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Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 1

Who led the ‘Nyaya Yudh’?

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Chaudhary Devi Lal started the Nyaya Yudh movement in Haryana.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 2

By-elections are held in one constituency to______.

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Sometimes elections are held only for one constituency to fill the vacancy caused by death or resignation of a member. This is called a By-Election. 

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 3

By which of the following political leaders led a movement called ‘Nyaya Yudh’ (struggle for justice) in Haryana in 1987?

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Chaudhary Devi Lal started Nyaya Yudh movement in Haryana. This was struggle for justice. He formed the party Lokdal, served twice as Chief Minister of Haryana and also served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India. 

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 4

What was the promise Devi Lal made to the farmers and small businessmen?

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Devi Lal promised that if his party won the elections, his government would waive the loans of farmers and small businessmen.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 5

What is the Electoral Roll?

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The electoral roll is a list of persons who are eligible to vote in a particular electoral district and who are registered to vote, if required in a particular jurisdiction.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 6

In a democracy, everyone should have one vote and every vote should have equal value.

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It stresses on, political equality. It means that everyone in the country irrespective of the caste, colour, gender, creed and income earned is allowed to vote for his own representative, i.e., the choice and opportunity is available to all the citizens on an equal basis without any discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, colour,etc. The policy of one persons one vote, and one value should be followed in a democracy.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 7

Which of these is not a feature of Indian democracy?

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This is the strength of our electoral system which enjoys the faith of both the defeated and winning candidates. Barring very few disputed elections, the electoral outcomes are usually accepted as 'people's verdict' by the defeated party.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 8

Which of the following does not include election procedure?

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Booth capturing is a type of electoral fraud in which party loyalists "capture" a polling booth and vote in place of legitimate voters to ensure that their candidate wins.

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 9

How many seats are reserved for SC/ST in Lok Sabha?

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A total of 131 seats (24.03%) are reserved for representatives of Scheduled Castes (84) and Scheduled Tribes (47).

Test: Electoral Politics- 1 - Question 10

What is meant by term ‘Constituency’?

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A constituency is an area for which someone is elected as the representative in a parliament or government.

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