Political Scenario (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Select the correct order of proceedings of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
1. Mention of death
2. Governor’s Address
3. Oath of affirmation
4. Introduction of Ministers
Select the correct answer :

1 2 3 4
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 3 2 4 1
(c) 2 3 1 4
(d) 1 4 3 2

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


2. The State of Madhya Pradesh reorganised on

(a) 26 January, 1950
(b) 1 November, 1956
(c) 1 October, 1995
(d) 26 November, 1950

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3. Madhya Pradesh state was constituted on

(a) 1 November, 1959
(b) 1 September, 1956
(c) 1 November, 1956
(d) 1 September, 1951

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4. When is the M.P. Day observed?

(a) 1st October
(b) 1st September
(c) 1st November
(d) 1st December

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


5. The Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission was constituted on :

(a) 1st February, 1994
(b) 1st March, 1994
(c) 1st April, 1994
(d) 1st May, 1994

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


6. How many districts are there in Madhya Pradesh after the formation of Chhattisgarh?

(a) 45
(b) 55
(c) 61
(d) 43

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


7. The number of the district in Madhya Pradesh has been –

(a) 55
(b) 42
(c) 45
(d) 47

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1992]


8. Which Division of M.P. has the maximum Districts?

(a) Indore
(b) Jabalpur
(c) Gwalior
(d) Bhopal

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


9. Not among the newly constituted district of Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) Neemuch
(b) Barwani
(c) Harda
(d) Burhanpur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


10. The provision of reservation of seats for Scheduled Tribes in Municipalities in Madhya Pradesh has been made under which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India?

(a) 243 T (1)
(b) 243 S (1)
(c) 243 R (1)
(d) 243 U (1)

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


11. What is the state-bird of M.P.?

(a) Peacock
(b) Paradise flycatcher
(c) Pigeon
(d) None of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


12. Area of Janpad Panchayat –

(a) Five villages
(b) Development Block
(c) District
(d) One village

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


13. Which of the following cities is not a District Headquarter?

(a) Katni
(b) Kawardha
(c) Itarsi
(d) Sehore

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14. Who was not the Governor of M.P.?

(a) Mr. K.C. Reddy
(b) Mrs. Sarla Grewal
(c) Mr. H.V. Pataskar
(d) Mr. Govind Narayan Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004] 


15. Which of the following has not been the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Dr. Balram Jakhar
(b) Shri Rameshwar Thakur
(c) Dr. Bhai Mahaveer
(d) Justice Anshuman Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


16. Who among the following Governors of Madhya Pradesh has been the Chief Minister of Haryana?

(a) Ram Prakash Gupta
(b) Ram Naresh Yadav
(c) Dr. Balram Jakhar
(d) Dr. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma

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17. Who was the first Chief Minister of M.P.?

(a) Shyama Charan Shukla
(b) Kailash Nath Katju
(c) Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla
(d) Bhagwant Rao Mandloi

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


18. Who among the following was the first Chief Minister of M.P.?

(a) Ravishankar Shukla
(b) Kailashnath Katju
(c) Pattabhi Sitaramayya
(d) None of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


19. Which of the following Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh have not held the office of the leader of the opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly?
1. Digvijay Singh
2. Motilal Vora
3. Virendra Kumar Saklecha
4. Shyamacharan Shukla
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
Codes :

(a) Only 1 and 2 are correct
(b) Only 2 and 3 are correct
(c) Only 1 and 4 are correct
(d) Only 2 and 4 are correct

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


20. Who was the first woman Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Vimla Sharma
(b) Vijaya Raje Scindia
(c) Nirmala Yadav
(d) Uma Bharti

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


21. Who became the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh after Virendra Kumar Saklecha?

(a) Digvijay Singh
(b) Sunder Lal Patwa
(c) Kailash Joshi
(d) Arjun Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre), 2005]


22. Who among the following was not the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Shri Prakash Chand Sethi
(b) Shri Govind Narayan Singh
(c) Shri V.C. Shukla
(d) Shri D.P. Mishra

