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The function of the Protem Speaker is to

A. Conduct the proceedings of Houses in absence of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker

B. Officiate as Speaker when the Speaker is unlikely to be elected

C. Swear-in members and hold charge till a regular Speaker is elected

D. Checks if the election certificates of the members are in order

Correct Answer :

C. Swear-in members and hold charge till a regular Speaker is elected


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Power and position of Supreme Court in India are very much like those of the highest court in

A. Russia

B. England

C. Japan

D. U.S.A.

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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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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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Idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from

A. England

B. America

C. Australia

D. Russia

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The main organ of U.N.O. is

A. General Assembly

B. Security Council

C. International Court of Justice

D. All the above

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In our constitution, Directive principles of the state policy aim at -

A. Free compulsory education for children

B. Equal wages for equal work for women and men

C. Equitable distribution of wealth

D. All the above

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What is the minimum age laid down for a candidate to seek election to the Lok Sabha ?

A. 18 years

B. 21 years

C. 25 years

D. 30 years

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Who was the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

B. C. Rajagopalachari

C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Universal Adult Franchise makes a government

A. More responsive

B. More efficient

C. More popular amongst the minorities

D. More stable

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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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Money bills can be introduced in the state legislature with the prior consent of

A. The Speaker

B. The Chief Minister

C. The Governor

D. The President

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The idea of Directive principles of state policy has been borrowed from the Constitution of

A. Japan

B. Canada

C. France

D. Ireland

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Which one of the following is correct about the Supreme Court regarding its judgement ?

A. It can change the judgement

B. It cannot change the judgement

C. Only the Chief Justice of India can change the judgement

D. Only the ministry of law can change the judgement

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How many times has financial emergency been declared in India so far ?

A. 5 times

B. 4 times

C. Once

D. Never

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While casting her vote in any election, a woman exercises her

A. Civics right

B. Social right

C. Natural right

D. Political right

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Who was the speaker of the first Lok-Sabha ?

A. Hukam Singh

B. G. V. Mavalankar

C. K. M. Munshi

D. U. N. Dhebar

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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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Who has been the only Lok Sabha Speaker to have become the President of India ?

A. Gyani Zail Singh

B. V. V. Giri

C. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

D. K. R. Narayanan

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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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When the Constituent Assembly for the Dominion of India reassembled on 31st October,1947,it's reduced membership was

A. 299

B. 311

C. 319

D. 331

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Who among the following gave the following statements about the Indian constitution ?
Indian constitution strikes a good balance between extreme regedity and too much flexibility.

A. B. R. Ambedkar

B. M. V. Pylee

C. Alexanderowicz

D. K. C. Wheare

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The National Development Council (NDC)
1. Discusses the progress of the National Plan.
2. Suggests the ways to achieve goals of the National Plan.
3. Gives guidelines to for mulate the National Plan.
4. Suggests plan allocations.
Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below.

A. 1, 2 and 3

B. 2, 3 and 4

C. 1, 2 and 4

D. All of the above

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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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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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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

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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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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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To be eligible for election as President of India a person must have completed the age of

A. 35 years

B. 40 years

C. 30 years

D. 25 years

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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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A motion of no confidence against the Council of Ministers can be moved in Lok Sabha if it is
supported by at least

A. 50 members

B. 55 members

C. 100 members

D. One-fifth of total number