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Indian Polity Mock Test-82

Question No:1

Functions to be assigned to Panchayats by 73rd Amendment of the constitution are mentioned in :

A. Tenth Schedule
B. Eleventh Schedule
C. Twelfth Schedule
D. Thirteen Schedule

Question No:2

Provisions regarding Panchayats and Municipalities was made in the Indian Constitution in which year ?

A. 1991
B. 1993
C. 1995
D. 2000

Question No:3

When and where Panchayati Raj system in India was introduced ?

A. July 5, 1957; Firozabad (U.P)
B. October 2, 1959; Nagor (Rajasthan)
C. November 14, 1959; Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
D. December 3, 1960; Bhopal (M.P)

Question No:4

Which Committee had first of all recommended three-tier Panchayati Raj in India in 1957 ?

A. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
B. Ashok Mehta Committee
C. Setalwad Committee
D. Hanumantayya Committee

Question No:5

The constitutional status has been given to Panchayats under Article :

A. 219
B. 226
C. 239
D. 243

Question No:6

Panchayati Raj is organized at the :

A. Block level
B. Village, block, district and state level
C. Village, block and district level
D. Village and block level

Question No:7

The Panchayati Raj institution at the block level is known .as :

A. Gram Panchayat
B. Panchayat Samiti
C. Zila Parishad
D. None of these

Question No:8

What is the middle unit in the three-tier Panchayati Raj system?

A. Gram Panchayat
B. Panchayat Samiti
C. Zila Parishad
D. Union Board

Question No:9

Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : The 73rd Amendment granted constitutional status to the Gram Sabha.
Reason (R) : The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee mentioned the Gram Sabha.


A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

Question No:10

73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1993 refers to the :

A. generation of gainful employment for the unemployed and the under-employed men and women in rural area
B. generation of employment for the able bodied adults who are in need and desirous of work during the lean agricultural reason
C. lying the foundation for strong and vibrant Panchayati Raj institution in the country
D. guarantee of right to life, liberty and security of person equality before law and equal protection without discrimination.

Question No:11

Match List-I (Local Bodies) with List-II (States as in 1999) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—

List-I —List-II

A. Zila Parishads at the sub-divisional level 1. Assam
B. Mandal Praja Prishad 2. Andhra Pradesh
C. Tribal Councils 3. Mizoram
D. Absence of village panchayats 4. Meghalaya


A. 1234
B. 2134
C. 4321
D. 4312

Question No:12

If a Panchayat is dissolved, elections are to be held within :

A. one month
B. three month
C. six month
D. one year

Question No:13

The Constitution (Seventy-Third Amendment) Act, 1992, which aims at promoting the Panchayati Raj Institution in the country, provides for which of the following :

1. Constitution of District Planning Committees
2. State Election Commission to conduct all Panchayat elections
3. Establishment of State Finance Commission

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

A. 1 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

Question No:14

In the areas covered under the Panchayat (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, what is the role/power of Gram Sabha ?

1. Gram Sabha has the power to prevent alienation of land in the Scheduled Areas.
2. Gram Sabha has the ownership of minor forest produce.
3. Recommendation of Gram Sabha is required for granting prospecting lincence or mining lease for any mineral in the Scheduled Areas.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

Question No:15

The first finance commission was constituted in :

A. 1950
B. 1951
C. 1952
D. 1954

Question No:16

Which agency acts as coordinator between Union Government, Planning Commission and State Governments?

A. National Integration Council
B. Finance Commission
C. National Development Council
D. Inter-State Council

Question No:17

When will demand become a grant?

A. When a demand is proposed
B. After the discussion on demand is over
C. After the demand is granted
D. When the Budget Session is closed

Question No:18

The Finance Commission—

A. Draws up Five Year Plans
B. Formulates Monetary Policy
C. Recommends pay revision of Central Government Employees
D. Adjudicates on the sharing of resources between Centre and the States