2014 Indian General Election Questions! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Post-1998 General Election in India, which one of the following political parties emerged as the single largest party?

    • A.

      Congress

    • B.

      BJP

    • C.

      CPI

    • D.

      Janata Dal

    Correct Answer
    B. BJP
    Explanation
    After the 1998 General Election in India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the single largest party. This means that out of all the political parties that participated in the election, the BJP received the highest number of seats in the parliament. This indicates that the BJP had the largest representation and support from the voters compared to other parties like the Congress, CPI, and Janata Dal.

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  • 2. 

    The elephant is the symbol of which one of the following political parties?

    • A.

      BSP

    • B.

      SP

    • C.

      Congress

    • D.

      BJP

    Correct Answer
    A. BSP
    Explanation
    The elephant is the symbol of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The BSP is a political party in India that primarily represents the interests of the Dalits, who are considered to be the lowest caste in the Indian social hierarchy. The party was founded by Kanshi Ram in 1984 and is known for its focus on social justice and equality. The elephant symbolizes strength, power, and wisdom, which aligns with the party's mission to uplift the marginalized sections of society.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of the following has the largest presence of Muslims (In terms of percentage) of all the states/UTs?

    • A.

      Lakshadweep

    • B.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C.

      Bihar

    • D.

      Uttar Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    A. Lakshadweep
    Explanation
    Lakshadweep has the largest presence of Muslims in terms of percentage among all the states/UTs. This can be attributed to the fact that Lakshadweep has a predominantly Muslim population, with Islam being the major religion practiced by the people of the region. The geographical location of Lakshadweep, being close to the Malabar coast, has also influenced its Muslim population as it has historical and cultural ties with the Arab world, resulting in a higher concentration of Muslims in the region.

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  • 4. 

    Bicycle is the symbol of which one of the following political parties?

    • A.

      SP

    • B.

      BJP

    • C.

      Congress

    • D.

      Janata Dal

    Correct Answer
    A. SP
    Explanation
    The bicycle is the symbol of the Samajwadi Party (SP). The SP is a political party in India that primarily operates in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The bicycle symbolizes the party's focus on promoting social equality and providing affordable transportation for the common people. The party has used the bicycle as its symbol since its formation in 1992 and it has become synonymous with the SP's identity.

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  • 5. 

    In which one of the following states of India, Electronic Voting Machines were first used?

    • A.

      Bihar

    • B.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      Kerala

    • D.

      Tamil Nadu

    Correct Answer
    C. Kerala
    Explanation
    Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were first used in the state of Kerala in India. This technology was introduced to streamline the voting process and ensure accuracy and efficiency in the electoral system. EVMs have since been adopted in various other states and have played a crucial role in conducting free and fair elections throughout the country.

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  • 6. 

    Which one of the following former parliamentarians got elected from four states of India?

    • A.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B.

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    • C.

      P.V. Narsimha Rao

    • D.

      Manmohan Singh

    Correct Answer
    B. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Explanation
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the correct answer because he is the only former parliamentarian who got elected from four states of India. Jawaharlal Nehru, P.V. Narsimha Rao, and Manmohan Singh were also former parliamentarians but they did not get elected from four states.

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  • 7. 

    Which election year witnessed the lowest voter turnout (In terms of percentage) in the Parliamentary election history of India?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    A. 1967
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1967. This year witnessed the lowest voter turnout in the Parliamentary election history of India.

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  • 8. 

    Which one of the following is the biggest constituencies of India in terms of area?

    • A.

      Barmer

    • B.

      Ladakh

    • C.

      Kuchh

    • D.

      Delhi sadar

    Correct Answer
    B. Ladakh
    Explanation
    Ladakh is the correct answer because it is the largest constituency in terms of area in India. It is a region in the northernmost part of India, located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is known for its vast and rugged terrain, including the high altitude desert of the cold desert region of India. The area of Ladakh is larger compared to the other options provided, making it the biggest constituency in terms of area.

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  • 9. 

    Who among the following was the first chief election commissioner of India?

    • A.

      Sukumar Sen

    • B.

      KVK Sundaram

    • C.

      MS Gill

    • D.

      TN Seshan

    Correct Answer
    A. Sukumar Sen
    Explanation
    Sukumar Sen was the first chief election commissioner of India. He served in this position from 1950 to 1958. During his tenure, he played a crucial role in conducting the first general elections in India in 1951-1952. Sen is credited with successfully organizing and overseeing the massive task of conducting free and fair elections in a diverse and newly independent nation. His efforts laid the foundation for the democratic electoral process in India and set a precedent for future chief election commissioners.

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  • 10. 

    For the first time in Election History of India, NOTA has been introduced in the General Election of India, 2014. What is the full form of NOTA?

    • A.

      None of The Above

    • B.

      No To Anyone

    • C.

      No one of the Above

    • D.

      Not The Above

    Correct Answer
    A. None of The Above
    Explanation
    NOTA stands for None of The Above. It is an option provided to voters in elections to indicate that they do not support any of the candidates listed on the ballot. It allows voters to express their dissatisfaction with the available choices and send a message that they are not in favor of any candidate. This option was introduced in the General Election of India in 2014, making it the first time in the country's election history.

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