June 23, 2024
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct with reference to Article 35A of the Indian Constitution?
1. It was added through Presidential order in 1954.
2. Under this article special rights were reserved for permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct with reference to ‘special session’ of the Indian Parliament?
1. The term ‘special session’ is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution or in the rulebooks of the two Houses of Parliament.
2. There are no specific guidelines on how or when such a session can be convened
Code:
  • (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 official language committee is a statutory committee, whose duty is to review the progress made in the use of Hindi for the official purposes of the Union and submit a report to the President.
  • (B) The official languages Act, 1963 provides for the continuance of English for 10 years as official language along with Hindi for the official purposes of the Union and for transaction of business in Parliament.
  • (C) Article 342 of the Constitution declares that Hindi in Devanagari script shall be the official language of the Union.
  • (D) The official language committee is headed by the Prime Minister of India .
Which of the following statements are correct in context of no confidence motion in India?
1. Article 75(3) of our Constitution embodies this rule by specifying that the Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.
2. This motion was firstly moved by Acharya J B Kripalani in 1963.
3. In India, since 1963, none of the no-confidence motions have been successful.
How many of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All are correct
Consider the following statements regarding Deputy Chief Minister of a State.
1. Article 163 of the Constitution mentions about the deputy Chief minister.
2. The post of Deputy CM is equivalent in rank to that of Cabinet Minister in the state.
Which of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following is/ are the functions of Gram Sabha?
1. Construction and maintenance of roads within the village is the responsibility of the Gram Panchayat
2. Gram Panchayats does not have the power to generate their own source of revenue and depends on the grants provided by the State Government as per the recommendations of the Finance Commission.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
1. All Union Territories have representation in the Rajya Sabha.
2. Elected members of the Legislative Assembly of a state take part in electing the members of Rajya Sabha from that state.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1. According to Article 200 of the Constitution of India, the Governor must reserve a bill for the consideration of the President if the Governor forms an opinion that the Bill would endanger the position of the High Court.
2. The Constitution of India does not mention the grounds on which a Governor may withhold his assent to a Bill.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statements in the context of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is not correct?
1. CAG compiles and maintains accounts of both central and state governments.
2. CAG is removed by the President on the same grounds and in the same manner as a Supreme Court judge
3. CAG submits annual audit report to the President of India only.
Code:
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) 1 and 3 only
In reference to Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities, consider the following statements:
1. In pursuance of the provision of Article 350-B of the Constitution, the office of the Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities was created in 1960.
2. The office falls under the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
With reference to the Panchayats, consider the following statements:
1. The minimum age prescribed for any person to be a member of Panchayat is 21 years.
2. State Election Commissioner of any State is appointed and removed by the Governor of the concerned State.
3. The Governor of a State shall, after every five years, constitute a State Finance Commission to review the financial position of the panchayats.
Which of the statement(s) 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
With reference to the Presiding officers of Parliament, consider the following statements:
1. Speaker of Lok Sabha is also designated as the Leader of the lower house.
2. Deputy Speaker is a subordinate position to Speaker in Lok Sabha.
3. In the absence of Speaker and Deputy Speaker, Chairman of Rajya Sabha preside over the Joint Sitting of two Houses of Parliament.
4. A member of the panel of chairpersons of Lok Sabha can preside over the House when the office of the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker falls vacant.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1, 3 and 4 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1. There are 24 Department-related Standing Committees (DRSCs) mentioned in Indian Constitution.
2. Out of 24 DRSCs, 15 works under the Lok Sabha and 9 under Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution provides for the composition of the House of People?
  • (A) Article 81
  • (B) Article 53
  • (C) Article 101
  • (D) Article 112

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