Quiz 23: Basic General Knowledge

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1. “India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States”.
The above mandate has been enshrined in the Constitution of India, in which among the following?

[A] Preamble
[B] Article 1
[C] Article 2
[D] Schedule 1

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2. In terms of Parliamentary terminology, What do we call a rule of legislative procedure under which a further debate on a motion can be stopped?

[A] Closure
[B] Gullitone
[C] Expunction
[D] Recess

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3. A bill cannot become an act of parliament, unless and until_____?

[A] It is passed by Lok Sabha
[B] It is passed by Rajya Sabha
[C] It gets assent from President
[D] It is passed by Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

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4. The minimum and maximum age for a candidate to contest elections for President of India’s office?

[A] 25 years, 65 years
[B] 35 years, 65 years
[C] 35 years , no limit
[D] 25 years, no limit

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5. Which among the following was NOT constituted as per mandate of Constitution of India?

[A] Election Commission
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Finance Commission
[D] Inter state council

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6. The “administrative authority’ at the block level is___?

[A] Zila Panchayat
[B] Panchayat Samiti
[C] Panchayat
[D] District Planning Committee

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7. A person arrested and / or detained by Police, has to be produced before nearest Magistrate within …………period?

[A] 12 hours
[B] 24 hours
[C] 36 hours
[D] 48 hours

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8. Who among the following decides whether a bill is money bill or not?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] Council of Ministers
[C] Lok Sabha Speaker
[D] Lok Sabha Secretary

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9. A session of the Lok Sabha is prorogued by order of which of the following?

[A] Prime minister
[B] President
[C] Speaker
[D] Leader of the house

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10. What is the number of freedoms, guaranteed by Indian Constitution to Indian Citizens?

[A] 6
[B] 7
[C] 8
[D] 9

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  • devendra

    dear admin
    for question 11, its prime minister who can prorogue a session in loksabha ..
    notify me if i am wrong ..

    • GKToday

      Article 85(2): The President may from time to time—
      (a) prorogue the Houses or either House;
      (b) dissolve the House of the People.

  • pankaj jha

    in queston no. 12-the article which gives equality is article 14 means equality before law and equal protection of law

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