Q1. In India, the first Municipal Corporation was set up in which one among the following?

(a) Kolkata
(b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai
(d) Delhi

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(b) Chennai

Q2. 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.
Which of the above are the correct sources of finance for Panchayat?

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 4 and 5

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(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q3. Panchayati Raj was first introduced in India in October, 1959 in?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Kerala
(d) Kamataka

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(a) Rajasthan

Q4.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 c,orrect?

(a) PESA was meant to provide self-governance in the scheduled areas
(b) PESA disempower Gram Sabhas
(c) PESA protects the interests of the tribals
(d) PESA conducts public hearings to protect inheritance rights of the tribals

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(b) PESA disempower Gram Sabhas

Q5.Consider the following Is
1. Ashok Mehta Committee
2. LM Singhvi Committee
3. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
Given the chronological sequence of above committees

(a) 3, 1 and 2
(b) 3, 2 and 1
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 2, 1 and 3

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(a) 3, 1 and 2