ICSE Class 9th Civics 2 – Elections MCQs

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 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 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 minimum age for voting in India is ____ years.

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The minimum age for voting in India is 18 years.

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

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The President of India appoints the Chief Election Commissioner.

What is meant by Multi member consistency?

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Multi member consistency has more than one representative.

What is the maximum limit of expenses for a parliamentary contest?

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15 Lacs is the maximum limit of expenses for a parliamentary contest.

What is General Elections?

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Lok sabha elections is also known as General Elections.

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 ____ 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 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.

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 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.

The full form of EPIC is ____.

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The full form of EPIC is Election Photo Identity Card.

What is meant by a single member constituency?

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Single member constituency has only One representative.

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

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

Who appoints the chief election commissioner?

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President of the country appoints the chief election commissioner.

Name two bodies whose members are elected by indirect elections?

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Members of Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Sabha are elected by indirect elections.

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).

What is the term of office of the Chief Election Commissioner?

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6 years is the term of office of the Chief Election Commissioner.

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.

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.

____ 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.

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.

Who allots the symbols to political parties?

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Election Commission allots the symbols to political parties.

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