June 16, 2024
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect with reference to Zonal Councils in India?
1. They are constitutional bodies established under the States Reorganization Act of 1956.
2. The Chief Minister of each member state acts as the Chairperson of the Council by rotation.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements with reference to the Lok Adalat?
1. It has been given statutory status under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.
2. There is no court fee payable when a matter is filed in a Lok Adalat.
3. Cases pending before any other court cannot be referred to it.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following statement is correct with reference to Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?
  • (A) It consisted of six members.
  • (B) Dr B.R. Ambedkar was appointed as the Constitutional Advisor to the Committee.
  • (C) The Drafting Committee was set up on August 28, 1947
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1. State Legislatures do not have the power to initiate the Constitutional Amendment process.
2. A Constitutional Amendment Bill can be introduced by a Minister without the recommendation of the President.
3. The President cannot summon a joint sitting of the Parliament for purpose of passage of a Constitutional Amendment Bill.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. The President of India is the final interpreter of the Constitution of India.
2. The Chief Justice of India takes the oath 'to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution’.
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 items are listed under the Concurrent List (List III) of the Indian Constitution?
1. Electricity
2. Bankruptcy and insolvency
3. Marriage and divorce
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following statement is correct with reference to Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card holder?
1. It was granted as a dual citizenship on the recommendations of the L.M. Singhvi Committee.
2. Pakistan and Bangladesh nationals are not eligible for OCI status in India.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements with reference to Fundamental Duties in the Indian Constitution:
1. They were inspired by the Irish Constitution.
2. There were 10 fundamental duties at the time of commencement of the Constitution.
Which of the statements given above are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
With reference to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in India, consider the following statements:
1. It can be filed before both the Supreme Court and the High Court.
2. It is not defined in any statute or in any act.
3. Only the person whose rights are violated can file a PIL in the court.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements with reference to Fundamental Rights in India:
1. The Parliament can only amend the Fundamental Rights but cannot repeal them.
2. Fundamental Rights are not absolute but qualified in nature.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statement is correct?
  • (A) The members of a State Public Service Commission are appointed by the President but can be removed by the Governor of the respective State.
  • (B) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) can serve the needs of a state on the request of the State Governor and with the approval of the President
  • (C) A Joint State Public Service Commission can be established by the Legislatures of two or more states with the prior approval of the President.
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to the Family Courts, consider the following statements:
1. They are established under the provisions of the Civil Courts Act of 1977.
2. They are set up and function within the domain of the State Government.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
With reference to the Inter-State Council, consider the following statements:
1. It is a Constitutional body set up by the President of India.
2. It is presided over by the Union Home Minister of India.
3. It was established in 1990 based on the recommendations of the Sarkaria Commission.
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
Which of the following statement is incorrect with reference to All-India Services (AIS) officers in India?
  • (A) They are recruited to work exclusively for the Central Government.
  • (B) They can be dismissed from service by the President of India.
  • (C) The Parliament has the power to establish a new AIS in India on the basis of a Rajya Sabha resolution.
  • (D) None of the above.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
1. Parliament can increase the area of any state but cannot reduce it.
2. A bill for the purpose of reorganization of states can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above

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