MCQ Questions for Class 8 Civics: Ch 3 Why Do We Need a Parliament

MCQ Questions for Class 8 Civics: Ch 3 Why Do We Need a Parliament

1. Which is the highest law making body in our country?
(a) Rajya sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) Court
(d) None of these
► (b) Lok Sabha

2. Which are the main types of Bills?
(a) Money Bills
(b) Financial Bills
(c) Ordinary Bills
(d) All of the above
► (d) All of the above

3. Who demanded the elected members in the legislature?
(a) British
(b) Non ruling party
(c) Indian National Congress
(d) None of these
► (c) Indian National Congress

4. How many members are there in the Rajya sabha?
(a) 240 elected members
(b) 233 elected members
(c) 230 elected members
(d) None of these
► (b) 233 elected members

5. How Many members are nominated by president in Rajya sabha?
(a) 15
(b) 14
(c) 12
(d) None of these
► (c) 12

6. When did the Indian congress demanded the elected members in the legislature?
(a) 1880
(b) 1885
(c) 1896
(d) 1845
► (b) 1885

7. Who is the head of the Executive at the central level?
(a) President
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Chief Minister
(d) None of these
► (a) President

8. For what period of time the President of India holds office?
(a) 6 years
(b) 5 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 7 years
► (b) 5 years

9. Representatives to the Parliament are chosen by the
(a) People
(b) Rulers
(c) Government
(d) None of these
► (a) People

10. The combined strength of all political parties in the Parliament with less than 50% of representatives is
(a) ruling party
(b) opposition
(c) coalition
(d) none of these
► (b) opposition

11. When was the EVM used for the first time?
(a) 2007
(b) 2004
(c) 2003
(d) 1990
► (b) 2004

12. Who looks after sanitary conditions of the country?
(a) Health Minister
(b) Home Minister
(c) Finance Minister
(d) All of these
► (a) Health Minister

13. In Parliament seats are reserved for:
(a) SCs
(b) STs
(c) None of them
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

14. The parliament of India has how many houses?
(a) 2
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 3
► (a) 2

14. What do you mean by the Houses of people?
(a) Lok sabha
(b) Vidhan sabha
(c) Rajya sabha
(d) Parliament
► (a) Lok sabha

15. What is Zero Hour?
(a) Begins at 2 o’clock
(b) Begins at 12 o’clock
(c) Begins at 0 o’clock
(d) None of these
► (b) Begins at 12 o’clock

16. Which is an important way to control the executive in Parliament?
(a) Assembly
(b) Zero hour
(c) Question hour
(d) none of these
► (c) Question hour
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