MCQ Questions for Class 10 Civics: Ch 6 Political Parties

MCQ Questions for Class 10 Civics: Ch 6 Political Parties

1. In which of these states does the CPI (M) enjoy strong support?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
(d) Chhattisgarh
► (c) West Bengal

2. Parties put forward their _____ and _____ and the voters choose from them.
(a) policies, programmes
(b) rules, regulations
(c) views, opinions
(d) all the above
► (a) policies, programmes

3. Which of these statements is correct?
(a) Every party in the country has to register  with  the  Election Commission
(b) The Commission treats all the parties equally
(c) It offers some special facilities to large and established parties
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

4. Which of these statements is incorrect?
(a) Parties reflect fundamental political unity in a society
(b) Parties try to persuade people why their policies are better than others
(c) They seek to implement these policies by winning popular support through elections
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

5. Who chooses the candidates for contesting elections in India?
(a) Members and supporters of the party
(b) Top party leadership
(c) The existing government
(d) None of these
► (b) Top party leadership

6. Which of these statements is incorrect about CPI (M)?
(a) Supports socialism, secularism and democracy
(b) Opposes  imperialism and communalism
(c) Wants to secure socio-economic justice in India
(d) None of the above
► (d) None of the above

7. Those parties which are given the special privilege of ‘election symbol’ and other facilities are said to be :
(a) ‘identified’ by the Election Commission
(b) ‘recognised’ by the Election Commission
(c) ‘patronised’ by the Election Commission
(d) ‘attached’ by the Election Commission
► (b) ‘recognised’ by the Election Commission

8. Which of these countries has a one- party system?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) UK
► (b) China

9. Which of these alliances were there in 2004 parliamentary elections in India?
(a) National Democratic Alliance
(b) The United Progressive Alliance
(c) Left Front
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

10. In which of these categories can the Indian National Congress be put?
(a) Centrist party
(b) Rightist party
(c) Leftist party
(d) None of these
► (a) Centrist party

11. Which of the following countries is the example of two-party system?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) India
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

12. How many recognised national parties were there in 2006?
(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 8
► (b) 6

13. When was the BJP founded?
(a) 1960
(b) 1970
(c) 1980
(d) 1990
► (c) 1980

14. Which of these is not a good option for a democratic state?
(a) One-party system
(b) Two-party system
(c) Multi-party system
(d) None of the above
► (a) One-party system

15. In which of these categories can the Indian National Congress be put?
(a) Centrist party
(b) Rightist party
(c) Leftist party
(d) None of these
► (a) Centrist party

16. Which of these is true regarding the party system of any country?
(a) The Constitution lays down party system
(b) No country can choose its party system
(c) People choose their party system
(d) Important leaders choose their party system
► (b) No country can choose its party system

17. In which state does NCP have a major support?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Manipur
(d) Assam
► (a) Maharashtra

18. The BJP formed the government in 1998 as the leader of an alliance. Name the alliance.
(a) National Democratic Alliance
(b) United Progressive Alliance
(c) National Progressive Alliance
(d) United Democratic Alliance
► (a) National Democratic Alliance

19. Which of these parties has national level political organisations?
(a) Samajwadi Party
(b) Telugu Desam Party
(c) Rashtriya Janta Dal
(d) None of the above
► (d) None of the above

20. When and under whose leadership was Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) formed?
(a) 1982, Mayawati
(b) 1984, Kanshi Ram
(c) 1985, Mulayam Singh Yadav
(d) 1986, Bhajanlal
► (b)

21. Which one of the following is a better way of carrying out political reforms in a democratic country?
(a) The legal changes
(b) The constitutional changes
(c) The empowerment of people
(d) The legislation for reforms
► (c) The empowerment of people

22. From the ideas and teaching of which of these leaders does BSP drawinspiration?
(a) Sahu Maharaj
(b) Mahatma Phule and Ramaswami Naicker
(c) Babasaheb Ambedkar
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

23. Which one of the following is true regarding a coalition government?
(a) Only two parties form an alliance and contest elections.
(b) Several parties compete for power.
(c) The government is formed by two or more parties coming together.
(d) Several parties form an alliance and compete for power.
► (c) The government is formed by two or more parties coming together.

24. Which one of the following is not a component of a political party?
(a) The leaders
(b) The followers
(c) The active members
(d) Women
► (d) Women

25. The condition for a political party to be recognized as a national party is:
(a) It must secure at least 6 percent of total votes in Lok Sabha elections or Assembly elections in four states.
(b) It must win at least 4 seats in the Lok Sabha
(c) Both of these
(d) None of these
► (c) Both of these

26. Which one of the following countries has multi-party system?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) The United States of America
(d) The United Kingdom
► (a) India

27. An alliance is formed when :
(a) two parties together form the government
(b) the state parties and national parties together form the government
(c) some parties join for the purpose of contesting elections and winning power in hands
(d) left and right parties join hands to form the government.
► (c) some parties join for the purpose of contesting elections and winning power in hands

28. Which one of the following is the guiding philosophy of the Bharatiya Janata Party? 
(a) Bahujan Samaj
(b) Revolutionary democracy
(c) Cultural nationalism
(d) Modernity
► (c) Cultural nationalism

29. Which one of the following is not a national political party?
(a) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
(b) Communist Party of India (CPI).
(c) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
(d) Samajwadi Party (SP).
► (d) Samajwadi Party (SP).

30. Who is the founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party?
(a) Kansi Ram
(b) Mayawati
(c) Bal Thakeray
(d) Jayalalita
► (a) Kansi Ram

31. Which of the following countries has a single-party system?
(a) Pakistan
(b) Nepal
(c) China
(d) Bangladesh
► (c) China

32. What is the guiding philosophy of the Bharatiya Janata Party?
(a) Wants to build a strong and modern India
(b) Uniform Civil Code
(c) Cultural nationalism
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

33. A country which has a democratic form of government since its independence :
(a) Pakistan
(b) India
(c) Bhutan
(d) Nepal
► (b) India

34. Which one of the following political parties exposed secularism and welfare of weaker sections and minorities?
(a) Communist Party of India (Marxist)
(b) Bahujan Samaj Party
(c) Bharatiya Janata Party
(d) Indian National Congress
► (b) Bahujan Samaj Party

35. Which one of the following is not a political party?
(a) BJP
(b) INC
(c) BSP
(d) BAMCEF
► (d) BAMCEF

36. The Bahujan Samaj Party stands for the cause of:
(a) securing the interest of the oppressed people.
(b) securing the interest of the elite class.
(c) securing the interest of the capitalist class
(d) securing the interest of the educated classes.
► (a) securing the interest of the oppressed people.
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