Social Science Class-10 Political Science: Federalism Question Bank Part – 6

81. The sharing of power between the union government and the state governments is __________ to the structure of the constitution.

(a) basic
(b) important
(c) significant
(d) none of the above

82. A candidate in an examination conducted for the Central Government positions may opt to take examinations in any one of-

(a) 24 languages
(b) 22 languages
(c) 27 languages
(d) 23 languages

83. Which among the following states demanded the use of English along with Hindi as official language?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Kerala
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Andhra Pradesh

84. Gram Sabha consists of

(a) executive in villages.
(b) all the voters of a village.
(c) all the members of panchayat.
(d) none of the above

85. Zila Parishad chairperson is the

(a) President
(b) Political head of Zila Parishad
(c) Member of parliament
(d) Member of legislative assembly

86. Prime Minister runs the country, Chief Minister runs the state and _________ runs the district.

(a) Collector
(b) Chairperson
(c) Sarpanch
(d) None of the above

87. Which among the following subjects was not included in the three lists of the Indian Union?

(a) Adoption
(b) Computer software
(c) Trade unions
(d) Succession

88. The report of States Reorganization Commission (SRC) was implemented on

(a) Nov 1, 1950
(b) Nov 1, 1956
(c) Oct 1, 1950
(d) Nov 1, 1953

89. Which among the following governments look after residuary powers?

(a) Union Government
(b) State Government
(c) Local Government
(d) None of the above

90. Courts have the power to interpret the constitution and the powers of

(a) Central Government
(b) Local Government
(c) Different levels of government
(d) None of the above

91. Which among the following countries is not federal?

(a) Argentina
(b) UK
(c) Germany
(d) Brazil

92. Who sets the power of different levels of government in federal government?

(a) Central Government
(b) State Government
(c) Constitution
(d) None of the above

93. A major step towards decentralization was taken in

(a) 1991
(b) 1992
(c) 1993
(d) 1994

94. The central government can pass orders to the provincial or-

(a) the local government
(b) the State Government
(c) the Central Government
(d) Union Territory

95. What are the demerits of local government?

(a) Gram Sabhas are not held regularly.
(b) Most State Governments have not transferred significant powers to local governments.
(c) Local government lack adequate resources.
(d) All of the above

96. A Panchayat Samiti is also called a

(a) Gram Sabha
(b) Gram Panchayat
(c) Block or mandal
(d) None of the above

97. Which of the following subjects is not included in the union list?

(a) Defense
(b) Foreign affairs
(c) police
(d) banking

98. Sources of revenue for each level of government are clearly specified to ensure

(a) its validity
(b) its finances
(c) its financial autonomy
(d) None of the above



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