The Governance System One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 Which one is the most prominent element of a state? Sovereignty
2 “The State is everywhere: it leaves hardly a gap.” This statement explains the concept of – Welfare State
3 The Constitution of India provides which type of governance system? Parliamentary
4 Which is an essential feature in Indian polity that indicates that it is federal in character? The independence of the judiciary is safeguarded
5 Which is not a feature of good governance? Red Tapism
6 In which report of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission Barriers to Good Governance in India have been identified?
Citizen-Centric Administration: The Heart of Governance
7 There is parliamentary system of Government in India because the – Council of Ministers is responsible to the Lok Sabha
8 The main advantage of the parliamentary form of government is that – The executive remains responsible to the legislature
9 In a Presidential Government, all the executive powers are vested in – President
10 ‘Welfare State’ aims to – Management of welfare of weaker sections
11 What is not the Philosophy of the Constitution of India? Communist State
12 What is the main source of Political Power in India? The People
13 The Democracy of India is based on the fact that –
The public enjoys the right to choose and change the Government
14 Democracy’s superior virtue lies in the fact that it calls into activity –
The intelligence and character of ordinary men and women
15 What determines that the Indian Constitution is Federal? Distribution of powers between union and states
16 The Parliamentary form of Government was first introduced in which country? Great Britain (UK)
17 What differentiates the Indian Parliamentary system and British Parliamentary System? Judicial Review
18 What is not a federal feature of the Indian Constitution? Single Citizenship
19 The Central and State governments get authority from? Indian Constitution
20 What is the nature of the Indian Constitution? Federal in nature but unitary in spirit
21 Who called Indian Federalism the Cooperative Federalism? G. Austin
22 Who said: “India is a quasi-federal state”? K.C. Wheare
23 Who said, “A Constitution, like a machine, is a lifeless thing. It acquires life because of the men who control it and India needs today nothing more than a set of honest men who will have the interest of the country before them”? Dr. Rajendra Prasad
24 Who rejected the ‘Principles of Administration as myths and proverbs’? Herbert Simon
25 In relation to the Indian Constitution who said that “Indian Constitution establishes a good balance between Rigidity and Flexibility”? K.C. Wheare
26 Who stated that ‘The Constitution has not been set in a tight mold of Federalism’? B.R. Ambedkar
27 A constitutional government by definition is a – Limited government
28 On which date the Constituent Assembly of India adopt the National Flag? 22 July, 1947