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Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 1

All the members of the Gram Sabha also elect a Sarpanch who is the Panchayat

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 1

The correct option is A.
The gram panchayat is divided into wards and each ward is represented by a Ward Member or Commissioner, also referred to as a Panch of Panchayat Member, who is directly elected by the villagers. The panchayat is chaired by the president of the village, known as a Sarpanch.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 2

The Gram Panchayat has a Secretary who is also the Secretary of the

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 2

B is the correct option.Sarpanch, the Panchayat president, is elected by all the members of a Gram Sabha. The Gram Panchayat has a secretary who is also the secretary of Gram Sabha.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 3

Which of the following is not the source of funds for the Panchayat?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 3

The income of the panchayat samiti comes from following sources:
1. taxes levied upon land and water usage, professional taxes, liquor taxes and others
2. income generating programmes
3. grants-in-aid and loans from the State Government and the local zila parishad
4. voluntary contributions
Tax on export is not the source of income of the Panchayats.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 4

How many villages are there in India approximately

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 4
  • As of 2019, according to the database on the official websites, there are  6,64,369 villages in India.
  • The villages of India represent the country's spirit, and the country is home to some of the most beautiful communities on the planet.
  • Due to their pristine rural lives, these villages are well-known tourist destinations and reflect India's beauty.
  • These communities stand out for their serenity and old-world charm.
  • They are deserving of attention because of their unique cultural framework.
Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 5

Who is the head of the Tehsil

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 5

C is the correct option.Tehsils are headed by Tehsildars . The Tehsildar and Naib Tehsildar, are the Key officer in the revenue administration and exercise powers of the Assistant Collector 2nd grade. While deciding partition cases; the Tehsildar assumes the powers of Assistant Collector 1st grade.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 6

Which among of the following is not considered as part of the Civil Society ?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 6

According to the World Bank: “Civil society ... refers to a wide array of organizations: community groups, non-governmental organizations [NGOs], labour unions, indigenous groups, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, professional associations, and foundations.”

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 7

Mohan is a farmer. His family owns a small agricultural field, which they have been farming for many years. Next to his field is Raghu's land which is separated from his by a boundary called a bund. One morning Mohan noticed that Raghu had shifted the bund by a few feet. By doing so, he had managed to take over some of Mohan's land, and increased the size of his own field. Mohan was angry but also a little frightened. Raghu's family owned many fields and besides, his uncle was also the Sarpanch of the village. But even so, he plucked up courage and went to Raghu's house. A heated argument followed. Raghu refused to accept that he had moved the bund. He called one of his helpers and they began shouting at Mohan and beating him up. The neighbours heard the commotion and rushed to the spot where Mohan was being beaten up. They took him away. He was badly hurt on his head and hand. He was given first aid by one of his neighbours. His friend, who also ran the village post-office, suggested that they go to the local police station and file a report. Others were doubtful if this was a good idea because they felt they would waste a lot of money and nothing would come out of it. Some people said that Raghu's family would have already contacted the police station. After much discussion it was decided that Mohan would go to the police station along with some of the neighbours who had seen the incident.

What was the occupation of Mohan's friends?

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 8

Maintaining law and order in the district is the most important responsibility of the

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 8

A is the correct option.The district collector or the district magistrate is in charge of the administration of a district. ... He/she plays an important role in maintaining peace and order in the district and also passes orders to check the lawlessness and rioting in a district.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 9

Mohan is a farmer. His family owns a small agricultural field, which they have been farming for many years. Next to his field is Raghu's land which is separated from his by a boundary called a bund. One morning Mohan noticed that Raghu had shifted the bund by a few feet. By doing so, he had managed to take over some of Mohan's land, and increased the size of his own field. Mohan was angry but also a little frightened. Raghu's family owned many fields and besides, his uncle was also the Sarpanch of the village. But even so, he plucked up courage and went to Raghu's house. A heated argument followed. Raghu refused to accept that he had moved the bund. He called one of his helpers and they began shouting at Mohan and beating him up. The neighbours heard the commotion and rushed to the spot where Mohan was being beaten up. They took him away. He was badly hurt on his head and hand. He was given first aid by one of his neighbours. His friend, who also ran the village post-office, suggested that they go to the local police station and file a report. Others were doubtful if this was a good idea because they felt they would waste a lot of money and nothing would come out of it. Some people said that Raghu's family would have already contacted the police station. After much discussion it was decided that Mohan would go to the police station along with some of the neighbours who had seen the incident.

Where did Mohan go after being beaten up by Raghu

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 9

Mohan went to the police station to make complaints about Raghu. It is the duty of the officer in charge to supervise the good and bad works. 

