• 1. 
    Which of the following statements about the reasons for conducting elections are false?

  • Elections enable people to judge the performance of the government
  • People select the representative of their choice in an election
  • Elections enable people to evaluate the performance of the judiciary
  • People can indicate which policies they prefer
  • 2. 
    In India who can vote under the concept of Universal Adult Franchise?

  • Minors can also vote
  • Only educated people can vote
  • Foreign nationals can also vote
  • Adults who have the nationality of India, have the right to vote irrespective of any caste, colour, creed, or gender
  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a good reason to say that Indian elections are democratic?

  • India has the largest number of voters in the world
  • India's Election Commission is very powerful
  • In India, everyone above the age of 18 has a right to vote
  • In India, the losing parties accept the electoral verdict
  • 4. 
    The country that follows FPTP electoral system is

  • Israel
  • the UK
  • the Netherlands
  • Argentina
  • 5. 
    The authority that issues the notification for elections is:

  • Prime Minister
  • President
  • Governor
  • Chief Election Commissioner
  • 6. 
    After the polling has finished, the votes are counted under the supervision of

  • Election Commission
  • Polling Officer
  • Returning Officers and Observers
  • Delimitation officer
  • 7. 
    The minimum age of voting was 21 years till

  • 1984
  • 1987
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 8. 
    Territorial representation means:

  • Geographical representation
  • Minority representation
  • Functional representation
  • Class representation
  • 9. 
    The electoral system, first past the post is also known as

  • Proportional representation
  • Direct election
  • Separate electorate
  • Plurality system
  • 10. 
    Which one of the following arguments is against the Universal Adult Franchise?

  • It is democratic
  • It ensures political equality
  • It makes people politically awakened
  • It inculcates anti-nationalism
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