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Which of these is not a good reason to say that Indian elections are democratic?
India has the largest number of voters
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
The number of Lok Sabha Constituencies in India at present is:
The voter’s list is also known as:
Voter Identity Card
None of these
Which of the following statements is against the democratic process of elections?
Parties and candidates should be free to contest elections
Elections must be held regularly immediately after the term is over
The Right to Vote should be given to selected people only
Elections should be in a free and fair manner
The number of seats reserved for scheduled caste in Lok Sabha is:
Which one of the following provisions fails to ensure fair and equal chance to compete to candidates and political parties?
No party or candidate can bribe or threaten voters
No party or candidate is bound by the model code of conduct
No party or candidate can use government resources for election campaign
Nobody can appeal to the voters in the name of caste or religion
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 judiciary
People can indicate which policies they prefer
Which of the following does not include election procedure?
Nomination of Candidate
Which of the following is not allowed while carrying out an election campaign?
Giving money to voters to cast vote for particular candidate
Using television channels.
Contacting voters on phone.
Is it good to have Political Competition? Which of the following statements justify this?
It creates a sense of disunity and factionalism
Political Competition helps to force political parties and leaders to serve people
It gives fair chance to people for the responsible government
Political Competitions causes some decisions and ugliness
Which of the following is not a feature of Election system in India?
Universal Adult Franchise
Reservation of seats in the legislature for the members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Elections in India for Parliament and State Legislatures are conducted by
Election Commission of India
In Democracy Elections are important because
The formation of government becomes easy
They help in the formation of opposition party
They are a check on the working of the government
All of the them
Following is a weakness (challenge to) Indian election system:
Use of Electronic Voting Machines
Misuse of Official Machinery
Universal Adult Franchise
Which of the following statements regarding elections and election commission hold true?
Election Commission of India has enough powers to conduct free and fair elections in the country.
There is a high level of popular participation in the elections in our country.
It is very easy for the party in power to win an election.
Many reforms are needed to make our elections completely free and fair.