Quiz 610: Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services (Prelim) Examination

Who among the following elect the Chairman of Rajya Sabha in India?
  1. Members of Rajya Sabha
  2. Members of Lok Sabha
  3. Members of Legislative Assemblies of States
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
The various Amendments of Citizenship Act in 1986 have resulted in the following:
  1. Dual Citizenship
  2. Voting right at the age of 18 yrs
  3. Difficulty in acquiring citizenship by refugees of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh etc.
Which among the above is / are correct?”
Consider the following statements about Constituent Assembly of India:
  1. It was set up as a result of negotiations between the Indian Leaders and Cripps Mission
  2. Its members were directly elected
  3. It worked as India’s parliament till the first election were carried out
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
The Directive Principles of State policy, though attractive, are not enforceable by law. But there is one among the given options, which has been so far made enforceable by a Supreme Court fiat. Identify that DPSP from the given options:
Consider the following statements in context with Legislative procedures at Center:
  1. A Money bill can be referred to a Joint Committee of the Houses
  2. A motion for introduction of a Finance Bill or an Appropriation Bill in either house of Parliament
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
The salary and allowances of Chief Justice of India and Other judges can be reduced only if approval comes from:
The Constitution of India provides that Trade, Commerce and Intercourse throughout the territory of Union of India is free. However, despite this provision, a state in India can make law for imposing taxes on imports of goods from other states in India, provided the goods produced in other states are also taxes in that state in the same manner. Who decides whether the states can make such law or not?
Consider the following observations about the provisions of Grant-in-aid in India:
  1. The Article 275 of the Constitution of India provides that every state of India shall be allocated grants-in-aid
  2. The allocation of grants-in-aid has to be uniformly distributed as per a ratio of the population / Income of the concerned state
  3. The role of Finance Commission is to ensure that the grants-in-aid reaches every state as per the provisions of the Constitution of India
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
Consider the following:
  1. Chief Justice of India
  2. Other Judges of Supreme Court
President may consult the Judges of the Supreme Courts for appointment of which among the above?
Consider the following statements:
  1. As per the Constitution of India, the First Finance Commission had to be created before end of 2 years from the commencement of Indian Constitution
  2. Finance Commissions are established by the President at every 5 years interval
  3. If the President wants, the interval of setting up of a Finance Commission can be reduced
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?


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  • Amit

    Sir, for ques 1, answer should be D(none of them) because Chairman of Rajya sabha is not elected but it is the Vice President who is elected and he acts as ex-officio chairman of Rajya sabha.Question is asking about election of Chairman.

  • ashish

    for Q 6 why option B is not correct?

    • anupam gautam

      because in emergency time their sallery will be reduced
      otherwise no one is present who reduce their sallery

  • ashish

    what is the meaning of warrant under his hand and seal?if we look at constitution such appointment ” warrant under hand and seal “is applicable to only some constitutional authorities ,not all.

  • Sunil

    Nice one, equivalent to UPSC standard, great job sir..GKTODAY is really helping in preparation of sarkari exams

  • Sachinias

    Thank u . Very challenging and good q’s . . .

  • maddy

    Really Awesome….
    Continue the spirit
    Best of Luck :-)

  • dr dinesh

    good work!!

  • Rajani

    really tricky question sir ….

  • Umesh Kesavan

    brilliant questions !

  • Jaimin parekh

    Really good question for upsc sir

  • jitender.7

    Q-9)while appointing CJI president consults with judges of SC but while appointing other judges of SC, President has to consult with CJI..please check the answer of Question-9 ..I believe its wrong…please help

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  • jitender.7

    Sir,salary of CJI and Judges can be reduced by the approval of Parliament. So why None of them is the Ans?Why not Parliament.
    question 9) in to appoint the judges of SC, CJI muist be consulted. Whlie apponiting the CJI the president should consult with Other SC judges and Advice is also given by Council of Minister
    please clear the doubts.
    Please Help….

  • Dr. Nazneen

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  • Parsu Bhatra

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    I like it sirji..
    Be continue..

  • Chumdemo ngullie

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  • siddu

    I have confuse about Q9 plz clarifie that . President need not ask high court judge for appointment of sc court chief judge.

  • Mahendra Singh Rajpoot

    exceelent sir …helpful for comptitve exam..???

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  • som

    can we reduce the salary of loksabha speaker and rajya sabha chairman in emergency??

  • Sunny

    @Som , yes , the president may describe the reduction of salaries of all the emloyments except himself during financial emergency , he can also reduce or cancel the grants in aid given to the centre at the implementation of article 360.

  • Surbhi1993

    I have a doubt in question (6)
    the answer should be 1) president
    as it is nowhere mentioned that we have not to consider the case of emergency while answering this question
    its been asked whether salary can be reduced , yes it can be by the approval of president.
    Please justify.