MCQ Questions for Class 10 Civics: Ch 8 Challenges of Democracy

MCQ Questions for Class 10 Civics: Ch 8 Challenges of Democracy

1. Which type of challenge is being faced by most of the democracies of the world?
(a) Foundational challenge
(b) Challenge of expansion
(c) Challenge of deepening of democracy
(d) None of these
► (b)

2. Choose an incorrect statement.
(a) All democratic countries do not have the same challenges
(b) All democratic countries cannot follow the same recipe of political reforms
(c) All countries face the same challenges to democracy and need same reforms
(d) None of these
► (c)

3. Which type of challenge to democracy is Nepal facing?
(a) Challenge of expansion
(b) Challenge of deepening of democracy
(c) Foundational challenge of democracy
(d) None of these
► (c)

4. Which of the following laws is a good example of a law that seeks to empower people to carry out democratic reforms?
(a) Right to Information Act
(b) Law banning sale and purchase of alcoholic drinks in Haryana
(c) Law banning dowry
(d) None of the above
► (a)

5. Which type of challenge is being faced by at least one-fourth of the countries of the world?
(a) Foundational challenge of democracy
(b) Challenge of expansion
(c) Challenge of deepening of democracy
(d) None of these
► (a)

6. What is not true regarding a challenge?
(a) Any sort of problem or difficulty is called a challenge.
(b) A challenge is a difficulty which is significant and which can be overcome.
(c) A challenge is a difficulty that carries within it an opportunity for progress.
(d) Once we overcome a challenge, we go up to a higher level than before.
► (a)

7. It is very tempting to think of _________ ways of reforming politics.
(a) legal ways
(b) illegal ways
(c) neither of the above
(d) either of the above
► (a)

8. Which of the following statements about democracy is false?
(a) People feel free and equal in a democracy
(b) Democracies resolve conflict in a better way than others
(c) Democratic government is more accountable to the people.
(d) Democracies are more prosperous than others
► (d)

9. Which one of the following is a challenge of expansion?
(a) Keeping away from controlling government
(b) Greater power to local government
(c) To reduce the control of the rich
(d) Strengthening of democratic institutions
► (d)

10. Which one of the following is not true regarding ‘Democratic Reforms’?
(a) Legal measures can sometimes prove to be counter-productive.
(b) The media should play an active role.
(c) Legal measures always help in reforming politics.
(d) Political empowerment and participation of citizens can help.
► (c)

11. Which one of the following countries disintegrated due to ethnic tension between the Serbs and the Albanians?
(a) Yugoslavia
(b) Belgium
(c) England
(d) France
► (a)

12. Every established democracy faces:
(a) challenge of expansion
(b) challenge of deepening of democracy
(c) challenge of foundation
(d) challenge of dictatorship
► (b)

13. Which one of the following is a desirable condition that a good democracy should have?
(a) Eliminates discrimination based on gender, caste and religion.
(b) Rulers take all the major decisions.
(c) Rulers are elected by the people.
(d) Providing right to vote.
► (a)

14. Foundational challenge does not involve which one of the following?
(a) Bringing down the existing non- democratic regimes
(b) Strengthening of the institutions and practices of democracy.
(c) Keeping military away from controlling government.
(d) Working against a sovereign and functional state.
► (d)

15. Which one of the following laws empowers the people to find out the government’s functioning and act as watchdog of democracy?
(a) National  Rural  Employment Guarantee Act
(b) The Right to Information Act
(c) Consumer Protection Act
(d) None of these
► (b)

16. Which type of challenge is faced by a non-democratic country while changingonce to a democratic set-up?
(a) Foundational Challenge
(b) Expansion Challenge
(c) Deepening Challenge
(d) Political Challenge
► (a)

17. In which of the following countries, women are allowed to take part in public activities?
(a) India
(b) Mexico
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) Chile
► (a)

18. The foundational challenge of making the transition to democracy involves:
(a) Bringing down the existing non-democratic regime.
(b) Keeping  military away from controlling government.
(c) Establishing a sovereign and functional state.
(d) All of these.
► (d)

19. Which one of the following statements does not reflect the right impact on the ‘Right to Information Act’?
(a) It supplements the existing laws that banned corruption
(b) It empowers the people to find out what is happening in the government
(c) It enables the people to become law abiding good citizens
(d) It acts as a watchdog of democracy
► (a)

20. Which is the most popular form of government in the contemporary world?
(a) Monarchy
(b) Military rule
(c) Dictatorship
(d) Democracy
► (d)
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