Quiz 299 : Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services, State Public Services & Judicial Services Examinations

1.In which year the practice of presenting the railway budget separate from the general budget (or vice versa in true sense) started in India?

2.Which of the following were envisaged in the 74th Constitutional Amendment Bill?
(A)Constitution and Composition of a municipality
(B)Personnel system in a Municipality
(C)Relations between elected members (executive) of a municipality and bureaucracy
(D)All of the above
(E)None of the above

3.Bring out the incorrect statement regarding the zero hour?
(A)There is no mention about Zero hour in rules of procedure
(B)The Zero hour usually starts at 12.00 noon
(C)The zero hour questions can be asked without permission
(D)The zero hours questions are usually not directed against individual ministers
(E)The zero hour questions are usually raised over matters of public importance

4.Consider the following:
1. Adjudication 2. Judicial Review 3. Writs 4. Public Interest Litigation
Out of the above 4 , which are used to exercise judicial control over administration?
(A)all 1 to 4
(B)1, 2, 3 only
(C)2, 3, only
(D)2, 3,4 only
(E)1, 2 only

5.The establishment of LokPal in India was recommended by the Administrative Reforms Commission (1966) on the lines of Ombudsman in the following countries?
(A)Finland & Norway
(B)Finland, Denmark & Norway
(C)Finland, Norway, Denmark & Switzerland
(D)Finland, England & Norway
(E)Finland, Denmark & Norway

6.Which among the following was the first state in India to constitute an institution of Lokayukta?
(E)Madhya Pradesh

7.Which among the following regarding NRI’s Voting rights is correct ?
(A)NRIs can not vote in parliamentary and assembly elections
(B)NRIs can not vote in parliamentary elections but can vote in assembly elections
(C)NRIs can vote in parliamentary elections but can not vote in assembly elections
(D)NRIs can vote in parliamentary as well as assembly elections
(E)Both NRI and PIO can vote in parliamentary as well as assembly elections

8.In which of the following conditions the speaker & deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha have to vacate the office?
(A)When Presidents wishes
(B)When they ruling party loses confidence
(C)When they are not MPs
(D)Immediately after dissolution of Lok Sabha
(E)None of the above

9.Which among the following is correct in context with the powers of the parliament in enacting the budget ?
(A)Parliament can increase tax but can not reduce or abolish it
(B)Parliament can reduce or abolish a tax but can not increase
(C)Parliament can neither increase nor reduce or abolish a tax
(D)Parliament can increase as well as reduce or abolish a tax
(E)None of them

10.Which among the following is legacy / legacies of British Rule in India?
(A)Creation of Indian Civil Services
(B)Secretarial System
(C)Local Self Government
(D)Law & Order Administration
(E)All of above

11.For elections in Lok Sabha & Assemblies in India, the following system is used?
(A)Proportional representation
(B)Functional representation
(C)Territorial representation
(D)Communal representation
(E)All of above

12.”The Official Language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script and English could be also used for official purposes” which of the following article says this?
(E)None of them

13.After how many days of India becoming a Sovereign Democratic Republic, the Supreme Court came into being?
(A)2 days
(B)7 days
(C)1 month
(D)1 year
(E)three months

14.Which among the following statement is correct ?
(A)There are provisions that a retired judge of supreme court only can sit and act as judge of Supreme court
(B)There are no such provisions exist
(C)There are provisions that a retired judge of supreme court & high courts can sit and act as judge of Supreme court
(D)There are provisions that a retired judge of high courts only can sit and act as judge of Supreme court
(E)None of the above

15.Article 25-28 of the Indian Constitution deal with __?
(A)Right to Freedom
(B)Right to Equality
(C)Freedom of religion
(D)Constitutional Remedies
(E)None of them

16.After how many years Finance Commission is appointed?
(A)3 years
(B)4 years
(C)5 years
(D)6 years
(E)2 years

17.Under which of the following the Pondicherry judiciary comes ?
(A)Madras High court
(B)Andhra Pradesh High court
(C)Kerala High court
(D)Karnataka High court
(E)None of them,

18.Who among the following is heading a parliamentary standing committee to recommend on women’s reservation bill?
(A)Meira Kumar
(B)Sushma Swaraj
(C)Jayanti Natarajan
(D)Brinda Karat
(E)None of them

19.In which of the following amendment acts of the constitution two articles were added in the constitution to incorporate Administrative Tribunals?
(A)42nd amendment act
(B)44th amendment act
(C)46th amendment act
(D)49th amendment act
(E)None of them

20.What is the number of subjects in concurrent list ?

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  • Anonymous

    nice one.

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  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Q10 – I think all the options are legacy of British rule in India. Please correct the question.

  • Anonymous

    Sir Please clarify on Quetin No 10
    I thought all are legcies of British

  • abhijeet

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  • Biswajit

    I think there 100 items under union power, 61 under state and 52 under concurrent list. Please let me know if I am not.
    btw, I must appreciate your effort in posting such nice revelant questions.

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  • $um!t [email protected]

    The Union List: Also referred to as List I, this list contains legislations, on which the Union enjoys exclusive control. Of the total 99 subjects that are included in the Union list, some are enlisted below:

    * Defence
    * Banking
    * Taxes
    * Coinage
    * Insurance
    * Currency
    * Union Duties
    * Foreign Affairs

    The State List: This is the List II of the Indian Legislative. There are a total of 69 subjects in this particular list, all of which are exclusive legislative powers of the State. Some of the subjects enlisted in the State list are as follows:

    * Public Order and Police
    * State Taxes and Duties
    * Agriculture
    * Sanitation
    * Local governments
    * Forests
    * Fisheries
    * Public Health

    The Concurrent List: This list contains 52 items, which are powers vested on the State as well as the Union. Some of the subjects included in the Concurrent List are as follows:

    * Economic and Social Planning
    * Criminal Law and Procedure
    * Civil Procedure
    * Torts
    * Trusts
    * Marriage
    * Education
    * Welfare and Labor
    * Contracts

  • Shailesh singh

    In question number 11 i think it should have been proportional representation.

    • muruga

      when was ayukta start its 1971 maharastra or 1971 orissa

  • Admin

    No my friend, Proportiona representation is used in Rajya Sabha,.

  • prabhakar

    20 cncurennt list now 47+5 52

  • lucent

    after seeing ths comments m totally confused abot comcurrent list . pla let me know the correct answer since ths is the only source for me to know the knowledge regarding this subject

  • reddy

    For Q.6: Orissa was the first state to present a bill on establishment of Lokayukta in 1970, but Maharashtra was the first to establish the institution, in 1972. ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman#India

  • reddy

    For Q.2: IT should be 52
    ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalism_in_India

  • tarun

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  • Mr.Nikhil

    Was it Maharashtra or orissa to establish the instistution of lokayukta first?

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  • harish

    Which among the following was the first state in India to constitute an institution of Lokayukta?
    ans for this question is wrong

    as the first state is Maharashtra