Formative Assessment- Political Parties And Outcomes Of Democracy

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Formative Assessment- Political Parties And Outcomes Of Democracy

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government is called a [Blank]
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a component of a political party?
    • A. 

      Leaders

    • B. 

      Active members

    • C. 

      Followers

    • D. 

      Organizers

  • 3. 
    Identify which of the following is a State party
    • A. 

      Bahujan Samaj Party

    • B. 

      Telugu Desam

    • C. 

      Communist Party of India

    • D. 

      Bharatiya Janata Party

  • 4. 
    Select the statement related to the advantages of multiparty system
    • A. 

      Multi-party system provides limited choice to voters.

    • B. 

      There is a chance of conflict.

    • C. 

      Provides choice to the voters.

    • D. 

      In Multi-party system regional parties get the representation.

  • 5. 
    Government of India allots symbols to political parties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    [Blank] is a signed document where a person makes a sworn statement regarding his or her antecedents.
  • 7. 
    Recognised political parties stand for
    • A. 

      Parties recognised by the Election Commission with all the privileges and facilities.

    • B. 

      Parties that are present in only one of the federal units.

    • C. 

      Parties that are present in several and all units of the federation.

    • D. 

      Communal parties based on regional diversities.

  • 8. 
    An example of a country where two-party system exists
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 9. 
    [Blank] means leaving a political party and joining another for some personal or political gains.
  • 10. 
    Democratic government is certainly better than its alternative in this following respect
    • A. 

      It has elections

    • B. 

      It is a legitimate government

    • C. 

      It is responsive to the needs of the citizens

    • D. 

      It promotes equality

  • 11. 
    There is an overwhelming support for the idea of Democracy all over the world because democratic government
    • A. 

      Creates economic equality

    • B. 

      Provides employment

    • C. 

      Creates gender equality

    • D. 

      Is people's own government

  • 12. 
    In democracy all individuals have equal weight in electing representatives.’ This feature is based on[Blank]equality
  • 13. 
    If you consider from the year 1950 to 2000, dictatorships have slightly lower rate of economic growth. State whether it is true or false.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    State whether the following statement is true or false. The fact that people in a democracy are complaining is a testimony to the success of democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In democracy, decision making is slow because
    • A. 

      Democracy promotes equality among citizens

    • B. 

      Democracy enhances the dignity of individual

    • C. 

      Democracy allows room to correct mistakes

    • D. 

      Democracy is based on the idea of deliberation and negotiation

  • 16. 
    The first step towards thinking carefully about the outcomes of democracy is to recognize that democracy is just a [Blank] of government
  • 17. 
    State whether the following statement is true or false.Democracies often frustrate the needs of the people and often ignore the demands of a majority of their population. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Studies on political and social inequalities in democracy show that
    • A. 

      Democracy and development go together

    • B. 

      Inequalities exist in democracies

    • C. 

      Inequalities do not exist under dictatorship

    • D. 

      Dictatorship is better than democracy

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