opportunity for progress." Support the statement with your arguments.

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Q7 Subjective Hard
Democracy provides a method to deal with differences and conflicts. Elaborate this statement.

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Q8 Subjective Hard
How is democracy better than other forms of government? Explain giving at least five arguments in the favour of democracy.

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Q9 Subjective Hard
Which values are associated with the term 'democracy'?

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Q10 Subjective Hard
Mention three instances which are exceptions of the principle of one person, one vote, one value.

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