Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

For the first time, which one of the following committees recommended the establishment of a three-tier Panchayati Raj system?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. The term Panchayati Raj in India signifies the system of rural local self-government.

2. Municipal Corporation is created for the administration of big cities while Municipalities are established for the administration of towns and smaller cities.

3. Municipal Corporations in the states are created by the act of Parliament while the municipalities are set up in the states by the acts of the concerned state legislature.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q3

Articles 371 to 371-J in Part XXI of the Constitution contain special provisions for few states in India. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

1. These states have some population belonging to the tribal or primitive society.

2. These special provisions also deal with disturbed law and order conditions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

With reference to the election to the panchayats, consider the following statements:

1. All questions of disqualifications shall be referred to the State Election Commission.

2. A person cannot be disqualified for being elected as or for being a member of a municipality if he has attained the age of 18 years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

With reference to the 73rd amendment act of 1992, which of the following statements is/are true?

1. The chairperson of a panchayat at the village level is always elected directly.

2. The members of panchayats at the village and intermediate levels shall be elected directly by the people while the members of panchayats at the district level shall be elected indirectly.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

Which of the following are examples of urban local bodies created in India for the administration of urban areas?

1. Housing boards

2. Port Trust

3. Special Purpose Agency

4. Township

5. Notified Area Committee

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q7

As per Article 371-A of the Constitution, the Acts of Parliament relating to which of the following matters would not apply to Nagaland unless the State Legislative Assembly so decides?

1. Administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Naga customary law.

2. Religious or social practices of the Nagas.

3. Special responsibility of the Governor for law and order in the state.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. The first municipal corporation in India was set up at Madras.

2. Lord Mayo is called as the father of local-self-government in India.

3. The Parliament may provide the manner of election of the chairperson of a municipality in case of statutory towns.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q9

Consider the following pairs

  1. Article 371 A - Nagaland
  2. Article 371 B - Sikkim
  3. Article 371 F - Assam
  4. Article 371 I  - Goa

Which of the pairs given is/are not correct?

 

Q10

Consider the following statements

  1. A regional council consisting of 50 members should be established for the Tuensang district of Nagaland under Article 371-A.
  2. The administration of the Tuensang district shall be carried on by the Governor.

Which of the statement given above is are correct?

 

Q11

The Government enacted the Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act in 1996. Which one of the following is not identified as its objective?

Q12

Which of the following are compulsory provisions of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (1992)?

  1. Indirect elections to the post of chairperson of panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
  2. Providing reservation of seats for backward classes in panchayats at any level.
  3. 21 years to be the minimum age for contesting elections to panchayats.
  4. Granting financial powers to the panchayats.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

 

Q13

Consider the following statement with reference to the Cantonment Board

  1. It is set up under the provisions of the Cantonments Act of 2006.
  2. A cantonment board consists of fully nominated members.
  3. The executive officer of the cantonment board is appointed by the President of India.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 

Q1.

For the first time, which one of the following committees recommended the establishment of a three-tier Panchayati Raj system?

a) Thungon Committee
b) Ashok Mehta Committee
c) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
d) L M Singhvi Committee
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. The term Panchayati Raj in India signifies the system of rural local self-government.

2. Municipal Corporation is created for the administration of big cities while Municipalities are established for the administration of towns and smaller cities.

3. Municipal Corporations in the states are created by the act of Parliament while the municipalities are set up in the states by the acts of the concerned state legislature.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

Articles 371 to 371-J in Part XXI of the Constitution contain special provisions for few states in India. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

1. These states have some population belonging to the tribal or primitive society.

2. These special provisions also deal with disturbed law and order conditions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

With reference to the election to the panchayats, consider the following statements:

1. All questions of disqualifications shall be referred to the State Election Commission.

2. A person cannot be disqualified for being elected as or for being a member of a municipality if he has attained the age of 18 years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q5.

With reference to the 73rd amendment act of 1992, which of the following statements is/are true?

1. The chairperson of a panchayat at the village level is always elected directly.

2. The members of panchayats at the village and intermediate levels shall be elected directly by the people while the members of panchayats at the district level shall be elected indirectly.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

Which of the following are examples of urban local bodies created in India for the administration of urban areas?

1. Housing boards

2. Port Trust

3. Special Purpose Agency

4. Township

5. Notified Area Committee

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1 and 4 only
Q7.

As per Article 371-A of the Constitution, the Acts of Parliament relating to which of the following matters would not apply to Nagaland unless the State Legislative Assembly so decides?

1. Administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Naga customary law.

2. Religious or social practices of the Nagas.

3. Special responsibility of the Governor for law and order in the state.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. The first municipal corporation in India was set up at Madras.

2. Lord Mayo is called as the father of local-self-government in India.

3. The Parliament may provide the manner of election of the chairperson of a municipality in case of statutory towns.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
Q9.

Consider the following pairs

  1. Article 371 A - Nagaland
  2. Article 371 B - Sikkim
  3. Article 371 F - Assam
  4. Article 371 I  - Goa

Which of the pairs given is/are not correct?

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q10.

Consider the following statements

  1. A regional council consisting of 50 members should be established for the Tuensang district of Nagaland under Article 371-A.
  2. The administration of the Tuensang district shall be carried on by the Governor.

Which of the statement given above is are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q11.

The Government enacted the Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act in 1996. Which one of the following is not identified as its objective?

a) To provide self-governance
b) To recognize traditional rights
c) To create autonomous regions in tribal areas
d) To free tribal people from exploitation
Q12.

Which of the following are compulsory provisions of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (1992)?

  1. Indirect elections to the post of chairperson of panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
  2. Providing reservation of seats for backward classes in panchayats at any level.
  3. 21 years to be the minimum age for contesting elections to panchayats.
  4. Granting financial powers to the panchayats.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

 

a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q13.

Consider the following statement with reference to the Cantonment Board

  1. It is set up under the provisions of the Cantonments Act of 2006.
  2. A cantonment board consists of fully nominated members.
  3. The executive officer of the cantonment board is appointed by the President of India.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only