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Question 1 of 50
The function of protem Speaker is to:
After a general election and formation of a new government, a list of senior Lok Sabha members prepared by the Legislative Section is submitted to the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, who selects a protem speaker. The appointment has to be approved by the President. The main duty of the protem speaker is to administer the oath of office to new members of the house.
Question 2 of 50
Division of powers is the principle of:
Federalism is a system of government in which the power is divided between a central authority and various constituent units of the country. Usually, a federation has two levels of government. One is the government for the entire country that is usually responsible for a few subjects of common national interest. The others are governments at the level of provinces or states that look after much of the day-to-day administering of their state.
Question 3 of 50
From which Constitution of the World, the Indian Constitution has adopted the concept of “Directive Principles of State Policy”?
The concept of Directive Principles of State Policy was borrowed from the Irish Constitution. The makers of the Constitution of India were influenced by the Irish nationalist movement. Hence, the Directive Principles of the Indian constitution have been greatly influenced by the Directive Principles of State Policy.
Question 4 of 50
Which of the following is not an administrative function of a Village Panchayat?
Providing college education is not an administrative function of a Village Panchayat. The administrative functions of a Village Panchayat are Public work and welfare functions, such as maintenance, repair and construction of roads, drains, bridges, wells, etc.
Question 5 of 50
The first woman film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha was:
Nargis Dutt was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha. In the early 1970s, Nargis became the first patron of The Spastic Society of India and her work with the organization brought her recognition as a social worker.
Question 6 of 50
To whom can a case of dispute in the election of the President of India be referred?
The Supreme Court shall inquire and decide regarding all doubts and disputes arising out of or in connection with the election of a president per Article 71(1) of the constitution.
Question 7 of 50
The “Residuary Powers” (not mentioned in the Union, State or Concurrent lists of the Constitution) are vested in:
The residuary powers of legislation are vested in Parliament. Article 248(2) of the Constitution of India says that the Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Union, State or Concurrent lists of the Constitution.
Question 8 of 50
Plural Theory of Sovereignty emphasizes the importance of
Question 9 of 50
Article 243 of the Constitution of India inserted by a Constitutional Amendment deals with which of the following ?
Question 10 of 50
Point out which from the following is not a Right enumerated in the Constitution of India but has been articulated by the Supreme Court to be a Fundamental Right?
Question 11 of 50
Which of Standing Committees of Parliament has no MP from Rajya Sabha?
Question 12 of 50
Who was the Chairmen of the Union Powers Committee of the Constituent Assembly of India?
Question 13 of 50
Why did one of the Courts in India decree “bandhs are unconstitutional and punitive”?
Question 14 of 50
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India acts as the chief accountant and auditor for the
Question 15 of 50
Which of the following non-members of Parliament has the right to address it?
Question 16 of 50
Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of :
Question 17 of 50
Which of the following writs/orders of the High Court/Supreme Court sought to get an order of an authority quashed?
Question 18 of 50
Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha ?
Question 19 of 50
Point out which from the following is not a right enumerated in the Constitution of India but has been articulated by the Supreme Court to be a Fundamental Right.
Question 20 of 50
The President of the Union of India has the same constitutional authority as the
Question 21 of 50
Which is not a central Service?
Question 22 of 50
Which article of the Indian Constitution provides for the institution of Panchayati Raj?
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following is a bulwark of personal freedom
Question 24 of 50
Who is the highest civil servant of the Union Government?
Question 25 of 50
Article 1 of the Constitution declares India as
Question 26 of 50
Which functionary can be invited to give his opinion in the Parliament?
Question 27 of 50
Which of the following countries have an Unwritten Constitution?
Question 28 of 50
The Constitution of India was adopted on
Question 29 of 50
How many schedules the Constitution of India contains?
Question 30 of 50
Under which article of Constitution does Jammu and Kashmir ertjoys special constitutional position?
Question 31 of 50
The Niti Aayog of India is
Question 32 of 50
The writs for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights are issued by
Question 33 of 50
Which of the following is a feature to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation?
Question 34 of 50
Which of the following is not a tool of legislative control over administration in India?
Question 35 of 50
Evaluate the following statements :
I. The legal interpretation of equality is chiefly influenced by equality before law and equal protection of law
II. Equality before law means rule of law
Question 36 of 50
A writ issued by the Supreme Court compelling a quasi judicial/public authority to perform its mandatory duty is
Question 37 of 50
In Gandhian Socialism
Question 38 of 50
In which year were the Indian states reorganised on the linguistic basis?
Question 39 of 50
The articles 17 and 18 of constitution provide
Question 40 of 50
The constitution of India describes India as
Question 41 of 50
Being the non-member, who among the following can participate in the proceedings of either house of the Parliament without having right to vote?
Question 42 of 50
By which of the following modes can citizenship be acquired? i. By Birth ii. Hereditary iii. By Registration iv. By Request
Question 43 of 50
How many languages are contained in the VIIIth schedule of the Indian Constitution?
Question 44 of 50
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected as the first President of India by
Question 45 of 50
In which of the following cases, the Supreme Court held that fundamental rights are unamendable?
Question 46 of 50
In U.S.A. the President is elected by
Question 47 of 50
The United Kingdom is a classic example of a/an
Question 48 of 50
Article 17 of the Indian Constitution provides for
Question 49 of 50
Article 370 of the Constitution of India provides for