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Indian Polity
The Panchayats (MCQ -10)

1. Which of the following are correct
a) Gram Sabha” means a body consisting of persons registered in the electoral rolls relating to a village comprised within the area of Panchayat at the village level
b) Panchayat” means an institution (by whatever name called) of selfgovernment constituted under article 243B, for the rural areas

a) a
b) b
c) both
d) none

2. With respect to the composition of Panchayats, which are correct
a) The ratio between the population of the territorial area of a Panchayat at any level and the number of seats in such Panchayat to be filled by election shall, so far as practicable, be the same throughout the State.
b) All the seats in a Panchayat shall be filled by persons chosen by direct election from the territorial constituencies in the Panchayat area

a) Both are correct
b) None
c) a
d) b

3. Panchayat continues for period of
a) 5 yrs
b) 6yrs
c) 4yrs

4. Disqualifications for membership is covered under article
a) 243F
b) 242
c) 243S
d) 243R

5. Which of these are correct regarding the responsibility of the Pancahayat
(a) the preparation of plans for economic development and social justice;
(b) the implementation of schemes for economic development and social justice as may be entrusted to them including those in relation to the matters listed in the Eleventh Schedule

a) None of the above
b) A and b
c) a
d) b