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 10

District collector is also known as

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 10

The correct option is C.
Since district magistrates are responsible for the collection of land revenue in the district, the post is also referred to as the District Collector in terms of the revenue department, and as the office-bearer works under the supervision of a Divisional Commissioner.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 11

Mohan is a farmer. His family owns a small agricultural field, which they have been farming for many years. Next to his field is Raghu’s land which is separated from his by a small boundary called a bund.
One morning Mohan noticed that Raghu had shifted the bund by a few feet. By doing so, he had managed to take over some of Mohan’s land, and increased the size of his own field. Mohan was angry but also a little frightened. Raghu’s family owned many fields and besides, his uncle was also the Sarpanch of the village. But even so, he plucked up courage and went ” to Raghu’s house.
A heated argument followed. Raghu refused to accept that he had moved the bund. He called one of his helpers and they began shouting at Mohan and beating him up. The neighbours heard the commotion and rushed to the spot where Mohan was being beaten up. They took him away.
He was badly hurt on his head r and hand. He was given first aid by one of his neighbours. His friend, who also ran the village post-office, suggested that they go to the local police station and file a report. Others were doubtful if this was a good idea because they felt they would waste a lot of money and nothing would come ‘ out of it. Some people said that Raghu’s family would have already contacted the police station.
After much discussion it was decided that Mohan would go to the police station along with some of the neighbours who had seen the incident.
On the way to the police station one of the neighbours asked, “Why don’t we spend some more money and go to the main police station in the town?”
“It is not a question of money. We can register the case only in this police station because our village comes in its area of work,” explained Mohan.

When they reached the police station Mohan went to the person in charge (S.H.O) and told him what had happened.He also said that he wanted to give the complaint in writing.

To whom did Mohan meet at the police station to complain about what had happened with him

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 11

When they reached the police station Mohan went to the person in-charge (Station House Officer or S.H.O.) and told him what had happened. He also said that he wanted to give the complaint in writing.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 12

What type of game were Mala and her friend playing in the street

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Correct Answer :- c

Explanation : One lazy Sunday afternoon Mala and her friends Shankar, Jehangir and Rehana were playing a game of cricket in the street.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 13

The big city like Delhi is divided into several

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 13

Delhi is divided into eleven revenue districts. Each district is headed by a District Magistrate and has three subdivisions. A Subdivision Magistrate heads each subdivision.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 14

What was broken by the ball hit by Rehana

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Correct Answer :- c

Explanation : Frustrated, he bowled a short ball and hoped she would hit it for an easy catch. Instead, Rehana hit the ball so hard and so high that the street light broke.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 15

Yasmin Khala continued, "The women were very unhappy about the situation and even came to me for advice. I said I could try and speak with some officer in the department but I wasn't sure
how long it would take. Then it was Gangabai who said that it is the Ward Councillor who we should go to and protest since we are the ones who elected him. She gathered a small group of women and went to his house.
They began shouting slogans in front of his house and he came out and asked them what was wrong.
Gangabai described the situation in the locality to him. He promised to go with them the next day to meet the Commissioner. He asked Gangabai to get a petition signed by all of the adults in the locality saying that garbage was not being collected. He suggested that taking the local sanitation engineer
with them the next day might be a good idea. The sanitation engineer could also speak with the Commissioner and tell him how bad the situation was. That evening children ran from house to house making sure that as many families as possible signed the petition. The next morning a large group of women and the Ward Councillor and the sanitation engineer went to the
Municipal Corporation office. The Commissioner met with this large group and began giving excuses saying that the Corporation did not have enough trucks. But Gangabai smartly replied, "But you seem to have enough trucks to collect garbage from the rich localities". "That must have left him lost for words," quipped Jehangir.
"Yes, he said that he would take care of it immediately and Gangabai threatened that if it was not done in two days a larger group of women would protest in front of the Corporation," said Yasmin Khala. "So did the streets get cleaned?" asked Rehana who never let things remain unfinished.
"Well not within two days and then after another larger and more noisy protest the sanitation service in this locality became more regular." "Wow this sounds just like a Bollywood film with a happy ending,"

Why was Gangabai loved and respected?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 15

Gangabai loved and respected for her being active citizen

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 16

Maintain roads of villages, collection of local taxes etc are the work of

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 16

B is the correct option.Main functions of the Gram Panchayat are: Maintenance and construction of water resources, roads, drainage, School buildings and CPR (common property resources). Levy and collect local taxes. Execute government schemes related to employment.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 17

What was Gangabai protested about

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Correct Answer :- d

Explanation : Gangabai was protesting because the garbage was not being collected from the streets and if it remains uncollected it attracts rats, flies and dogs. Also people get ill from the smell.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 18

Job of contract workers are

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 18

The correct option is B.
 workers are engaged only for a specific period of time, including fixed-term, project- or task-based contracts, as well as seasonal or casual work, including day labour.

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 19

Which are the other tasks of a Municipal Corporation

Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 20

Who takes the complicated decisions that affect the entire city

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Local Government & Administration - Question 20

 (Complicated decisions usually affect the entire city and therefore these decisions are taken by groups of Councillors who form committees to decide and debate issue. For example, if bus stands need to be improved or a crowded market place needs to have its garbage cleared more regularly, etc.

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