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IASbaba Daily Prelims Test [Day 13] – Polity

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  • June 30, 2015
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IASbaba – Daily Prelims Test  [Day 13]

 

SUBJECT – POLITY

TOPICS:

1. Amendment of the Constitution

2. Union Government – Union Executive- President, VP, PM, COM, Cabinet , Union Legislature – Parliament

 

PRELIMS MCQ’s:

 

1. As per the Indian Constitution, consider the following statements with regard to Article 368

  1. An amendment to the Constitution can be initiated only in the Parliament
  2. The Bill seeking amendment can be introduced by any member of the Parliament
  3. The Amendment can be initiated only in the LokSabha and not in RajyaSabha

Select the correct answer

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 3 only

 

2. In the Indian context, which of the following provisions can be amended by Simple Majority of the Parliament

  1. Acquisition and termination of Citizenship
  2. Abolition or creation of legislative councils in states
  3. Directive Principles of State Policy
  4. Formation of new States

Select the correct answer

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 and 4
  3. 1, 2 and 4
  4. 3 Only

 

3. With regard to Business Advisory Committee (BAC), consider the following statements

  1. It is an ad-hoc committee
  2. There are separate BAC for Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
  3. It regulates the programme and time table of the house.
  4. Prime Minister is the head of BAC

Select the correct answer

  1. 4 only
  2. 1 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2and 3

 

4. In the context of India, which of the following principles is/are implied institutionally in the parliamentary government?

  1. Members of the Cabinet are Members of the Parliament.
  2. Ministers hold the office till they enjoy confidence in the Parliament.
  3. Cabinet is headed by the Head of the State.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

5. Consider the following statements

  1. the Parliament under Article 368 can amend any part of the Constitution including the Fundamental Rights but without affecting the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution
  2. Incase of constitutional amendment bill, the President is bound to give his/her assent.
  3. there is no provision for joint sitting incase of a deadlock over a constitutional amendment bill

Select the correct answer

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

6. The President can exercise his/her power of veto over the bills passed by the Parliament. Which of the following are the veto powers of the President of India?

  1. Suspensive veto.
  2. Absolute veto.
  3. Qualified veto.
  4. Pocket veto.

Choose the correct code from the following

  1. 1, 2, 3 only.
  2. 1, 3, 4 only.
  3. 2, 3, 4 only.
  4. 1, 2, 4 only.

 

7. The President cannot promulgate an ordinance

  1. when either of the two Houses of Parliament is not in session
  2. when both the Houses are in session
  3. when only one House is in session
  4. when both the Houses of Parliament are not in session

 

8. According to Indian Constitution, consider the following statements

  1. Both elected and nominated members of the Parliament vote in Vice-Presidential election
  2. A nominated member can also be appointed as a Union Minister
  3. Elected members of the state legislative assemblies vote in Vice-Presidential election
  4. The Cabinet ministers comprises of sitting members of LokSabha only

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1, 2 and 4
  3. 3 and 4
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

9. Consider the following

Name of the Writ     Issued for
1. Mandamus a. To quash the order of the Tribunal
2. Prohibition b. Safeguard against the usurpation of public offices
3. Certiorari c. Forbid the inferior court in excess of its jurisdiction
4. Quo Warranto d. To command a person to perform one’s legal duty

 

Select the correct answer using the code

  1. 1 – (b), 2 – (a), 3 – (c), 4 – (d)
  2. 1 – (d), 2 – (c), 3 – (a), 4 – (b)
  3. 1 – (d), 2 – (c), 3 – (b), 4 – (a)
  4. 1 – (b), 2 – (c), 3 – (a), 4 – (d)

 

10. With regard to Zonal Council, consider the following statements

  1. Prime Minister is the head of Zonal Council
  2. They owe their existence to the Constitution of India
  3. They are only deliberative and advisory bodies

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 3 Only
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 2 and 3

 

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