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Test: Executive- 2 - Question 1

What is the organ of government that primarily looks after the function of implementation and administration called?

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The organ of government that primarily looks after the function of implementation and administration is called the executive.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 2

Who is the formal chief of state in Canada?

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Canada has a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy where Queen Elizabeth II is the formal chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government.

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Test: Executive- 2 - Question 3

Who appoints the prime minister?

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The president appoints the prime minister as well as the ministers.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 4

What country has a parliamentary system with the president as the formal head of state and the prime minister as the head of government?

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Italy has a parliamentary system with the president as the formal head of state and the prime minister as the head of government.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 5

What country has a semi-presidential system?

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Russia has a semi-presidential system where the president is the head of state and the prime minister, who the president appoints, is the head of government.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 6

When was the executive presidency system in Sri Lanka introduced?

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In 1978 the constitution of Sri Lanka was amended, and the system of executive presidency was introduced.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 7

How many members of parliament must pass a resolution to remove the president?

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The president cannot be removed except by a resolution in the parliament passed by at least two-thirds of the total number of members of parliament.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 8

Who comprises the governor, chief minister, and council of ministers at the state level?

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At the state level, the executive comprises the governor and the chief minister and the council of ministers.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 9

How long is the president elected in India?

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The president is elected for five years in India.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 10

Who can remove the president from office?

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The president can be removed from office only by parliament by impeachment.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 11

What power does the president have to withhold or refuse to give consent to bills passed by the parliament?

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The president also has veto power by which he can withhold or refuse to give consent to bills (other than money bills) passed by the parliament.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 12

What kind of power does the president have to use the veto in a very effective manner?

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This gives the president an informal power to use the veto in a very effective manner.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 13

Since what year have major political changes significantly increased the importance of the presidential office?

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Since 1989 major political changes have considerably increased the importance of the presidential office.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 14

Who described the prime minister as the linchpin of government?

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Nehru described the prime minister as the linchpin of the government.

Test: Executive- 2 - Question 15

The prime minister and all the ministers have to be members of what?

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The prime minister and all the ministers have to be members of the parliament.

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