MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 9 Recent Developments in Indian Politics

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 9 Recent Developments in Indian Politics

1. Which political party was joined by B.P. Mandal in 1977?
(a) Bahujan Samaj Party.
(b) Rashtriya Swamsewak Sangh
(c) Congress Party.
(d) Janata Party.
► (d) Janata Party.

2. The reason for 2002 Gujarat riots is
(a) earthquake relief was not provided by the Centre.
(b) A bogey of a train returning from Ayodhya carrying Karsevaks was set on fire.
(c) demolition of babri masjid.
(d) state emergency.
► (b) A bogey of a train returning from Ayodhya carrying Karsevaks was set on fire.

3. The single largest party in the 1996 parliamentary elections was
(a) Bhartiya Janta Party.
(b) Janta Dal.
(c) CPI.
(d) Congress.
► (a) Bhartiya Janta Party.

4. Who headed the central government in India after 1998 parliamentary elections?
(a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(b) P.V. Narsimha Rao.
(c) H. D. Deve Gowda.
(d) I. K. Gujral.
► (a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

5. Which party pursued the politics of ‘Hindutva’ and adopted the strategy of mobilising the Hindus?
(a) Bhartiya Janata Party.
(b) Congress.
(c) Communist Party of India.
(d) Bahujan Samaj Party.
► (a) Bhartiya Janata Party.

6. The recommendations of the Mandal Commission were implemented in the year
(a) 1990.
(b) 1991.
(c) 1992.
(d) 1993.
► (a) 1990.

7. In February and March 2002, large scale violence against Muslims took place in
(a) Rajasthan.
(b) Gujarat.
(c) Punjab.
(d) Uttar Pradesh.
► (b) Gujarat.

8. The General Elections of 2004 resulted in
(a) dominance of Congress.
(b) coalition government.
(c) convincing victory of BJP.
(d) emergence of Akali Dal.
► (b) coalition government.

9. Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in the year
(a) 1989.
(b) 1990.
(c) 1991.
(d) 1992.
► (c) 1991.

10. The political developments after the 1990s reveals the emergence of
(a) coalition government.
(b) consolidation of BJP.
(c) congress dominance.
(d) regional politics.
► (a) coalition government.

11. Who was the chairperson of Mandal Commission?
(a) Bindeshwari Prasad Mandal. 
(b) Nandeshwari Prasad Mandal. 
(c) Chandeshwari Prasad Mandal. 
(d) None of the Above
► (a) Bindeshwari Prasad Mandal. 

12. Which alliance formed the government at the centre in 1989?
(a) National Front
(b) United Front
(c) Super Front
(d) Real Front
► (a) National Front

13. Choose the correct term for coming together of two or more political parties to form government.
(a) United Government
(b) Coalition Government
(c) National Government
(d) None of the above
► (b) Coalition Government

14. Elections in _____led an era of coalitions with the defeat of Congress Party
(a) 1988
(b) 1989
(c) 1990
(d) 1991
► (b) 1989
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