Forms of Government and Democracy Model Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    8 x 1 = 8
  1. A system of government in which one person reigns supreme, usually a king or queen, is called________

    (a)

    autocracy

    (b)

    monarchy

    (c)

    democracy

    (d)

    republic

  2. When a country is governed by a few privileged, the form of government is called

    (a)

    Aristoracy

    (b)

    Parliamentary

    (c)

    Democracy

    (d)

    Republic

  3. Kudavolai system was followed by

    (a)

    Cheras

    (b)

    Pandyas

    (c)

    Cholas

    (d)

    Kalabhras

  4. In which country has democracy originated?

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    Switzerland

    (c)

    USA

    (d)

    Athens

  5. Which one of the country has Presidential form of government

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    Britain

    (c)

    Canada

    (d)

    USA

  6. Assertion (A) : Direct democracy is practised in Switzerland.
    Reason (R) : People directly participates in decision making.

    (a)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) explains (A)

    (b)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not explain (A)

    (c)

    (A) is correct and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is true

  7. Democracy began ________ years ago.

    (a)

    2000

    (b)

    2500

    (c)

    3000

    (d)

    3200

  8. Indian citizen above _________ years of age can exercise the right to vote in India.

    (a)

    16

    (b)

    17

    (c)

    18

    (d)

    19

  9. 7 x 1 = 7
  10. The Constitution of India was finally adopted on _________

    ()

      26th November 1949

  11. An example for direct democracy is _________

    ()

      Switzerland

  12. _________ was the first Prime Minister of independent India

    ()

      Jawaharlal Nehru

  13. The Parliament House in India was designed by _________ and _________

    ()

      Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker

  14. The moden world prefers __________.

    ()

    Democracy

  15. An example for Indirect Democracy is __________.

    ()

    India

  16. A group of people living in the same place of having particular characteristics in common is _________ 

    ()

    Community

  17. 6 x 1 = 6
  18. Autocracy

  19. (1)

    18

  20. Right to vote

  21. (2)

    Vatican

  22. Theocracy

  23. (3)

    Former Soviet Union

  24. Monarchy

  25. (4)

    Bhutan

  26. Oligarchy

  27. (5)

    North Korea

  28. Theocracy

  29. (6)

    Vatican

    4 x 2 = 8
  30. What do you mean by "Republic"?

  31. What is Democracy?

  32. Will you have the right to equality under dictatorship? What would be the attitude regarding public opinion in such a country?

  33. How does democracy lead to a peaceful and a harmonious life among the citizens? Explain.

  34. 2 x 3 = 6
  35. Mention the forms of democracy

  36. Distinguish between direct and indirect democracy.

  37. 3 x 5 = 15
  38. What are the challenges to democracy? explain

  39. What is your opinion about democracy in India?

  40. Though democracy in India has been appreciated worldwide for its working there is still a lot of scope for improvement - Discuss.

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