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Q1. Which of the following is a demerit of democracy?
(a) It ensures freedom of speech
(b) It ensures freedom of assembly and action
(c) It is an effective method to educate people about political, economic and social matters
(d) It guarantees liberty at any cost
Q2. Rule by a religious elite can be called as
Q3. Rule by a small group of people or by a dominant class or clique is called
Q4. The type of government which has a king, but who is limited in law by a formal constitution, is called
(a) Authoritarian Government
(b) Constitutional Monarchy
(c) Absolute Monarchy
Q5. Which one of the following is not a part of government?
(c) Arbitrators in tribunals
(d) None of the above
Q6. Decide which of the following statements is not correct and select the correct alternative accordingly.
A. India is a poor example of a representative democracy.
B. Voting is one of the mechanisms guiding a democracy.
C. People’s representatives in India are chosen through nominations to the legislature.
(a) A and C
(b) B and C
(c) A and C
(d) All of these
Q7. Which of the following early civilisations had a democratic government?
Q8. What are the three levels of government arranged in order from the highest to the lowest?
(a) Local, State, National
(b) Federal, State, Area
(c) National, State, Local
(d) Central, Province, Local
Q9. Which of the following statements is a decision belonging to the ‘Local’ level of government?
(a) Introduction of a new express train between two state capitals
(b) Construction of a water tank in the harijan basti of a town
(c) Adding two lanes to the state highway between two cities in the state
(d) Setting up more IIT’s in the states which do not have one
Q10. In which years did women get the Right to Vote in Britain and the USA?
(a) 1920 in USA and 1918 in Britain
(b) 1920 in Britain and 1928 in USA
(c) 1820 in Britain and 1776 in USA
(d) 1947 in Britain and 1920 in USA
S2. Ans.(a) Theocracy is a form of government in which a religious institution is the source from which all authority derives.
Totalitarianism is a political concept of a mode of government that prohibits opposition parties, restricts individual opposition to the state and its claims, and exercises an extremely high degree of control over public and private life.
An autocracy is a system of government in which supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one person, whose decisions are subject to neither external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms of popular control.
A plutocracy is a society that is ruled or controlled by people of great wealth or income.
S3. Ans.(c) Monarchy is a form of government in which a single family rules from generation to generation. The power, or sovereignty, is personified in a single individual.
Democracy is defined as a form of government in which power belongs to the people.
An oligarchy may be a country or government that is controlled by a small group of elite people.
A dictatorship is an authoritarian form of government, characterized by a single leader or group of leaders with either no party or a weak party, little mass mobilization, and limited political pluralism
S4. Ans.(b) Anarchy-Having its roots from the Greek word meaning ‘no rule’, anarchy is a state of absence of law. The theory of anarchism proposes to do away with any kind of existing governments and build a society wherein each person has the freedom to exercise his will, without any controlling authority.
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