Indian Polity – Series 4

1) Which one of the following is concerned with the regularity and economy of expenditure of Government ?

a) Public Account Committee

b) Estimates Committees

c) Business Advisory Committee

d) Committee on Offices of profit

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Option – a)

2) Which Union Territories are represented in Rajya Sabha at present ?

1) Delhi

2) Puducherry

3) Lakshadweep

4) Chandigarh

Select the correct answer using the codes :

1, 2 and 4

2 and 3

All of these

1 and 2

3) Chief Minister of a State is responsible to:

(a) Governor

(b) Legislative Assembly

(c) Prime Minister

(d) Rajya Sabha

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Option – a)

4) The question of disqualification of a member of the State Legislature shall be decided by:

(a) the Governor in consultation with the President

(b) the Governor in consultation with the Election Commission

(c) State Legislative Council

(d) State Legislative Assembly

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Option – b)

5) The President can directly disallow a State Legislation:

(a) in case of any bill

(b) in case of money bills

(c) in case of bills reserved by the Governor for President’s assent

(d) Both (b) and (c) above

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Option – c)

6) The executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain with:

(a) the States

(b) the Centre

(c) the Constitution

(d) the President

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Option – b)

7) Jammu and Kashmir has a Constitution framed by:

(a) the Constituent Assembly which framed India’s Constitution

(b) a Constituent Assembly set up by Parliament

(c) a Constituent Assembly set up by the State

(d) its State Legislature

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Option – c)

8) Electioneering has to stop in a constituency:

(a) one day before the election

(b) 48 hours before election starts

(c) 36 hours before a poll commences

(d) 48 hours before the closing hour of polling

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Option – d)

9) Electioneering has to stop in a constituency:

(a) one day before the election

(b) 48 hours before election starts

(c) 36 hours before a poll commences

(d) 48 hours before the closing hour of polling

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Option – d)

10) Which of the following is not true regarding the Attorney General of India?

(a) He represents Government in any reference made by the President under Article 143

(b) His consent is necessary for initiating proceedings for contempt in certain cases

(c) His consent is necessary for finalization of appointment of Judges to State High Courts

(d) He appears in courts of law on behalf of the Houses of Parliament or the Speaker

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Option – c)

11) Zonal Council are provided:

(a) by the Constitution

(b) by Parliamentary Act

(c) under the 42nd Amendment Act

(d) by Presidential ordinance

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Option – b)

12) Which is at the apex of the three tier system of Panchayati Raj?

(a) Gram Sabha

(b) Gram Panchayat

(c) Zila Parishad

(d) Panchayat Samiti

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Option – c)

13) Panchayati Raj was started in the country in:

(a) 1957

(b) 1959

(c) 1952

(d) 1951

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Option – c)

14) It is obligatory for all States to have:

(a) three-tier system

(b) two-tier system

(c) some States are exempted from establishing three-tier system

(d) it is optional for the States

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Option – c)

15) Which Amendment of the Constitution gave priority to Directive Principles over Fundamental Rights?

(a) 24th Amendment

(b) 39th Amendment

(c) 42nd Amendment

(d) 40th Amendment

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Option – c)

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