Panchayati Raj And Municipality MCQ Questions and Answers



#1. The implementation of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana rests with:

#2. The Constitution of India mandates that the elections of the Panchayati Raj should be held regularly after a gap of :

#3. The Ashok Mehta Committee laid greater emphasis on:

#4. Which Amendment of the Constitution provided constitutional status to Panchayati Raj institutions?

#5. The Panchayati Raj system was first started in India in the states of Rajasthan and _____ ?

#6. The main purpose of Panchayati Raj is:

#7. Which of the following Committee recommended for according a constitutional position to the Panchayati Raj?

#8. When and where was the Panchayati Raj system in India introduced?

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

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

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

#12. Nyaya Panchayats in Panchayat Raj system have no powers of awarding imprisonment except in the state of:

#13. The decision to conduct Panchayat Elections is taken by which of the following?

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

#15. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee suggested that the structure of Panchayati Raj should consist of:

#16. A Committee appointed in 1977 to review the working of the Panchayati Raj was chaired by?

#17. When was the Panchayati Raj System introduced in India?

#18. In the context of Panchayati Raj, which one of the following is true about Gram Sabha?

#19. Panchayati Raj in India represents:

#20. Who among the following are directly elected by the people? 1. Pradhan. 2. Block Pramukh. 3. Zila Panchayat Adhyaksh. 4. Sarpanch. 5. Panch. Select the correct answer using the code given below :

#21. The constitutional status has been given to Panchayats under Article:

#22. Eleventh schedule of the constitution of India is related to-

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

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

#25. Which of the following Indian States has no Panchayat Raj institution?

#26. Three-tier system of Panchayati Raj consists of:

#27. Which one of the following States started the Panchayati Raj institutions soon after the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act was passed?

#28. What was the reason for Gandhiji's support to decentralisation of power?

#29. All day-to-day functions of the Panchayat in which of the following states are being operated on an electronic system and are web-based ? (This is being done for the first time in India for a Panchayat.)

#30. Which is not enough to powers of Panchayati Raj institution in India?

#31. Who was the President of the committee on whose recommendation was the Panchayati Raj established in India?

#32. Consider the following sources of Revenue of the Panchayats: 1. Local Authority Grant by Finance Commission. 2. Assistance by Central Co-operative Banks. 3. Allocations for centrally sponsored schemes. 4. Allocation from State Finance Commission. 5. NABARD. Of the above the correct sources of Finance for Panchayat would be:

#33. Panchayati Raj is organised at the :

#34. 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:

#35. Provisions regarding Panchayats and Municipalities were made in the Indian Constitution in which year?

#36. Which one of the following Amendments of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?

#37. Which article of the Indian Constitution provides for the institution of Panchayati Raj?

#38. The 73rd Amedment of the Indian Constitution deals with:

#39. 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. Codes :

#40. Panchayati Raj system in India is laid down under:

#41. 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 licence or mining lease for any mineral in the Scheduled Areas. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#42. Which of the following is NOT a Panchayati Raj institution?

#43. A Panchayat Samiti at the block level is?

#44. 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1993 refers to the:

#45. Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?

#46. A college student desires to get elected to the Municipal Council of his city. The validity of his nomination would depend on the important condition, among others, that:

#47. The Constitution (74th) Amendment Act, 1993 mentions of the:

#48. Power, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities are listed in which one of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India?

#49. Provisions regarding Municipalities and Panchayats were made in the Indian Constitution in which year?


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