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Class 6 Civics Chapter 3 Question Answers - What is Government?


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Class 6 Civics Chapter 3 Question Answers - What is Government?

Q.1: In representative democracies, people do not participate directly but choose their representatives through an election process. (True/False)

Ans : True


Q.2: The elected representatives make decisions for the __________.

Ans : People


Q.3: What are the subjects on which the state government makes laws?

Ans : agriculture, irrigation, trade and commerce


Q.4: What is the full form of MP?

Ans : Member of Parliament


Q.5: Universal Adult Suffrage is an important device of __________.

Ans : Democracy


Q.6: The two great mountain ranges that surround Ladakh.

Ans : Panchayati Raj


Q.7: The members of the Gram Sabha elects a Sarpanch called the Panchayat President. (True/False)

Ans : True


Q.8: Define democracy.

Ans : A government run by people is called democracy.


Q.9: How many level of government exists in our country?

Ans : Three


Q.10: Name the three levels at which government works.

Ans : Local, state and national


Q.11: What is the lower voting age in India?

Ans : 18 years


Q.12: The Parliamentary form of government exist in________.

Ans : England


Q.13: In India when a citizen turns ___________ he/she can vote without any discrimination.

Ans : 18


Q.14: Give examples of Semi Presidential form of Government.

Ans : Russia, France and Sri lanka


Q.15: What is a democratic government?

Ans : Government by the people, of the people, and for the people


Q.16: A dispute regarding the election of the President is referred to the___________.

Ans : Supreme Court


Q.17: What do you mean by monarchy?

Ans : Rule by King or Queen


Q.18: The monarch (king or queen) has the power to make decisions and run the____________.

Ans : Government


Q.19: For how many years the President of India is elected?

Ans : 5 years


Q.20: According to Gandhiji’s Young India, who should be given the right to vote?

Ans : All adults of India have the right to vote


Q.21: Name the organ of the government that protects and guards the laws of the country.

Ans : Judiciary


Q.22: What do you mean by ‘Suffrage’?

Ans : Right to Vote


Q.23: Which is the highest court of India?

Ans : Supreme Court of India


Q.24: India is referred as the _________ Government.

Ans : Provincial


Q.25: What do you mean by Republic of India?

Ans : It is the governing authority of 28 states and seven union territories. They are collectively called as the Republic of India


Q.26: After Kolkata, the city in India that started a metro railway is _____________.

Ans : New Delhi


Q.27: In a democratic country, who gives power to the government to take decisions?

Ans : The people of the country give power to the government through election


Q.28: A monarchy is a form of_____________.

Ans : Government


Q.29: What is a ’ballot paper’?

Ans : sheet of paper with candidates name to contest elections


Q.30: What does the government at the local level means?

Ans : The government dealing with village, town or locality


Q.31: The names of the contesting candidates along with the party name and symbols are listed in the ballot paper. True/False

Ans : True


Q.32: Why Health Wardens are appointed in every village?

Ans : Health Wardens are appointed in every village to provide health care facilities to the villagers.


Q.33: Each and every law of the government must be followed by the ____________ living in the country.

Ans : People


Q.34: Women in Europe and U.S.A. struggled for__________ in election.

Ans : Right to vote


Q.35: What is a Voters list?

Ans : Voters list is a list of those persons who are eligible to vote.


Q.36: Who is the author of the journal "Young India"?

Ans : Mahatma Gandhi


Q.37: To whom does a president submit his resignation?

Ans : Vice President


Q.38: Who runs Public health care system?

Ans : Government


Q.39: A situation where there is no government is called ________.

Ans : Anarchy


Q.40: Give an example of a place having anarchy.

Ans : Afghanistan


Q.41: In a democracy, the ultimate power is in the hands of the _________.

Ans : People


Q.42: Monarchy prevails in ___________.

Ans : Britain


Q.43: Which level of government takes the decision on introduction of a new 1000 rupee note?

Ans : The central government of India


Q.44: What is the main function of a government?

Ans : The main function of the government is to maintain law and order


Q.45: What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?

Ans : There are 21 High Courts in the country.


Q.46: What are three branches of the Indian government?

Ans : The three branches of the Indian government are Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary

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1. What is the definition of government?
Ans. Government refers to the system or group of people who have the authority to govern and make decisions for a country or a region. They enforce laws, maintain order, and provide essential services to the citizens.
2. What are the different types of government?
Ans. There are various types of government, including democracy, monarchy, dictatorship, communism, and republic. Each type has its own structure and methods of governance.
3. How does a democratic government work?
Ans. In a democratic government, power is vested in the people. Citizens elect representatives who make decisions on their behalf. These representatives are accountable to the people and can be replaced through elections.
4. What is the role of government in society?
Ans. The government plays a crucial role in society. It ensures the protection of rights and freedoms, provides public goods and services, maintains law and order, promotes economic development, and takes care of the welfare of its citizens.
5. How is a government formed?
Ans. A government is usually formed through elections. Political parties and candidates compete for votes, and the party or coalition with the majority seats forms the government. The leader of the winning party often becomes the head of government.
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