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Nature Of The Federal System Questions and Answers


  • 1. Which of the following is to about Indian federal system ?
A.) The Indian federation is not the result of an agreement by the units
B.) The component units have no freedom to secede
C.) Structure is federal in form and unitary in spirit
D.) All the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All the above

  • 2. Which among the following is the oldest federal system in the world ?
A.) U.S.A
B.) Switzerland
C.) Canada
D.) Canada

Answer: Option 'A'

U.S.A

  • 3. In which of the following cases the Supreme Court decided that the constitutional system of India is basically federal but of course with striking unitary features ?
A.) Minerva mills v/s union of India
B.) S.R. Bommal v/s union of India
C.) Kesavanandabharathi v/s union of India
D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

S.R. Bommal v/s union of India

  • 4. Which among the following is not the essential features of the federal system ?
A.) Dual Government
B.) Distribution of powers
C.) Supreme Court
D.) Parliamentary form of government

Answer: Option 'D'

Parliamentary form of government

  • 5. Indian Federation is?
A.) Centralized federation
B.) An Ideal federation
C.) A decentralized federation
D.) Nine of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

Centralized federation

  • 6. Federalism in India was set up to establish
A.) Party less democracy
B.) Democratic decentralization
C.) Separation of power
D.) Independent of Judiciary

Answer: Option 'B'

Democratic decentralization

  • 7. Double set of ‘Government’ in a federation means
A.) Two provinces
B.) Two houses of legislatures
C.) Executive and Legislature are independent
D.) Two tier-0ne at the centre and other at provinces

Answer: Option 'D'

Two tier-0ne at the centre and other at provinces

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