NCERT Class 9 Civics Chapter 3 Electorial Politics Extra Questions and Answers

NCERT Extra Questions Civics Chapter 3 Electorial Politics Short and Broad Type (Long). Here we have provided Class IX Civics Chapter 3 Very Short Type Questions i.e. 01 Mark; Short Type Questions (02 Mark) and Answers. And Long Type Questions.

Chapter 3 Civics Electorial Politics Extra Questions will help you to Answer all MCQ Questions. CBSE Class 9 Civics Chapter 3 Worksheet with Answers by Civics Teacher. Extra Questions Worksheet for CBSE Class 9 Electorial Politics 3rd Chapter Civics.

Very Short Type Extra Questions:

(01 x 1 = 01 Marks)

(1) Who formed the new party Lok Dal?

A: Chaudhary Devi Lal

(2) Which movement did Chaudhary Devi Lal start?

A: Nyaya Yudh

(3) What is the full form of MLA?

A: members of legislative Assembly

(4) Who invented the leader of the majority party to form the government in a state election?

A: the Governor

(5) Lok Sabha and vidhan Sabha elections are held regularly after every______ years.

A: 5 years

(6) After ___ yearsthe term of all the elected representatives come to an end.

A: 5 years

(7) In how many constituencies our country is divided for the Lok Sabha election?

A: 543 constituencies

(8) Is village or town is divided into several_____.

A: wards

(9) How many seats in the Lok Sabha are reserved for the scheduled castes?

A: 84

(10) How many seats in Lok Sabha reserved for scheduled tribes?

A: 47

(11) _______ of the total seats are reserved in rural and urban local bodies for women candidates.

A: one third

(12) Who can vote in our country?

A: all the citizen aged 18 years and above.

(13) After how many years the voter list is revised?

A: 5yrs

(14) What is EPIC?

A: election photo identity card

(15) What is the minimum age to participate in an election?

A: 25 years

(16) Who gave the slogan of garibi hatao?

A: Indira Gandhi in 1971

(17) Who gave the slogan of save democracy?

A: jayaprakash Narayan in 1977

(18) Which party used the slogan of land to the tiller?

A: the left front in the West Bengal assembly election held in 1977

(19) Who gave the slogan protect the self respect of the telugus?

A: NT Rama Rao

(20) NT Rama Rao was the leader of _____ party

A: Telugu desam party

(21) What is the maximum amount of money that a party can use in the Lok Sabha election?

A: 2500000

(22) What is polling of votes?

A:the final stage of an election is the day when the voota can cast their vote, this is called polling of vote.

(23) Who can go to the polling booth?

A:every person whose name is on the voters list can go to a nearby polling booth

(24) What is an EVM?

A: electronic voting machine

(25) Who conducts elections in our country?

A: the election commission

(26) Who appoints the chief election commissioner of India?

A: the president of India

(27) To whom the chief election commissioner is answerable !?

A: no one.

Short Type Extra Questions:

(1) What is an election?

A:a mechanism by which people can choose their representatives at regular intervals and change them if they wish to do so. This mechanism is called election.

(2) What are the choices made by the voters in an election?

A: 1) they can choose who will make laws for them

2) they can choose who will form the government and take major decisions

3) they can choose the party whose policies will guide the government and law making

(3) Why did the constitution makers choose the competitive method of election?

A: because this system works better in the long run.in an ideal world all political leaders know what is good for the people under motivated only by a desire to serve them. Political competition is not necessary in such an ideal world. But that is not what happens in real life. Political leaders all over the world like ok all other professionals are motivated by a desire to advance their political careers. Show the competitive method of election is suitable for a democracy.

(4) Why do a politician wants to remain in power for long time?

A:a politician wants to remain in power or get power and position for themselves for a long time.they may wish to serve the people as well but it is risky to depend entirely on their sense of duty. It would give them supreme power. Their ideas may not match with that of the people.

(5) What electoral competition does?

A: it incorporates and never going competition between the politicians to remain in power. And for that they have to to make the citizens happy with their work.

(6) What happens after completion of 5 years of all the elected representatives of Lok Sabha or vidhansabha?

A: the loksabha or vidhansabha stands dissolved. Elections are held in all constituencies at the same time either on the same day or within few days to elect new representatives.

(7) What is by election?

A:sometimes election is held only for one constituency to fill the vacancy caused by death or resignation of a member. This is called a by election.

(8) Who is called a member of parliament?

A: the representatives elected from each constituencies are called the member of the Parliament.

(9) What is voters list?

A: once the constituencies are decided the next step is to decide who can and who cannot vote. This decision cannot be left to anyone till the last day.in a democratic election the list of those who are eligible to vote is prepared much before the election and given to everyone.this list is officially called the electoral roll and is commonly known as the voter list.

(10) Who cannot cast their vote?

A: a person who is not a citizen of India cannot cast their vote.

(11) What is called party ticket?

A:political parties nominate their candidates who get the party symbol and support. Party’s nomination is often called party ticket.

(12) When do the the election campaign take place?

A: in our country campaigns take place for a two week period between the announcement of the final list of candidates and the date of polling.

(13) What is the duty of a motor inside the voting room?

A:once the water goes inside the booth the election officials identify her, put a mark on her finger and allow her to cast your vote.an agent of each candidate is allowed to sit inside the polling booth and ensure that the voting takes place in a fair way.

(14) What is code of conduct?

A:a set of norms and guidelines to be followed by political parties and contesting candidates during election time.

(15) What do you mean by incumbent?

A: the current holder of a political office. Usually the choice for the voters in election is between the incumbent party or candidate and those who oppose them.

(16) What is rigging?

A:fraud and malpractice indulged by a party or candidate to increase its sports is called rigging.

Long Type Questions Worksheet:

1) What are the democratic features of Indian election.

2) How the Indian election system can be compared to a market?

3) What are the electoral constituencies? What are the importance of the electoral constituencies

4) What do you mean by reserved constituencies? Why reservation in constituencies is important?

5) Write an elaborate note on voter list

6) What is the procedure to contest in an election in India?

7) What are the rules and regulations regarding to campaigns for election

8) Write some of the examples of unfair practices in election

9) What are the powers of the election commission?

10) What does the outcome of India’s election speak for itself?

11) What are the challenges to free and fair elections in India


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