MCQ: Outcomes Of Democracy - 1


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QUESTION: 1

Democratic governments do not very often share – 

Solution:

The main non performance areas of Democracy

i. The record of democracies is not impressive on these two counts,

a) Corruption

b) Frustrating people by ignoring their needs on morality grounds


ii. But at the same time there is nothing to show that non-democracies are less corrupt or more sensitive to the people.

iii. Most democracies fall short of elections that provide fair chance to everyone and allowing all decisions for public debate.

iv. Democratic governments do not have a very good record on sharing information with the citizens.

v. Mixed record on free and fair election and not successful in sharing records with people, however in India we have RTI as a fundamental right.

QUESTION: 2

On what ground is a dictatorship form of government is better than a democracy ?

Solution:

Democracy generally leads to poor growth of country's economy. If you consider all the democracies and all the non-democracies between 1950 and 2000, dictatorships have slightly better growth rate. Consider the case of China and USA. USA is a very old democracy which has achieved such economic growth in 200 years whereas China running a non-democratic government has achieved similar economic growth pattern in 60 years. The inability of democracy to provide higher economic rates worries economists all over the world.

QUESTION: 3

Which South Asian country has always had a democratic government since independence ?

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QUESTION: 4

What is regarded as a ‘definite plus point’ of democratic regimes ? 

Solution:

Ability to handle social differences, divisions and conflict is a definite plus point of democratic regimes.

QUESTION: 5

Which of the following statements is true about democracy ? 

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QUESTION: 6

A democracy is attentive to the needs of ?

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QUESTION: 7

Why is democracy better than any other form of government:  
I. It improves the quality of decision making.  
II. It allows the citizens to do whatever they like. 

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QUESTION: 8

What are the features common to all countries following politics ? 

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QUESTION: 9

Which South Asian Country remains least doubtful about the suitability of democracy for its country ?  

Solution:

India is a south asian country with the strongest democracy.

QUESTION: 10

In which South Asian country is dictatorship preferred over democracy ? 

Solution:

The correct option is Option B.
Democracy is the type of government in which the public can practice power of the government authority. In this government, power and control is provided to various members of the government for the functioning of the nation. 
Dictatorship is the leadership in a nation in which the leader has the power to make rules and regulation. He rules the whole country. 
According to the question, Pakistan prefers to have dictatorship over democratic government because they have a vast history of military dictators that ruled the country for many years. Thus, they are attached with the dictatorship government format. 
 

QUESTION: 11

Democracy is considered a better form of government in comparison to dictatorship because:

Solution:

Democracy is a better form of government compared to dictatorship or any other form of government as :-

 

  • Democracy is an accountable form of government.
  • If you make a mistake you get a chance to correct it.
  • In a democratic government we get a chance to choose our own representatives.
  • Dignity of citizens enhances due to democracy.
  • In a democratic government everyone are equal before the law.
  • In a democratic government a constitution us layed which informs us about our civil or fundamental rights and duties.
  • Democracy improves the quality of decision making.
  • Democracy provides a method to deal with differences and conflicts.
QUESTION: 12

A democratic government is a ____________ government.

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QUESTION: 13

Democracies have successfully eliminated:

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QUESTION: 14

Democracy is based on the ideas of ?

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QUESTION: 15

Mention the factor that contributes to the economic development of the country.

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QUESTION: 16

What is the most basic outcome of democracy ? 

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QUESTION: 17

In the context of assessing democracies, which is the odd one out?

Democracies need to ensure:

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QUESTION: 18

People complaining about democracy show that:  

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following is true with reference to democracy ?
A. Democracy allows us to correct mistakes.  
B. It can address all the socioeconomic and political problems. 

Solution:

The correct option is B.
Democracy allows us to correct our own mistakes. as in this the main power is with the citizens so if they make a wrong choice in choosing the representative then it can be changed. they can vote others and the mistake would be corrected.

Democracy can address all socio-economic and political problems. If some of our expectations are not met, we start blaming the idea of democracy.

QUESTION: 20

Which country in South Asia never had a democratic government ?

Solution:

The mountain countries of Nepal and Bhutan, two independent countries that were not part of the British Raj, and the island countries of Sri Lanka and Maldives are generally included as well.

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