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61.

By which among the following amendments of constitution, Delhi was made the National Capital Territory?
[A]63rd
[B]69th
[C]74th
[D]75th

69th

62.

Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 makes provisions for a 3-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all the States having population of above__:
[A]15 Lakh
[B]20 Lakh
[C]25 Lakh
[D]30 Lakh

20 Lakh
The Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 makes the following salient provisions:

  • To provide 3-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all the States having population of over 20 Lakhs.
  • To hold Panchayat Elections regularly every 5 years.
  • To provide reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Women (not less than 33%)
  • To appoint State Finance Commission to make recommendations as regards the financial powers of the Panchayats.
  • To constitute District Planning Committee to prepare draft development plan for the district as a whole.
63.

Practically, the ‘real executive authority ‘ is vested in a state in ___:
[A]Governor
[B]Legislative Council
[C]Legislative Assembly
[D]Council of Ministers

Council of Ministers
The Governor is the head of executive power of a state but real executive authority is vested in the Council of Ministers

64.

For removal of a Governor from office, the President seeks advice from __:
[A]Council of Ministers
[B]Supreme Court
[C]Chief Minister of the concerned state
[D]None of them

None of them
The Governor is an agent of the President who holds the office during the pleasure of the President. So, to remove him / her from office, president does not need to seek advice from anybody.

65.

Who among the following can remove the governor of a state from office?
[A]Legislative Assembly
[B]Parliament
[C]President
[D]Supreme Court

President

66.

The Part VI of constitution of India is not applicable to __:
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Jammu & Kashmir
[C]Sikkim
[D]Goa

Jammu & Kashmir

67.

In which among the following cases, the Supreme Court of India propounded the theory of basic structure of the Constitution?
[A]Gopalan vs. State of Madras
[B]Golak Nath
[C]Keshvanand Bharati
[D]Minerva Mills

Keshvanand Bharati

68.

The 52nd amendment to the constitution of India is most closely related to __:
[A]Extension of Reservations in Government Jobs
[B]Provision for special status to Tripura
[C]Provisions for increasing age of eligibility for voting
[D]Provisions against political defections

Provisions against political defections
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69.

Which among the following are the three types of services envisaged in the Constitution of India?
[A]Navy Service, Air force Service and Army Service
[B]Civil Service, Military Service and Paramilitary Service
[C]All-India services, Central services and State services
[D]First Grade Service, Second Grade Service and Third Grade Services

All-India services, Central services and State services

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