MCQ Questions for Class 11 Political Science: Ch 8 Local Governments

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Political Science: Ch 8 Local Governments

1. The maximum duration of Municipalities is
(a) 3 years
(b) 5 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 6 years
► (b) 5 years

2. In the total revenue collection of India, the contribution of the rural local bodies is
(a) 0.10%
(b) 0.18%
(c) 0.20%
(d) 0.24%
► (d) 0.24%

3. Panchayats have been established in:
(a) Villages
(b) Town
(c) Small city
(d) Big city
► (a) Villages

4. The term of each Panchayat body is
(a) 3 months
(b) 2 years
(c) 6 months
(d) 5 years
► (d) 5 years

5. According to 73rd Amendment, the tenure of Panchayats in all states is:
(a) Six years
(b) Three years
(c) Five years
(d) Four years
► (c) Five years

6. The first State in the country to adopt the Panchayati Raj System on 2nd October, 1959 was
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Bihar
(d) Orrisa
► (b) Rajasthan

7. In India, the women Sarpanch at the Gram Panchayat level are
(a) 5000.
(b) Less than 20,000.
(c) Approx. 50,000.
(d) More than 80,000.
► (d) More than 80,000.

8. In 1989, P.K. Thungon Committee recommended the constitutional recognition of
(a) Local government bodies.
(b) Consumer courts.
(c) Planning commission.
(d) Financial commission for states.
► (a) Local government bodies.

9. In Bolivia, the law that decentralized the power at the local level is
(a) Presidential Law.
(b) Decentralized Law.
(c) Popular Participation Law.
(d) Popular Decentralized Law.
► (c) Popular Participation Law.

10. One-third of the total number of seats of Panchayats are reserved for:
(a) Backward Classes
(b) Scheduled Castes
(c) Women belonging to Scheduled Castes
(d) Women.
► (d) Women.

11. The wards committees are found in:
(a) Gram Sabha
(b) Gram Panchayat
(c) Zila Parishad
(d) Municipalities
► (d) Municipalities

12. Which of the following Rural Local Government system exists in Haryana?
(a) Two-tier system
(b) One-tier system
(c) Three-tier system
(d) Four-tier system.
► (c) Three-tier system

13. Which of the following is not an institution of Rural Local Government?
(a) Panchayat
(b) Zila Parishad
(c) Municipal Corporation
(d) Gram Sabha
► (c) Municipal Corporation

14. ______ government is about government closest to the common people.
(a) Local
(b) Union
(c) State
(d) Provincial
► (a) Local
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