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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Political Parties - Class 10 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Political Parties - Class 10 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

On what basis does a country choose its party system ? Select the option :


Answer :

Nature of society
Nature of political parties
Social differences
History of the election


Question :

Define National Parties :


Answer :

Parties that are present in countrywide and have their units in various states.
Parties that are present in any four federating states
Parties that are recognised by the Election Commission.
Parties that are present only in states.


Question :

How many parties are registered with the
Election Commission ?


Answer :

750
754
760
764


Question :

Which constituents force suggest reforms in political parties ? Select the option :


Answer :

The Constitution
The Supreme Court
The Election Commission
The Legislature


Question :

Name the oldest political party in India.


Answer :

Bharatiya Jana Sangh
Indian National Congress (Congress Party)
The Communist Party
Bharatiya Janata Party


Question :

Consider the follwing statements on parties (i) Political parties do not enjoy much trust among
the people.
(ii) Parties are often rocked by scandals involving
top party leaders.
(iii) Parties are not necessary to run governments. Which of the statements given above are
correct ?


Answer :

(i), (ii) and (iii)
(i)and(ii)
(ii)and(iii)
(i) and (iii)


Question :

Who among the following is the founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party ?


Answer :

Kanshi Ram
Sahu Maharaj
B.R. Ambedker
Jotiba Phule


Question :

One Party or Mono Party is :


Answer :

One or two parties operate in the political system.
Only one party operates in the political system.
Party operates in dictatorship political system.
Party operates only in democratic political system.


Question :

On what basis state parties cannot be recognised as national parties ? Select the
option :


Answer :

If state parties do not get success in at least 4 states.
If state parties do not get 4 percent of vote,
If state parties do not get 6 percent of vote.
If state parties do not get at least two seats.


Question :

Give the meaning of 'Alliance'.


Answer :

Two parties together form the government.
Leftist and Rightist together form the government.
When state and national parties together form the government.
When several parties in a multi-party system join for the purpose of contesting elections and winning power.