Test: Challenges To Democracy - 1


20 Questions MCQ Test Indian Polity for UPSC (Civil Services) Prelims | Test: Challenges To Democracy - 1


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QUESTION: 1

The ideology of believing supremacy of one’s caste is known as ?

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C is the correct option.Casteism leads the members of one caste to exploit the members of other caste for their own vested interest in the name of superiority or inferiority.

QUESTION: 2

Challenge faced by democracy is ?

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Different countries face different kinds of challenges. At least one fourth of the globe is still not under democratic government. The challenge for democracy in these parts of the world is very stark. These countries face the foundational challenge of making the transition to democracy and then instituting democratic government. This involves bringing down the existing non-democratic regime, keeping military away from controlling government and establishing a sovereign and functional state. For example, Nepal was under Monarchy till recent times. Now Nepal has changed to a democratic system. Certain mindsets and systems will take years to change as they have taken years to develop. Nepal is a very good example of foundational challenge of democracy. The rest of the challenges are not faced in the transitional period, but only after establishment of secure democracy.

QUESTION: 3

According to the text             of the globe is still not under democratic government. 

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QUESTION: 4

What are the qualifications of democracy ?

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QUESTION: 5

Any democratic set up faces problems is known as… 

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QUESTION: 6

Which among the given is the dominant form of government in the contemporary world ? 

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QUESTION: 7

The challenge of making the transition to democracy from a non-democratic government is known as ?

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QUESTION: 8

The following step/steps can be taken for the removal of poverty in India:

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QUESTION: 9

The idea of promoting one’s region is known as ?

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QUESTION: 10

Which act is considered the watch dog of democracy ?

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QUESTION: 11

Which act empowers the people to find out what is happening in the government ? 

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following countries disintegrated due to the ethnic tension b/w Serbs and Albanians:

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QUESTION: 13

Studies on political and social inequalities in democracy shoe that:

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QUESTION: 14

Any person, who can read and write in any Indian language, is known as… 

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QUESTION: 15

According to the text            of the world is working under democratic government.

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QUESTION: 16

Name the country where ‘Right to vote’ is not given to women.

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In Saudi Arabia, women do not have the right to vote.

QUESTION: 17

Strengthening of the institutions and practices of democracy implies the following challenge to democracy:

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QUESTION: 18

Foundational challenge of democracy includes ?

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There are three major categories of challenges that democracy faces –
1. Foundational challenge
2. Challenge of expansion
3. Challenge of deepening of democracy.

The foundational challenges faced by democracies include:
1. Bringing down the existing non- democratic regimes.
2. Keeping the military away from controlling the government.
3. Establishing a sovereign and functional state.
QUESTION: 19

Challenge of expansion in democracy includes ?

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QUESTION: 20

Following is the challenge to democracy: 

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