Political Parties One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 Who recognizes the political parties in India? Election Commission of India
2 A political party in India can be recognized as a National Party if it has state party status in at least how many states? Four states
3 A political party is recognized as a regional party, if –
It gets 8% votes in the State either in Lok Sabha or the Assembly election
4 The word ‘National’ in the Indian National Congress was influenced by – Reaction against British rule
5 The Nationalist Congress Party was formed in 1999 following the split in – Indian National Congress Party
6 After the formation of the Bharatiya Janata Party, who became its first President? A.B. Vajpayee
7 Who was the founder of the ‘Independent Labour Party’? B.R. Ambedkar
8 In which year was the Communist Party of India divided into two parties- CPI and CPI (M)? 1964
9 In which state a regional party is not in power? Kerala
10 Who is empowered to recognize various political parties in India as National or Regional Parties? The Election Commission
11 Which scholar described the party system prevailing in India in the early years of Independence as one one-party dominant system? Rajni Kothari
12 The party system is the part of which larger system? Political system
13 Inner-Party Democracy stands for –
Periodical elections within the party to elect the office bearers of the party
14 What was the date when the Anti-Defection Bill was passed? 15 February 1985
15 The political parties got the Constitutional recognition for the first time in the year – 1985
16 When was the Anti-Defection Law was enacted as early as 1979? Jammu & Kashimir
17 To be officially recognized by the Speaker of Lok Sabha as an Opposition Group, a party, or a coalition of parties must have at least – 54 members
18 In which State Communist parties jointly launched the “Bhu-Poratam” Movement? Andhra Pradesh
19 The principle of ‘Kamaraj Plan’ was – Making the Indian National Congress Vibrant