Assam Polity - APSC Prelims

Year-wise questions asked on Assam Polity in APSC Prelims since 2001


1.    The governor of which state has been vested with special powers regarding ST areas

a)    Arunachal Pradesh
b)    Assam 
c)    Maharashtra
d)    West Bengal

Answer (b)

2.    The capital city of Assam was established at Dispur (Guwahati) in 

a)    1973 
b)    1971
c)    1975
d)    1978

Answer (a)

3.    Baksa district of Assam was created from the parts of which of the following districts?

a)    Barpeta, Nalbari and Kamrup 
b)    Goalpara and Kokrajhar
c)    Bongaigaon and Kokrajhar
d)    Darrang, Barpeta and Nalbari

Answer (a)


4.    The Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with

a)    Administration of OBC/MOBC population
b)    Stat reorganization based on language
c)    The provisions for administration of tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
d)    welfare of the SC/ST population

Answer (c)

5.    When was Assam Provincial Congress formed?

a)    1920
b)    1921
c)    1922
d)    1923

Answer (b)


6.    Under the Assam Panchayat Act 1994, the quorum for the meeting of the Gram Panchayat is 

a)    One-half of the total number of members
b)    One-half of the total number of members present
c)    One third of the total number of members
d)    One-third of the total number of members present

Answer (c)

7.    Which of the following Land Settlement Systems was followed in Assam?

a)    Ryotwari
b)    Zamindari
c)    Mahalwari
d)    None of the above

Answer (a)


8.    Any dispute relating to the validity of the elections of the Vice-President of the Gaon Panchayat under the Assam Panchayat Act, 1994 shall be decided by 

a)    BDO
b)    Deputy Commissioner 
c)    President of the Gaon Panchayat
d)    Members of the Gaon Panchayat

Answer (b)

9.    The Sixth Schedule to the constitution of India provides for 

a)    Panchayati Raj Institution
b)    Distrcits Councils
c)    Bodo Autonomous Council
d)    North Eastern Council

Answer (c)

10.    The Chief Commissionership was introduced in Assam in

a)    1873
b)    1874
c)    1875
d)    1876

Answer (b)

11.    The total number of Development Blocks in Assam is

a)    119
b)    200
c)    219
d)    180

Answer (c)


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