Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

Indian Polity & Constitution Objective / Multiple Choice (MCQs) Questions for Preparation of SSC-CGL, UPSC Civil Services, NDA, CDS, Railways and State Level Public Services Examinations of 2020-2021.

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51. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the legislative powers of the Governor?
1. He can summon or prorogue the state legislature
2. He cannot dissolve the state legislative assembly
3. He does not address the state legislature at the commencement of the first session after each general election
4. He nominates one-sixth of the members of the state legislative council
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 3
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1 and 4
[D] 1 and 2

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52. What are the financial powers of the Governor amongst the following options?

[A] He sees that the Annual Financial Statement is laid before the state legislature
[B] No demand for a grant can be made except on his recommendation
[C] He can make advances out of the Contingency Fund of the state to meet any unforeseen expenditure.
[D] All of them

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53. Who was the first woman to become the Governor of a State in India?

[A] Serla Grewal
[B] Padmaja Naidu
[C] Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
[D] Sarojini Naidu

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54. Which Article states  that there shall be a council of ministers with the chief minister as the head to aid and advise the governor?

[A] 161
[B] 162
[C] 163
[D] 164

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55. The governor can make regulations for the peace and for ensuring social and economic advancement of the different sections of the population of which of the following states?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Manipur
[C] Sikkim
[D] Assam

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56. Why are deputy chief ministers are appointed?

[A] To function as Chief Minister when he is absent
[B] To look into environmental issues
[C] For local political reasons
[D] None of the above

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57. Which act of Parliament abolished the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council?

[A] J & K Reorganisation Act, 2017
[B] J & K Reorganisation Act, 2018
[C] J & K Reorganisation Act, 2019
[D] None of the above

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58. When can the the Parliament can abolish a legislative council or create it?

[A] If the Chief Minister requests the central legislature
[B] If Parliament passes a resolution to that effect
[C] If Rajya Sabha passes a resolution to that effect
[D] If the legislative assembly of the concerned state passes a resolution to that effect

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59. Constitution has fixed the maximum and the minimum limits of state legislative councils but who decides the actual strength of a Council?

[A] President
[B] Parliament
[C] State Legislative Assembly
[D] Governor

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60. What is the meaning of adjournment ‘sine die’?

[A] Terminating a sitting of the state legislature for an indefinite period
[B] Terminating a sitting of the state legislature for some hours
[C] Terminating a sitting of the state legislature for some days
[D] Terminating a sitting of the state legislature for some months

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