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Election Quiz: What is the minimum age to be a PM?

Last updated on: April 14, 2014 14:58 IST

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What do you know about the world's largest democratic elections? Take the quiz and find out!

The Lok Sabha general elections are upon us and statistics reveal that more than 65 per cent, or nearly 800 billion people in India who make up the country's vote bank, and are younger than 35 will greatly influence the results.

Who you vote for, will not only help decide who will work in your constituency, but will also decide the next Prime Minister of the country. 

As a responsible voter and citizen of this country, there are a few things we all ought to know about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

This is the time when we know whether you've read your civics text books as well as you should have.

1. In which year were the first general elections held in Independent India?

1) 1948
2) 1951
3) 1964

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How many constituencies are currently there in India?
1) 530
2) 543
3) 557


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Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
1) The Prime Minister of India
2) The President of India
3) The Supreme Court of India

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Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?
1) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
2) Sarojini Naidu
3) Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar


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What is the minimum age required to become a Prime Minister?
1) 18
2) 21
3) 25

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How much security deposit does a candidate have to make for contesting in the Lok Sabha elections?
1) 10,000
2) 25,000
3) 50,000

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What is the maximum number of constituencies from which a candidate can contest in the Lok Sabha elections?
1) One
2) Two
3) Five

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Who is India's first Prime Minister?
1) Dr Rajendra Prasad
2) Lal Bahadur Shastri
3) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

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Who is India's youngest Prime Minister?
1) Indira Gandhi
2) Rajiv Gandhi
3) Pandit Nehru

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Who wrote the national anthem?
1) Rabindranath Tagore
2) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
3) Kazi Nazrul Islam


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