The Centre-State Relation One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 The financial relations between the Union Government and States have been discussed under which article? Articles 268 to 281
2 Under which Article of the Constitution of India, Taxes are levied and collected by the center but distributed between the center and the States? Article 270
3 Indian Constitution presents three lists for the distribution of power between the center and states. Which two Articles regulate that distribution? Articles 245 and 246
4 Article 249 of the Indian Constitution deals with –
Legislative Powers of the Parliament with respect to subjects in the State List
5 A resolution passed under clause (1) of Article 249 shall remain in force for a period not exceeding – One year
6 Subjects on which center and state both can make law are mentioned in which List? Concurrent list
7 The relation of Centre-State lies in which Schedule – 7th
8 In which part of the Indian Constitution, legislative relations between the Centre and States are given? Part XI
9 Which Part of the Constitution of India describes the financial relations between the Centre and States? Part XII
10 Who is vested with the residuary powers in Indian Constitutions? Parliament
11 The Indian Constitution vests the residuary powers with – The Union Government
12 In which respect have the centre-state relations been specifically termed as municipal relations – Centre’s control of the state in the planning process
13 Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides that ‘it shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance? Article 355
14 When was the Jharkhand Area Autonomous Council formed? 8 August, 1995
15 Which Article says that the Indian Constitution provisions about interstate relations? Article 263
16 What is the source of Inter-State councils? Constitution
17 On the recommendation of which Commission/ Committee, the Inter-state Council was set up in India? Sarkaria Commission
18 The regional councils are constituted by – Parliamentary Laws
19 Who is empowered to establish the Inter-State Council? President
20 Which Constitutional Provision lays down that taxes can neither be levied nor collected without the authority of law? Article 265
21 Sarkaria Commission was set up to review – The relations between the Union and the States
22 Which Commission advocated the establishment of a Permanent Inter-State Council, called ‘Intergovernmental Council? Sarkaria Commission
23 Agriculture Income Tax is assigned to the State Government by – The Constitution of India
24 Which tax is imposed and charged by the Union, but is divided into the Union and the States? Taxes on items except for agriculture income