Online Test of Chapter 2 Federalism Test 1 Civics (Social Science S.St)| Class 10th

Q.1. Which form of power sharing is most commonly referred to as federalism?
a. Horizontal division of power
b. Vertical division of power
c. Division of power among various communities
d. Sharing of power among political parties

Q.2. Which period saw the rise of regional political parties in many states of the country?
a. Period after 1990
b. Period after 2000
c. Period after 1980
d. Period after 1970

Q.3. Which are the basic objectives of a federal system?
a. To safeguard and promote unity of the country
b. To accommodate regional diversity
c. To share powers among different communities
d. Both a and b

Q.4. What are the kinds of routes through which federations have been formed?
a. One route involves independent states coming together on their own to form a bigger unit
b. The second route is where a large country decides to divide its powers between the states and the national government
c. Both a and b
d. None of these

Q.5. In which Schedule of the Indian Constitution are the 22 scheduled languages included?
a. Tenth schedule
b. Eighth schedule
c. Twelfth schedule
d. Ninth schedule

Q.6. Which of the following is incorrect regarding a unitary government?
a. There is either only one level of government or the sub-units are subordinate to the central government.
b. The central government can pass on orders to the provincial government.
c. A state government is conservable to central government.
d. The powers of state governments are guaranteed by the Constitution.

Q.7. Which body conducts the elections to Panchayats and municipalities?
a. Election Commission
b. State election Commission
c. State High Court
d. Parliament

Q.8. What is true regarding sources of revenue in a federal system?
a. States have no financial powers or independent sources of revenue.
b. States are dependent on revenue or funds on the central government.
c. Sources of revenue for each level of government are clearly specified to ensure its financial autonomy.
d. States have no financial autonomy.

Q.9. When was the use of English for official purposes stopped?
a. 1956
b. 1958
c. 1960
d. 1965

Q.10. What is the third tier of government known as?
a. Village Panchayats
b. State government
c. Local self-government
d. Zila Parishad

Chapter - 2 Federalism Class - 10th Quiz - 1

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