UPSC  Politics

31. The constitution of India establishes a federal system of government. This can be seen from :
1. rigidity of constitution
2. single citizenship
3. all-India services
4. supremacy of constitution
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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

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32. The Indian Supreme Court is a court of records. This means :
1. it has power to punish for contempt of court.
2. it can punish for comment on its administrative side.
3. its judgments are recorded for testimony
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1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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33. With reference to resolutions ,consider the following statements :
1. All resolutions are motion.
2. All resolutions are required to be voted upon.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

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34. Rajya Sabha is inferior to Lok Sabha in many aspects and thus has unequal status with respect to it in many cases. These include
1. approval of ordinances
2. approval of national emergency
3. voting on demand for grants
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1 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 3 only 2 and 3 only

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35. The Indian parliament is not sovereign. This is because of :
1. institution of CAG as a supreme auditor
2. Judicial review
3. federal system of government
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1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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36. With reference to Armed Forces Special powers Act (AFSPA), who among the following can declare an area as disturbed area?
1. Governor
2. Chief Minister
3. Central Government
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1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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37. India has signed the international treaty for prevention of corruption ( UNCAC ). To implement this treaty throughout the country the parliament needs the consent of :

all states at least half the states two or more states None

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38. The centre and states have their own respective sources of revenues. Which of the following is levied by the centre ?
1. professional tax
2. corporation tax
3. excise duty on liquor
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1 and 2 only 2 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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39. The election Commission of India consists of Chief election Commissioner (CEC) and two election commissioners (EC). With regard to these two officials, which of the following is/are correct?
1. CEC and EC receive equal salary.
2. CEC and EC are provided with security of tenure.
3. In case of difference of opinion amongst them, the view of CEC prevails.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 only 1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only

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40. Suppose Bihar legislative assembly passes a bill and forwards it to legislative council which rejects it. What happens to the bill then ?

a joint sitting is called for by the Governor. the bill ends and become dead. legislative assembly can pass the bill second time to override legislative council. (a) or (c) depending on the type of bill.

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