Test: Challenges To Democracy - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following statements are true ?
1 – The promise of democracy is far from being realised anywhere in the world.
2 – Democracy is better than any other form of government.
3 – Democracy faces many challenges.

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Besides the fact that this democracy is far from becoming universal even well into the 21st century, its own life history is just a tiny dot on the canvas of time: short of a hundred years.
A democratic government is a better government because it is a more accountable form of government. Democracy improves the quality of Decision Making. Democracy provides a method to deal with differences and conflicts.
The three main challenges are the foundational challenge, the challenge of expansion, and the challenge of deepening of democracy. The challenge of expansion involves applying the basic principle of democratic government across all the religions, different social groups, and various institutions.

QUESTION: 2

What is not true regarding a challenge ?

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following countries are facing the foundational challenge of democracy ?
1 – US
2 – UK
3 – Ghana
4 – China
5 – Myanmar

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following countries are facing the challenge of expansion of democracy ?
1 – India
2 – US
3 – Sri Lanka
4 – Nepal

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QUESTION: 5

Which type of challenge is being faced by most of the democracies of the world ?

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QUESTION: 6

Which type of challenge to democracy is Nepal facing ?

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QUESTION: 7

Which type of challenge is being faced by at least one-fourth of the countries of the world ?

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The foundational challenge of democracy is faced by those countries which haven't had any democratic form of government hitherto. This form of challenge involves bringing down the existing non-democratic regime, keeping the military away from capturing power and establishment of a sovereign democratic state.

QUESTION: 8

Which of the following statements is/ are correct in the context of the foundational challenge of democracy ?  
1 – Making the transition to democracy and then instituting democratic government.
2 – This involves bringing down the existing non-democratic regime and keeping military away from controlling the government.
3 – Giving political power to the military.
4 – Establishing a sovereign and functional state

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QUESTION: 9

It is very tempting to think of _________ ways of reforming politics.

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QUESTION: 10

Choose an incorrect statement.

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A challenge is a difficulty that carries within it an opportunity for progress. Different countries face different kinds of challenge.

QUESTION: 11

Democratic reforms are to be carried out mainly by

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following laws is a good example of a law that seeks to empower people to carry out democratic reforms ?

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QUESTION: 13

Which type of challenge is faced by a non-democratic country while changing once to a democratic set-up ?

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QUESTION: 14

Which legal act is the best to empower people to carry out democratic reforms ?

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QUESTION: 15

Which one of the following is different from the other three with reference to the challenge of democracy ?

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QUESTION: 16

In which of the following countries, women are allowed to take part in public activities ?

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Women in India participate in voting, run for public offices and political parties at lower levels more than men.

QUESTION: 17

Which one of the following is a better way of carrying out political reforms in a democratic country ?

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QUESTION: 18

Which one of the following is the main focus of political reforms ?

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QUESTION: 19

Which is the most common challenge faced by most of the democracies

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QUESTION: 20

Which is the most popular form of government in the contemporary world ?

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