3.5  Multiple choice questions :

1.  India became independent on _______.
(a) 19th December 1961                                (b) 15th August 1947
(c) 26th January 1950                                   (d) 26th November 1986

2.  Under colonial rule, the people had lived in fear of the __________ government.
(a) British                             (b) Portuguese                 (c) U.S.A                  (d) U.K.

3.  The country is divided into numerous __________ .
(a) Constituencies               (b) District                        (c) States                   (d) Talukas

4.  Each of these constituencies elects one person to the __________.
(a) Parliament                    (b) Rajya sabha                 (c) Lok sabha         (d) Legislative council

5.  The term of the Lok Sabha is __________.
(a) Five years                    (b) Six years                   (c) Seven years          (d) Four years

6.  The candidates who contest elections usually belong to different __________.
(a) Economic parties            (b) Social parties            (c) Political parties        (d) Official parties

7.  How many elected MP’s are there in the Lok Sabha at present ____________.
(a) 540                         (b) 543                         (c) 542                         (d) 545

8.  Representative democracy cannot produce a perfect reflection of __________.
(a) Group                     (b) Society                    (c) Family                  (d) Friends

9.  The Parliament’s approval in finance is crucial for the ____________.
(a) People                   (b) Government           (c) MP’s                       (d)  President

10.  There are 233 elected members in the ____________.
(a) Lok sabha                  (b) Rajya sabha                (c) Legislative council       (d) Parliament

11.  The members of the Rajya sabha are elected members of ____________.
(a) Legislative Assemblies     (b) Lok sabha              (c) Parliament        (d) Rajya sabha

12.  Twelve members are nominated to the Rajya sabha by the ____________.
(a) Prime minister             (b) President                 (c) Governor              (d) Vice president

13.  The leader of the ruling party in the Lok Sabha is ____________.
(a) President               (b) Vice president            (c) Prime minister         (d) Governor

14.  One of the most important function of the Lok Sabha is to ____________.
(a) Censure MP’s          (b) Amend laws          (c) Make laws            (d) Implement

15.  Which one of the following represents the state of India in the parliament ____________.
(a) Lok sabha               (b) Legislative assembly       (c) Rajya sabha          (d) Parliament

Answers :
1. (b)       2. (a)       3. (a)        4. (a)         5. (a)      6. (c)       7. (b)       8. (b)      9. (b)      10. (b)
11.(a)      12.(b)      13.(c)       14.(c)         15.(c) .