Practice Test: Indian Polity - 12


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QUESTION: 1

Whish of the following statements about the progress of Panchayati Raj institutions is not correct ?

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There are significant differences between the traditional Panchayati Raj system, 

QUESTION: 2

Which of the foll owi ng recommendations was not made, by the Ashok Mehta Committee about the functions of the Panchayati Raj institutions and finances for these functions.

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following is not one of the various means available to the Parliament for controlling the executive ?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following is not one of the advantages of using the Parliamentary questions as a device of control ?

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QUESTION: 5

The disadvantages of using the Parliament Questions as a device of control are - (Indicate the one that is not correct)

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QUESTION: 6

The types of formal control exercised by the executive upon itself is/are -

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QUESTION: 7

The types of informal control exercised by the executive upon itself are -(i) Through a system of administrative ethics. (ii) Improvement in the vertical and horizontal channels of communication. (iii) Exercise of leadership process in which the seniors try to influence the behaviour of subordinates by giving them a sense of participation.

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following statements about the scope of judicial control is not correct ?

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QUESTION: 9

Which of the following statements about the extent and pattern of judicial review is not correct?

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The correct option is A.
A democracy without some form of judicial review is considered deficient. This has certainly been the case in Europe with hardly any exception. And although the spread of judicial review of administrative law predates and does not track the same historicity of judicial review of legislation, the nexus between the two, and their cross-fertil ization, has become evident. The ECJ, tersely and compellingly, defined a central aspect of the very rule of law as requiring any legal act affecting the status of any legal actor as being potentially subject to review by a court. And whereas judicial review of an administration once obsessed with issues of intra and ultra vires and a weak form of rationality as criteria for substantive review, today both versions have placed proportionality as the central tool and characteristic of review.

QUESTION: 10

Which of the following statements about judicial review in India is not correct ?

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QUESTION: 11

The meaning and characteristics of the writ of mandamus do not include, -

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The correct option is C.
A writ of mandamus is a court order issued by a judge at a petitioner's request compelling someone to execute a duty that they are legally obligated to complete. ... The writ of mandamus can be used to order a task to be completed, or in other cases, it may require an activity to be ceased.

QUESTION: 12

The writ of mandamus is issued subject to the condition that - (Indicate the one that is not correct)

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following is not one of the main characteristics of the writ of prohibition ?

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QUESTION: 14

The comparison between the mandatory injection and the mandamus does not show -

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C is the correct option. Mandamus is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a court to any government, subordinate court, corporation, or public authority, to do (or forbear from doing) some specific act which that body is obliged under law to do (or refrain from doing), and which is in the nature of public duty and Hence, it can only be issued againgst public authority.

QUESTION: 15

Comparison between the preventive injunction and prohibition reveals that -(Indicate the one that is not correct)

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following is not one of the conditions, under which the writ of ‘Quo Warranto’ is issued ?

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QUESTION: 17

The institution of Ombudsman was first established in

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following statement about the Indian conception of Ombudsman is not correct ?

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following institutions have been set up by Government of India to check misconduct, malpractices, corruption and misdemeanour on the part of public servants? 1. Central Vigilance Commission 2. Lokpal 3. Special Police Establishment 4. Central Bureau of Investigation Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 20

The Planning Commission should be responsible only for formulation of the objectives, laying down of priorities, Indication of broad sectorial outlays, fixation of basic targets and approval of the main programmes.This is the recommendation of

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QUESTION: 21

Which one of the following statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 22

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 23

According to the Constitution of India, if the President so requires, it shall be the duty of the Prime Minister to submit for the consideration of the Council of Ministers any matter on which a decision has been taken by a Minister, but which has not been considered by the Council. This ensures

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QUESTION: 24

An Election Commissioner shall not be removed from office except on the recommendation of the

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QUESTION: 25

Who among the following is a Constitutional authority for whose removal from office by the President a reference to the Supreme Court is necessary?

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