District Administration Concept and Emergence (Part – 6)

1. Statement (A) deals with all the functions of district administration.

Reason (R) He acts as a link between citizen and government.

  • Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.

2. Statement (A) It is the responsibility of the Collector to maintain law and order.

Reason (R) Law and order is still a major challenge for the district administration.

  • Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.

3. Statement (A) The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution provides for autonomous district councils in the tribal areas of the four north-eastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

Reason (R) The tribes of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram have not been able to mingle with the lives of others of these states.

  • Both A and R and R is the correct explanation of A.

4. Statement (A) The governor may constitute a commission to examine and report on the administration of autonomous districts or councils.

Reason (R) The Governor may disband the District or Territorial Councils on the recommendation of the Commission.

  • Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.

District Administration Concept and Emergence (Part – 5)

5. Statement (A) The Governor will nominate 26 members to the number of members of the Autonomous District Council.

Reason (R) The members of the Autonomous District Council are elected on the basis of adult suffrage.

  • A is false, but R is correct

6. Statement (A) Provision of Autonomous Zilla Parishad has been made in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura of North Eastern states.

Reason (R) Special provision has been made for these states in the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution.

  • Both A and R and R is the correct explanation of A.

7. Statement (A) The areas and names of the Autonomous District Council can be changed.

Reason (R) The Governor has been given the right to establish, re-establish and rename the autonomous districts.

  • Both A and R and R is the correct explanation of A.

8. Statement (A) The District Territorial Council has the power to legislate for the areas under it.

Reason (R) They can legislate on subjects of land, forest, canal, village administration etc.

  • Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.

9. Statement (A) District administration has historical importance in India.

Reason (R) The oldest book has a detailed description about the district administration.

  • A is correct but R is false.

Definition of Department

Dec 2014

10. Regarding the Integrated Rural Development Program in India

  • It does not have a 25% pattern of assistance for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

11. Under which provision, the District Collector can hear cases related to breach of peace within his jurisdiction as a District Magistrate? – Code of Criminal Procedure

Aug 2016

12. Which one function does not form part of the jurisdiction of the Collector who handles the district? – Disciplinary proceedings including suspension against the Superintendent of Police in the district

13. Accountability committees can be ensured in local bodies by establishing audit committees at district level – Second Ministry of Development

14. What did the Second Administrative Reform Commission recommend in its sixth report about the District Rural Development Agency? – DRDA should be discontinued

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