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Read the following extract carefully andthe following

Read the following extract carefully and answer the following questions:
Constitutional status for local government has helped to deepen democracy in our country. Ithas also increased women’s representation and voice in our democracy. At the same time, thereare many difficulties. While elections are held regularly and enthusiastically, gram sabhas are notheld regularly. Most state governments have not transferred significant powers to the localgovernments. Nor have they given adequate resources. We are this still a long way from realisingthe ideal of self-government.1.Local government is called the.. tier of..(a) First, majoritarianism (b) Second, federalism(c) Third, federalism (d) Fourth, majoritarianism2.Constitutional status for local government has helped to deepen democracy in our country as:(a) It helps in the decentralisation of power. (b) It helps in holding elections regularly.A:Only (a)B:Only(b)C:Both (a) and(b)D:Neither (a) nor(b)3.There is still a long way from realising the ideal of self-government which of the following isnot True as regards this statement?(a) Most state governments don’t give significant powers to the local governments.(b) Local governments don’t have adequate funds.(c) Elections to Gram Sabhas are regularly held.(d) Women have not got representation at local government level.4. Atleast of all positions in local government bodies are reserved for women.(a) One fourth (b) One sixth(C) One third(d) One fifth​

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