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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

Correct Answer :

A. Anti-defection legislation


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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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The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by

A. Stafford Cripps

B. A.V Alexander

C. Lord Pethick Lawrence

D. Hugh Gaitskell

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The 84th Amendment Act has frozen the total number of existing seats in the Lok Sabha on the basis of 1971 census. They shall remain unaltered till the first census to be taken after the year

A. 2010

B. 2015

C. 2021

D. 2026

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Which of the following is true for the Indian judicial system ?

A. It is controlled by the Parliament

B. The Supreme Court of India is controlled by the Parliament and the High Courts are controlled by the State Legislative Assemblies

C. It is an independent institution

D. None of the above

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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 one of the following is not a parliamentary committee ?

A. Demands for grants committee

B. Committee on public accounts

C. Committee on public under takings

D. Committee on estimates

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The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on the subject of state list unless
1. The President of India directs it to do so.
2. The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it is necessary to do so in National interests.
3. The speaker of the Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary.
4. There is National emergency
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 and 2

D. 2 and 4

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whole or any part of India for implementing international
treaties

A. With the consent of all the states

B. With the consent of majority of states

C. With the consent of states conerned

D. Without the consent of any state

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In case the post of President of India falls vacant and there is also no Vice-President, than who among the following would be the acting President ?

A. Viec-Chairman of Rajya Sabha

B. Attorney General of India

C. Lok Sabha Speaker

D. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

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The Attorney General of India is appointed by

A. Chief Justice of India

B. The Prime Minister

C. The President of India

D. The UPSC

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How many members were initially there in the Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. 300

B. 304

C. 308

D. 310

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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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A member of the Union Public Service Commission can be removed by the

A. President

B. Prime Minister

C. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

D. Chairman of the UPSC

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Who can be the member of the Rajya Sabha but can speak both in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha ?

A. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

B. Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha

C. Nominated members of the Rajya Sabha

D. Ministers who are members of the Rajya Sabha

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Nyaya Panchayats in Panchayati Raj system have no powers of awarding imprisonment except in the state of

A. Bihar

B. Jammu-Kashmir

C. Maharashtra

D. West Bengal

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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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Who is known as the First Law Officer of India ?

A. Chief Justice of India

B. Law Minister of India

C. Attorney General of India

D. Law Secretary

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Human Rights Day is observed all over the world every year on

A. 24 October

B. 7 November

C. 10 December

D. 25 December

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Which of the following statements about the Vice-President of India are not correct ?
1. In order to be Vice-President a person must be qualified for election as a number of the house
of the people.
2. A member of the state legislative can seek election to that office.
3. The term of the office of the Vice-President is the same as that of the President.
4. He can be removed through a formal impleachment.

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 and 4

D. 3 and 4

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The League of Nations was established in

A. 1917

B. 1918

C. 1919

D. 1920

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A Money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendation of the

A. President of India

B. Union Cabinet

C. Speaker of the Lok Sabha

D. Union Finance Minister

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The Comptroller and Auditor General acts as

A. The guardian of peoples liberties

B. The guardian of public money

C. The chief financial adviser of Govt. of India

D. All of the above

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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

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Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?

A. Assam

B. Tripura

C. Kerala

D. Nagaland

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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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How many representatives for Vidhan Parishad of U.P. are elected from the teacher's constituency

A. 18

B. 12

C. 9

D. 6

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The most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution was exercised by the

A. U.S.Constitution

B. British Constitution

C. Government of India Act,1935

D. French ideals of Liberty and Fraternity

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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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The members of the Constituent Assembly were

A. elected by Provincial Assembly

B. elected directly by people

C. nominated by the government

D. only representatives of the princely states

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The demand for the Constituent assembly was put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at it's session held at

A. Kanpur

B. Bombay

C. Lucknow

D. Lahore