June 23, 2024

Indian Polity Quiz:

Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding elections in India ?
  • (A) Representation of the People Act, 1951, empower the Election Commission to notify elections any time during the last six months of the term of the House and not earlier than that.
  • (B) Article 83 of the Constitution provides for the tenure of Lok Sabha.
  • (C) India witnessed constitutionally mandated corresponding elections at the Union and the states level for two decades after independence.
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to ‘Summoning of Sessions of Parliament’, consider the following statements:
1. India has a constitutionally provided parliamentary sessions calendar.
2. The gap between two sessions of the Parliament cannot exceed 6 months
3. The Constitution has fixed one-tenth strength as quorum for both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
With reference to the ‘Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991’, often seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. It declares that the religious character of a place of worship shall continue to be the same as it existed on January 26, 1950.
2. The Act shall apply to the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, and to any suit, appeal or proceeding relating to it.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statements is correct with respect to provisions of the Government of India Act, 1935?
  • (A) It provided for the separation of Afghanistan from British India.
  • (B) Governor in provinces to act on the advice of ministers responsible to the provincial legislatures.
  • (C) It demarcated the central and provincial subjects for the first time.
  • (D) It introduced bicameralism in all the provinces of British India.
Which of the following statement is correct regarding District Council formed under sixth Schedule of  the Indian Constitution?
  • (A) The Parliament is empowered to increase or decrease area of any autonomous district.
  • (B) All the members of district councils are elected on the basis of adult franchise.
  • (C) District council can take decisions on certain specific matters like land forest, canal water, shifting cultivation, property, marriage etc.
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements with reference to the election of the members and chairpersons of the panchayat:
1. All the members of panchayats at the village, intermediate and district levels are elected directly by the people.
2. The chairperson of a panchayat at the village level is elected directly by the people.
3. The chairperson of panchayats at the district level is elected indirectly by and from amongst its elected members.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1 and 3 only
Which of the following motions is/are allowed in Rajya Sabha?
1. Privilege motion
2. Adjournment motion
3. Motion to remove Supreme Court judge
4. Economy cut motion
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • (A) 3 only
  • (B) 2 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2, and 4 only
  • (D) 1 and 3 only
Which of the following statements is correct with respect to Constituent Assembly?
1. The members of the Constituent Assembly were elected by the provincial assemblies by a single, transferable-vote system of proportional representation.
2. The members from Princely States never joined the Constituent Assembly.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to the Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022, recently seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. It seeks to provide for the establishment of Family Courts in the State of Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
2. It seeks to insert a new Section in Family Court Act 1984 to retrospectively validate actions taken by family courts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which among the following statements is correct?
  • (A) State Human Rights Commission can inquire into violation of human rights only in respect of subjects mentioned in the State List only.
  • (B) The chairman and members of the State Human Right Commission can be removed by the Governor of concerned State.
  • (C) Central Information Commission is an independent constitutional body.
  • (D) The Central Information Commission submits an annual report to the Central Government.

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