6th Std Social Science Term 3 Solution | Lesson.8 Democracy

Lesson.8 Democracy

6th Std Social Science Guide in English | Democracy

Lesson.8 Democracy

I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Early man settled near________and practiced agriculture.

  1. plains
  2. bank of rivers
  3. mountains
  4. hills

Ans : bank of rivers

2. The birth place of democracy is ………………..

  1. China
  2. America
  3. Greece
  4. Rome

Ans : Greece

3. ________ is celebrated as the International Democracy Day.

  1. September 15
  2. October 15
  3. November 15
  4. December 15

Ans : September 15

4. Who has the right to work in a direct Democracy?

  1. Men
  2. Women
  3. Representatives
  4. All eligible voters

Ans : All eligible voters

II. Fill in the blanks :

1. Direct Democracy is practiced in ________

Ans : Switzerland

2. The definition of democracy is defined by________

Ans : Abraham Lincoln

3. People choose their representatives by giving their________

Ans : Votes

4. In our country________democracy is in practice.

Ans : Representative

III. Answer the following :

1. What is Democracy?

  • The citizens of a country select their representatives through elections.
  • Thus they take part in the direct governance of a country. This is termed democracy.

2. What are the types of democracy?

Direct democracy and Representative democracy

3. Define Direct Democracy.

  • In a direct democracy, only the citizens can make laws.
  • All changes have to be approved by the citizens.
  • The politicians only rule over parliamentary procedure. Eg. Switzerland.

4. Define: Representative Democracy

Representative democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people.

5. What are the salient features of our constitution that you have understood?

  • Constitution of India guides the Indians in all aspects and maintains law and order.
  • It ensures freedom, equality and justice to everyone.
  • It defines the political principles, the structure of government, the powers and responsibilities.
  • The Constitution fixes the Rights and Duties and Directive Principles of the Citizens.
  • It is the longest written constitution in the world.

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