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The State, Local Government and Union Territories

10th Class - CBSE - General Knowledge - 396 Questions - 0 Concepts

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Q1 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements about SAARC.
$$1$$. The SAARC secretariat is located at Kathmandu.
$$2$$. The secretariat is headed by the Secretary General, who is appointed by the Council of Ministers from Member States in alphabetical order for a three year term.
$$3$$. The Secretary General is assisted by eight directors on deputation from the Member states.
Select the correct answer using the codes given.
  • A. Only $$1$$
  • B. $$2$$ and $$3$$
  • C. $$1, 2$$ and $$3$$
  • D. $$1$$ and $$3$$

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Q2 Single Correct Hard
Which of the following are the basic features of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act? 
1. Provides for a three-tier structure of panchayats in the village, intermediary and district level. 
2. Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes and women in all the tiers of panchayats.
3. Election to panchayats under the supervision of the State Election Commission.
4. Introduction of the 11th Schedule to the Constitutions.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • A. 1, 2 and 3 only
  • B. 3 and 4 only
  • C. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • D. 2 and 4 only

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Q3 Single Correct Hard
Which of the following are the basic features of Constitution ($$73$$ Amendment) Act?
1. Provides for a $$3$$-tier structure of Panchayats in the village, intermediary and district levels.
2. Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and women in all the tiers of Panchayats.
3. Election of Panchayats under the supervision of state election commissions.
4. Introduction of the $$11$$ schedule of the constitution.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
  • A. 1, 2 and 3
  • B. 3 and 4
  • C. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • D. 2 and 4

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Q4 Subjective Hard
Discuss three challenges faced by Panchayati Raj institutions in India.

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Q5 Single Correct Hard
Department of Land Resources has launched a new initiative called ________ with the objective of empowering Panchayati Raj Institutions both financially and administratively in implementation of Watershed Development Programmes.
  • A. Hariyali
  • B. Warabandi
  • C. Pani Panchayat
  • D. Pani Vikas

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Q6 Single Correct Hard
Match the list I with List II and select the answer by using the codes given below the lists.
List I                                       List II
A. Article - 156               1. Executive Authority of Governor
B. Article - 154               2. Tenure of Governor  
C. Article - 153               3. Appointment of Governor
D. Article - 155               4. Office of Governor
  • A. A-1 ,B-2 ,C-3 ,D-4
  • B. A-1 ,B-3 ,C-4 ,D-2
  • C. A-2 ,B-1 ,C-4 ,D-3
  • D. A-3 ,C-4 ,C-1 ,D-2

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Q7 Single Correct Medium
Grants-in-aid are provided to such states as are in need of assistance by the
  • A. Union Parliament
  • B. President
  • C. Finance Commission
  • D. RBI

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Q8 Single Correct Medium
The three-tier Panchayati Raj system in India was proposed by the
  • A. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
  • B. Ashok Mehta committee
  • C. Royal commission
  • D. None of these

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Q9 Single Correct Medium
What is the final formality without which no Central Bill can become a law in our country?
  • A. Signature of the Prime Minister
  • B. Signature of the Speaker, Lok Sabha
  • C. Signature of the Union Law Minister
  • D. Signature of the President

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Q10 Single Correct Medium
Asma Jahangir, the renowned human rights lawyer passed away. She hailed from which country?
  • A. India
  • B. Israel
  • C. Myanmar
  • D. Pakistan

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