CBSE Class 7 Social Science The Media and democracy Assignment

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Class 7 Social Science Assignment for The Media And Democracy

Multiple Choice Questions:-


Question. Write name of the electronic means of media.
A) Newspapers
B) Magazine
C) Television 

Answer : C


Question. How many types are there of advertisements.
A) Two 
B) Four
C) Six

Answer : A


Question. In which country press is known as lighthouse of democracy?
A) Afghanistan
B) India
C) China.

Answer : B

 
Question. What is the age of adulthood in India?
A) 18 years 
B) 24 years
C) 22 years

Answer : A
 
Question. For how many years Lok Sabha members are elected?
A) 4 years
B) 2 years
C) 5 years 
 
Answer : C
 
Question. When was Indian National Congress established?
A) 1920
B) 1885
C) 1960
 
Answer : B
 
 

Very Short Answer Type Questions

 
Question. What do you mean by Universal Adult Franchise?
Answer : When every citizen of the country has the right to vote, it is known as Universal Adult Franchise.
 
Question. Which government is known as representative government?
Answer : In democracy, citizen elect their representatives to run government. This government is called representative government.
 
Question. What is the importance of representation in democracy?
Answer : Due to the high population, every citizen cannot directly run the government. So people govern through their representatives.
 
Question. What is the importance of representative system?
Answer : In a large country like India, people can not directly participate in the state governance. People’s representatives participate directly. All the policies are framed by the representatives of the people.
 
Question. What is a secret ballot paper? What is its importance?
Answer : At the time of election, while casting a vote, no second person comes to know that in whose favour it is casted. This is called secret ballot system. This system is very important for the freedom of an individual.
 
Question. Write a short note on the importance of opposition party in democracy.
Answer : Democracy cannot be successful without the presence of a strong opposition party. It points out to the shortcomings and bad policies of the ruling party. The opposition check the government becoming irresponsible and dictatorial.
 
Question. Who is authorised to cast vote in India?
Answer : One who is above 18 years of age, is authorised to cast his/her vote in India.
 
Question. What do you mean by the Right to Information?
Answer : The Right to information provides the people right to take information about any aspect of the government department.

Question. What are the main objectives of advertising?
Answer : 1. To provide information about any product.
2. To inform the public that from where to buy the product and how to use it.
3. To increase the demand of the product.

Short Answer Type Questions

 
Question. Explain two stages of election process in India.
Answer : 1. Selection of candidates- Different political parties select their candidates to contest elections.
2. Polling and counting of votes- After polling the votes are counted.
 
Question. What is the difference between two-party system and multi-party system?
Answer : When there are only two political parties in any country, this is called two-party system. England and America have two-party system.
But when there are so many political parties, it is called multi-party system. There is multi-party system in India.
 
Question. Write the functions of a political party?
Answer : 1. To select candidates to contest elections.
2. To conduct election campaign.
3. To form government or function as opposition party.
 
Question. Write any two functions of the opposition party.
Answer : 1. To point out the shortcomings and bad policies of the government.
2. To check the government becoming irresponsible and dictatorial
 
Question. What is the importance of election in democracy?
Answer : 1.People elect the government by election.
2. People can change the irresponsible government by election.
3. Election brings stability in administration.
 

Question.  What do you mean by commercial advertising?
Answer : The advertisements linked with buyers and sellers are called commercial advertisements. The purpose of these advertisements is to increase the demand of goods like food items, grocery items, cloths, electronic goods etc. These advertisements attract the purchaser in great number.

Question. Give names of some social advertisements related with public services.
Answer : 1. Polio eradication 2. Respect for female child 3. National integration 4. Help for disaster victims 5. Eradication of social evils 6. Family planning 7. Road safety.

Question. What ethics are required to be followed by media?
Answer : 1. To provide the true picture of events before the public.
2. To serve the public sincerely.
3. To present right opinions with freedom.

 
 
 
Fill in the Blanks
 
1. There is representative democracy in India.
 
2. An independent institution which conducts elections in our country is known as Election Commission.
 
3. An adult of 18 years has the right to vote in India.
 
4. England and America countries have dual party system.
 
5. One citizen one vote is based on the principle of equality.
 
 
Write True (√) or False (X) for each statement:

1. Various means to communicate information and ideas to a group of people is called media. True
2. Press is known as the lighthouse of democracy. True
3. Types of advertisement: - Commercial advertisement and Social advertisement. True
4. In India, now adulthood is attained by the age of 18 years. True
5. In India, there is two-party system. False
6. The opposition not merely criticizes the government in Parliament and state legislature but it also helps to formulate the public opinion. True
 

 

More Question-

Q1 Define

i) Media

ii) Balanced report

iii) Censorship

iv) Jan Sunwai

Q2. Fill in the blanks:

i) The media should be very cautious while criticizing the judgement of ____________.

ii) __________ is responsible for developing, regulating and sending out information.

iii) __________ Act is not having effect in state of Jammu and Kashmir.

iv) Two media units of government are ______________ and ______________.

v) _______ state passed a law on the Right to information in 2000?

Q. 3 Which Act came into force on 12th October 2005?

Q. 4 Which government department is responsible for sending out information?

Q. 5 How does information from the government reach us?

Q. 6 What is Khabar Lahariya?

Q. 7 List four objectives of the media.

Q. 8 What was the main aim of MKS?

Q. 9. Why some group of people form their own medis unit? Support your answer with an example.

 

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