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Class 6 Scoial Science Chapter 4 Question Answers - Panchayati Raj

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Q1: What is the literal meaning of panchayat?

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Ans : council of five people

Q2: In the Hardas village, women go to get water from which river?

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Ans : Suru

Q3: Who prevents the Panchayat from misusing the village money?

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Ans : The Gram Sabha

Q4: The secretary of the Gram Panchayat is not an elected person but is appointed by ____________.

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Ans : The government

Q5: Who is responsible for keeping a record of the Gram Panchayat and the Gram Sabha?

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Ans : The secretary of the Gram Panchayat

Q6: Panchayati Raj system is in which level of a democratic government?

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Ans : first level

Q7: The Panchs and the Gram Panchayat are answerable to the ___________.

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q8: What do you mean by Gram Sabha?

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Ans : A meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a Panchayat.

Q9: Who is a Sarpanch?

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Ans : Panchayat's President

Q10: What does 'BPL' stand for?

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Ans : below Poverty Line

Q11: Two village Panchs were awarded the Nirmal Gram Puruskar in 2005. To which state did they belong?

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Ans : Maharashtra

Q12: What is the 'Panchyati Raj system'?

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Ans : A process through which people participate in their government.

Q13: How many levels are there in a Panchayat Raj System?

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Ans : Three

Q14: Name the three level of the Panchayat Raj System.

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Ans : Gram Sabha at the village level, Samiti or Janpad Panchayat at block level and the the District Panchayat or the Zila Parishad at the district level.

Q15: What is the other name for Janpad Panchayat?

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Ans : Panchayat Samiti

Q16: Panchayat Samiti has many ____________ under it.

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q17: What is Zila Parishad?

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Ans : District Panchayat

Q18: Who approves the work of the Gram Panchayat?

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q19: What is Watershed development in a village?

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Ans : The way of conserving water and refilling it in a village

Q20: The water problem in a village can be solved by planting trees, constructing dams and tanks. True/False

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Ans : True

Q21: The concept of Gram Swaraj was conceived by _____________.

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Ans : Mahatma Gandhi

Q22: The Gram Panchayat meets ___________to implement the development programmes.

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Ans : Regularly

Q23: Who presides the meeting of the Gram Sabha?

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Ans : The Panchayat President or the Sarpanch

Q24: One of the important feature of the 73rd Amendment Act is ___________.

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Ans : reservation for SCs/STs

Q25: The work of the Gram Panchayat has to be approved by the ___________.

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q26: The Gram Sabha meetings are presided by the Sarpanch. True/False

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Ans : true

Q27: Who recommended the establishment of Panchyati Raj institutions?

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Ans : Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

Q28: The Gram Panchayat is elected for ______ years.

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Ans : five

Q29: State the another name of Zila Parishad.

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Ans : District Panchayat

Q30: Sarpanch is the Panchayat's President.

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Ans : true

Q31: In rural areas, people directly participate in the decision making through ___________.

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q32: The developmental work at the district level is taken care by the ___________.

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Ans : Zila Parishad

Q33: The Gram Panchayat has a secretary who is also the secretary of the ____________.

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Ans : Gram Sabha

Q34: The block plans are coordinated and consolidated by the__________.

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Ans : Zila Parishad

Q35: Every village Panchayat is divided into _________.

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Ans : wards

Q36: What is the age limit to become a member of the Gram Sabha?

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Ans : 18

Q37: What is the main aim of the Panchayati Raj System?

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Ans : involve people’s participation

Q38: All the three levels of Panchayati Raj Institutions are elected directly by the _______.

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Ans : people

Q39: All India Panchayat Adhyaksha Sammelan was held in 2002 in ____________.

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Ans : Delhi

Q40: The Gram Panchayat is prevented from misusing the village money by Gram Sabah. True/False

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Ans : true

Q41: Who approves the list of people below the poverty line in villages?

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Ans : Gram Sabha finalizes and approves the list of the people below the poverty line in rural areas.

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1. What is Panchayati Raj?
Ans. Panchayati Raj is a system of local self-government in India, where elected representatives at the village, intermediate, and district levels make decisions on local issues and implement government programs.
2. How is Panchayati Raj structured?
Ans. Panchayati Raj is structured in a three-tier system consisting of Gram Panchayat at the village level, Panchayat Samiti at the intermediate level, and Zilla Parishad at the district level.
3. What is the role of Gram Panchayat in Panchayati Raj?
Ans. Gram Panchayat is the basic unit of Panchayati Raj and is responsible for handling local issues such as sanitation, water supply, education, healthcare, and infrastructure development at the village level.
4. How are the members of Panchayati Raj elected?
Ans. The members of Panchayati Raj are elected through elections held at regular intervals. The village-level representatives are elected by the villagers, while the intermediate and district-level representatives are elected by the elected members of the lower tier.
5. What are the benefits of Panchayati Raj?
Ans. Panchayati Raj empowers local communities by giving them a voice in decision-making, ensures better implementation of government schemes at the grassroots level, promotes accountability and transparency, and fosters socio-economic development in rural areas.
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