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


23. Who among the following has not been the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Raja Naresh Chandra Singh
(b) Shri Govind Narain Singh
(c) Shri Mandloi
(d) Shri V.C. Shukla

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


24. Who among the following has served longest as Chief Minister –

(a) Pandit Ravishankar Shukla
(b) Arjun Singh
(c) Dr. Kailashnath Katju
(d) Digvijay Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


25. Who was the Chief Minister of M.P. on 1-11-2000 at the time of the division of state?

(a) Arjun Singh
(b) Digvijay Singh
(c) Sunderlal Patwa
(d) Virendra Kumar Saklecha

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26. Who among the following has not been the acting Governor of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Justice N.D.Ojha
(b) Justice P.V. Dixit
(c) Justice G.D. Dixit
(d) Justice G.P. Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


27. Who among the following Chief Justices of Madhya Pradesh High Court has not been a Judge at the Supreme Court of India?

(a) Justice A.K. Patnaik
(b) Justice R.V. Raveendran
(c) Justice S.K. Jha
(d) Justice A.K. Mathur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


28. Which of the following has not been the Commissioner of the Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission?

(a) Shri Gopal Sharan Shukla
(b) Shri R. Parshuram
(c) Dr. Ajit Raizada
(d) Shri Avni Vaishya

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


29. At present, who is the Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly?

(a) Ishwardas Rohani
(b) Mukund Nevalkar
(c) Shreenivas Tewari
(d) None of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


30. Who was the speaker of the previous Madhya Pradesh Assembly (2014-2018)?

(a) Pt. Kunjilal Dubey
(b) Shri Ishwardas Rohani
(c) Dr. Sitasaran Sharma
(d) Shri Rajender Singh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


31. Number of Legislative Assembly Seats in M.P. is :

(a) 230
(b) 232
(c) 225
(d) 216

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


32. To whom is the Council of Ministers in Madhya Pradesh responsible?

(a) Governor
(b) Chief Minister
(c) Legislative Assembly
(d) None of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


33. Who has been empowered as Zillah Sarkar (District Government) in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Zillah Panchayat
(b) District Planning Committee
(c) Municipal Corporation
(d) District Collector

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34. In which year was Madhya Pradesh Zila Yojana Samiti Adhiniyam passed?

(a) 1997
(b) 1995
(c) 1993
(d) 1991

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


35. Under which Provision, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has been constituted?

(a) Section 118(2) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956
(b) Section 118(3) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956
(c) Section 118(1) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956
(d) Section 116(4) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


36. A Joint State Public Service Commission may be established for two or more States.

(a) If respective States agree in this regard
(b) Parliament appoints Joint State Public Service Commission by law
(c) Both (A) and (B)
(d) None of the above

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37. In April 1997 a prominent tribal leader of Madhya Pradesh left Congress to Join Bahujan Samaj Party. His name is-

(a) Arvind Netam
(b) Jamuna Devi
(c) Pyarelal Kanwar
(d) Jhumuk Lal Bhedia

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38. In which revenue zone there are only two districts-

(a) Hoshangabad
(b) Chambal
(c) Bastar
(d) Rewa

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39. Two new districts were formed in Madhya Pradesh in the year 2008. Identify –

(a) Alirajpur and Burhanpur
(b) Burhanpur and Anuppur
(c) Singrauli and Anuppur
(d) Singrauli and Alirajpur

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40. Which party amongst the following is neither a nationally recognized party nor a party recognized for the state of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Bahujan Samaj Party
(b) Samajwadi Party
(c) Gondwana Ganatantra Party
(d) Communist Party of India

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41. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
In Madhya Pradesh :
1. Zila Panchayat Adhyaksha (President) is elected through indirect election.
2. 50% of seats are reserved for women in Panchayati Raj.
3. Sarpanch is elected through direct election.
Code :

(a) 1 and 2 are correct
(b) 1 and 3 are correct
(c) 2 and 3 are correct
(d) 1, 2, and 3 are correct

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42. In which year was the Madhya Pradesh Rajkoshiya Uttardayitva Evam Budget Prabandhan Adhiniyam passed?

(a) 2003
(b) 2004
(c) 2005
(d) 2006

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]