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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

Correct Answer :

A. Demands for grants committee


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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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Who presides over the meetings of the Lok Sabha?

A. Speaker

B. Vice President

C. Prime Minister

D. President

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Which among the following is the correct expression of the term Secular in India ?

A. India has many religious

B. Indians have religious freedom

C. To follow the religion depends upon the will of an individual

D. There is no religion of the state in India

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The approach paper for the 11th five year plan of India was approved by National Development Council in its meeting held on

A. 7th November

B. 20th November

C. 9th December

D. 10th January

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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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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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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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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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Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India ?

A. Ram Jethmalani

B. Y. K. Sabharwal

C. Bijubhai Patnaik

D. K. G. Balkrishnan

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Which of the following constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the centre and in a state must not exceed 15 per cent of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that state respectively ?

A. 91st

B. 93rd

C. 95th

D. 97th

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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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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 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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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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Which one of the following made the Indian Legislature bicameral

A. Indian Councils Act, 1909

B. Government of India Act, 1919

C. Government of India Act,1935

D. Indian Independence Act, 1947

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The Government of West Bengal introduced democratic elections to the local bodies in

A. 1977

B. 1978

C. 1979

D. 1980

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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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How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the constitution

A. about 6 months in 1949

B. exactly a year since Nov 26,1948

C. about 2 years since Aug 15,1947

D. about 3 tears since Dec 9,1946

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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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Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India

A. Sachidananda Sinha

B. B.R Ambedkar

C. Dr.Rajendra Prasad

D. P. Upendra

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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 is the period of appointment of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ?

A. 6 years

B. 6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier

C. Upto 65 years of age

D. Upto 64 years of age

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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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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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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 electoral college that elects the Vice-President of India consists of

A. Members of Rajya Sabha only

B. Elected members of both the houses of Parliament

C. Members of both the houses of Parliament

D. Members of the Rajya Sabha and the Legislative Assemblies of states

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Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of

A. One month

B. One year

C. Seven days

D. Fourteen days

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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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The Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because

A. this day was being celebrated as the Independence day since 1929

B. it was the wish of the framers of the Constitution

C. the British did not want to leave Inadia earlier than this day

D. it was an auspicious day

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Of the following which is not the salient feature of Indian constitution

A. Lengthiest document in the world

B. Directive principles of state policy

C. Supreme Court

D. Presidential type of government