Democracy’s superior virtue lies in the fact that it calls into activity
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2017 Prelims]
(a) the intelligence and character of ordinary men and women.
(b) the methods for strengthening executive leadership.
(c) a superior individual with dynamism and vision.
(d) a band of dedicated party workers.
A: Option a
- Democracy is a form of government in which people elect their representatives by exercising their vote.
- Since a democracy requires decision-making by the people by exercising their vote, the process involves people’s intelligence and character. Hence, Option 1 is correct.