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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 17 August 2020

Question 1.Who was not the member of State reorganization commission constituted in 1953?

 (a) H N Kunzru

(b) Fazal Ali

(c) K M Panikkar

(d) SK Dhar


Question 2.Which of the following statements is/ are correct with respect to the State reorganization commission?

  1. The Commission recommended that India’s state boundaries should be reorganized to form 16 states and 6 territories.
  2. Andhra Pradesh was the first state to be formed on the linguistic basis.

 (a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d) None


Question 3.S.K. Dhar Commission (1947) suggested the following criteria along with language for the reorganization of States:

Which of the following were its recommendations?

  1. Geographical contiguity
  1. Financial self-reliance
  2. Administrative viability

 (a)  Only 1

(b) 1 & 2

(c)  1 & 3

(d) All


Question 4.Who was not a member of JVP Committee?

(a) JP Naraiyan

(b) Vallabh Bhai Patel

(c) Pattabhi Sitarammaiah

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru


Question 5.Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

New proposed states                                   Related States

(a)       Rayalaseema                           :                               Karnataka

(b)       Kosal                                      :                                Odisha

(c)     Mithilanchal                             :                                 Bihar

(d)     Harit Pradesh                          :                              Uttar Pradesh


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