TNPSC/TNTET Civics Study materials Questions and Answers

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Below given Important Civics questions and answers for Competitive examinations:

Question 1. What are the major divisions of economics?
Production, Consumption, Distribution.

Question 2. Who is Scholar in economics?
Amarthya Sen.

Question 3. What is Economic Development?
As the demand increase in the production, Consumption and distribution.

Question 4. What is the Market?
A Market is a place where things are bought and sold.

Question 5. What are Fair price shops?
The Government supplies essential commodities like rice, dhal, sugar and oil through fair price shops.

Question 6. What is the meaning of local government administration?
Panchayat Union, Town Panchayat, District Panchayat, Municipality and Corporation also have members. This system called as Local Administration.

Question 7. Who introduced local self government in india?
“Lord Ripon” indroduced Local Self Government.

Question 8. What are the functions of village panchayat?
Laying Village, Drinking water Supply, Laying drainge system.

Question 9. When is republic day of india?
January 26 is republic day.

Question 10. When is Labour day?
May 1st is Labour day of india.

Question 11. When is Independence day of India?
August 15th is independence day of India.

Question 12. When is Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday?
October 2nd is mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

Question 13. What is district panchayat?
Each district is provided with a District Panchayat. The members of the district panchayat are elected by the people through elections in the ratio of 1:50,000. These members elect one member among them as the District Panchayat President.

Question 14. List out the functions of District panchayat?
The important functions of the District panchayat involve giving suggestions to the government regarding the development work and the improvement of roads and transport carried out by the Village panchayats and the panchayat unions within the district.

Question 15. What is District Planning Committee?
The District Panchayat President also act as the president of the District Planning Committee.

Question 16. What is Municipality?
An area which has a population of more than one lakh is termed as a municipality.

Question 17. What is Corporation?
A city which has a large population, big infrastructure and important government offices is called corporation.

Question 18. Who is chairperson of Corporation?
Mayor is the chairaman of Corporation.

Question 19. What is Town panchayat?
Villages which have a population of more than 10,000 are upgraded into Town Panchayats.

Question 20. Who is eligible to vote?
Those who complete the age of 18 are eligble to vote.

Question 21. Who is the first woman doctor in india?
Dr.Muthulakshmi is first woman doctor in india.

Question 22. When was born Dr. Muthulakshmi reddy?
She was born on 30th July 1886.

Question 23. Name the award awarded by the Central Government to Dr. Muthulakshmi?

Padma Bhusan
Question 24. When was Dr.Muthulakshmi reddy got Padma Bhusan Award?

She was awarded the padma Bhusan in 1956 for her meritorious service.

Question 25. Name of the institutions where she studied?
She was the first Indian woman to obtain a medical degree from Madras Medical College in 1912.

Question 26. Name of the Hospital she established?
She was instrumental in starting the Cancer Institute in Adyar, Chennai.

Question 27. Why india is 7th largest country in the world?
India is the largest country in the world with an area of 32,87,263 Sq.kms.

Question 28. Which place is india in world population?
It is the second most populous country in the world, next only china.

Question 29. What is the total length of the coastline in india?
The total lenght of the coastline in india is 7516.6 Kms.

Question 30. What is the population of india in 2011 census?
The population of india is 1210.2 millions as per 2011 census.

Question 31. How much is the male population in india 2011 census?
Male population is 623.7 million.

Question 32. How much the female population in india 2011 census?
Female population is 586.5 million.

Question 33. What is the meaning of population density?
The population density is the number of people living per square kilometer.

Question 34. What is the population density of india according to 2011 census?
The population density of India was 382 Sq.Kms in  2011.

Question 35. What is the male literacy rate in india as per the 2011 census?
The male literacy rate in india as per the 2011 census is 82.14%.

Question 36. What is the Female literacy rate in india as per the 2011 census?
what is the Female literacy rate in india as per the 2011 census is 65.46%.

Question 37. In which year was the republic of india was constitution promulgated?
The republic is governed in terms of the Constitution, which came into force on 26th January, 1950.

Question 38. List out the states in india?
There are twenty eight states. There are Andhra pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Asom(Assam), Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya pradesh, Maharashtra,Rajasthan, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Tamilnadu, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Odisha(orissa), Uttar pradesh, Punjab, West bengal.

Question 39. List the 7 union territories in india?

Andaman and Nicobar islands, Chandirgarh, Dadar and Nagar haveli, Daman and Diu, National Cpaital territory of delhi,Lakshadweep, Puducherry(Pondichery).

Question 40. What is a union executive in india?
The union executive consists of the president, the Vice president, the prime minister, the counsil of Ministers and the Attomey-General of India.

Question 41. Who is the head of Indian Union?
The president is the head of the Indian Union.

Question 42. How is elected the president of india?
The president of India is elected by indirectly.

Question 43. Who is eligible for a contest in the presidential election?
A person who is the citizen of India and not less than 35 years of age can contest the Presidential elections.

Question 44.what is the length of indian flag?
The ratio of the length to its breadth of Indian Flag is 3:2.

Question 45. Who was composed the national anthem of india?
The national Anthem was composed by the great poet Rabindranath Tagore.

Question 46. What is the national emblem of india?
The national emblem of India is taken from the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka. In the original, there are four lions, standing back to back, mounted on an abacus with a frieze carrying sculptures in high relief of an elephant, a galloping horse, a bull, and a lion separated by intervening wheels over a bell-shaped lotus. Carved out of a single block of polished sandstone, the Capital is crowned by the Wheel of the Law (Dharma Chakra). 

Question 47. How much time does it take to sing national anthem?
The time duration for singing or playing our national Anthem is approximately 52 Seconds.

Question 48. What is the meaning of satyamev jayate?
The meaning of satyamev jayate is “Truth alone Triumphs”.

Question 49. Which song is the national song of india?
The National song -”Vande Mataram’ was composed in sanskrit by Bankimchandra Chattarjee.

Question 50. Which animal is national Animal of India?
The National Animal of India is Tiger.

Question 51. Which bird is national bird of India?
The peacock is the National Bird of India.

Question 52. Which flower is the national flower of india?
Lotus is the national flower of India.

Question 53. Which tree is the national tree of India?
The banyan tree is the national tree of India.

Question 54. Which river is the national river of India?
Ganga is the national river of india.

Question 55. Which fruit is national fruit of India?
Mango is the national fruit of India.

Question 56. Which game is the national game of India?
Hockey is the national game of India.

Question 57. Who was the first president of the constituent assembly of india?
Dr. Sachidananda sintha was first president of the constituent assembly of india.

Question 58. Who is Dr.B.R.Ambedkar?
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar was a brilliant constitutional expert and the chief architech of Indian Constitution.

Question 59. When was the indian constitution inaugurated?
The constitution was inaugurated on 26th January 1950. Hence we celebrate the republic day on 26th january of every year.

Question 60. List of the Salient Features of the Indian Constitution?
Preamble, The popular Sovereignty, Secularism, Parlimentary Democratic Government, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive principles of state Policy, Universal Adult Franchise etc.

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