AP State Syllabus 8th Class Social Studies Important Questions 14th Lesson Parliament and Central Government
What is meant by candidate?
The person who contests in the election.
What is meant by Ballot?
The paper which is used in election for voting. It contains the symbols of the contestants.
Electronic Voting Machine.
What is Election campaign?
The contestants request the voters to vote for them. This procedure is called election campaign.
Why do you think elections need to be free and fair?
The winners in the elections are the writers of our future. So the elections should not be
influenced by any issue. They should be free and fair.
Who is responsible for making the laws that are applicable for the entire country?
Parliament is responsible for making the laws that are applicable for the entire country.
Observe the following map.
|Andhra Pradesh||25||Jammu & Kashmir||6||Nagaland||1|
|Himachal Pradesh||4||Mizoram||1||Uttar Pradesh||80|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||1||Daman and Diu||1||Delhi(the NCT of Delhi)||7|
|Chandigarh||1||Lakshadweep||1||Nominated by the President of India|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||1||Pondicherry||1||Anglo Indians||2|
Now answer the following questions:
1. How many general Constituencies are there?
2. Which reserved are higher in SC/ST?
S.C. reserved are higher.
3. Where can we say that SC reserved are less?
In North Eastern region.
4. Where can we not find ST reserved?
In Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka.