MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 5 Challenges to and Restoration of Congress System

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 5 Challenges to and Restoration of Congress System

1. The socialist leader who gave the strategy ‘non-Congressism’ was
(a) Giani Zail Singh.
(b) V.V. Giri.
(c) Ram Manohar Lohia.
(d) V.P. Singh.
► (c) Ram Manohar Lohia.

2. The Indian leader who gave the slogan “Garibi hatao” was
(a) Lal Bahadur shastri.
(b) Indira Gandhi.
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(d) B.R. Ambedkar.
► (b) Indira Gandhi.

3. The chairman of drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly was
(a) Lal Bahadur shastri.
(b) Indira Gandhi.
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
► (d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

4. The era of coalition government began in India in
(a) 1971.
(b) 2004.
(c) 1989.
(d) 1967.
► (c) 1989.

5. The policy initiatives of Mrs.Indira Gandhi's government did not include
(a) abolition of privy purse.
(b) nationalisation of banks.
(c) nuclear tests.
(d) ban on nuclear tests.
► (d) ban on nuclear tests.

6. Lal Bahadur Shastri's famous slogan was
(a) Garibi Hatao.
(b) Jai Jawan Jai Kisan.
(c) Aya Ram, Gaya Ram.
(d) Indira Hatao.
► (b) Jai Jawan Jai Kisan.

7. The Congress Socialist party was founded by
(a) B. R. Ambedkar.
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(c) Indira Gandhi.
(d) Ram Manohar Lohia.
► (d) Ram Manohar Lohia.

8. After the death of Shastri, there was an intense competition between Indira Gandhi and
(a) Ram Manohar Lohia
(b) K. Kamraj.
(c) Morarji Desai.
(d) Karpoori Thakur.
► (c) Morarji Desai.

9. The slogan of 'garibi hatao’ was used before the
(a) 1952 elections.
(b) 1967 elections.
(c) 1971 elections.
(d) 1977 elections.
► (c) 1971 elections.

10. Use of English language was strongly opposed by the
(a) Gulzari Lal Nanda.
(b) J. L. Nehru.
(c) Charan Singh.
(d) Karpoori Thakur.
► (d) Karpoori Thakur.

11. Shastri was the country’s Prime Minister from _____. 
(a) 1962 to 1965
(b) 1964 to 1966
(c) 1962 to 1967
(d) 1964 to 1969
► (b) 1964 to 1966

12. Indira Gandhi got the Congress Working Committee to adopt a Ten Point Programme in ______. 
(a) April1967
(b) May 1967
(c) June1967
(d) July1967
► (b) May 1967

13. The factional rivalry between the Syndicate and Indira Gandhi came in the open ______.
(a) Presidential Election, 1969
(b) Parliamentary Election, 1969
(c) State Election, 1969
(d) None of the above
► (a) Presidential Election, 1969

14. The fifth general election to Lok Sabha were held in _______. 
(a) October 1970
(b) November 1970
(c) January 1971
(d) February 1971
► (d) February 1971
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