Political Science-Democracy and Elections (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 17 - 19 of 23

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Question number: 17

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Election is a mechanism by which people can choose their representatives at regular intervals and change them, if they wish to do so.

I. Everyone should have equality of vote and have equal value.

II. The choice should be offered at regular intervals.

III. Elections should be conducted in a free and fair manner.

IV. The candidate preferred by the people should get elected.

Which of the above is/are features of the democratic elections?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I and IV

b.

Ill and IV

c.

II, III and IV

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 18

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Consider the following statements

I. A Minister flags off a new train in his constituency a week before polling day.

II. A candidate promises he will get a new train for the constituency if he is elected.

III. Supporters of the candidate distribute blankets in slums in returns for a promise for vote.

IV. The candidate criticized the government in his speech.

Which of the above activities is/are part of the unfair electoral practices?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I, II and III

b.

I and II

c.

III and IV

d.

II and III

Question number: 19

» Political Science » Democracy and Elections

Appeared in Year: 2012

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What do you understand by the term ‘defection’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Change of the party before election

b.

Internal politics of party

c.

Change of party allegiance from the party on which a person got elected to a legislation body to a different party

d.

Change of the preference of the voters

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