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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 5 Democratic Rights

Here you will get Class 9 Civics MCQ Questions of Chapter 5 Democratic Rights through which a student can learn about the different types of questions that can be formed from a particular concept. MCQ Questions for Class 9 will help you in knowing your syllabus fully and managing time which create payed a significant role in every student's preparation. With the help of the given MCQ Questions, you can effectively prioritize the topics for easier understanding.

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 5 Democratic Rights

1. Which body exposed to the world that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were being tortured in ways that violated the US laws?
(a) United Nations
(b) International Court of Justice
(c) Amnesty International
(d) Supreme Court of USA
► (c) Amnesty International

2. What was the reason given by America for imprisoning people at Guantanamo Bay?
(a) They had been caught spying.
(b) They were planning to kill the US President.
(c) They were planning to set up a Communist government in USA.
(d) America considered them as enemies and linked them to the attack on New York on 11th
September, 2001.
► (d) America considered them as enemies and linked them to the attack on New York on 11th

3. Of which country was Kosovo a province before its split?
(a) USSR
(b) Yugoslavia
(c) South Africa
(d) Germany
► (b) Yugoslavia

4. How was the massacre of Albanians finally stopped?
(a) The UN ordered for Milosevic’s arrest
(b) Several countries intervened to stop the massacre
(c) The Serbs turned against Milosevic
(d) Milosevic reformed himself
► (b) Several countries intervened to stop the massacre

5. What is the position of women in Saudi Arabia?
(a) Women are given all the rights
(b) Women are given equal status with men
(c) Women are subjected to many public restrictions
(d) They are offered high positions
► (c) Women are subjected to many public restrictions

6. What is meant by ‘rights’?
(a) One’s demand to get everything without sharing with others
(b) Claims of a person over other fellow beings, society and the government
(c) Not possessing any freedoms
(d) None of the above
► (b) Claims of a person over other fellow beings, society and the government

7. What can be done in case of infringement of the rights in a democracy?
(a) Citizens are helpless; they cannot do anything
(b) They can approach courts to protect their rights
(c) They can ask their representatives to do the needful
(d) None of the above
► (b) They can approach courts to protect their rights

8. What was the result of the intervention of other countries to stop the killings of Albanians?
(a) Milosevic lost power and was tried for crimes against humanity
(b) The other countries were punished by UNO for interfering in another country
(c) Led to further army action by Milosevic
(d) None of the above
► (a) Milosevic lost power and was tried for crimes against humanity

9. Which of these statements about the relationship between democracy and rights is more valid?
(a) Every country that is a democracy gives rights to its citizens
(b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens is a democracy
(c) Giving rights is good, but it is not necessary for a democracy
(d) All the above
► (b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens is a democracy

10. The government is responsible for providing free and compulsory education to all the
children up to the age of :
(a) 16 years
(b) 12 years
(c) 18 years
(d) 14 years
► (d) 14 years

11. Which of these is/are the new rights guaranteed by the constitution of South Africa for its citizens?
(a) Right to privacy
(b) Right to an environment that is not harmful to the people’s health
(c) Right to have access to adequate housing
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

12. The right to seek the enforcement of all Fundamental Rights is called :
(a) Right against Exploitation
(b) Right to Freedom
(c) Right to Constitutional Remedies
(d) Cultural and Educational Rights
► (c) Right to Constitutional Remedies

13. What did Dr. Ambedkar refer to the ‘Right to Constitutional Remedies’ as?
(a) The brain of our Constitution
(b) The heart and soul of our Constitution
(c) The heart of our Constitution
(d) The soul of our Constitution
► (b) The heart and soul of our Constitution

14. Which of the following is not an instance of an exercise of a Fundamental Right?
(a) Workers from Bihar go to Punjab to work on the farms
(b) Parents’ property is inherited by their children
(c) Christian mission sets up a chain of missionary schools
(d) Religion is not taken into consideration during admission in schools
► (b) Parents’ property is inherited by their children

15. Which of these is not seen as a standard of human rights by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights?
(a) Right to social security and insurance
(b) Right to health
(c) Right to accumulate wealth
(d) Right to adequate standard of living
► (c) Right to accumulate wealth

16. What is meant by the term ‘writ’?
(a) Written laws
(b) A formal document containing an order of the court to the government
(c) Basic features of the Constitution
(d) None of the above
► (b) A formal document containing an order of the court to the government

17. When was the NHRC set up?
(a) 1998
(b) 1996
(c) 1993
(d) 2001
► (c) 1993

18. What does ‘Right to Equality’ say about the public jobs?
(a) Jobs will be provided to all by the government
(b) Jobs will be reserved for the more meritorious students
(c) All citizens will be provided with equal opportunity in matters of employment
(d) None of the above
► (c) All citizens will be provided with equal opportunity in matters of employment

19. How many Fundamental Rights does the Indian constitution provide?
(a) 7
(b) 6
(c) 5
(d) 8
► (b) 6

20. Which of these is false regarding the Freedom of Speech and Expression?
(a) Everyone has a right to think differently
(b) One may disagree with a policy of the government
(c) One can use it to incite people against the government
(d) One is free to criticise the government
► (c) One can use it to incite people against the government

21. One of the forms of exploitation as mentioned in the constitution is ‘traffic’. What does it mean?
(a) Transport system
(b) Buying and selling of human beings
(c) Buying and selling of goods
(d) None of the above
► (b) Buying and selling of human beings

22. What does the Constitution say about the practice of untouchability?
(a) It stands abolished
(b) Its practice in any form is punishable by law
(c) Since it is an age-old custom, it should be respected
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

23. Laws have been made to prohibit childern from working in which of these industries?
(a) Beedi making
(b) Fire crackers and matches
(c) Printing and dyeing
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

24. What is meant by ‘begar’?
(a) Practice of begging
(b) Practice of forcing workers to work without any wages
(c) Practice of encouraging workers to work at normal wages
(d) Both (b) and (c)
► (b) Practice of forcing workers to work without any wages

25. Which among the following cannot be challenged in a court?
(a) Directive principles of state policy
(b) Fundamental Rights
(c) Freedom to choose any profession or busines
(d) Right to move freely to any part of the country.
► (b) Fundamental Rights

26. Which of the following freedom is not available to an Indian citizen?
(a) Freedom to start a movement ot change the government
(b) Freedom to oppose the government
(c) Freedom to participate in armed revolution
(d) None of these
► (c) Freedom to participate in armed revolution

27. Which of the following rights is not available under the fundamental rights?
(a) Right to Equality
(b) Right to Freedom
(b) Right to protect one’s culture
(d) Right to property.
► (d) Right to property.

28. Cultural and Educational Rights are safeguarded mainly for :
(a) Women
(b) minorities
(c) children
(d) Men
► (b) minorities

29. Which one of the following fundamental rights is called the heart and soul of Indian constitution?
(a) Right to equality
(b) Right to constitutional remedies
(c) Right to freedom
(d) Right to freedom of religion
► (b) Right to constitutional remedies

30. Which one of the following rights is available to the citizens of India and not to the citizens of Saudi Arabia?
(a) The country is ruled by a hereditary king
(b) Citizens cannot form political parties
(c) Women are subjected to many public restrictions
(d) Citizens enjoy the freedom of religion
► (d) Citizens enjoy the freedom of religion

31. Civil Rights are given to the individual by:
(a) Nature
(b) God
(c) The State
(d) The people
► (c) The State

32. Who called the right to constitutional remedies as the heart and soul of the constitution?
(a) J.L. Nehru
(b) B. R. Ambedkar
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Rajendra Prasad
► (b) B. R. Ambedkar
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