May 26, 2024
Which of the following statement is correct regarding disqualification of the members of panchayats?
1. Person shall be disqualified on the ground that he/she is less than 25 years of age.
2. Final decision on disqualification is taken by the State Election Commission.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following is not correct with reference to 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992?
1. The act has given practical shape to Article 41 of the constitution.
2. The act added a new Part IX to the constitution of India in addition to twelfth schedule.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following are the compulsory provisions under 73rd constitutional amendment act, 1992?
  • (A) Providing reservation of seats for backward classes
  • (B) Direct elections to the post of chairperson of panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
  • (C) 18 years to be the minimum age for contesting election
  • (D) Fixing of tenure of 5 years and holding elections within six months in any event of supersession of any panchayat
Which of the following statements are correct with reference to District Planning Committee (DPCs)?
1. Each state shall constitute a district planning committee at district level.
2. The representation of elected members in the committee should be in proportion to the ratio between the rural and urban populations in the district.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following is not the source of revenue of the Panchayati raj Institutions (PRIs)?
  • (A) Grants from the Union government based on the recommendations of the Central finance commission.
  • (B) Devolution from State government based on the recommendations of the State Finance commission.
  • (C) Revenue earned by selling Major minerals which are directly owned by Gram Sabha.
  • (D) Internal resource generation which includes both taxation and non-taxation provisions.
Consider the following statements regarding the duration of municipalities under the 74th amendment act of 1992:
1. The act provides for a five-year term of office for every municipality.
2. Municipality constituted upon the dissolution shall continue only for the remainder of the period.
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
The Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution places which of the following under the purview of panchayats?
1. Agriculture
2. Soil conservation
3. Rural housing
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1,2 and 3
With reference to the Municipal Corporations, consider the following statements:
1 . They are established in the states by an act of the Parliament.
2. The Mayor is the chief executive authority of the corporation.
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
Which of the following is incorrect with reference to the Cantonment Board?
  • (A) It is established for municipal administration for civilian population in the cantonment area.
  • (B) It works under the administrative control of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • (C) It consists of partly elected and partly nominated members.
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to State Election Commission, which of the following statements are correct?
1. It has been empowered to conduct elections to panchayats through 73rd Constitutional amendment.
2. State Election Commission submits its annual report to the Election Commission of India.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following was/were recommended by the Thungon Committee in respect of local governments' in India?
1. Constitutional status
2. Three-year term
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
Which of the following statements are correct ?
1. The aim of Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act is to ensure self-governance via the traditional gram sabhas for people living in Scheduled Areas in the country.
2. In 2021, the Indian Government declared November 17 as Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas.  Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following is/are true regarding Urban Local Bodies in India?
1. The Constitution 74th Amendment Act envisages three types of urban local bodies, namely Municipal Corporation, Municipality and City Council.
2. 'Municipal Corporations are established in cities with population greater than 1 million.
3. Bombay and Calcutta Corporations were the first Municipal Corporations that were established during British time.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below. Codes
  • (A) 1 and 2
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) 1 and 3
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1992 does not apply to the State/s of
  • (A) Nagaland
  • (B) Meghalaya
  • (C) Mizoram
  • (D) All of the above

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