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QUESTION: 1

Who among the following are not appointed by the President of India?

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C is the correct option.The Vice President is elected indirectly by members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the system of Proportional Representation by means of the Single transferable vote and the voting is by secret ballot conducted by election commission.

QUESTION: 2

What is the period within which a Proclamation of National Emergency made by the President is to be placed before each House of the Parliament for approval?

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QUESTION: 3

Laws made by the executive are called

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A is the correct option.This type of subordinate legislation by executive is called executive or delegated legislation. ... The rules made by the executive are placed on both the Houses of the Parliament and are then considered to be approved by the legislature. These rules then become part of the laws.

QUESTION: 4

Who regarded the second chamber as needless, useless and worse?

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QUESTION: 5

By Who presides over the joint session of Indian Parliament?

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QUESTION: 6

Who appoints Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?

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QUESTION: 7

Which one of the following is the smallest (area-wise) Lok Sabha constituency in India?

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QUESTION: 8

Which one of the following methods is used to ascertain the public opinion on important legislation?

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The correct option is Option A.
In political science, an initiative (also known as a popular or citizens’ initiative) is a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote (plebiscite). The vote may be on a proposed statute, constitutional amendment, charter amendment or ordinance, or, in its minimal form, to simply oblige the executive or legislative bodies to consider the subject by submitting it to the order of the day. It is a form of direct democracy.
 

QUESTION: 9

Which one of the following is the popularly elected House of the Indian Parliament?

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QUESTION: 10

The Parliament can legislate on subjects given in the Union List only in consultation with the State Government for the State of

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Article 370 of the Indian constitution grants special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. As per Article 370 of the Constitution of India, notwithstanding anything in this Constitution: the power of Parliament to make laws for the said State shall be limited to those matters in the Union List and the Concurrent List which, in consultation with the Government of the State, are declared by the President to correspond to matters specified in the Instrument of Accession governing the accession of the State to the Dominion of India as the matters with respect to which the Dominion Legislature may make laws for that State; and such other matters in the said Lists, as, with the concurrence of the Government of the State, the President may by order specify. This article specifies that except for Defence, Foreign Affairs, Finance and Communications, (matters specified in the instrument of accession) the Indian Parliament needs the State Government’s concurrence for applying all other laws. Thus the state’s residents lived under a separate set of laws, including those related to citizenship, ownership of property, and fundamental rights, as compared to other Indians.

QUESTION: 11

If the Anglo-Indian Community does not get adequate representation in the Lok Sabha, two members of the community can be nominated by the

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QUESTION: 12

Indian Parliament means

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QUESTION: 13

Which innovative discussion process is introduced by the Indian Parliament to the world Parliamentary systems?

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QUESTION: 14

How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years ?

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The correct answer C as Option A is the correct answer. Only once in the history of independent India was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years. This can happen in case of National Emergency. After the conclusion of National Emergency, Lok Sabha is extended by one year. It happened once in India during Indira Gandhi rule. Her rule was extended by one year.

QUESTION: 15

The Speaker of the Lok Sabha has to address his/her letter of resignation to

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QUESTION: 16

A Bill referred to a ‘joint sitting’ of the two Houses of the Parliament is required to be passed by

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A bill which requires a special majority in both the houses (e.g. Constitution Amendment Bill) cannot be introduced in a Joint Session of Parliament. Only the bills which require simple majority in both houses and where the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are having conflict, can be introduced/passed in a Joint Session of Parliament.
In a joint sitting of Parliament, a bill is passed simply by the majority of the both the members of the house present and voting. Since Lok Sabha has more members as compared to Rajya Sabha therefore its influence prevails.
Till now three bills have been passed by joint session as
1) Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
2) Banking Service Commission 1978
3) Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2002

QUESTION: 17

The first mid-term elections for Lok Sabha were held in

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The correct option is A.
1971 Indian general election. India held general elections to the 5th Lok Sabha in March 1971.

QUESTION: 18

The Indian Parliament is competent to enact law on a state subject, if

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When National emergency 7under article 352 is in force, the Parliament can make laws on the 66 subjects of the State List (which contains subjects on which the state governments can make laws). Also, all money bills are referred to the Parliament for its approval.

QUESTION: 19

By which Bill, does the government propose collection of revenues for a year?

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As per Article 110 of the Constitution of India, the Finance Bill is a Money Bill. The Finance Bill is a part of the Union Budget, stipulating all the legal amendments required for the changes in taxation proposed by the Finance Minister. Keep in mind that the Finance Bill is an umbrella legislation. Why? This Bill encompasses all amendments required in various laws pertaining to tax, in accordance with the tax proposals made in the Union Budget. The Finance Bill, as a Money Bill, needs to be passed by the Lok Sabha — the lower house of the Parliament. Post the Lok Sabha’s approval, the Finance Bill becomes Finance Act.

QUESTION: 20

The Rajya Sabha is dissolved after

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QUESTION: 21

The interval between two sessions of either House of Parliament should not exceed

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QUESTION: 22

The ‘Speaker’s vote’ in the Lok Sabha is called

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QUESTION: 23

The members of Estimates Committee are to

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Among the Standing Committees, the three Financial Committees - Committees on Estimates, Public Accounts and Public Undertakings - constitute a distinct group as they keep an unremitting vigil over Government expenditure and performance. While members of the Rajya Sabha are associated with Committees on Public Accounts and Public Undertakings, the members of the Committee on Estimates are drawn entirely from the Lok Sabha.

QUESTION: 24

Being the nun-member, who among the following can participate in the proceedings of either House of the Parliament without having right to vote?

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QUESTION: 25

Money Bill can be introduced in the State Legislative Assembly with the prior permission of the

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QUESTION: 26

How many readings does a non-Money Bill have in each House of the Parliament?

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QUESTION: 27

The Prime Minister who was voted out of power by the Parliament was

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QUESTION: 28

A candidate to become a member of the Rajya Sabha, should not be less than

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QUESTION: 29

The Constitution of India lays down that the two Houses of Parliament must be summoned atleast

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D is the correct option.The Constitution empowers the President to summon each House at such intervals that there should not be more than a six-month gap between the two sessions. Hence the Parliament must meet at least twice a year.

QUESTION: 30

Who was the first Speaker of Independent India’s Lok Sabha?

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Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar was the first speaker of independent India's lok sabha.