• 1. 
    Among the following which country tops in inequality of income?

  • Hungary
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • UK
  • 2. 
    Among the following regimes which tops the rate of economic growth?

  • All democratic regimes
  • All dictatorial regimes
  • Poor countries under dictatorship
  • Poor countries under democracy
  • 3. 
    To measure democracies on the basis of expected outcomes, which of the following practices and institutions would one look for?

  • Regular, free and fair elections
  • Open public debate on major policies
  • Citizens' right to information about the government
  • All of the above
  • 4. 
    The basic elements of democracy are: A. Universal Adult Franchise B. Fraternity and national unity C. Liberty and equality D. Dignity and freedom of an individual

  • A, B & D
  • A, C & D
  • B, C & D
  • A, B, C & D
  • 5. 
    In a democracy, a citizen has the right and means to examine the process of decision¬making. This is known as

  • Dictatorship
  • Transparency
  • Legitimacy
  • Equality
  • 6. 
    Consider the following statements. Which of these do not hold true for non-democratic regimes?

  • These do not have to bother about public opinion.
  • These take less time at arriving at a decision.
  • Principle of individual dignity has legal force.
  • These often suppress internal social differences.
  • 7. 
    The most basic outcome of democracy is:

  • It provides accountability to citizens.
  • It addresses socio-economic and political problems.
  • It produces good government.
  • It accommodates religious differences.
  • 8. 
    Democratic government is better than non-democratic because

  • it is a legitimate form of government.
  • overwhelming support for the idea all over the world.
  • it leads to a just distribution of goods and opportunities.
  • it ensures faster economic growth.
  • 9. 
    'Equal treatment of women' is a necessary ingredient of a democratic society. This means that:

  • women are actually always treated with respect.
  • it is now easier for women to legally wage struggle for their rights.
  • most societies across the world are now increasingly women dominated.
  • women are now treated as equals in the political arena.
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