NCERT Class 10 Civics Solutions: Chapter 2 Federalism (Democratic Politics-II) Part 3 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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NCERT Class 10 Political Science/Civics/Civics / Polity / Civics Chapter 2: Federalism

Question 8. The distinguishing feature of a federal government is:

  1. National government gives some powers to the provincial governments.
  2. Power is distributed among the legislature, executive and judiciary.
  3. Elected officials exercise supreme power in the government.
  4. Governmental power is divided between different levels of government.

Answer: (D)


Feature of a federal government are:

  • The powers are distributed between the centre and the states governments.
  • The supremacy of the constitution.
  • The supremacy of Judiciary.
Federal Government

Question 9. A few subjects in various Lists of the Indian Constitution are given here. Group them under the Union, State and Concurrent Lists as provided in the table below.

  1. Defence
  2. Police
  3. Agriculture
  4. Education
  5. Banking
  6. Forests
  7. Communications
  8. Trade
  9. Marriages


  1. Union List
  2. State List
  3. Concurrent List


Group Them under the Union, State and Concurrent Lists
Union ListState ListConcurrent List


State List, Union List and Concurrent List

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