Indian Polity Test-4


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QUESTION: 1

Who can dissolve the Lok Sabha before the expiry of its normal term of 5 yrs.?

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C is the correct option. The President summons both the Houses (the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha) of the Parliament and prorogues them. They also have the power to dissolve the Lok Sabha on the recommendation by the PM, pursuant to Article 85(2)(b). 

QUESTION: 2

The Rajya Sabha which is the upper house of parliament has a maximum strength of

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QUESTION: 3

The members of Rajya Sabha are elected for

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QUESTION: 4

The parliament or state legislature can declare a seat vacant if a member absents himself without permission from the session for

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QUESTION: 5

The power to prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with

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QUESTION: 6

Which article of the Indian Constitution mentioned the posts of Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of People—

Solution: The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of the People The House of the People shall, as soon as may be, choose two members of the House to be respectively Speaker and Deputy Speaker thereof and, so often as the office of Speaker or Deputy Speaker becomes vacant, the House shall choose another member to be Speaker or Deputy Speaker, as the case may be.
QUESTION: 7

Under which Article of the Constitution, the Council of State (Rajya Sabha) has a Chairman and Deputy Chairman—

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QUESTION: 8

Which House shall not be a subject for dissolution—

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QUESTION: 9

Within which period the President has to summon session of the Parliament—

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QUESTION: 10

How many members can be nominated by the President to the Rajya Sabha?

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QUESTION: 11

In addition to 550 members in Lok Sabha, how many members represent to Anglo Indian community?

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Maximum strength of the House is 552 members - 530 members to represent the States, 20 members to represent the Union Territories, and 2 members to be nominated by the President from the Anglo-Indian Community.

QUESTION: 12

Which one is not the essential qualification for membership of parliament?

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QUESTION: 13

According to Art. 103(1) Any question as to disqualification of member of either house of parliament is decided by

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QUESTION: 14

On reconstitution of lok Sabha, after general elections, the oath taking ceremony is presided over by the senior most member or swear-in members and hold charge till a regular speaker is elected known as

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QUESTION: 15

Prorogation of the house means

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QUESTION: 16

On ………………..of the house, general elections take place to constitute a new house

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QUESTION: 17

Quorum refers to

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C is the correct option. Article 100 of the Constitution of India stipulates that at least 10% of total number of members of the House must be present to constitute the quorum to constitute a meeting of either House of Parliament.

QUESTION: 18

How many sessions of parliament in a year?

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QUESTION: 19

What can be the maximum gap b/w two sessions of parliament?

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QUESTION: 20

The term bicameral legislature means

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B is the correct option.Bicameralism is the practice of having two Houses of Parliament. ... Under Article 169, Parliament may by law create or abolish the second chamber in a State if the Legislative Assembly of that State passes a resolution to that effect by a special majority. At present, seven Indian States have bicameral legislatures.

QUESTION: 21

For amendment of constitution, a bill may be introduced in

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QUESTION: 22

Who advises the central govt. on legal issues?

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QUESTION: 23

Which official has the right to take part in the proceedings of the parliament without being a member?

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QUESTION: 24

Bona vacantia refers to

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QUESTION: 25

Money bill can only be introduced in

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QUESTION: 26

In the case of deadlock b/w the two houses of the parliament, the joint sitting is presided over by the

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QUESTION: 27

Who among the following decides whether particular bill is a money bill or not?

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QUESTION: 28

For all purposes, an amendment bill has to be passed by

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QUESTION: 29

Which house is better placed with regard to control over the executive?

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Lok Sabha is better placed with regard to control over the executive. Lok Sabha exercises control over the executive more effectively than Rajya Sabha because it is a directly elected body. Lok Sabha has the power to make laws, ask questions and amend the Constitution.

QUESTION: 30

All moneys received by or on behalf of the GOI are credited to

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C is the correct option. Article 226 provides us that All other public moneys received by or on behalf of the Government of India or the Government of a State shall be credited to the public account of India or the public account of the State, as the case may be.

QUESTION: 31

At the joint sitting of parliament a bill has to be passed

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A is the correct option.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.

QUESTION: 32

The president has absolute veto with regard to

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QUESTION: 33

Money can be withdrawn from the consolidated fund of India only with the approval of the

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QUESTION: 34

A money bill passed by the Lok Sabha can be delayed by the Rajya Sabha for a maximum period of

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QUESTION: 35

What happens if a money bill passed by lok Sabha is partially amended by the rajya sabha?

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QUESTION: 36

In case there is inconsistency b/w the laws made by parliament and the laws made by state legislature, which one of the following shall prevail?

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The correct option is B.

 Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, Parliament may make laws for the whole or any part of the territory of India, and the Legislature of a State may make laws for the whole or any part of the State. No law made by Parliament shall be deemed to be invalid on the ground that it would have extra-territorial operation. 246.Notwithstanding anything in clauses (2) and (3), Parliament has exclusive power to make laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule (in this Constitution referred to as the “Union List”).

QUESTION: 37

Which are the disqualifications for membership of either house of parliament under Art 102?

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QUESTION: 38

Powers and privileges of the members of houses of parliament is enshrined under

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QUESTION: 39

A bill pending in the parliament shall not lapse by reason of the

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The correct option is A.
A Bill pending in the Legislature of 3 State shall not lapse by reason of the prorogation of the House or Houses thereof. A Bill pending in the Legislative Council of a State which has not been passed by the Legislative Assembly shall not lapse on dissolution of the Assembly

QUESTION: 40

joint sitting of both the houses in the case of deadlock may be convened by president if after a bill has been passed by one house and transmitted to the other house, then……

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QUESTION: 41

To make any grant in advance in respect of the estimated expenditure for a part of any financial year pending the completion of the procedure prescribed in Art. 113 for voting of such grant and pass the law is known as

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QUESTION: 42

To make any grant for meeting an unexpected demand upon the resources of India is known as

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QUESTION: 43

Power of the president to promulgate ordinances during recess of parliament is mentioned under Art 123 shall be cease to operate before passing from both the houses of parliament at the expiration of

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QUESTION: 44

What can be the maximum gap b/w two sessions of parliament?

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QUESTION: 45

Within which period the President has to summon session of the Parliament—

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QUESTION: 46

Nemo dat qui non habet means

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QUESTION: 47

Power to grant pardons vests with the

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QUESTION: 48

The directive principles are

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The correct answer is B as directive principles are non justiciable.

QUESTION: 49

Nositur a sociis means

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QUESTION: 50

Constitution of India came into effect from?

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