The ____ decides the dates for general elections in India.

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The Election Commission decides the dates for general elections in India.

The minimum age for voting in India is ____ years.

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The minimum age for voting in India is 18 years.

In India, the Election Commissioner is appointed for a period of ____ years.

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In India, the Election Commissioner is appointed for a period of six years, or till he retires, whichever is earlier.

In a direct election, the representatives are elected by the ____.

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In a direct election, the representatives are elected by the people.

The minimum age to contest an election to the Lok Sabha or to the legislative assembly in a state is ____ years.

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The minimum age to contest an election to the Lok Sabha or to the legislative assembly in a state is 25 years.

The Chief Election Commissioner of India is ____ (as of 2013).

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The present Chief Election Commissioner of India is Veeravalli Sundaram Sampath (as of 2013).

Fraud and malpractices indulged in by a party or a candidate to increase the number of votes is called ____.

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Fraud and malpractices indulged by a party or a candidate to increase the number of votes is called rigging.

The Chief Election Commissioner of India can be removed by the ____.

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The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed by the Parliament. If the Parliament finds the Chief Election Commissioner faltering in his duties, then it has the right to reappoint someone else in his place.

The postponement of an election in a constituency due to the death of the candidate of a recognised political party is called ____.

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The postponement of an election in a constituency due to the death of the candidate of a recognised political party is called countermanding of elections.

The Chief Election Commissioner of India is appointed by the ____.

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The President of India appoints the Chief Election Commissioner.

____ was the chief of Haryana Sangharsh Samiti.

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Chaudary Devi Lal was the chief of Haryana Sangharsh Samiti.

The guidelines formulated and commonly accepted by all in an election campaign are known as the ____.

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The guidelines formulated and commonly accepted by all in an election campaign are known as the Code of Conduct.

The ____ has the responsibility of conducting the general elections in India.

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The Election Commission of India has the responsibility of conducting the general elections in India.

The slogan ____ was given by Indira Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections of 1971.

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The slogan "Garibi Hatao" was given by Indira Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections of 1971.

The full form of EPIC is ____.

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The full form of EPIC is Election Photo Identity Card.

____ per cent of the seats in rural and urban local self-government bodies are reserved for women.

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One-third, or 33.3 per cent of seats in rural and urban local self-government bodies are reserved for women.

Who led the ‘Nyaya Yudh’?

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Chaudhary Devi Lal led the ‘Nyaya Yudh'.

An electoral competition has many demerits. It creates a sense of ____ in every locality.

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An electoral competition has many demerits. It creates a sense of disunity and factionalism’ in every locality.

In the 15th Lok Sabha, ____ seats were reserved for the Scheduled Castes.

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In the 15th Lok Sabha, 79 seats were reserved for the Scheduled Castes.

What was the promise Devi Lal made to the farmers and small businessmen?

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Devi Lal promised he would waive the loans of farmers and small businessmen.

During 1987 State Assembly elections, ____ the then opposite leader, announced that if his party won the elections, his government would waive the loans of farmers and small businessmen.

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During 1987 State Assembly elections, Chaudary Devi Lal the then opposite leader, announced that if his party won the elections, his government would waive the loans of farmers and small businessmen.

For an election to the Lok Sabha lections, the country is divided into ____ constituencies (as of 2013).

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Lok Sabha elections, the country is divided into 543 constituencies (as of 2013).

In the 15th Lok Sabha, ____ seats were reserved for the Scheduled Tribes.

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In the 15th Lok Sabha, 41 seats were reserved for the Scheduled Tribes.

____ is the largest democracy in the world.

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India is the largest democracy in the world.

Which of these is not a feature of Indian democracy?

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In India, the losing parties refuse to accept the electoral verdict is not a feature of Indian democracy.

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