Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 6

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: Would you say that implementation of the Panchayati system has led to a real restructuring of the Indian polity? (15)

Q: ‘Although District planning committees and Metropolitan planning committees have been provided, those remain mostly on paper.’ Comment. (10) 

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. The fundamental object of the Panchayati Raj system is to ensure which among the following?

  1. People’s participation in development
  2. Political accountability
  3. Democratic decentralization
  4. Financial mobilization

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2, and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q2. The Government enacted the Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act in 1996. Which one of the following is not identified as its objective?

(1) To provide self-governance

(2) To recognize traditional rights

(3) To create autonomous regions in tribal areas

(4) To free tribal people from exploitation

Which of the above statements are true?

A. 1,2 and 3

B. 2,3 and 4

C. 1,2 and 4

D. all of above

Q3. Consider the following statements:

1. MGNREGA has in-built provisions for social audit

2. Any resident of a panchayat can do a social audit who is part of the gram sabha.

3. CAG conducts accounting and audit of PRIs by the 73rd amendment of the constitution.

Which of the above statements is/are correct regarding social audits in India?

A 1 and 2 only

B 2 and 3 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 1, 2 and 3

Q4. Which the following statements is/are correct with regards to District Planning Committee?

1. It is provided by the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act.
2. It consolidates the plan prepared by the Panchayats and Municipalities of the district.
3. All its members are elected by the elected members of the Panchayats and Municipalities from amongst themselves.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1 and 2 only

B 2 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 3 only

Q5. Consider the following statements about State Election Commission? 

1. The State Election Commissioner shall be appointed by the Governor of the State.

2. The State Election Commission shall have the power of even preparing the electoral rolls besides the power of superintendence, direction, and control of election to the panchayats.

3. The State Election Commissioner cannot be removed in any manner from his office until he demits himself or completes his tenure.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 only

Q6. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Cantonment Boards?

1. A cantonment board is established for municipal administration of defense personnel residing in civilian areas.
2. The executive officer of the cantonment board belongs to Central Cadre.
3. A cantonment board is created by the State Government but administered by the Central government on grounds of national security.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1 and 2 only

B 2 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 3 only

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