10+ Election Quiz for Students (India National Elections 2024)

Here are 10+ Election Quiz for Students related to India’s national elections along with answers and explanations:

1. When is the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 starting?
A) May 19
B) April 19
C) April 26
D) April 20
Explanation:
Lok Sabha elections 2024 start on April 19, 2024, and end on June 1, 2024. This is the 18th Lok Sabha election of India.

2. Which of the following is the electoral body responsible for conducting national elections in India?
A) Election Commission of India
B) Supreme Court of India
C) President of India
D) Parliament of India
Explanation:
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India.

3. Which party has the most number of candidates with criminal cases in Lok Sabha election phase 1?
A) Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
B) Indian National Congress (INC)
C) Trinamool Congress (TMC)
D) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
Explanation:
As per the ADR report, the BJP leads the list with 28 out of 77 candidates having criminal cases registered against them. INC is second on the list with 19 candidates having declared criminal cases.

4. The Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament in India, consists of how many members?
A) 552
B) 602
C) 542
D) 502
Explanation:
The Lok Sabha has a maximum strength of 552 members, of which 543 are directly elected by the people of India from their respective constituencies.

5. What is the minimum voting age for citizens to participate in Indian national elections?
A) 18 years
B) 21 years
C) 16 years
D) 25 years
Explanation:
The minimum age to vote in Indian national elections is 18 years.

6. The term of a Lok Sabha member is:
A) 4 years
B) 5 years
C) 6 years
D) 3 years
Explanation:
The term of a Lok Sabha member is 5 years, unless dissolved earlier.

7. The “None of the Above” (NOTA) option was introduced in Indian elections in which year?
A) 2009
B) 2014
C) 2017
D) 2013
Explanation:
The NOTA option was first introduced in Indian elections in 2013.

8. Who was the first female President of the Indian National Congress?
A) Sonia Gandhi
B) Indira Gandhi
C) Sarojini Naidu
D) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Explanation:
Sarojini Naidu was the first woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress in 1925.

9. In Indian elections, the symbol of the political party appears on the ballot paper for:
A) State Assembly elections only
B) National elections only
C) Both state and national elections
D) Local body elections only
Explanation:
The symbols of political parties appear on the ballot paper for both state and national elections.

10. The minimum age to contest elections for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) is:
A) 21 years
B) 25 years
C) 30 years
D) 35 years
Explanation:
The minimum age to contest elections for the Lok Sabha is 25 years.

11. Who is authorized to remove the Chief Election Commissioner of India from office?
A) Prime Minister of India
B) President of India
C) Supreme Court of India
D) None of the above
Explanation:
The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from office by the President of India.

12. The first general elections in independent India were held in:
A) 1947
B) 1950
C) 1952
D) 1949