SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following activities indulged in by a candidate during the election campaign:
    1. Giving gifts to voters to induce them to vote
    2. Appealing for votes on the grounds of caste or religion
    3. False character assassination of other candidates
    4. Propagation and glorification of sati. Of the above, the ones that constitute corrupt practices are

    A)  1, 2 and 4        

    B)  1, 2, 3 and 4

    C)  1, 2 and 3        

    D)  1 and 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Whoever gives a gratification to any person with the object of inducing him or any other person to exercise any electoral right or of rewarding any person for having exercised any such right; or accepts either for himself or for any other person any gratification as a reward for exercising any such right or for inducing or attempting to induce any other person to exercise any such right, commits the offence of bribery and shall be punished with 1 year's imprisonment or fine or both under Sections 171B/171E of the Indian Penal Code.

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