CBSE Questions for Class 9 Civics Electoral Politics Quiz 3 -

The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed by the _______.
  • Prime Minister
  • President
  • Chief Justice of India
  • Parliament
In the elections, the voters make many choices. 
The following is not the choice which they make:
  • They choose who will be their prime minister
  • They choose who will make laws for them
  • They choose who will form government for them
  • They choose the political party whose policies will guide the government
Which one of the following relating to the Indian elections is true?
  • Every constituency in India has more than five candidates contesting elections
  • Elections in India are, by and large, peaceful
  • The voting age in India is 18 years in the case of the scheduled castes people only
  • The losing parties in India accept the election results after the referendum is done
Read the following statements and select the correct code:
a. Turn out denotes the percentage of eligible voters who cast their vote.
b. In India, the poor and the illiterate people vote very rarely.
c. People, including in India, usually bring pressure on political parties.
  • a and b
  • b and c
  • a and c
  • a, b and c
Who accords recognition to a political party as a national party?
  • President
  • Law Minister
  • Lok Sabha Speaker
  • Election Commission
The reform recently introduced by the Election Commission of India to check the impersonation is __________.
  • The introduction of electronic voting machine
  • The introduction of electoral photo identity card
  • Permission to campaign through media
  • Conducting of poll opinion through media
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 representatives of their choice in an election
  • Elections enable people to evaluate the performance of judiciary
  • People can indicate which policies they prefer
From the following statements, choose the real challenges to our electoral system.
(i)Candidates and parties with a lot of money are under advantage.
(ii)Candidates with criminal records get elected.
(iii) Some families dominate political parties.
(iv)Smaller parties have no disadvantage.
  • All the above
  • (i) and (ii)
  • (i), (ii) and (iii)
  • (iii) and (iv)
What is the term of the Chief Election Commissioner and election commissioners?
  • 4 years or up to 65 yrs of age
  • 5 years or up to 65 yrs of age
  • 6 years or up to 65 yrs of age
  • 10 years or up to 65 yrs of age
Once an election is announced, the ministers are prohibited from taking any new policy decisions or projects which can influence the voters. This restriction is imposed under __________________.
  • Election law
  • Model code of conduct
  • Moral code
  • The constitutional law
Which one of the following is a threat for fair elections?
  • Campaigning
  • Rigging
  • Election commission powers
  • Political competition
Below are given different stages of the election process in India. What is the correct sequence of these events?
(i) Announcement of result
(ii) Announcement of election date
(iii) Campaigning begins
(iv) Model code of conduct comes into force
  • (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
  • (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
  • (ii), (iv), (i), (iii)
  • (ii), (iii), (i), (iv)
Which one of the following is a prerequisite for free and fair elections?
  • Independent Election Commission, free from government control
  • More than one political party
  • Moral code of conduct in elections
  • Free press and freedom of speech
According to the elections in India, which one of the following is not prohibited?
  • Bribing the voter
  • Threatening the voter
  • Appeal in the name of caste or religion
  • Holding rallies in support of the candidates
Which section of the Indian population turnout in elections is not good?
  • Educated upper class
  • Poor
  • Rural
  • Illiterate
Which of the following groups have the provision for reservation in the Lok Sabha?
  • Linguistic minorities
  • Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes
  • Scheduled castes, Scheduled tribes and Other backward classes
  • Religious minorities
Electoral roll is a list of ______.
  • Candidates
  • Voters
  • Polling officers
  • None of the above
What is meant by the term 'constituency'?
  • Place where the copy of constitution is kept
  • A particular area from where voters elect a representative to the Lok Sabha/Vidhan Sabha.
  • A body of voters
  • None of these
Which one of the following facilities is offered by the Election Commission to a recognised political party?
  • Party Name
  • Manifesto
  • Election Symbol
  • Election Funds
Arrange the following events relating to the election process in correct chronological order.
(A) Announcing the schedule of elections.
(B) Preparations of final list of contestants.
(C) Filling of nominations.
(D) Withdrawal of nominations
(E) Allotment of symbols to the contestants

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