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In India, the states derive their power from the

A. People

B. Constitution

C. State Assembly

D. Parliament

Correct Answer :

B. Constitution


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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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The defeat of Government in Rajya Sabha leads to

A. Its dismissal by the President

B. Resignation by Prime Minister

C. Advice by President to Prime Minister to relinquish office

D. None of these

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In which general election did the Congress Party lose majority in the Parliament for the first time ?

A. 1967

B. 1977

C. 1980

D. None of the above

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What was the scheme to reduce interest burden of the state Government of India through gradual conversion of high cost debt into a low cost debt known as ?

A. Debt swap scheme

B. Debt write off scheme

C. Grantsinaid scheme

D. Debt consolidation scheme

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Assertion (A) : The number of the members of the Union Public Service Commission is prescribed in the constitution of India.
Reason (R) : The Union Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India.

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

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Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government

A. India

B. Britain

C. Canada

D. U.S.A.

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The first day session of the Indian Constituent Assembly was chaired by

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

B. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru

C. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

D. Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha

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Which of the following are included in the Constitution of India as the directive principles of state policy ?
1. Separation of judiciary from executive.
2. Participation of workers in management of industry.
3. Equal justice and free legal aid.
Select the correct answer using the code given below

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

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The constituent assembly for undivided India first met on

A. 6th december,1946

B. 9th december,1946

C. 20th February,1947

D. 3rd June,1947

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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

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The Union Cabinet is responsible to

A. The Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha

B. The President of India

C. The Lok Sabha only

D. The electorate

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Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India

A. Dr.B.N Rao

B. Dr.B.R Ambedkar

C. K.M Munshi

D. M.C Setalvad

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The Governor of a state in India is

A. Directly elected by the people of the state

B. Appointed by the Prime Minister

C. Appointed by the President

D. Appointed by the State Chief Minister

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The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was

A. 43rd

B. 41st

C. 42nd

D. 44th

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Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?

A. Department of elementary education and literacy

B. Department of Secondary and Higher Education

C. Department of technical education

D. Department of women and child development

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'The relation between individual and society is not one-sided: both are essential for the comprehension of either." Whose words are these

A. Karl Marx

B. Plato

C. Mac Iver

D. M. K. Gandhi

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Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?

A. 30

B. 31

C. 35

D. 32

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Which one of the following is the period for the legislative council to detain the ordinary bills ?

A. 3 Months

B. 4 Months

C. 6 Months

D. 14 days

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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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The number of Anglo-Indians who can be nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha is

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

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What are the residuary powers ?

A. Powers which are enumerated in the state list

B. Powers which are included in the state list

C. Powers which are enumerated in the concurrent list

D. Powers which are not mentioned in any of the lists

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Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constituted in a state, having a population less than

A. Ten Lakhs

B. Fifteen Lakhs

C. Twenty Lakhs

D. Twenty five Lakhs

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The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is

A. 500

B. 525

C. 542

D. 552

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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 President of India be impeached ?

A. Article 61

B. Article 75

C. Article 76

D. Article 356

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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 maximum strength of the Legislative Assembly of a state is

A. 450

B. 500

C. 400

D. 525

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Setting up of which one of the following is not stated in the constitution of India ?

A. Planning Commission

B. Finance Commission

C. Election Commission

D. Union Public Service Commission

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Panchyati Raj is organised at the

A. Block level

B. Village and block level

C. Village, block and district level

D. Village, block, district and state level

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Aristotle, the father or Political Science, believed that the State continues to exist for the sake of good life. His belief is right because

A. The state alone can provide opportunities for the proper development of the individual's faculties

B. State has the power to regulate and control

C. State is what is made by the people

D. State is the result of a contract