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GK Questions and Answers on National Commission for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes

National Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes commissions are two separate constitutional body. Main work of these commissions is to protect the interests of National Scheduled Castes and Tribes in the country. In this article, 10 questions related to this National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are given which will be very useful for examinations like IAS/PCS/SSC etc.
Dec 21, 2017 22:23 IST

National Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes commissions are two separate constitutional body. Main work of these commissions is to protect the interests of National Scheduled Castes and Tribes in the country. In this article, 10 questions related to this National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are given which will be very useful for examinations like IAS/PCS/SSC etc.

GK QUIZ POLITY

1. The National Commission for Schedule Caste was established under........of Indian constitution.

(a) Article 338

(b) Article 250

(c) Article 180

(d) Article 142

Answer a

Explanation: The establishment of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has been done under Article 338.

 

2. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

(a) National Commission for Women: 1992

(b) National Minorities Commission: 1993

(c) National Backward Classes Commission: 2002

(d) National Child Rights Protection Commission: 2007

Answer c

Explanation: National Backward Classes Commission Act was made in 1993.

3. Which of the following is the constitutional body?

(a) National Child Rights Protection Commission

(b) National Backward Classes Commission

(c) National Minorities Commission

(d) National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Answer d

Explanation: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes is a constitutional body while the other commissions are statutory commissions which have been established by the Act of Parliament.

4. Who appoints the Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes?

(a) President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Lok Sabha Speaker

(d) None of the following

Answer a

Explanation: The Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes is appointed by the President of India.

5. Which of the following is not the function of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes?

(a) Providing Constitutional protection to Scheduled Castes

(b) To investigate any case that violates the interests of Scheduled Castes

(c) To submit the report to the Prime Minister related to the protection of Scheduled Castes

(d) None of the above

Answer c

Explanation: This Commission prepares the progress report of the schedule castes and submits it to the President of India.

6. Which constitution amendment has recommended the establishment of a commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes?

(a) 41st Constitutional Amendment

(b) 65th Constitutional Amendment

(c) 82nd Constitutional Amendment

(d) 76th Constitutional Amendment

Answer b

Explanation: A commission for National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe was set up after 65th Constitutional Amendment.

7. How long is the tenure of Chairman of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission?

(a) 5 years

(b) 6 years

(c) 4 years

(d) Not fixed, he remains at the post till the pleasure of the president of India

Answer d

Explanation: The tenure of the Chairman of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission is not fixed; he remains at the post till the pleasure of the president of India. But as a tradition his tenure is fixed for 3 years.

8. Who is the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes at present?

(a) Rameshwar Oraav

(b) Girija Vyas

(c) Nanda Kumar Sai

(d) Neeraja Kumar

Answer c

Explanation: At present, Nand Kumar Sai is the President of the National Scheduled Tribe Commission.

9. When was National Scheduled Tribes Commission set up?

(a) 1990

(b) 1993

(c) 1995

(d) 2004

Answer d

Explanation: The National Scheduled Tribes Commission has come into existence since 2004.

10. Articles 330 to 342 of Indian Constitution belong to.....

(a) All India Services

(b) Election Commission

(c) Village Panchayats

(d) Reservation and representation of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes in Lok Sabha

Answer d

Explanation: Reservation and Representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Lok Sabha.

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