Quiz On Indian Polity And Governance With Answers: Set 7

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  • 1. 

    Consider the following statements:1. After Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra has the highest population among the 28 Indian States2. Among the Union Territories, Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate3. Sikkim has the minimum area among 28 Indian statesWhich of the following statements given above is/are correct?

    • A.

      1 and 2

    • B.

      1 and 3

    • C.

      2 and 3

    • D.

      Only 3

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 and 2
    Explanation
    The given answer states that statements 1 and 2 are correct. This means that after Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra has the highest population among the 28 Indian states, and among the Union Territories, Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate.

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  • 2. 

    Among the following, which commission was set up in March 1950?

    • A.

      The Planning Commission

    • B.

      The Finance Commission

    • C.

      The Election Commission

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. The Planning Commission
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Planning Commission. The Planning Commission was indeed set up in March 1950. It was an institution responsible for formulating and implementing India's Five-Year Plans. The commission played a crucial role in the economic development of the country by formulating policies and allocating resources for various sectors. However, it was replaced by the NITI Aayog in 2015.

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  • 3. 

    Consider the following statements:1. West Bengal shares a border with Nepal and Bhutan2. Mizoram shares a border with Myanmar and Bangladesh3. Assam shares a border with Bangladesh and Bhutan  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    • A.

      1 and 2

    • B.

      1 and 3

    • C.

      2 and 3

    • D.

      1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer
    D. 1, 2 and 3
    Explanation
    The given answer, "1, 2 and 3", is correct. Statement 1 is correct as West Bengal shares borders with both Nepal and Bhutan. Statement 2 is correct as Mizoram shares borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Statement 3 is correct as Assam shares borders with both Bangladesh and Bhutan. Therefore, all three statements are correct.

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  • 4. 

    Among the following Indian States, which state has the lowest density of population?

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C.

      Sikkim

    • D.

      Arunachal Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    D. Arunachal Pradesh
    Explanation
    Arunachal Pradesh has the lowest density of population among the given Indian states. This means that it has the least number of people per square kilometer compared to the other states. This could be due to various factors such as its geographical location, difficult terrain, and limited accessibility, which may have resulted in a lower population concentration in the state.

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  • 5. 

    ____________ Union Territory of India has the highest density of population.

    • A.

      Dadar and Nagar Haveli

    • B.

      Chandigarh

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Delhi
    Explanation
    Delhi is the correct answer because it has the highest population density among all the Union Territories of India. The city is densely populated due to its status as the capital of India and its economic opportunities, which attract a large number of people from various parts of the country. This high population density is reflected in the city's infrastructure, traffic congestion, and housing challenges.

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  • 6. 

    The Indian state _________ has the highest literacy rate after Kerala.

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C.

      Mizoram

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Mizoram
    Explanation
    Mizoram has the highest literacy rate after Kerala. This means that Mizoram, among the given options, has the highest percentage of its population that can read and write. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are not the correct answers because they do not have higher literacy rates than Mizoram. "None of the above" is also not the correct answer because Mizoram is indeed the state with the second highest literacy rate after Kerala.

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  • 7. 

    The Indian state __________has the highest percentage of the Scheduled Castes.

    • A.

      Punjab

    • B.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Punjab
    Explanation
    Punjab has the highest percentage of the Scheduled Castes compared to the other options provided. This means that Punjab has a larger proportion of its population belonging to the Scheduled Castes community compared to Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and none of the above.

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  • 8. 

    Among the following, who can dismiss Governor of a state from his office?

    • A.

      President

    • B.

      Parliament

    • C.

      State Legislative Assembly

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. President
    Explanation
    The President has the power to dismiss the Governor of a state from his office. This power is derived from Article 156 of the Indian Constitution, which states that the Governor holds office during the pleasure of the President. This means that the President can remove the Governor at any time without providing any specific reason. The President exercises this power on the advice of the Council of Ministers. The Parliament and State Legislative Assembly do not have the authority to dismiss the Governor.

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  • 9. 

    From which amendment of the Constitution of India, Delhi was designated as the National Capital Territory?

    • A.

      50th Amendment Act

    • B.

      49th Amendment Act

    • C.

      69th Amendment Act

    • D.

      72nd Amendment Act

    Correct Answer
    C. 69th Amendment Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the 69th Amendment Act. This amendment was passed in 1991 and it designated Delhi as the National Capital Territory of India. It provided for a Legislative Assembly and a Council of Ministers for Delhi, giving it a special status among the Union Territories. This amendment also granted certain powers and functions to the elected government of Delhi, making it distinct from other Union Territories in terms of governance.

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  • 10. 

    Under which section of Indian Penal Code does Sexual Harrassment comes?

    • A.

      509

    • B.

      550

    • C.

      540

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 509
    Explanation
    Sexual harassment comes under section 509 of the Indian Penal Code. This section deals with the act of uttering any word, making any sound or gesture, or exhibiting any object with the intention to insult the modesty of a woman. It is a criminal offense and is punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with a fine, or with both. This section aims to protect women from any form of sexual harassment and ensure their dignity and safety.

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