Political Systems and Economic Models Quiz

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How does the judiciary function in a democracy?

The judiciary acts as a 'watch dog' to ensure that the legislature and executive work in the public interest and within the constitution.

What is the role of executive in a democracy?

The executive implements decisions made by the legislature within the boundaries of the constitution.

What is the significance of political institutions in a democracy?

Political institutions like national and regional parties influence policies and decision-making at both national and state levels.

What defines a political system in a democracy?

In a democracy, the government is 'of the people, by the people, and for the people', offering equal rights and opportunities.

How do autocracies differ from democracies in terms of governance?

Autocracies are ruled by autocrats who abandon people's fundamental rights and do not grant freedom to political organs like the legislature, executive, judiciary, and press.

What is the role of political parties in influencing state issues?

Political parties, both national and regional, yield considerable influence on state issues by shaping policies and decision-making.

What are the three vital political institutions under a democratic set-up?

Legislature, Executive, Judiciary

Describe the role of the Legislature in a democracy.

Legislature is vested with powers of policymaking, law making, budget approving, executive control, and reflecting public opinion.

Explain the significance of the Executive in a democratic political system.

The Executive is the center of political authority and has the power to govern the people.

How does the Legislature impact businesses in a democracy?

The Legislature has considerable influence on businesses as it is responsible for policymaking and lawmaking.

What role does the Judiciary play in a democracy?

The Judiciary increasingly acts as an activist and plays a crucial role in upholding the rule of law.

Discuss the responsibilities of the Executive towards businesses in a democratic political system.

The Executive has responsibilities to promote and regulate businesses.

What does the phrase 'we, the people of India … adopt, enact and give to ourselves this constitution' declare?

The phrase declares the ultimate sovereignty of the people of India and that the constitution rests on their authority.

What is the goal envisaged by the Indian constitution?

The goal envisaged by the constitution is that of a 'Welfare State' and the establishment of a socialistic pattern of society.

What does the preamble of the Indian constitution commit India to?

The preamble commits India to the ideal of converting political democracy established by the constitution into a social and economic democracy and that too in a democratic way, under the rule of law.

What are fundamental rights as defined in the Indian constitution?

Fundamental rights are legally enforceable rights governing the relations between the State and the individual. These are rights of liberty permissible under developed laws, and enable individuals to develop their personality and facilities and to live their lives in their own interest and in the interest of the society as a whole.

How does the Indian constitution impact the role of the executive under a democracy?

The text does not provide information about the impact of the Indian constitution on the role of the executive under a democracy. The question cannot be answered based on the given information.

Describe how the Indian constitution affects the role of the legislature under a democracy.

The text does not provide information about the impact of the Indian constitution on the role of the legislature under a democracy. The question cannot be answered based on the given information.

Test your knowledge about various political systems such as capitalism, socialism, communism, and mixed economy. Learn about the differences in how businesses are owned and controlled in each system, and the role of government in the economy.

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