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Political Parties Class 10 Worksheet Civics Chapter 1

MCQ

Q1: How many parties are registered with the Election Commission of India?
(a) 250
(b) 300
(c) 500
(d) More than 750

Q2: What is a signed document submitted to an officer regarding her personal information?
(a) Affidavit
(b) Declaration
(c) Agreement
(d) Appeal

Q3: Which of these statements is incorrect about CPI (M)?
(a) Supports socialism, secularism and democracy
(b) Opposes imperialism and communalism
(c) Wants to secure socio-economic justice in India
(d) None of the above

Q4: Who chooses the candidates for contesting elections in India?
(a) Members and supporters of the party
(b) Top party leadership
(c) The existing government
(d) None of these

Q5: When and under whose leadership was Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) formed?
(a) 1982, Mayawati
(b) 1984, Kanshi Ram
(c) 1985, Mulayam Singh Yadav
(d) 1986, Bhajanlal

Q6: When was the BJP founded?
(a) 1960
(b) 1970
(c) 1980
(d) 1990

Q7: How many recognised national parties were there in 2006?
(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 8

Q8: What are the parties which are given the special privilege of ‘election symbol’ and other facilities?
(a) ‘Identified’ by the Election Commission
(b) ‘Recognised’ by the Election Commission
(c) ‘Patronised’ by the Election Commission
(d) ‘Attached’ by the Election Commission

Q 9: Which of these alliances were there in 2004 parliamentary elections in India?
(a) National Democratic Alliance
(b) The United Progressive Alliance
(c) Left Front
(d) All the above

Q10: Which of these is not a good option for a democratic state?
(a) One-party system
(b) Two-party system
(c) Multi-party system
(d) None of the above

Assertions and Reasons
Q1: Two statements are given in the Q below as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
Assertion: It is mandatory for every candidate who contests election to file an AFFIDAVIT .
Reason: The Supreme Court passed an order to reduce the influence of money and criminals.
A. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true

Q2: Two statements are given in the Q below as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
Assertion: Political parties are easily one of the most visible institutions in a democracy.
Reason: For most ordinary citizens, democracy is equal to political parties.
A. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true

Q3: Two statements are given in the Q below as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
Assertion:- China doesn’t follow One party system
Reason:- In China only the communist party is allowed to rule
A. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true

Q4: Two statements are given in the Q below as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
Assertion A : Only those parties that are recognised as national parties can contest in elections for Parliament
Reason R : Every party in the country has to register with the Election Commission.
A. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true

Q5: Two statements are given in the Q below as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the appropriate option.
Assertion: India has evolved a multiparty system.
Reason: It is because the social and geographical diversity in such a large country is not easily absorbed by two or even three parties
A. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true


Very Short Answer Type Question
Q1: Name the regional party of Tamil Nadu along with its symbol.

Q2: Define regional parties.

Q3: At what level non-party based elections are held in India?

Q4: Discuss the role of opposition parties in democracy.

Q5: Name the regional party of Odisha along with its symbol.

Q6: Explain the term ‘defection’.

Q7: Suggest any one way to make political parties more responsive to the people’s need and demand.

Q8: Correct the following statement and rewrite:
In a dictatorship, “any group of citizens is free to form a political party”.

 Short Answer Type Questions

Q1: Do you think that ordinary citizens have any role in reforming political parties? Explain how?

Q2: Why do we need political parties ?

Q3: Explain any three functions of opposition political parties.

Q4: What is meant by a national political party? State the conditions required to be a national political party.

Long Answer Type Questions
Q1: Discuss the different kinds of party systems.

Q2: When was the BSP formed and under the leadership of whom? What are its main policies?

Q3: What do you think about the role of opposition in maintaining an efficient democratic system?

Q4: Why do not parties give enough tickets to women? Is that also due to lack of internal democracy?

Q5: Do the voters really don’t get a meaningful choice ?

Q6: Discuss the main policies of the INC.
OR
When was Indian National congress Party formed? Discuss its major policies.

Q7: Suggest and explain any five measures to reform political parties.
OR
Elucidate some of the recent efforts taken in India to reform political parties and its leaders.

Q8: State the various functions that Political parties perform in a democracy.

Q9: What are the various challenges faced by political parties?

Q10: Lack of internal democracy within parties is a major challenge to political parties all over the world. How far do you agree with it?

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