Forms of Government and Democracy One Mark Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 15
    5 x 1 = 5
  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. A system of government by one person with absolute power

    (a)

    Aristocracy

    (b)

    Theocracy

    (c)

    Democracy

    (d)

    Autocracy

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

    (a)

    Aristoracy

    (b)

    Parliamentary

    (c)

    Democracy

    (d)

    Republic

  4. Assertion (A): The term 'democracy' is derived from two Greek words demos meaning people and cratia meaning power.
    Reason (R): Literally democracy means "the power of the people".

    (a)

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

    (b)

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

    (c)

    (A) is correct and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is true

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

    (a)

    16

    (b)

    17

    (c)

    18

    (d)

    19

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. _________ was the first Prime Minister of independent India

    ()

      Jawaharlal Nehru

  8. The first general elections were held in British India in the year __________

    ()

      1920

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

    ()

      Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker

  10. The moden world prefers __________.

    ()

    Democracy

  11. The democratic institutions existed in India as early as the __________ period.

    ()

    Vedic

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. Right to vote

  14. (1)

    18

  15. Chanakya

  16. (2)

    United Kingdom

  17. Theocracy

  18. (3)

    Arthashastra

  19. Aristocracy

  20. (4)

    Vatican

  21. Monarchy

  22. (5)

    Bhutan

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