April 18, 2024
Consider the following statement with reference to national emergency in India?
1. President can proclaim National Emergency only after receiving a written recommendation from the cabinet.
2. Resolution approving the proclamation of emergency must be passed by a majority of more than 50% of the members present and voting in the Parliament House.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following article(s) is/are used by the Parliament while ceding territory of India to any other nation?
1. Article 1
2. Article 2
3. Article 3
4. Article 368
Code:
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 4 only
  • (C) 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2,3 and 4
Which of the following statements are correct regarding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
1. It is a statutory body formed under Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (DSPE), 1946.
2. It came under the control of Ministry of Home.
3. The CBI's functioning is superintended by the Central Vigilance Commission when the offenses being investigated come under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. 'Due process of Law' provides for judicial scrutiny against arbitrary action of executive only.
2. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution explicitly mentions the 'procedure established by law'.
Which of the statements given above 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 Constitution of India only mentions the office of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and not the Election Commissioners (EC).
  • (B) The CEC has overriding powers while deciding upon any matter or issue.
  • (C) Both CEC and ECs enjoy the security of tenure.
  • (D) None of the above
In reference to Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities, consider the following statements:
1. It was a part of the original constitution.
2. It was formed after the recommendation of SK Dhar commission.
3. The office falls under the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Which of the statements given above are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3
  • (D) None
Which of the following statements are correct with reference to Fundamental Duties?
  • (A) The Fundamental Duties were inspired by the Constitution of the USA.
  • (B) They are enforceable in nature.
  • (C) The Fundamental Duties have been amended only twice since their incorporation in the Constitution.
  • (D) None of the above.
Which of the following statements are correct with reference to the Public Account Committee?
1. It is the oldest Parliamentary Committee formed in 1919.
2. Speaker is the ex- officio chairman of the committee.
3. A minister cannot be a member of the committee.
Code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 2 only
Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding Lok Adalat?
  • (A) It has been given statutory status under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.
  • (B) The award by the Lok Adalat is not binding and it is appealable
  • (C) There is no strict application of procedural laws like the Civil Procedure
  • (D) There is no court fee and if court fee is already paid the amount will be refunded if the dispute is settled at Lok Adalat.
Consider the following statements with respect to Vote of Credit:
1. It is granted for meeting an unexpected demand upon the resources of India.
2. It is an extraordinary grant, and the details of the demand are not ordinarily given in a budget.
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 types of urban local bodies is created by an act of the state government?
1. Cantonment Board
2. Town Area Committee
3. Port Trust
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • (A) 2 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 2 only
Which of the following types of bills need the prior recommendation of the president before introduction in the Parliament?
1. Money bill
2. Constitution Amendment bill
3. Alteration of boundaries of State
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 2 only
Which one of the following best defines the term ‘State’?
  • (A) A community of persons permanently occupying a definite territory independent of external control and possessing an organized government.
  • (B) A politically organized people of a definite territory and possessing an authority to govern them, maintain law and order, protect their natural rights and safeguard their means of sustenance.
  • (C) A number of persons who have been living in a definite territory for a very long time with their own culture, tradition and government
  • (D) A society permanently living in a definite territory with a central authority, an executive responsible to the central authority and an independent judiciary
Which one of the following in Indian polity is an essential feature that indicates that it is federal in character?
  • (A) The independence of judiciary is safeguarded.
  • (B) The Union Legislature has elected representatives from constituent units.
  • (C) The Union Cabinet can have elected representatives from regional parties.
  • (D) The Fundamental Rights are enforceable by Courts of Law.
Consider the following statements:
1. In India, there is no law restricting the candidates from contesting in one Lok Sabha election from three constituencies.
2. In 1991, Lok Sabha Election, Shri Devi Lal contested from three Lok Sabha constituencies
3. As per the existing rules, if a candidate contests in one Lok Sabha election from many constituencies, his/her party should bear the cost of bye-elections to the constituencies vacated by him/her in the event of him/her winning in all the constituencies.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 Only
  • (B) 2 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3
  • (D) 2 and 3

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