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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 26]

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  • July 13, 2015
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 IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 26]

 

 

Topic- POLITY – State Government- State Executive and State Legislature; Administration of Union Territories (UT) and Eco-Survey/ Current Affairs

 

1. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct regarding the Governor?

  1. The Governor office is an employment under the central government.
  2. It is an independent Constitutional office.
  3. He is subordinate to central government as he holds the office only during the pleasure of the President of India.
  4. He has no fixed term of office and no security of tenure.

Choose the correct code.

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

 

2. Consider a situation-

The Governor has sent a bill for reconsideration using his ‘Suspensive Veto’ powers. And state legislature has passed the bill again and has sent the bill for the Governor’s assent.

Now, what is/are the option/s that Governor can exercise? Choose the correct option.

  1. He has to give his assent.
  2. He can withhold his assent.
  3. He can keep the bill for the President’s consideration.
  4. Either 1 or 3.

 

3. The Constitution of India envisages the same pattern of government in the states as that at the centre.

What are all the parts that constitute State Executive?

  1. The Governor.
  2. The Chief Minister.
  3. The Council of Ministers.
  4. The Advocate General.
  5. The Attorney General.

Choose the correct code from the following

  1. 1, 2 only.
  2. 1, 2, 3 only.
  3. 1, 2, 3, 4 only.
  4. All the above.

 

 

4. Supreme Court in the past has given several verdicts, rulings related to the aid and advice given by Council of Ministers to the Governor. Consider the following statements.

  1. A council of ministers must always exist to advise the governor, even after the dissolution of the state legislative assembly or resignation of a council of ministers.
  2. Except in spheres where the governor is to act in his discretion, the governor has to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers in the exercise of his powers and functions.
  3. Wherever the Constitution requires the satisfaction of the governor, the satisfaction is not the personal satisfaction of the governor but it is the satisfaction of the council of ministers.

Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

  1. 1, 2 only.
  2. 2, 3 only
  3. 1, 3 only.
  4. All the above.

 

 

5. Bicameral legislature is a feature of Federal structure. This type of legislature is a mandatory at the Centre while it is not an obligatory on the States to have Bicameral legislatures.

Which of the States doesn’t have a Bicameral legislature?

  1. Andhra Pradesh.
  2. Uttar Pradesh.
  3. Bihar
  4. Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

6. Under the Constitution, a person shall be disqualified for being chosen as and for being a member of the legislative assembly or legislative council of a state if he holds any office of profit under the Union or state government. It is governor who disqualifies if a member has become subject to the above disqualification.

Consider the following statements.

  1. Governor can disqualify the member on his own discretion.
  2. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the President of India.
  3. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the Election Commission of India.
  4. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the Supreme Court.

 

7. Who has the powers to disqualify a member of legislature in a State under the 10th schedule?

  1. The Governor.
  2. The President of India.
  3. Speaker or Chairman
  4. Supreme Court.

 

 

8. Consider the following statements.

  1. A minister, who is not the member of either House, cannot participate in the proceedings of any of the House.
  2. Advocate General of the state can take part in the proceedings of any of the House despite he being not the member of either of the Houses.

Choose the correct statement/s from the following code.

  1. 1 only.
  2. 2 only.
  3. Both
  4. None of the above.

 

 

9. Consider the statements regarding the Money bill.

  1. It can be introduced in either House of State Legislature (if it is bicameral legislature) but on recommendation of the Governor.
  2. It is considered to be a Government bill.
  3. Legislative Council can at the maximum delay passage of money bill by 14 day.
  4. Governor enjoys ‘Suspensive Veto’ with respect to this bill.

Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

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

 

10. Puducherry and Delhi are the only two Union Territories that have Legislatures of their own. Consider the following statements.

 

  1. Puducherry can make laws on any of the subjects in the State List but not in the Concurrent List
  2. Delhi can make laws on any of the subjects in the State List or in the Concurrent List (except public order, police and land).

Choose the incorrect statement/s from the following codes below.

  1. 1 only.
  2. 2 only.
  3. Both
  4. None of the above.

 

 

Eco-Survey and Current Affairs

 

11. Consider the statements regarding ‘Headline Inflation and Core Inflation’

  1. Headline inflation is a measure of total inflation within an economy, excluding commodities such as food and energy prices while core inflation includes food and energy items
  2. Core inflation presents a picture of long term inflation while Headline inflation may not present an accurate picture of an economy’s inflationary trend.

Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

12. Minimum Support Prices (MSP) are granted by government so that it doesn’t affect the farmers. Consider the following

  1. The maximum number of items for which MSP is given is cereals
  2. MSP is determined by Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)under Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Which of the above is/are Correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

13. India has gifted a vintage ‘Dakota’ Aircraft to

  1. Pakistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Bhutan
  4. Nepal

 

14. Consider the following

  1. Oxidation
  2. Hydration
  3. Carbonation
  4. Hydrolysis
  5. Reduction

Which of the above are parts of chemical weathering?

  1. 1, 3 and 5
  2. 2, 4 and 5
  3. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 3 and 4

 

 

15. Consider the following regarding Li-ion Batteries

  1. Lithium-ion batteries, unlike other rechargeable batteries, have a potentially hazardous pressurised flammable electrolyte.
  2. Li-ion batteries contain less toxic metals than other types of batteries which may contain lead or cadmium.
  3. The waste of Li-ion Batteries is generally categorized as non-hazardous waste.

Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. All correct

 

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