What is Zila Parishad ?


All the Panchayat Samiti's or Mandals in a district together constitute the Zila Parishad.



Q 1.

Categorise the following under Union list or Concurrent list.
(i) Currency (ii) Education

Q 2.

Who governs the Union Territories ?

Q 3.

What are Union Territories ?

Q 4.

Mention any four difficulties of the local government in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2010, 14]

Q 5.

Mention any two subjects which are r included in the union list. Explain by giving reasons why these are included in  the union list.

Q 6.

How many languages have been recognised as scheduled languages?

Q 7.

How are village Sarpanch or Panches elected?

Q 8.

Name an Indian state which enjoys a special status.

Q 9.

What is federalism ? [CBSE 2014]

Q 10.

What is Gram Panchayat ?

Q 11.

Who is a Mayor ?

Q 12.

Which law will remain prevalent if there is any conflict over a subject mentioned in the Concurrent list?

Q 13.

Mention any four features of federalism. [CBSE 2008, 2009 (O), Sept. 2010, 2011, 2012]
Explain four features of the federal form of government. [CBSE 2008 Comp. (O) (D)]

Q 14.

What is a Union List ?

Q 15.

What is Zila Parishad ?

Q 16.

What is Gram Sabha ? Mention its functions.

Q 17.

What is Panchayat Samiti ?

Q 18.

There are two kinds of routes through which federations have been formed.' Name the two routes by giving one example of each.

Q 19.

Which two languages have been identified as the official languages? [CBSE 2014]

Q 20.

Mention the three tier system prevailing in India.

Q 21.

What are the advantages of local governments ? [CBSE Sept. 2010]

Q 22.

The sharing of power between the Union government and the state governments is basic to the structure of the Indian Constitution'. Explain.

Q 23.

Name any two examples of coming together federation. [CBSE 2014]

Q 24.

What is a State List ?

Q 25.

Explain the major key features of federalism.
Describe any four features of the federalism. [CBSE 2011, 14]

Q 26.

Name any two holding together federation. [CBSE 2014]

Q 27.

What is Unitary Government ?

Q 28.

Mention any two features of federalism.

Q 29.

What is decentralisation ? [CBSE 2014]

Q 30.

Critically analyse the Centre-State relations prior to 1990 and after. [CBSE 2013]

Q 31.

Restructuring the Centre-State relations is an important way in which the Indian Federalism has been strengthened in practice.' Explain.

Q 32.

Why were the linguistic states created? What are their advantages ? [CBSE 2008 (Compt)]

Q 33.

How had federalism helped Belgium to solve the ethnic problem ?

Q 34.

Point out one feature in the practice of federalism in India that is similar to any one feature that is different from that of  Belgium.

Q 35.

How is the Indian federal system different from that of Sri Lanka ? Explain by giving three examples.

Q 36.

The federal system has dual objective'. Mention the dual objectives.

Q 37.

How judiciary acts as an umpire in a federal nation?

Q 38.

"Federal power sharing is more effective today than it was in the early years after the Constitution came into force". Explain.
How is federal power sharing more effective today than in the early years ? Explain.

Q 39.

Explain two achievements and two difficulties of the Icoal self-governments in India. [CBSE Comp. (O) 2008, Sept. 2011, 14]

Q 40.

Explain how the federal experiment has been successful in the matter of formation of states in India. [CBSE 2011]

Q 41.

What is the rationale for decentralization of power ? Describe the functions of Rural Local Government. [CBSE 2013]

Q 42.

Define :
(a) Gram Panchayat
(b) Panchayat Samiti
(c) Zila Parishad
(d) Mayor

Q 43.

Mention any four major values which are reflected by federalism in India.

Q 44.

"There is a need for power sharing within the states". Explain.

Q 45.

Which is the highest tier of the Panchayati Raj ? Explain its composition.

Q 46.

Mention any three social or political values reflected by federalism.

Q 47.

"Belgium shifted from a unitary to a federal form of government". What key changes were brought in the political system under the above mentioned shift ?

Q 48.

"The creation of linguistic states was the first and major test for democratic politics in our country."Justify this statement. [CBSE 2011, 14]

Q 49.

All states in the Indian Union do not have identical powers. Justify. –

Q 50.

What is the importance of judiciary in a federal government ?