Indian Politics Set - 16 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Politics Set - 16 MCQs

Question 1.

Which state assembly has the maximum number of members-

A.

 Uttar Pradesh

B.

 Maharashtra

C.

 West Bengal

D.

 Andhra Pradesh

Explanation :

Uttar Pradesh has highest number of state legislative assembly seats, which are 403 in number. Lowest number of legislative assembly seats are in Pondicherry which has 30 seats, but it is an Union Territory. Among states, Sikkim has lowest number of legislative assembly seats with total of 32 seats.

Question 2.

The term "Gram Sabha" denotes-

A.

 Senior citizens of a Village

B.

 Population of a Village

C.

 Electoral college for Panchayat

D.

 Elected members of Panchayat

Explanation :

73rd Amendment of constitution also provides for Gram Sabha at village level as foundation stone of the whole system of governance. It is a village assembly consisting of all registered voters in the area of Panchayat which constitute electoral college for Panchayat.

Question 3.

Three Tier Panchayati Raj System includes-

A.

 Village Level Panchayat, Zone Level Panchayat and Panchayat committee

B.

 District Panchayat, SubDistrict Panchayat and Zone Level Panchayat

C.

 Village Level Panchayat, Block Level Panchayat and District Level Panchayat

D.

 Village Level Panchayat, Panchayat Committee and District Council

Explanation :

73rd Constitutional Amendment provided for three tier Panchayati Raj system. That is Panchayats at village, intermediate(Block) and district level. This act brings about uniformity in structure of Panchayats throughout the country. However, condition to constitute panchayats at intermediate level is exempted for states with population less than 20 lakhs.

Question 4.

By wich of the following Amendment act of the Indian Constitution, the Panchayati Raj System got the constitutional status-

A.

 71st

B.

 72nd

C.

 73rd

D.

 74th

Explanation :

73rd Constitutional mendment,1992 established and accorded constitutional status to Panchayati Raj Institution in India. This act has also added new Part-IX and Eleventh Schedule to Constitution. Article-243 to 243(O) contains provision's with respect to Panchayats in India.

Question 5.

Which of the following constitutional Amendments gave a constitutional status to Urban Bodies-

A.

 71st

B.

 72nd

C.

 73rd

D.

 74th

Explanation :

74th Constitutional Amendment Act gave constitutional status to Urban Local Bodies in India. This also added part-IX(A) and Twelfth Schedule in the constitution. Act provides for three types of Municipalities in every state (i) Nagar Panchayat for a transitional area, (ii) Municipal Council for smaller urban area, (iii) Municipal Corporation for larger Urban Area.