October 4, 2014

Quiz 16- Indian Constitution-General Studies: General Knowledge Question & Answers

151 Q) If in an election to the State Legislative Assembly, the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposits, it means that

(a) the polling was very poor
(b) the election was for a multi-member constituency
(c) the elected candidate's victory over his nearest rival was very marginal
(d) a very large number of candidates contested the election

152 Q) Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?

(a) President
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Speaker of Lok Sabha

153 Q) The procedure for removal of a Speaker is

(a) by a resolution of Rajya Sabha approved by Lok Sabha
(b) by a resolution of Lok Sabha with 2/3rd majority
(c) by a resolution of Lok Sabha moved after 14 days notice and passed with majority of all members
(d) none of the above

154 Q) The words "Satyameva Jayate", inscribed below the National Emblem, are taken from

(a) Mundaka Upanishad
(b) Jataka
(c) Puranas
(d) Mahabharata.

155 Q) Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive?

(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) Both are equally placed.
(d) It depends from which House the Prime Minister comes.

156 Q) Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below: 
Assertion A: The Chief Minister is the keystone of the Cabinet arch. 
Reason R: Chief Minister's powers are numerous and his authority is onerous at the State level.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.

157 Q) Two conditions of the criminal liability are

(a) Prison and Punishment
(b) Act and Mens-rea
(c) External and Internal act
(d) Crime and Co-operation.

158 Q) The Governor of the State is accountable for his actions to

(a) the State Legislature
(b) the State Council of Ministers
(c) the President
(d) the Prime Minister.

159 Q) Under the administration of which one of the following is the Department of Atomic Energy?

(a) Prime Minister's Office
(b) Cabinet Secretariat
(c) Ministry of Power
(d) Ministry of Science and Technology

160 Q) When the consent of a party to a contract has been obtained by undue influence, fraud or misrepresentation the contract is

(a) Legal
(b) Void
(c) Voidable
(d) Enforceable
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