Why Do We Need a Parliament MCQs

CBSE Class 8 Civics Social and Political Life Book Chapter 3 “Why Do We Need a Parliament” Multiple Choice Questions ‌(MCQs‌) with Answers

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Q1- The Government of India Act came out in _____.


A) 1910

B) 1909

C) 1911

D) 1905


Q2- For General elections, electronic voting machines were used for the first time in ____.


A) 2001

B) 2005

C) 2004

D) 2009


Q3- _____ demanded from British government in 1985 to allow elected members in the legislature.


A) Indian National Congress

B) Swatantra Party

C) Republican Party

D) Hindu Mahasabha


Q4- The idea of _____ is the take off point for a democracy.


A) Republic

B) consent

C) freedom

D) monarchy


Q5- An individual gives her consent to the government with the help of _____.


A) movements

B) elections

C) opposition

D) Parliament


Q6- _____ is made up of all the representatives elected by the Indian people.


A) Rashtrapati Bhavan

B) White House

C) House of Commons

D) Lok Sabha


Q7- MLAs are the elected representatives of _______


A) State Legislature

B) Rajya Sabha

C) Vidhan Sabha

D) Jila Parishad


Q8- The Lok Sabha was formed in ____.


A) 1947

B) 1948

C) 1950

D) 1941


Q9- In the 2014 elections, ____ was the leading party of the country.


A) Indian National Congress

B) Bhartiya Janta Party

C) Communist Party

D) Swatantra Party


Q10- The President appoints ____ members of Rajya Sabha.


A) 12

B) 15

C) 14

D) 20


Q11- Every ____ years, the elections are held in India to elect the representatives of Lok Sabha.


A) five

B) seven

C) one

D) three


Q12- _____ is a party based in Maharashtra.


A) Telugu Desham Party

B) Janata Dal (Secular)

C) Shiv Sena

D) Samajwadi Party


Q13- The leader of RUling Party in the Lok Sabha is ____


A) Defence Minister

B) Prime Minister

C) Chief Minister

D) President


Q14- ____ functions based on representation of states.


A) Lok Sabha

B) President

C) Vidhan Sabha

D) Rajya Sabha


Q15- There are _____ elected members in the Lok Sabha.


A) 2

B) 5

C) 3

D) 4


Q16- _____ heads the Rajya Sabha.


A) President

B) Speaker

C) Cabinet Minister

D) Vice President


Q17- The members of ____ make laws to run the country.


A) Lok Sabha

B) Legislative Assembly

C) house of Commons

D) Vidhan Parishad


Q18- To form a government, a party must win at least ____ seats in Lok Sabha.


A) 272

B) 255

C) 280

D) 270


Q19- Rajya Sabha has ____ elected members.


A) 233

B) 213

C) 245

D) 243


Q20- There are _____ elected members in the Lok Sabha.


A) 543

B) 540

C) 545

D) 455


Answer key for Class 8 Civics Social and Political Life Book Chapter 3 – Why Do We Need a Parliament MCQs


Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer
1 B 11 A
2 C 12 C
3 A 13 B
4 B 14 D
5 B 15 A
6 D 16 D
7 A 17 A
8 A 18 A
9 B 19 A
10 A 20 A


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