08 Feb 2022

Union State and Union Territory

TNPSC Group 2 Union, States, and Union Territory Questions and Answer:

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Union States and Union Territory Questions and Answer:

I. Choose the correct answer:

1. What is the minimum age for becoming a member of the State Legislative Council?
(a) 18 years   (b) 21 years  (c) 25 years (d) 30 years

2. How many states does India have?
(a) 26  (b) 27  (c) 28  (d) 29

3. The word State government refers to
(a) Government departments in the states  (b) Legislative Assembly  (c) both a and b (d) none of the above

4. The overall head of the government in the state is the.
(a) President (b) Prime Minister (c) Governor (d) Chief Minister

5. Who appoints the Chief Minister and other Ministers?
(a) President (b) Prime Minister (c) Governor (d) Election Commissioner

6. Who becomes the Chief Minister?
(a) Leader of the Majority party (b) Leader of the opposition party  (C) Both (d) None

7. By which Amendment Act, Delhi has become National Capital Territory?

a. 68th Amendment Act, 1991 B. 69th Amendment Act, 1991 C. 70th Amendment Act, 1992 D.71 Amendment Act, 1992

8. The Union Territories of India are administrated by the

a. President b. Prime Minister c. Defence Minister D. Chief Minister

II. Fill in the blanks

1. The Governor is appointed by the _______

2. The leader of the majority party is appointed as _______ in the state assembly.

3. _______ is the highest judicial organ of the state.

4. MLA stands for _______.

5. _______ is a particular area from where all the voters living there choose their representatives.

6. The elected representatives who are not members of the ruling party are called _______.


  1. President of India
  2. the Chief Minister
  3. The High Court
  4. Member of Legislative Assembly
  5. Electoral Constituencies
  6. Opposition Party

III. Assertion and Reason:

1. Which of the following statement is/are not correct?
To become a governor, one
a. should be the citizen of India
b. should have completed 25 years of age
c. should have sound mind
d. should not hold any office of profit.
i. a & b
ii. c & d
iii. a
iv. b
Answer: iv. B

2. Consider the following statements and state true or false.
a. MLAs are together responsible for the working of the government
b. All the MLAs of other political parties who do not belong to the ruling party are called opposition.
c. MLAs are not the representatives of the people.
a. True
b. True
c. False

3. Find out the correct meaning of the bicameral legislature.
a. It means that there are cameras in the legislature.
b. It means that the legislature has men and women members.
c. It means that there are two houses like upper house and lower house..
d. It means that the governor is the leader over the members of the legislature.
c. It means that there are t0 houses like upper house and lower house.

4. Assertion: India has a federal system of government.
Reason: According to our constitution the power is divided between central and state governments.
a. A is correct and R explains A
b. A is correct and R does not explain A
c. A is correct and R is the wrong
d. Both are wrong
a. A is correct and R explains A

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