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  • 1. 

    The Election Commissioner is appointed by __________.

    • A.

      President

    • B.

      Prime Minister

    • C.

      Speaker of Lok Sabha

    • D.

      Vice - President

    Correct Answer
    A. President
    Explanation
    The Election Commissioner is appointed by the President. The President holds the authority to appoint the Election Commissioner as per the provisions of the Constitution of India. This appointment is crucial as the Election Commissioner plays a vital role in conducting free and fair elections in the country. The President's appointment ensures the independence and impartiality of the Election Commission, as it is not influenced by any political party or individual.

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  • 2. 

    __________ was appointed as the first Election Commissioner of India.

    • A.

      Sukumar Sen

    • B.

      Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    • C.

      T. N. Sheshan

    • D.

      Neela Satyanarayana

    Correct Answer
    A. Sukumar Sen
    Explanation
    Sukumar Sen was appointed as the first Election Commissioner of India.

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  • 3. 

    Constituencies are created by _________ committee of Election Commission.

    • A.

      Delimitation

    • B.

      Selection

    • C.

      Timetable

    • D.

      Voting

    Correct Answer
    A. Delimitation
    Explanation
    Constituencies are created by the Delimitation committee of the Election Commission. This committee is responsible for redrawing the boundaries of electoral constituencies in order to ensure fair representation and equal distribution of voters. The process of delimitation involves considering factors such as population, geographical features, and administrative convenience. By creating constituencies through the delimitation process, the Election Commission aims to uphold the principles of democracy and provide equal opportunities for all citizens to participate in the electoral process.

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  • 4. 

    Article ________ of Indian Constitution created the Independent body of Election Commission

    • A.

      324

    • B.

      370

    • C.

      351

    • D.

      301

    Correct Answer
    A. 324
    Explanation
    Article 324 of the Indian Constitution created the independent body of the Election Commission. This article empowers the Election Commission to superintend, direct, and control the entire process of conducting elections in India. It provides the Election Commission with the authority to ensure free and fair elections, including the power to issue guidelines, supervise the electoral process, and take necessary actions to prevent malpractices. The Election Commission plays a crucial role in upholding the democratic values of the country and ensuring the smooth functioning of the electoral system.

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  • 5. 

    __________ system exists in India.

    • A.

      Multi party

    • B.

      No party

    • C.

      Two party

    • D.

      Single party

    Correct Answer
    A. Multi party
    Explanation
    India has a multi-party system, meaning that there are multiple political parties that compete in elections and have the opportunity to form government. This allows for a diverse range of political ideologies and viewpoints to be represented in the country's political landscape. The presence of multiple parties also promotes competition, accountability, and the ability for citizens to have a variety of choices when it comes to voting for their preferred candidates.

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  • 6. 

    The right to give recognition or de-recognize a political party lies with ___________.

    • A.

      Election Commission

    • B.

      President

    • C.

      Vice President

    • D.

      Parliament

    Correct Answer
    A. Election Commission
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Election Commission because it is the independent body responsible for conducting elections in India. The Election Commission has the authority to recognize or de-recognize political parties based on their compliance with certain criteria and regulations. This power is crucial in maintaining the integrity and fairness of the electoral process, as it ensures that only legitimate and eligible political parties are allowed to participate in elections.

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  • 7. 

    There are ___________ constituencies of Lok Sabha at present.

    • A.

      543

    • B.

      350

    • C.

      500

    • D.

      288

    Correct Answer
    A. 543
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 543. This is the number of constituencies in the Lok Sabha at present. The Lok Sabha is the lower house of the Indian Parliament and represents the people of India. Each constituency elects one member to the Lok Sabha through a direct election. Therefore, there are currently 543 constituencies in the Lok Sabha.

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  • 8. 

    ________ from the present state of Himachal Pradesh was the first voter.

    • A.

      Shyam Sharan Negi

    • B.

      Sukumar Sen

    • C.

