Indian Polity MCQ-349

Indian Polity objective Questions for UPSC,HaryanaPSC,CDS,NDA,CivilsPrelims,WBPSC,RRB Exams

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


A Panchayat Samiti at the block level is


Who among the following are directly elected by the people ?

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
1. Pradhan
2. Block Pramukh
3. Zila Panchayat Adhyaksh
4. Sarpanch

Code :


The main purpose of Panchayati Raj is :


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


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


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

Of the above the correct sources of Finance for Panchayat would be :


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


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


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


When and where Panchayati Raj system in India was introduced ?


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


The constitutional status has been given to Panchayats under Article :


Panchayati Raj is organized at the :


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


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


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.



73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1993 refers to the :


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


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


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 :


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 ?


The first finance commission was constituted in :


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


When will demand become a grant?