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Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 1

The Constitution of India vents the residuary powers in

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Article 248 vests the residuary powers in the parliament. It says that Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Concurrent List or the State List.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 2

The state governments were rescued in power-sharing by the

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The state governments were rescued in power-sharing by the Judiciary.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 3

On the subject of income tax

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Union List includes subjects of national importance such as the defence of the country, foreign affairs, banking, communications and currency. The Union Government alone can make laws relating to the subjects mentioned in the Union List.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 4

Which of the following is a feature common to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation?

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It is considered as equivalent to federal court (earlier called as a federal court by the Act of 1935) which interprets the constitution and enforces it.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 5

In 'holding together federation' which government tends to be more powerful?

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In a holding together federation, the central government has more power than state governments.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 6

The better ways to resolve conflicts in society is provided by the

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Democracy provides mechanisms for the peaceful resolution of social conflict. Democratic governance is generally conducive to the resolution of both civil and international conflict.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 7

Funds belonging to the Government of India are kept in

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All revenues received by the government by way of direct taxes and indirect taxes, money borrowed and receipts from loans given by the government flow into the Consolidated Fund of India.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 8

The idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from

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Idea of a concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from Australia. There are 52 subjects in the concurrent list of VII schedule of Indian Constitution.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 9

Which third tier was added later on the system of Indian Government?

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The Indian constitution was amended later with an additional level of governance along with Central and State governance by adding the Panchayats and Municipalities, making it a three-tier government.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 10

Indian states have been constituted on the basis of

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Indian states have been reorganized based on State Reorganization Commission and 7th Amendment 1956.

The reorganization was done on linguistic basis.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 11

Which of the following federal principles are found in the Indian Federation?

(a) Equal representation of the state in the second house of Parliament

(b) Bicameral Legislature at the federal level

(c) Double citizenship

(d) Independent and Impartial judiciary

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Examine the following pairs that give the level of government in India and the powers of the government at that level to make laws on the subjects mentioned against each.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 12

Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

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Schedule 7 of the Indian Constitution categorizes the legislative powers into Union List, State List and Concurrent List representing the powers conferred upon the Union, states and shared powers, respectively. The subjects not mentioned in any of the three lists are residuary powers. Parliament shall legislate upon the subjects in the residuary list.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 13

The first state in the Indian Union formed on the basis of linguistic differences is

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The first state in the Indian Union formed on the basis of linguistic differences is

Andhra Pradesh.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 14

The main objective of the federal system is to

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The federal system has dual objectives: to safeguard and promote the unity of the country, while at the same time accommodate regional diversity. Therefore, two aspects are crucial for the institutions and practice of federalism.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 15

Federalism is a system of government where

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A federation has two levels of government.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 16

Federalism is a system of government where

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Usually, a federation has two levels of government. One is the government for the entire country that is usually responsible for a few subjects of common national interest. The others are governments at the level of provinces or states that look after much of the day-to-day administering of their state.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 17

India is a federal state because its Constitution provides for

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India has borrowed the concept of federalism from Canada. In this system, there is a clear division of powers between the union and states.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 18

The main feature of India as a Federal State is

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The existence of the three-tier system in India is the key feature of the existence of federalism. The Central government, the State government, and the Local Self Governments.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 19

India is a Union of States and the powers are distributed between the Centre and the States by the _________.

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The Indian Constitution gives federal structure to the nation by specifying the distribution of powers between the central government and the states in Part XI. Also, the jurisdiction is defined by Schedule VII which consists of three lists-Union, State and Concurrent list. The lists contains various subjects on which the Union and state can legislate.

Test: Federalism (Medium) - Question 20

How many languages are recognized as scheduled languages?

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As per Article 344(1) and 351 of the Indian Constitution, Eighth Schedule recognizes 22 languages.

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