Political Science-Democracy and Elections (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 1 - 4 of 9

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Question number: 1

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Democracy is considered to be better than other forms of government. Which of the following statements support this claim?

I. It is a more accountable form of government.

II. It improves the quality of decision making.

III. It ensures rapid economic development of citizens.

IV. It enhances the dignity of citizens.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I, II and IV

b.

I, II and III

c.

I and III

d.

II, III and IV

Question number: 2

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The Constitution of India was amended in 1992 to make the third-tier of democracy more effective. As a result, at least one-third of all positions in the local bodies are reserved for women. This is because.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Women are good at managing resources.

b.

Women are obedient and would follow the constitutional provisions well.

c.

Although women constitute nearly half of the population, they have inadequate representation in decision-making bodies.

d.

We have many powerful women leaders.

Question number: 3

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Power-sharing or sharing of power is desirable as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It ensures the stability of political order

b.

To reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups

c.

Power-sharing is the very spirit of democracy

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 4

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The control of the preparation of electoral rolls for Parliament and Legislatives elections in India vest with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cabinet

b.

Parliament

c.

The President

d.

Election Commission

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