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Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is

A. 341

B. 344

C. 333

D. 334

Correct Answer :

A. 341


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Which one of the following is a national political party

A. All India Anna D. M. K.

B. National Conference

C. Communist Party of India

D. All India Forward Block

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Which of the following was not the work of the League of Nations

A. To prevent wars in the world

B. To encourage the feelings of co-operation among the nations

C. To settle the disputes among the nations in a peaceful manner

D. To make every nation militarily strong

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Which among the following is/are appointed by the President of India ?
1. Vice-Chairman of the planning commission.
2. Chairman of the finance commission.
3. Chief Ministers of the union territories.
Select the correct answer by using the following codes.

A. 1 and 2 are correct

B. 2 and 3 are correct

C. 1 and 3 are correct

D. Only 1 is correct

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Indian constitution contains

A. 9 schedules and 300 articles

B. 335 articles and 11 schedules

C. 400 articles and 10 schedules

D. 395 (444) articles and 12 schedules

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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

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Given below are two statements
Assertion (A) : Powers for conducting elections to the Parliament and state legislatures in a free and fair manner have been given to an independent body i.e. the Election Commission.
Reason (R) : Power of removal of Election Commissioners is with the executive.
In the context of above, which one of the following is correct ?

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

B. Both A and R are 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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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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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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The tenth schedule of Indian constitution deals with

A. Anti-defection legislation

B. Panchayati Raj

C. Land Reforms

D. Distribution of powers between the Union and States

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

A. Mizoram

B. Haryana

C. Kerala

D. Karnataka

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A citizen of India is arrested and detained without trial. Which of the following writs should he invoke in the Court to secure freedom

A. Quo Warranto

B. Certiorari

C. Mandamus

D. Habeas Corpus

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Mahatma Gandhi often stressed the importance of villages and wanted the establishment of 'Gram Raj' in India. It was because

A. Gandhiji was born in a village

B. Village administration is easy

C. Village people are good and hard working

D. Villages are the backbone of the nation and help for the welfare of all people

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Consider the following statements :
1. The mode of removal of a judge of a High Court in India is same as that of removal of a judge of the Supreme Court.
2. After retirement from the office, a permanent judge of a High Court can not plead or act in any court or before any authority in 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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The maximum strength of the Legislative Assembly of a state is

A. 450

B. 500

C. 400

D. 525

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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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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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President of the Constituent Assembly with whose signature the Indian constitution was adopted was

A. Dr. Ambedka

B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

C. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

D. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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Judiciary is one of three branches of modern governments. In some governments the principle of judicial supremacy is recognised in theory as well as in practice. It is because

A. The judges possess knowledge the laws

B. The judges can help in making the laws

C. There is no need to protect the rights of the citizens

D. The judiciary is impartial and superior to other branches of the government as it interprets the constitution

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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 design of the National flag adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India in

A. July, 1948

B. July, 1950

C. July, 1947

D. August, 1947

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Under the Constitution, the power to issue a writ of Habeas Corpus is vested in

A. High Court alone

B. Both Supreme Court and High Courts

C. All courts down to the District Courts

D. None of these

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Who was the President of the Republic of India who consistently described Indian secularism as Sarve Dharma Samabhav ?

A. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

B. Dr. Jakir Hussain

C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

D. Giani Zail Singh

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Which of the following organisation was established to promote peace and co-operation among the nations of the world

A. The Holy Aliance

B. The League of Nations

C. The United Nations Organisation

D. All the above

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Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?

A. Right to equality

B. Right to property

C. Right to freedom

D. Right to constitutional remedies

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Which organ is the custodian of the National purse ?

A. Executive

B. Judiciary

C. Legislature

D. Civil Servants

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The Government of the Union of India is parliamentary in character. One of the characteristics of a parliamentary system of Government is

A. The Ministry is collectively responsible to both Houses of Parliament

B. The Ministry is not responsible to the parliament

C. The Ministry is responsible to the Head of the State

D. The Ministry is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha

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The Directive Principles of State Policy of India have similarity with

A. The Constitution of U. K.

B. The Constitution of U. S. A.

C. The Constitution of Ireland

D. None of the above

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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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Which of the following is not more a Fundamental Right ?

A. Right to equality

B. Right to freedom

C. Right to property

D. Right against exploitation