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NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Indian Constitution at Work chapter 3 - Election and Representation [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: Election and Representation

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Exercises [Pages 75 - 77]

NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Indian Constitution at Work Chapter 3 Election and Representation Exercises [Pages 75 - 77]

Exercises | Q 1 | Page 75

Which of the following resembles most a direct democracy?

a. Discussions in a family meeting
b. Election of the class monitor
c. Choice of a candidate by a political party
d. Decisions taken by the Gram Sabha
e. Opinion polls conducted by the media

Exercises | Q 2 | Page 75

Which of the following tasks are not performed by the Election Commission?

a. Preparing the Electoral Rolls
b. Nominating the candidates
c. Setting up polling booths
d. Implementing the model code of conduct
e. Supervising the Panchayat elections

Exercises | Q 3 | Page 75

Which of the following is common to the method of election of the members of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha?

  • Every citizen above the age of 18 is an eligible voter

  • Voter can give preference order for different candidates

  • Every vote has equal value

  • The winner must get more than half the votes

Exercises | Q 4 | Page 75

In the First Past the Post system, that candidate is declared winner who:

  • Secures the largest number of postal ballots

  • Belongs to the party that has highest number of votes in the country

  • Has more votes than any other candidate in the constituency

  • Attains first position by securing more than 50% votes

Exercises | Q 5 | Page 76

What is the difference between the system of reservation of constituencies and the system of separate electorate? Why did the Constitution makers reject the latter?

Exercises | Q 6 | Page 76

Which of the following statements are incorrect? Identify and correct them by substituting, adding or rearranging only one word or phrase.

a. FPTP system is followed for all the elections in India.
b. Election Commission does not supervise Panchayat and Municipal elections.
c. President of India cannot remove an Election Commissioner.
d. Appointment of more than one Election Commissioners in the Election Commission is mandatory.

Exercises | Q 7 | Page 76

Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 12 per cent women members in our legislatures. What measures would you suggest to improve the situation?

Exercises | Q 8 | Page 76

Here are some wishes expressed in a conference to discuss a constitution for a new country. Write against each of these whether FPTP or Proportional Representation system is more suited to meet each of these wishes.

a. People should clearly know who their representative is, so that they can hold him or her personally accountable.
b. We have small linguistic minorities who are spread all over the country; we should ensure fair representation to them.
c. There should be no discrepancy between votes and seats for different parties.
d. People should be able to elect a good candidate even if they do not like his or her political party.

Exercises | Q 9 | Page 76

A former Chief Election Commissioner joined a political party and contested elections. There are various views on this issue. One view is that a former Election Commissioner is an independent citizen and has a right to join any political party and to contest election. According to the other view, leaving this possibility open can affect the impartiality of the Election Commission. So, former Election Commissioners must not be allowed to contest any elections. Which position do you agree with and why?

Exercises | Q 10 | Page 77

“Indian democracy is now ready to shift from a crude First Past the Post system to a system of Proportional Representation”. Do you agree with this statement? Give your reasons for or against this statement.

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Chapter 3: Election and Representation

Exercises
Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Indian Constitution at Work - Shaalaa.com

NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Indian Constitution at Work chapter 3 - Election and Representation

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Concepts covered in Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Indian Constitution at Work chapter 3 Election and Representation are Elections and Democracy, Election System in India, Reservation of Constituencies, Free and Fair Elections, Electoral Reforms, Universal Franchise and Right to Contest, Independent Election Commission, FPTP and PR System of Election.

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