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Q1. Which of the following bodies is at the apex of the local self-government system?
(a) Panchayat Samiti
(b) Zilla Parishad
(c) Gram Panchayat
Q2. Small law courts at the village level are called
(a) Lok Adalat
(b) Gram Panchayat
(c) Nyaya Panchayat
(d) Sessions Court
Q3. The first Indian state to implement the Panchayati Raj system in October 1959 was
Q4. The Panchayat level elections are conducted by
(a) Chief Election Commissioner
(b) District Magistrate
(c) Block Development Officer
(d) State Election Commissioner
Q5. The college of eligible voters in the Panchayati Raj system consists of the members of
(a) Gram Panchayat
(b) Gram Sabha
(c) Zilla Parishad
(d) Panchayat Samiti
Q6. Which of the following Constitutional Amendments gave the Panchayats a constitutional status?
(a) 71st Amendment, 1992
(b) 72nd Amendment, 1992
(c) 73rd Amendment, 1992
(d) 74th Amendment, 1993
Q7. The Gram Panchayat is accountable to the
(a) Gram Sabha
(b) Panchayat Samiti
(c) Zilla Parishad
(d) Chairman of the Gram Panchayat
Q8. Reservation of seats for women in Panchayati Raj bodies seeks to ensure
(a) economic welfare of women and children
(b) empowerment of women as individuals
(c) gender parity in rural society
(d) participation of women in public life
Q9. Which of the following features of Panchayati Raj, envisaged under the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution, are correct? Select the correct alternative accordingly.
A. There is mandatory reservation of seats for weaker sections and women.
B. The Panchayats shall have a fixed term of three years and, if dissolved before the expiry of this term, the elections must be held within three months.
C. The elections to the panchayats will be held by the State Election Commission.
(a) Only A
(b) A and C
(c) A and B
(d) All of these
Q10. Which one of the following is incorrect regarding Local Government in India?
(a) According to the Indian Constitution, local Government is not an independent tier in the federal system
(b) One-third of the seats in local bodies are reserved for women
(c) Local Government finances are to be provided by a commission
(d) Elections to local bodies are to be determined by a commission
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