July 16, 2024
Which of the following Article deals with the reservation in Municipalities?
  • (A) 243-S
  • (B) 243-T
  • (C) 243-U
  • (D) 243-V
Consider the following Statements:
1. The first Backward Classes Commission was appointed under the chairmanship of B. P. Mandal.
2. 104th Constitution Amendment Act, 2018 provides constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).
3. The Justice G. Rohini-headed the Commission for the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBC).
Which of the following statement/s is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following Statements:
1. Article 33 empowers the Parliament to restrict or abrogate the Fundamental rights of the members of armed forces and of para- military forces.
2. The power to make laws under Article 33 is conferred only on Parliament and not on state legislatures.
Which of the following is the correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1. In Shreya Singhal v. Union of India (2015), the Supreme court had nullified Section 66A of the IT Act.
2. In Indira Gandhi v. Raj Narain case (1975), the Supreme Court reaffirmed and applied the doctrine of the basic structure of the constitution.
3. In Golaknath v. State of Punjab (1967), the Supreme Court ruled that the Parliament cannot take away or abridge any of the Fundamental Rights.
How many of the above statement/s is/are correct?
  • (A) Only one
  • (B) Only two
  • (C) All three
  • (D) None
Consider the following statements:
1. The expression ‘contempt of court’ has been mentioned under article 129 of Indian Constitution.
2. A constitution bench is a bench consisting of 5 or more judges of the Supreme Court that is set up to decide a case based on the interpretation of the Constitution.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following statement is correct?
  • (A) The second administrative Reforms Commission in 1966 was headed by Morarji Desai.
  • (B) The Congress government appointed a three-member committee under the chairmanship of PV Rajamannar to examine Centre-state relations in 1967.
  • (C) The West Bengal Government published a memorandum on Centre-State relation known as the West Bengal memorandum in 1977.
  • (D) None of the above
The Speaker of Lok Sabha derives its power from which of the following?
1. The Constitution of India.
2. The Parliamentary conventions.
3. The Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of Lok Sabha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
In which of the following matters the powers and status of the Rajya Sabha are unequal to that of the Lok Sabha?
1. Introduction and passage of Constitutional amendment bills.
2. Approval of ordinances issued by the President.
3. Approval of proclamation of all three types of emergencies by the President.
4. Introducing finance bill.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1, and 4 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 only
Choose the correct Statement/s.
  • (A) Countries with large size and much diversity usually prefer to establish bicameral Legislature.
  • (B) A bicameral legislature makes it possible to have every decision reconsidered.
  • (C) The bicameral legislature ensures representation for every societal segment and all geographic areas within the nation.
  • (D) All of the above
Consider the following statements:
1. The method of representation employed for the Rajya Sabha(Upper House) differs from that used in the Senate of USA.
2. The number of members to be elected from each State has been fixed by the fourth schedule of the Constitution.
Which of the following is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1. The Lok Sabha is dissolved by the President while the Rajya Sabha is dissolved by Vice-President.
2. The President nominates twelve members from the fields of literature, science, art and social service.
3. When a non-minister proposes a bill, it is called private member’s Bill.
4. A bill proposed by a minister is described as an official Bill.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (B) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
  • (D) 1, 3 and 5 only
Consider the following statements about Vice-President of India:
1. The Vice-President occupies the third highest office in the country after President and Prime Minister.
2. This office is modelled on the lines of the American Vice-President.
3. Article 63 of the constitution provides for a Vice President of India.
4. According to Article 103 of the Constitution, the vice-president can only cast his vote when there is a tie over the Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (B) 2 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 3 and 4 only
Consider the following statements:
Amendment - Objectives
1. 10th Amendment Act = Incorporated Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the Indian Union.  
2. 15th Amendment Act = Increased the retirement age of high court judges from 60 to 62 years.  
3. 26th Amendment Act = Abolished the privy purses and privileges of the former rulers of princely states.  
4. 31st Amendment Act = Increased the number of Lok Sabha seats from 525 to 545.
How many of the above pairs are correctly matched?
  • (A) Only one
  • (B) Only two
  • (C) Only three
  • (D) All four
Consider the following statements:
1. As per the constitution, the council of ministers hold office during the pleasure of the Governor.
2. At present there are 25 High Courts for 28 States and nine Union Territories.
3. The Speaker of Lok Sabha is the administrative head of the parliamentary secretariat. 4. The Rajya Sabha was constituted on 3rd April 1952.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 4 only
  • (B) 2 & 4 only
  • (C) All of the above
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to Indian Parliament, which one of the following is not correct?
  • (A) Appropriation Bill gives power to the government to withdraw funds from the Consolidated Fund of India for meeting the expenditure during the financial year.
  • (B) The defeat of an Appropriation Bill in a parliamentary vote would lead to the resignation of a government or a general election
  • (C) The Appropriation Bill is introduced in the Lok Sabha after discussions on Budget proposals and Voting on Demand for Grants.
  • (D) None of the above

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