      Prem Kumar Ghumal

    • D.

      P N Chadda

    Correct Answer
    A. Shyam Sharan Negi
    Explanation
    Shyam Sharan Negi was the first voter from the present state of Himachal Pradesh.

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  • 9. 

    Due to EVM, ____________ people can also vote easily.

    • A.

      Divyanga

    • B.

      Elder

    • C.

      Salaried

    • D.

      Transgender

    Correct Answer
    A. Divyanga
    Explanation
    Due to EVM, Divyanga people can also vote easily. EVM stands for Electronic Voting Machine, which is a device used for casting votes in elections. It is designed to be user-friendly and accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. Divyanga is a term used in India to refer to people with disabilities, and the EVM technology allows them to cast their votes independently and securely, ensuring their inclusion and participation in the democratic process.

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  • 10. 

    The first election in India were held in _________.

    • A.

      1951-52

    • B.

      1948-49

    • C.

      1949-50

    • D.

      1950-51

    Correct Answer
    A. 1951-52
    Explanation
    The first elections in India were held in 1951-52. This marked a significant milestone in the country's history as it was the first time that the Indian citizens were given the opportunity to elect their representatives in a democratic manner. These elections were conducted under the provisions of the Indian Constitution, which was adopted in 1950. The successful organization of these elections demonstrated India's commitment to democracy and laid the foundation for future elections in the country.

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  • 11. 

    The Election Commission lays down the code of conduct during elections.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Election Commission is responsible for ensuring free and fair elections in a democratic country. One of its important roles is to establish and enforce a code of conduct for all individuals and parties involved in the election process. This code of conduct sets out guidelines and rules that must be followed to maintain fairness, transparency, and integrity during elections. Therefore, it is true that the Election Commission lays down the code of conduct during elections.

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  • 12. 

    Under special circumstances, Election Commission holds elections in a particular constituency for a second time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Under special circumstances, such as cases of electoral malpractice or violence, the Election Commission may decide to hold elections in a particular constituency for a second time. This is done to ensure fair and transparent elections and to give the voters in that constituency another opportunity to exercise their right to vote. It is a measure taken to address any irregularities or issues that may have affected the outcome of the previous election.

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  • 13. 

    The state government decides as to when and in how many stages the elections would be held in a particular state.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the state government does not have the authority to decide when and in how many stages the elections would be held in a particular state. The responsibility of conducting elections and determining the election schedule lies with the Election Commission of India, an independent constitutional body. The Election Commission decides the timing and stages of elections based on various factors such as security, logistical considerations, and availability of resources.

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  • 14. 

    There should be secrecy in election process

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that secrecy is not necessary in the election process, implying that transparency should be prioritized instead. This viewpoint may be based on the belief that transparency helps ensure fairness, accountability, and trust in the electoral system. However, it is important to note that secrecy in the election process is crucial to protect the privacy and freedom of voters, preventing coercion or intimidation. Additionally, secrecy helps to maintain the integrity of the voting process, preventing fraud or manipulation. Therefore, the correct answer is False, as there should indeed be secrecy in the election process.

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  • 15. 

    The Election Commission has started awareness campaign for registration of voters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that the Election Commission has initiated an awareness campaign to encourage voter registration. This implies that the Election Commission is actively working towards increasing voter participation and ensuring that eligible individuals are registered to vote. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 16. 

    Every candidate who fills the nomination form can contest election.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because not every candidate who fills the nomination form can contest the election. There are certain eligibility criteria that candidates must meet in order to contest an election, such as age requirements, citizenship status, and in some cases, educational qualifications. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 17. 

    Sometimes, the Election Commission has to conduct mid - term elections.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because there are certain situations in which the Election Commission is required to conduct mid-term elections. These situations may arise when there is a vacancy in a political office due to resignation, death, or disqualification of the elected representative. In such cases, the Election Commission has the responsibility to organize and conduct elections to fill the vacant position before the scheduled end of the term.

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