• 1. 
    Which of the following represents a challenge to democracy?

  • Women not allowed to take part in public activities in Saudi Arabia.
  • Renewed violence in Sri Lanka following the breakdown of talks between the government and the LTTE.
  • Money and muscle power during election.
  • All of the above
  • 2. 
    In the context of the “Challenge of Expansion”, which of the following ideas is correct?

  • (i), (ii), (iii)
  • (ii), (iii), (iv)
  • (i), (iii), (iv)
  • (i), (ii), (iv)
  • 3. 
    Which one of the following situations represents the success of democracy?

  • US as the only Super power disregards the UN and takes unilateral action.
  • General Pinochet government defeated, but army is still under control of many institutions.
  • The King of Nepal Birendra accepted constitutional Monarchy.
  • Integration of French speaking and Dutch speaking people in Belgium.
  • 4. 
    “Foundational challenge includes:

  • Bringing down the existing non- democratic regimes.
  • Strengthening of the institutions and practices of democracy.
  • Establishing a sovereign and functional state.
  • All of these
  • 5. 
    Democracy does not stand for:

  • Democratic Right
  • Elections
  • Violence
  • Accommodation of diversity
  • 6. 
    In Bolivia, Morales a supporter of water struggle, becomes Prime Minister, MNCs threaten to leave the country.

  • Foundational challenge
  • Challenge of democracy
  • Deepening of democracy
  • 7. 
    In Belgium, one round of constitutional change takes place, but the Dutch speakers, not satisfied, want more autonomy.

  • Foundational challenge
  • Challenge of expansion
  • Deepening of democracy
  • 8. 
    In Nepal, Constituent Assembly about to be elected, unrest in Terai areas, Maoists have not surrendered arms.

  • Foundational challenge
  • Challenge of expansion
  • Deepening of democracy
  • 9. 
    Looking at the expanded definition, which one of the following statements is not correct about democracy?

  • The rulers elected by the people must take all the major decisions.
  • Elections must offer a fair choice to the people to change the current rulers.
  • The choice should be available to all people on an equal basis.
  • To exercise this choice government must not be limited by basic rules of the Constitution and citizens' rights.
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