100+ Direct and Indirect Democracy UPSC Quiz Questions - 1

Question: 1

How did Abraham Lincoln define democracy?

Former American President Abraham Lincoln described Democracy as ‘’the government of the people, by the people and for the people”.

Question: 2

Write about social democracy?

Social democracy is one form of democracy Social equality is the aim of social democracy.

It aims for equal opportunities and equal benefits to all citizens of India in the matters of food, clothing and shelter. .

Indian Government is aiming to achieve the target of social democracy.

Question: 3

What is the role of education in a democracy?

Education plays a major role in a democratic state. Every citizen should make himself a literate.

The citizens should be educated for the following reasons

i. Educated citizens can understand their rights and duties better as compared to uneducated ones.

ii. They can think over public issue more seriously and can have better grasp and understanding of political problems.

iii. They can understand national as well as international problems and take their stand on them.

Question: 4

Write about economic democracy?

By applying this form of economic democracy the Government aims to lessen the gaps between the rich and the poor in the society.

As per this policy every, one should be given equal opportunities to earn their livelihood and develop themselves.

Question: 5

Mention the different forms of democracy?

i. Democracy can be classified as direct democracy and indirect democracy

ii. The other forms of democracy are social democracy and economic democracy.

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