Test: Local Government And Administration - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Match the following 
a. Municipal Corporation               I. Transitional areas
b. Municipal Councils                    II. Larger cities
c. Nagar Panchayats                     III. Smaller urban areas
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Municipal Corporations - larger cities

A municipal corporation is established in larger towns and its members are directly elected by the people. Its head is referred as Mahapaur or mayor. A post of deputy mayor is created to look after the affairs of the corporation in the absence of mayor.

Municipal Councils - smaller urban areas

 Urban local governments are established according to the size of the town. For a small urban area, a municipality is constituted which is responsible for developmental activities of that town. Under a municipality, a city is divided into several wards, each represented by one candidate. This candidate is directly elected by the people of that area through elections.

Nagar Panchaytas - transitional areas
A Nagar Panchayat is established in an area that is under transition and it has a term of five years; however, it can be dissolved under two conditions: firstly, if it abuses the power of the office and secondly, if it proves to be incompetent.

QUESTION: 2

There are three urban local self government

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QUESTION: 3

___ is responsible for maintaining law and order in the district

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following is false regarding Municipality

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QUESTION: 5

_____ looks after the health department in the district

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QUESTION: 6

Match the following 
a. Head of Corporation 
b. Head of Nagar Nigam 
c. Municipality elects 
I. Vice-Chairman 
II. Mayor 
III. Municipal commissioner 
Options are as follows

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Head of the corporation is Mayor, Head of Nagar Nigam is Municipal Commissioner and Municipality Elects Vice Chairman.

QUESTION: 7

Match the following 
a. Permanent official of the municipality 
b. Local administration of cities come under 
c. The foremost duty of the collector
I. Chief executive officer 
II. State government
III. Maintain law and order 
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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following is False

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municipal corporation is corporate and political entity organized by the residents of the area to operate within a prescribed geographic area for the purpose of providing public services.

QUESTION: 9

Hindu Succession Amendment Act

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QUESTION: 10

According to which act son, daughter and their mothers can get equals shares in the land

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QUESTION: 11

Patwari perform the following function except

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following is false regarding Gram Sabha

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QUESTION: 13

Patwari is also known as

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following is false regarding Gram Panchayat

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QUESTION: 15

Which of the following are the function of Gram Panchayat 
I. The construction and maintenance of water sources, roads, drainage, school buildings and other common property resources. 
II. It plays an important role in keeping an eye on the elected representatives and in making them responsible to the persons who elected them
III. Levying and collecting local taxes. 
IV. Executing government schemes related to generating employment in the village.
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QUESTION: 16

Match the following 
a. First Level 
b. Second Level 
c. Third Level
I. Zila Parishad
II. Gram Panchayat 
III. Panchayat Samiti 
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QUESTION: 17

What is the system of Local Self Government on the Panchayati raj set up

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QUESTION: 18

The Panchayati Raj system was adopted to

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QUESTION: 19

____ are important for determining the rightful owner of the land

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QUESTION: 20

Tehsildar perform the following function except

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