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In Dictorship Executive is responsible to

A. An advisory council

B. The people's representative

C. The high administrative officers

D. No one

Correct Answer :

D. No one


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Magna Carta in England led to the Development of

A. Constitutional law

B. International law

C. Labour law

D. Criminal law

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Which of the following is not included in the directive principles of state policy ?

A. Prohibition of liquor

B. Right to work

C. Equal wage for equal work

D. Right to information

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Under which article of the Constitution of India can the Indian Parliament make laws under the residuary powers ?

A. Article 248

B. Article 249

C. Article 250

D. Article 251

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During which of the following periods did the Constituent Assembly deliberate upon finalization of the Constitution of India ?

A. November, 1946 November, 1949

B. November, 1947 November, 1949

C. December, 1946 November, 1949

D. December, 1947 November, 1949

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Consider the following statements
1. In Part IX of the constitution of India, there is no provision of reservation for women in any seat to be filled by direct election in every Panchayat.
2. The Eleventh schedule of the constitution of India distributes power between the state legislature and the panchayat just as the seventh schedule distributes powers between the union of India and the states.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

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The total number of members in the legislative council of a state cannot exceed

A. One-fourth of the total numbers in the legislative Assembly

B. One-third of the total number of members of the legislative five assembly

C. One-sixth of the total number of members of the legislative Assembly

D. No such limit has been fixed

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Consider the following statements
1. The design of the National flag of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 22nd July, 1947.
2. The National Anthem was first sung on 27th December, 1911 at the Calcutta Session of Indian National Congress.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

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The United Nations Charter was signed in

A. Postdam

B. Yalta

C. San Fransisco

D. Tehran

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What is the maximum time interval permissible between two successive sessions of the Parliament ?

A. Four months

B. Six months

C. Eight months

D. Nine months

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Consider the following statements in respect of financial emergency under Article 360 of the Constitution of India :
1. A proclamation of financial emergency issued shall cease to operate at the expiration of two months, unless before the expiration of that period it has been approved by the resolutions of both Houses of Parliament.
2. If any proclamation of financial emergency is in operation, it is competent for the President of India to issue direction for the reduction of salaries and allowances of all or any class of person serving in connection with the affairs of the union but excluding the judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

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The Planning Commission of India is

A. A statutory body

B. An advisory body

C. A constitutional body

D. An independent and autonomous body

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Consider the following statements
1. In the Parliamentary system of India. If the President of India returns a Bill for reconsideration of the Houses; and both the Houses pass the Bill again without any amendment and the Bill is again presented to the President, the President has the power to with hold his assent from the Bill.
2. As per the constitution of India the union council of ministers is responsible both to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Which are the two states (other than UP) having the highest representation in Lok Sabha ?

A. Bihar and Madhya Pradesh

B. Bihar and Maharashtra

C. Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

D. Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan

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The stages in the normal financial legislation included.
1. Presentation of the budget.
2. Discussion of the budget.
3. Passing of Appropriation bill.
4. Vote on Account.
5. Passing of the finance bill.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

A. 1, 2 and 3

B. 1, 3 and 5

C. 1, 2, 3 and 4

D. 1, 2, 3 and 5

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The Finance Commission is constituted under arti-0cle .……....... of the constitution of India.

A. 275

B. 280

C. 282

D. None of the above

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Consider the following statements
1. In the Lok Sabha, 12 members are nominated by the President of India.
2. In the Rajya Sabha, a maximum of 2 members of the Anglo-Indian community can be nominated by the President of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

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What was the number of the princely states in India at the time of partition ?

A. 555

B. 558

C. 560

D. 562

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The Indian constitution establishes India as a

A. Theocracy

B. Republic

C. Democratic Republic

D. None of the above

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Which one of the following is not a constitutional body ?

A. Election Commission

B. Union Public Service Commission

C. Planning Commission

D. Finance Commission

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Who presides over the meetings of the Lok Sabha?

A. Speaker

B. Vice President

C. Prime Minister

D. President

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In the general elections to the 13th Lok Sabha, the Congress Party secured

A. 110

B. 114

C. 112

D. 122

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What does the Constitution (Ninety Second Amendment) Act, 2003 deal with ?

A. Creation of a separate National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

B. Cyber Crime

C. Inclusion of Bodo, Dogri, Maithili and Santhali languages in the Eighth Schedule

D. Making right to free and compulsory education a fundamental right

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Which of the following states does not bear Panchayati Raj System ?

A. Mizoram

B. Haryana

C. Kerala

D. Karnataka

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Which part of the following is described as the soul of Indian Constitution ?

A. Directive principles of state policy

B. The preamble of the Constitution

C. Fundamental rights

D. None of the above

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Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly established in July 1946

A. Vallabhbhai Patel

B. Mahatma Gandhi

C. K.M.Munshi

D. J.B.Kripalani

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The total number of members of legislative council can in no case be less than

A. 40

B. 60

C. 50

D. No minimum strength has been fixed

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Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographic area as a scheduled area ?

A. Governor

B. Chief Minister

C. Prime Minister

D. President

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India became a sovereign, democratic republic on

A. Aug 15, 1947

B. Jan 30, 1948

C. Jan 26, 1950

D. Nov 26, 1929

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Which of the following is not a specialised agency of U.N.O.

A. International Labour Organisation

B. International Monetary Fund

C. World Health Organisation

D. World Hockey Federation

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Assertion (A) : The council of ministers in the union of India is collectively responsible both to Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Reason (R) : The members of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the ministers of the Union Government.

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. A is false but R is true