Local Governments: Government closest to the common people

This set of MCQs helps students to learn about various important things such as the importance of local government bodies, the provisions made by the 73rd and 74th amendments, functions, and responsibilities of the local government bodies.

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Which of the following is not an institution of Rural Local Government?

Panchayat Zila Parishad Municipal Corporation Gram Sabha

Panchayats have been established in:

Villages Town Small city Big city

Which of the following played important role in the development of local government?

Willim Bentick Lord Rippon Lord Cornwalis Macculary

Which is the first state in India to implement Panchayati Raj?

Haryana Gujarat Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh

Which city of Haryana has Municipal Corporation?

Gurgaon Faridabad Ambala Karnal

According to 73rd Amendment, the tenure of Panchayats in all states is:

Six years Three years Five years Four years

______ government is about the government closest to the common people.

Local Union State Provincial

In Bolivia, the law that decentralized the power at the local level is,

Presidential Law

Decentralized Law

Popular Participation Law

Popular Decentralized Law

The maximum duration of Municipalities is,

3 years

5 years

4 years

6 years

In 1989, P.K. Thungon Committee recommended the constitutional recognition of,

Local government bodies

Consumer courts

Planning commission

Financial commission for states

The term of each Panchayat body is,

3 months

2 years

6 months

5 years

In India, the women Sarpanch at the Gram Panchayat level are,


Less than 20,000

Approx. 50,000

More than 80,000

The first State in the country to adopt the Panchayati Raj System on 2nd October 1959 was,

Andhra Pradesh




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Title: Local Governments: Government closest to the common people
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