Practice Test: Indian Polity - 14


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QUESTION: 1

 Which of the following are the principles on the basis of which the Parliamentary system of government in India operates?
1. Normal Executive Head
2. Vice-President as the Chairman of the Upper House
3. Real Executive authority with the Council of Ministers
4. Executive responsibility to the Lower House.

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The correct option is C.
The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha, the House of the People. In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of Executive, but real executive power rests with the Chief Minister who heads the Council of Ministers.

QUESTION: 2

The federations whose constitution includes the Constitution of the States of the Union are

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The correct option is C.
Examples of the federation or federal state include the United States, India, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, Argentina, Nigeria, and Australia.

QUESTION: 3

In which of the following federations, residuary powers rest in the Centre?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following are common features associated with federalism of India and U.S.A.?
1. Mention of the concurrent list in the constitution
2. Written constitutions
3. Division of powers between the Centre and the States
4. Residuary powers lie with the States Select the correct answer from the codes given below

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QUESTION: 5

Which among the following constitutional amendment act, reduced the age of voting from 21 years to 18 years?

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61st Amendment Act, 1989 reduced the voting age from 21 years to 18 years for the Lok Sabha and state legislative assembly elections.

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 7

In which one of the following federations the executive is collegiate?

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QUESTION: 8

Which state of U.S.A has the highest number of votes in the US Presidential elections

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QUESTION: 9

Which A rticle of the Constitution provides for Interstate Council?

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QUESTION: 10

The Constitution of which country has no provisions for holding mid-term polls?

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QUESTION: 11

Constitution Government means

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Constitutional government is defined by the existence of a constitution—which may be a legal instrument or merely a set of fixed norms or principles generally accepted as the fundamental law of the polity—that effectively controls the exercise of political power. 

QUESTION: 12

 Local government in recent times is regarded as

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QUESTION: 13

'The Cabinet form of government' means

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QUESTION: 14

Consider the passage given below: "None of the Acts and Regulations specified in this Schedule nor any of the provision there of shall be deemed to be void, or over to have become void, on the ground that such Act, Regulation or provision is inconsistent with, or takes away or abridges any of the rights conferred by any provisions of this part, andnotwithstanding any judgement, decree or order of any court or tribunal to the contrary, each of the said Acts and Regulations shall, subject to the power of any competent Legislature to repeal or amend it, continue in force."

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QUESTION: 15

A was born in Nasik in 1920 and had gone to Chicago for study. He married Miss B, an American girl there and a son C was born to them in Boston in 1945. All of them came to Pune in 1946 with the intention of staying permanently there. They continued to stay until the commencement of the Constitution and beyond. C acquired citizenship of India because

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QUESTION: 16

If the total number of votes to be cast in the Presidential election in India is 8, 66, 287, the minimum number of single preference votes that must be secured by a candidate for election is

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QUESTION: 17

What is the correct sequence of the following?
1. Scheduled Castes Order.
2. Untouchability Offences Act.
3. Protection of Civil Rights Act.
4. Communal order of the Government of Madras.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 18

Restriction of the writ jurisdiction of the High Courts under Article 226 of the Constitution is only possible through

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QUESTION: 19

No uniform method is followed in the selection of members to:

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QUESTION: 20

In which one of the following countries the Upper House of Parliament shares powers with the Lower House in the basis of equality even in regard to Money Bills?

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QUESTION: 21

In which of the following countries the people are also to be associated directly with the process of Constitutional amendment' 1. U.S.A 2. Canada 3. Australia 4. Switzerland Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 22

The system of double citizenship prevails in some federal countries like

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QUESTION: 23

In England the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty actually means that

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QUESTION: 24

The essence of Natural Rights is that

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QUESTION: 25

The area of a Lok Sabha constituency for the purpose of general elections is determined by the

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