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GK Questions: Indian Polity – Set 6

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  1. At present only …………… states have a bicameral legislature
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.7
    Explanation :
    At present only 7 states have a bicameral legislature – Bihar, J& K, Karnataka, Maharashtra, UP, Telangana and AP

  2. Legislative council is otherwise called as …………………
    1.Lower House
    2.Vidhan Sabha
    3.Upper House
    4.All of these
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Upper House
    Explanation :
    The Vidhan Parishad (or Legislative Council) is the upper house in those states of India that have a bicameral legislature. As of 2014, seven (out of twenty-nine) states have a Legislative Council: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir,  Karnataka,  Maharashtra, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh

  3. How many Zonal Councils are there in India originally ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.5
    Explanation :
    In India, at present, there are 6 Zonal Council. Originally five councils were created as per the States Reorganization Act 1956.They are Northern Zonal Council, Central Zonal Council ,Eastern Zonal Council,Western Zonal Council and Southern Zonal Council

  4. Community Development Programme was started in ……………….
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.1952
    Explanation :
    The community development programme was launched on a pilot basis in 1952 to provide for a substantial increase in the country’s agricultural programme, and for improvements in systems of communication, in rural health and hygiene, and in rural education and also to initiate and direct a process of integrated culture change aimed at transforming the social and economic life of villagers

  5. For the first time which state is adopted the 3 level structure of Panchayati raj ?
    1.J & K
    2.Andhra Pradesh
    4.Uttar Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Rajasthan
    Explanation :
    The panchayat raj system was first adopted by the state of Rajsthan in Nagaur district on 2nd Oct 1959. The second state was Andhra Pradesh, while Maharashtra was the Ninth state. This system was adopted by state governments during the 1950s and 60s, as laws were passed to establish panchayats in various states.

  6. An Electronic voting machines were first used in ………………………………….
    2.Tamil Nadu
    3.Madhya Pradesh
    4.West Bengal
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Kerala
    Explanation :
    In 1980, M. B. Haneefa invented the first Indian voting machine.Electronic voting machines were first used in Kerala

  7. The Panchayats which were formed after 1977 are known as ……………..
    1.Second Generation Panchayats
    2.First Generation Panchayats
    3.Sixth Generation Panchayats
    4.Third Generation Panchayats
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Second Generation Panchayats
    Explanation :
    Those panchayats which were formed after 1977, are known as Second Generation Panchayats.

  8. The Supreme Court and High Court use the English language as per ……………………..
    1.Article 482
    2.Article 348
    3.Article 384
    4.Article 248
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Article 348
    Explanation :
    Article 348 states that all proceedings in the Supreme Court and all theHigh Court shall be done in English.

  9. For appointment as a judge to the high court should have been an advocate of a High Court for at least ………………….
    1.8 years
    2.12 years
    3.5 years
    4.10 years
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.10 years
    Explanation :
    He should be a citizen of India.He should have been (I) a judge for 10 years of Subordinate court under the Judicial Service of the State or (ii) an Advocate for 10 years in a High Courts in India

  10. Lower House is also known as ……………………….
    1.Rajya Sabha
    2.Lok Sabha
    3.Vidhan Sabha
    4.Vidhan parishad
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Vidhan Sabha
    Explanation :
    The Vidhan Sabha or the Legislative Assembly is the lower house or the sole house  of the state legislature in the different States of India.[ The same name is also used for the lower house of the legislatures for two of the Union Territories, Delhi and Puducherry