Indian Polity Quiz for SSC CGL 2016



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

one month
three month
six month
one year

2. 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1993 refers to the:

generation of gainful employment for the unemployed and the under-employed men and women     in rural area
generation of employment for the able bodied adults who are in need and desirous of work during  the lean agricultural reason
lying the foundation for strong and vibrant Panchayati Raj institution in the country
guarantee of right to life, liberty and security of person equality before law and equal protection  without discrimination.

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

Gram Panchayat
Panchayat Samiti
Zila Parishad
Union Board

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

Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
Ashok Mehta Committee
Setalwad Committee
Hanumantayya Committee

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


6. The main purpose of Panchayati Raj is :

to create employment
to increase agricultural production
to make people politically conscious
to make people participate in developmental administration

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

West Bengal
Jammu and Kashmir

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


9. 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 :

Only 1 and 2
1, 2 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4
1, 2, 4 and 5

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

West Bengal

11. The Ashok Mehta Committee laid greater emphasis on :

Gram Sabha
Mandal Panchayat
Taluka Panchayat Samiti
Zila Parishad

12. When was the Panchayati Raj System introduced in India ?


13. Which of the following is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats ?

Income Tax
Sales Tax
Professional Tax
Levy duties

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

Andhra Pradesh

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

2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years


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