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31.

With respect to the President of India, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. A person who has been president of India is eligible for immediate re-election
2. A person can not hold the office of president of India for more than two consecutive terms
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Only 1
The second statement is not correct because President of India can be re-elected to office for any number of terms.

32.

The power to vote money for public expenditure rests in India with ___:
1. Lok Sabha
2. Rajya Sabha
3. Legislative Assembly
4. Legislative Council
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4

Only 1 & 3
The role of rajya sabha in parliament and legislative council in state with respect to money bills is immaterial.

33.

Consider the following statements:
1. Deputy Speaker and Speaker may resign by writing to each other
2. Attorney General and Solicitor General may resign by writing to each other
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Only 1
The second statement is incorrect. Attorney General holds the office during the pleasure of the president, while solicitor general is appointed and removed by central government.

34.

The President of India can nominate ___members in Lok Sabha and __ members in Rajya Sabha.
[A]12, 2
[B]2, 12
[C]2, 10
[D]10, 2

2, 12

35.

The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision of __:
[A]A circuit bench of the Bombay High Court at Port Blair
[B]A circuit bench of the Madras High Court at Port Blair
[C]A circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair
[D]A circuit bench of Supreme Court of India at Port Blair

A circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair

36.

Jurisdiction of which among the following high courts covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep?
[A]Tamil Nadu High Court
[B]Kerala High Court
[C]Kolkata High Court
[D]Bombay High Court

Kerala High Court

37.

The number of judges can be altered in the Supreme Court by __:
[A]Presidential Order
[B]Parliament by Law
[C]Supreme Court by Notification
[D]Central Government by notification

Parliament by Law
The parliament of India has power to make laws, organizing jurisdiction and powers of supreme court. The number of judges can be increased or decreased by the parliament by legislation. There was a Provision in our constitution originally that there will be a CJ and 7 other judges. This number was raised to 10 in 1956, 13 in 1960, 17 in 1977, 25 in 1985. Later number of judges in the supreme court was raised from 26 (25+1) to 31 (30+1) . Current sanctioned strength of the Supreme Court is thus 31.

38.

How long a person should have practiced in a High Court to be eligible to be appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India?
[A]10 Years
[B]15 Years
[C]12 Years
[D]5 Years

10 Years

39.

Via which among the following amendments of the Constitution of India, Delhi was designated as National Capital Territory (NCT)?
[A]63rd Amendment Act
[B]69th Amendment Act
[C]74th Amendment Act
[D]76th Amendment Act

69th Amendment Act

40.

In India, a three tier Panchayat is envisaged for states which have a population above__:
[A]15 Lakh
[B]20 Lakh
[C]25 Lakh
[D]30 Lakh

20 Lakh

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