Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice_Test 133 of 150)

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  1. Consider the following statements: (2004)
    1. The highest deciding body for planning in India is the Planning Commission of India
    2. The Secretary of the Planning Commission of India is also the Secretary of National Development Council
    3. The Constitution includes economic and social planning in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2
    2. 2 and 3
    3. 2 only
    4. 3 only
  2. Consider the following statements: (2003) The function (s) of the Finance Commission is/are
    1. to allow the withdrawal of money out of the Consolidated Fund of India.
    2. to allocate between the States the shares of proceeds of taxes.
    3. to consider application for grants-in-aid from States.
    4. to supervise and report on whether the Union and State governments are levying taxes in accordance with the budgetary provisions.

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. Only 1
    2. 2 and 3
    3. 3 and 4
    4. 1,2 and 4
  3. The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to (2000)
    1. Distribute revenue between the Centre and the States
    2. Prepare the annual budget
    3. Advise the President on financial matters
    4. Allocate funds to various ministries of the Union and State Governments
  4. Who among the following are appointed by the President of India (1994) ?
    1. The Chairman, Finance Commission
    2. The Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
    3. The Chief Minister of a Union Territory

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 only
    2. 1 and 2 only
    3. 1 and 3 only
    4. 2 and 3 only
  5. Which one of the following statements is correct (1993) ?
    1. Neither the Finance Commission nor the Planning Commission is a constitutional body
    2. The scope of the Finance Commission is limited to a review of revenue segment of the budget while the planning Commission takes an overall review embracing both capital and revenue requirements of the States
    3. No one can be a member of both the Finance Commission and the Planning Commission at the same time
    4. There is no overlapping of work and responsibility of the Finance Commission and those of the Planning Commission