Quiz 292 : Indian Polity & Constitution for Public Service Examinations and Civil Services Examination

1. Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2008 which was passed by the parliament seeks to reserve what fraction of seats in the private schools for weaker sections of the society?
(A)10%
(B)20%
(C)25%
(D)33%
(E)38%

2.Which among the following regularly meets as a body to discharge government functions?
(A)State Ministers
(B)Council of Ministers
(C)Cabinet
(D)Parliament
(E)None of them

3.Who among the following past presidents of India never served as a Chief Minister of a state in India?
(A)Giani Jail Singh
(B)Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
(C)B D Jatti
(D)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(E)Dr, Zakir Hussain

4.Who among the following presidents of India was the first Chief Minister of Modern states in India?
(A)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(B)Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
(C)Dr. BD Jatti
(D)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(E)None of them

5.Which among the following presidents of India represented India in UNESCO once in his lifetime?
(A)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(B)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(C)Dr. S Radhakrishnan
(D)Giani Jail Singh
(E)None of them

6.In the Rajya Sabha the states have been provided representation on which of the following basis?
(A)Area
(B)Population
(C)Number of Lok Sabha Constituencies
(D)Number of Legislative Assemblies
(E)None of them

7.Who does the power to dissolve Lok Sabha is vested with ?
(A)Prime Minister
(B)Council of Minister
(C)President
(D)Leader of the ruling party / alliance
(E)Lok Sabha Speaker

8.Which among the following Bill will not be lapsed , in the event of dissolution of House?
(A)Any bill pending in Lok Sabha
(B)Any Bill passed by the Lok Sabha but pending in Rajya Sabha
(C)Any Bill passed by the Rajya Sabha and pending in Lok Sabha Sabha
(D)Any Bill pending in Rajya Sabha & Not passed by Lok Sabha
(E)None of them

9.Which among the following committees of Lok Sabha is assisted by Comptroller & Auditor General of India?
(A)Estimates committee
(B)Public Accounts Committee
(C)Joint Committee of salary and allowances
(D)Joint committee of Offices of Profit
(E)Committee on Public Undertakings

10.Under which of the following jurisdiction , supreme court of India is duty bound to give its opinion on matters referred to it by President of India?
(A)Original Jurisdiction
(B)Appellate Jurisdiction
(C)Advisory Jurisdiction
(D)A & C
(E)None of them

11.Who among the following can recommend the removal of the Chairman of UPSC to the President?
(A)Vice President
(B)Supreme Court
(C)Minister of Human Resources
(D)All of above
(E)None of above

12.The Governor of a state can __________?
(A)Nominate one third members of legislative assembly
(B)Nominate one sixth members of the legislative assembly
(C)Nominate on third members of the legislative council
(D)Nominate on sixth members of the legislative council
(E)Nominate 12 members in legislative assembly

13.Which among the following statement is correct ?
(A)Both Governor and President occupy constitutional position
(B)Only Governor occupies constitutional position
(C)Only President occupied constitutional Position
(D)Neither President nor Governor occupy constitutional position
(E)None of them is a correct statement

14.Constitution has given powers to the President and Governors regarding nomination of members of Anglo Indian Community (in case the community does not get adequate representation) in the Lok Sabha and State legislative Assembly respectively. Which among the following statement is correct in this regard?
(A)President & Governor can appoint 2 members each
(B)President can appoint 2 members and Governor can appoint 1 member
(C)President & Governor can appoint 1 member each
(D)President can appoint 5 members and Governor can appoint 2 member
(E)President can appoint 3 members and Governor can appoint 2 member

15.Which among the following is a correct statement?
(A)Only President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law
(B)Both President & Governor can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law
(C)President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and Governor can grant pardon to a person punished under Martial Law
(D)Only President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law, However Governor can grant pardon a person punished under martial law
(E)None of them is Correct

16.The power to create of abolish legislative council in states is vested with which among the following?
(A)Council of State Ministers
(B)Governor of the state
(C)Legislative assembly of the state
(D)President of India
(E)Chief Minister of the state

17.Which among the following statement is correct ?
(A)The state legislative assemblies have no role to play in Constitution Amendments
(B)All provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states
(C)Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states
(D)Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of all the states
(E)None of them is correct

18.Which among the following sets up Family Courts in India?
(A)Union Government
(B)State / UT Government
(C)Supreme Court
(D)Governor of states
(E)None of them

19.Which among the following committees recommended to set up an “Equal Opportunity Commission”?
(A)Sarkaria Commission
(B)Sachar Committee
(C)Bhagawati Committee
(D)Chawla Committee
(E)Rangnath Committee

20.Which among the following was the first state in India where emergency was imposed due to failure of Constitutional Machinery of the state?
(A)Kerala
(B)Bombay
(C)Punjab
(D)Uttar Pradesh
(E)Mysore

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    kudos.Really wonderful job.

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    A Standard one…Need more of this kind in all categories