Read the source given below and answer the questions that follow:

Once the election results were announced, the sitting Chief Minister resigned. The newly elected Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Lok Dal chose Devi Lal as their leader. The Governor invited Devi Lal to be the new Chief Minister. Three days after the election results were declared, he became the Chief Minister. As soon as he became the Chief Minister, his government issued a Government Order waiving the outstanding loans of small farmers, agricultural labourers and small businessmen. His party ruled the State for four years. The next elections were held in 1991. But this time his party did not win popular support. The Congress won the election and formed the government.

 

Question (i)

Where was this State Assembly election held?

(a) In Punjab

(b) In Haryana

(c) In Bihar

(d) In Rajasthan

 

Answer:

(b) In Haryana 

 

Question (ii)

In election campaign, Devi Lal said that if his party won the election his government would:

(a) Give new loans to farmers and small businessmen.

(b) Waive the interest of the loans bought by farmers and small businessmen.

(c) Waive the interest of the loans bought by farmers and small businessmen.  

(d) Waive 50% of the loans bought by farmers and small businessmen.

 

Answer:

(c) Waive the loans of farmers and small businessmen.  

 

Question (iii)

What is the name of Devi Lal's Party?

(a) Lok Dal

(b) Janata Lok Dal

(c) Congress

(d) Bharatiya Janata Party

 

Answer:

(a) Lok Dal  

 

Question (iv)

Devi Lal's Party and its partners won seats in the State Assembly.

(a) 56 out of 80

(b) 96 out of 100

(c) 76 out of 80

(d) 66 out of 90

 

Answer:

(c) 76 out of 80 

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