King Birendra was killed in a mysterious massacre of the royal family in
When did King Gyanendra dismiss the then prime minister and dissolve the Parliament ?
A is the correct option.King Gyanendra, the new king of Nepal, was not prepared to accept democratic rule. He took advantage of the weakness and unpopularity of the democratically elected government. In February 2005, the king dismissed the then Prime Minister and dissolved the popularly elected Parliament.
The people of Bolivia led a successful struggle against
Which financial agency/organisation pressurised the government to give up its control of municipal water supply ?
Choose the incorrect statement.
Who won Bolivia’s water war ?
Bolivia's Water War was a series of protests that happened between December 1999 and April 2000 in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Also known as Cochabamba Water War, the demonstrations and violence took place to protest against privatization of municipal water supply of the city.
Most of the time democracy evolves through :
‘Defining moments’ of democracy usually involve a conflict between
Outstanding democratic conflicts are usually resolved through
Correct Answer :- a
Explanation : Democratic conflict is resolved through mass mobilisation. Sometimes it is possible that the conflict is resolved by using the existing institutions like the parliament or the judiciary. But when there is a deep dispute, very often the resolution has to come from outside, from the people.
Which of these is not one of the agencies of organised politics ?
Movement group is an organisation which starts a movement to achieve a specific goal or issue.
A pressure group is a group of people who are organised actively for promoting and defending their common interest. They are a vital link between the government and the governed. They keep governments more responsive to the wishes of the community, especially in between elections.
A political party is an organized group of people who have the same ideology, or who otherwise have the same political positions, and who field candidates for elections, in an attempt to get them elected and thereby implement their agenda.
The movement Kittiko-Hachchiko started in Karnataka in 1987, was based on
The movement Kittiko-Hachchiko started in Karnataka in 1987, was based on. non-violent protest by farmers. violent protest by farmers. violent protest by workers of Karnataka Pulpwood Limited.
Which party spearheaded the mass upsurge in Nepal ?
Which party did not believe in parliamentary democracy and was involved in an armed struggle but joined the popular protest ?
Which of the following organisations/ institutions did not join the protest movement ?
The protest against water privatisation in Bolivia was led by
Which political party that supported the protest in Bolivia, came to power in Bolivia in 2006 ?
Which of the roles is not played by political parties ?
The correct option is D.
In politics, a political party is an organized group of people who have the same ideology, or who otherwise have the same political positions, and who field candidates for elections, in an attempt to get them elected and thereby implement their agenda.
The functions political parties perform in a democracy are:
Candidates are put forward by parties to contest in elections. ...
Parties put forward different policies and programmes and the voters choose from them.
Parties play an important role in making laws for a country. ...
Parties form and run governments.
Which of the following is not a movement ?
All India Trade Union Congress is trade union federation in India, which was formed in 1920 in order to represent India at International Labor Organisation. It is a federation not a movement.
Choose the incorrect statement.
Most of the movements are issue-specific. They seek to achieve a single objective within a limited time frame while interest groups have many objectives: Movements try to achieve their goal within a limited time while interest groups fight for their goals over a longer tenure.
Which of the following is a movement ?