12 Feb 2022

How the State Government Works

Samacheer Kalvi Class 7 How the State Government Works Notes:

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I. Choose the correct answer

1. The Governor of a state is appointed by –
(a) President   (b) Vice President   (c) Prime Minister   (d) Chief Minister

2. The State Council Ministers is headed by –
(a) The Governor   (b) Chief Minister   (c) Speaker   (d) Home Minister

3. Who can summon and prorogue the sessions of the State legislature?
(a) Home Minister  (b) President   (c) Speaker   (d) The Governor

4. Who does not participate in the appointment of the High Court Judge?
(a) Governor   (b) Chief Minister   (c) Chief Justice of the High Court   (d) President of India

5. The age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court is –
(a) 62   (b) 64   (c) 65    (d) 58

II. Fill in the Blanks

1. ……………… States are there in India at present.

2. The tenure of the Governor is normally ……………. years.

3. The District Judges are appointed by ……………..

4. The Governor is the ……………. Head of the State.

5. Minimum age for elections as MLA ……………. years.


  1. 29
  2. Five
  3. The Governor
  4. Constitutional
  5. 25

III. Match the following:

1. Governor – a. Lower House

2. Chief Minister – b. Nominal Head

3. Legislative Assembly – c. Upper House

4. Legislative Council – d. Real Head


  1. d
  2. b
  3. a
  4. c

IV. State true or false:

1. Chief Minister is the chief administrator of the State.
Answer: True

2. The Governor nominates two members of the Anglo – Indian Community to Legislative Assembly.
Correct statement:
The Governor nominates one member of the Anglo- Indian Community to Legislative Assembly.

3. The number of judges in the High Courts is not uniform and fixed.

V. Choose the correct statement:

1. The State Legislative Assembly participates in the election of
(i) President
(ii) Vice–President
(iii) Rajya Sabha members
(iv) Members of the Legislative Council of the State

(a) i, ii & iii are Correct
(b) i & iii are Correct
(c) i, iii & iv are correct
(d) i, ii, iii & iv are correct
(c) i, iii & iv are correct

VI. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. Name the two houses of the State legislature.

  • Upper house – Rajya Sabha
  • Lower house – Lok Sabha

2. Write the qualifications of the members of the Legislative Assembly?

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. He/she must be 25 years and above.
  3. The candidate must be of sound mind.
  4. He/she must be an elector for any constituency in the state he is representing from.

3. How is the Chief Minister appointed?

  • The Governor appoints the leader of the majority party in the State Legislative Assembly as the Chief Minister.
  • He is the head of the State Council of ministers.

4. How is the Council of Ministers formed?

  1. The party which gets majority seats in the election forms the government.
  2. The leader of the majority party in the election is chosen as Chief Minister.
  3. The Chief Minister chooses his ministers from the MLAs of his party.
  4. On the advice of the Chief Minister, the Governor appoints the other ministers.
  5. Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister from the State Government.

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