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Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 1

 Which one of the following is the main function of the Central Vigilance Commission? 

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To inquire or cause an inquiry or investigation to be conducted on a reference made by the Central government wherein it is alleged that a public servant being an employee of the Central government or its authorities , has committed an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 2

The salary, allowances and other service conditions of the Central Vigilance Commissioner are similar to those of: 

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The salary, allowances and other conditions of service of the Central Vigilance Commissioner are similar to those of the Chairman of UPSC and that of the vigilance commissioner are similar to those of a member of UPSC. But they cannot be varied to his disadvantage after his appointment.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 3

The Central Vigilance Commission presents its annual report to the: 

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The CVC has to present annually to the President a report on its performance. The President places this report before each House of Parliament

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 4

The Government of India appointed a Committee on Prevention of Corruption under the chairmanship of 

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The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency for preventing corruption in the Central government. It was established in 1964 by an executive resolution of the Central government. Its establishment was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption (1962–64).

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 5

Who of the following is not a member of the committee that recommends the appointment of the Central Vigilance Commissioner? 

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They are appointed by the president by warrant under his hand and seal on the recommendation of a threemember committee consisting of the prime minister as its head, the Union minister of home affairs and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 6

In which of the following years, the Central Vigilance Commission was set up? 

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It was established in 1964 by an executive resolution of the Central government. Its establishment was recommended by the Santhanam Committee

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 7

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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Central Vigilance Commission, Delhi Special Police Establishment and the CBI are set up by Government of India to check misconduct, malpractices, corruption and misdemeanour on the part of public servants.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 8

The Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the Central Vigilance Commission in: 

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Thus, originally the CVC was neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body. Later, in 2003, the Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the CVC.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 9

The Central Vigilance Commission was established on the recommendation of 

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It was established in 1964 by an executive resolution of the Central government. Its establishment was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption1 (1962–64).

Laxmikanth Test: Central Vigilance Commission - Question 10

Consider the following statements: 

  1. The Central Vigilance Commission was set up by an Act of Parliament. 
  2. The Central Vigilance Commission has been broadly given the measure of independence and autonomy as that given to the Union Public Service Commission.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct? 

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Thus, originally the CVC was neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body. Later, in 2003, the Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the CVC.

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