Local Government MCQ Questions and Answers



#1. Panchayat Raj was first introduced in India in October, 1959 in:

#2. According to the Balwant Ray Mehta Committee, the District Collector should be:

#3. Which of the following committees is not concerned with Panchayati Raj?

#4. ______ conducts elections to Panchayats and Municipalities?

#5. Regarding reservation of seats on Panchayats and Municipalities, it would INCORRECT to say:

#6. The Panchayati Raj institutions in India get their funds mainly from

#7. _____ was not proposed by the 73rd constitutional amendment for Panchayati raj?

#8. “The state shall take steps to organise village Panchayats and endow them with such powers as may be necessary to enable them to function as units of self-government.” This provision is mentioned in:

#9. If the Governor of a State is appointed administrator of a Union Territory, he exercises his functions

#10. Swaranajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna’ came into being in:

#11. The primary aim of the Panchayati Raj administration is:

#12. One of the following is not a part of Panchayati Raj Institution?

#13. The Parliament of India passed the Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas Law popularly known as PESA law. Which one among the following statements regarding PESA law is not correct?

#14. What is main purpose of Panchayati Raj?

#15. Who has representation on the Zilla Parishad?

#16. Pick out the statement which is not correct.

#17. Which part of constitution directs the state to establish Panchayati Raj institutions in the country?

#18. In the three-tier Panchayati Raj structure the Block is:

#19. . The Government enacted the Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act in 1996. Which one of the following is not identified as its objective?

#20. The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee recommended which one of the following Panchayati Raj structures?

#21. The Zilla Parishad is:

#22. Which of the following is not a recommendation of the Ashok Mehta Committee on Panchayati Raj ?

#23. In the new Panchayati Raj Bill enacted in 1993, there are several fresh provisions deviating from the past. Which one of the following is not one such provisions?

#24. If a Panchayat is dissolved, elections are to be held within

#25. For successful functioning, Panchayati Raj needs the cooperation of:

#26. Which one of the following is incorrect in respect of Local Government in India?

#27. Who is known as the ‘Father of Local Government in India’?

#28. Under 74th Amendment of the Constitution the local body for a transitional area is known as

#29. The lowest unit in the Panchayati Raj institutions is

#30. Panchayati Raj form of rural local government was adopted first by (in the order):

#31. The original Scheme of Panchayati Raj introduced in 1959, operates at (in descending order of tiers):

#32. 73rd and 74th Amendment Acts:

#33. Which of the following is not one of the sources of revenue of village Panchayats?

#34. Which of the following is not correct about a cantonment board?

#35. A committee appointed in 1977 to review working of the Panchayti Raj was chaired by

#36. Direct elections to all tiers of the Panchayat were held first after the 73rd Amendment came into force in ____?

#37. The Committee on whose recommendation Panchayati Raj was introduced in the country was headed by

#38. When was the Panchayati Raj introduced in India?

#39. The system of Panchayati Raj involves

#40. A person to be qualified for standing in a Panchayat election must have attained the age of:

#41. One of the advantages of the Panchayati Raj is that

#42. Which one of the following statements regarding local government in India has been wrongly listed?

#43. The 73rd Constitution Amendment Act, 1992 refers to the:

#44. A Panchayat Samiti at the Block level is:

#45. Nyaya Panchayats are expected to

#46. Balwantrai Mehta team was set up in 1956 by the National Development Council for the purpose of:

#47. Who are generally the members of Gram Sabha?

#48. The tenure of every Panchayat shall be for five years from the date of

#49. Local government institutions:

#50. The members of the Panchayat are:

#51. In India, the first Municipal Corporation was set up in which one among the following?

#52. Which of the following States has no Panchayat Raj institution at all?

#53. Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 who shall be the authority to initiate the process for determining the nature and extent of individual or community forest rights or both?

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