UPSC  Politics

1. Which of the following is not correct regarding a Money Bill?

It can be introduced in either House of Parliament. It can be passed by the Lok Sabha even if the Rajya Saba rejects it. It is deemed to have been passed by both Houses if it is not returned by the Rajya Sabha within 14 days. It requires the prior approval of the President.

2. With reference to Indian parliament">parliament, which one of the following is not correct?

The Appropriation Bill must be passed by both the Houses of Parliament before it can be enacted into law No money shall be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India except under the appropriation made by the Appropriation Act Finance Bill is required for proposing new taxes but no another Bill/Act is required for making changes in the rates of taxes which are already under operation No Money Bill can be introduced except on the recommendation of the President

3. Which of the following is/are extra-constitutional and extralegal device(s) for securing cooperation and coordination between the States in India?
1. The National Development Council
2. The Governors Conference
3. Zonal Councils
4. Inter-State Council

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

4. Which of the following are matters on which a constitutional amendment is possible only with the ratification of the legislature of not less than one-half of the states?
1. election of the president
2. Representation of states in parliament">parliament
3. Any of the Lists in the 7th Schedule
4. Abolition of the legislature Council of a State

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

5. Article 156 of the Constitution of India provides that a Governor shall hold office for a term of five year from the date on which he enters upon his office. Which of the following can be deduced from this?
1. No Governor can be removed from office till the completion of his term
2. No Governor can continue in office beyond a period of five years

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

6. Which one of the following is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed as a convention?

The Finance Minister is to be a Member of the Lower House The Prime Minister has to resign if he loses majority in the Lower House All the parts of India are to be represented in the Councils of Ministers In the event of both the President and the Vice-President demitting office simultaneously before the end of the tenure the Speaker of the Lower House of the Parliament will officiate as the President

7. Assertion (A): The reservation of thirty-three per-cent of seats for women in parliament">parliament and State legislature does not require Constitutional amendment.
Reason (R): Political parties contesting elections can allocate thirty-three percent of seats they contest to women candidates without any Constitutional amendment.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A A is true but R is false A is false but R is true

8. What is the difference between vote-on-account and interim budget? The provision of a vote-on-account is used by a regular Government, while an interim budget is a provision used by a caretaker Government. A vote-on-account only deals with the expenditure in Governments budget, while an interim budget includes both expenditure and receipts. Which of the statements; given above is/are correct?

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

9. Match List I with List II
a) president of India 1. Secrecy of information
b) Judges of Supreme Court 2. Faithful Discharge of duties
c) Members of parliament">parliament 3. Faith and Allegiance to the Constitution of India
d) Minister for the Union 4. Upholding the Constitution and the law

A-3, B-4, C-1 D-2 A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1 A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1 A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2

10. Which of the following are matters on which a constitutional amendment is possible only with the ratification of the legislatures of not less than one-half of the states?
1. election of the president
2. Representation of the States in parliament">parliament
3. Any of the Lists in the 7th schedule
4. Abolition of the legislative Council of a State

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

 

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