Union and the Territory – Exercise – 1

1. According to Article 1, the territory of India consists of :

(a) Territories of the states
(b) Union Territories
(c) Territories that may be acquired by the government
(d) All of the above

Answer
Answer : (d)
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2. The power to curve out a new State is vested in :

(a) the Parliament
(b) the President
(c) the Council of Ministers
(d) State’s Reorganisation Commission

Answer
Answer : (a)
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3. ‘Uttarakhand’ State came into existence on :

(a) 1st November, 2000
(b) 9th November, 2000
(c) 10th November, 2001
(d) 1st January, 2008

Answer
Answer : (b)
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4. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the :

(a) 36th Amendment
(b) 39th Amendment
(c) 40th Amendment
(d) 42nd Amendment

Answer
Answer : (a)
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5. The Parliament can establish a new State in the Union by :

(a) an amendment
(b) an executive order
(c) a simple law
(d) None of the above

Answer
Answer : (c)
Explanation
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