Test: Key Elements Of A Democratic Government - 2


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QUESTION: 1

____ a group of people who led the struggle against apartheid

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The struggle against the oppressive apartheid regime was led by the African National Congress (ANC). The ANC organised protests and strikes to voice their disgust of the apartheid system. 

QUESTION: 2

Nelson Mandela was the leader of

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following is not the reason of conflicts occur in a country

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QUESTION: 4

Cauveri river disputes is between

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The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal announced its final verdict on 5 February 2007. According to its verdict, Tamil Nadu gets 419 TMC of Cauvery water while Karnataka gets 270 TMC. The actual release of water by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu is to be 192 TMC annually. Further, Kerala will get 30 TMC and Puducherry 7 TMC.

QUESTION: 5

South Africa became a democratic country in

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The first fully multi-racial democratic election was held in 1994, the second in 1999, the third in 2004, the fourth in 2009, and the most recent in 2014.

QUESTION: 6

If government wants to be continued in power

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QUESTION: 7

The Indian _______ lays down the basic rules that have to be followed by everyone

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QUESTION: 8

The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision of __:

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The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision of circuit bench of the Calcutta High Court at Port Blair.

QUESTION: 9

It is condition in which all citizens are guaranteed descent standard of life

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QUESTION: 10

Quiet flows the Cauvery despite being at the centre of heated conflict between two states for the last

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A conflict arises because both dams are on the same river. The downstream dam in Tamil Nadu can only be filled up if water is released from the upstream one located in Karnataka. Quiet flows the Cauvery despite being at the centre of heated conflict between two states for the last 30 years.

QUESTION: 11

What is social equality?

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QUESTION: 12

Johannesburg is in

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Johannesburg informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial capital and largest city of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. Johannesburg is the seat of the Constitutional Court, the highest court in South Africa. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade. It was one of the host cities of the official tournament of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

QUESTION: 13

Untouchability is ban under the article

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Article 17 : Constitution of India. Untouchability is abolished and its practice in any form is forbidden. The enforcement of any disability arising out of Untouchability shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law. Note: Article 17 of the constitution abolishes the practice of untouchability.

QUESTION: 14

Which are the two houses of parliament

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In India, there are two houses of Parliament. They are the House of States (Rajya Sabha) and the House of People (Lok Sabha). Rajya Sabha is the Upper House, while the Lok Sabha is the Lower House. Bicameral Legislature is this system of two houses in the legislature.

QUESTION: 15

What is the main dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu?

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QUESTION: 16

Fraternity means

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QUESTION: 17

A state in which the head of the state is elected

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QUESTION: 18

Conflicts occur when people of _____ cultures, religions, regions or economic backgrounds do not get along with each other

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QUESTION: 19

Which means separation on the basis of race

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QUESTION: 20

South African people were divided into

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