October 4, 2014

Quiz 25- Indian Constitution-General Studies: General Knowledge Question & Answers

241 Q) The Rajya Sabha can take initiative in

(a) Censuring a Minister
(b) Creating a New All India Service
(c) Considering Money Bills
(d) Appointing judges.

242 Q) The President addresses both Houses of Parliament assembled together

(a) once a year whenever he chooses
(b) at the commencement of each session
(c) at the invitation of the Houses
(d) session of each year

243 Q) Under which High Court does Andaman and Nicobar Islands come?

(a) Madras High Court
(b) Karnataka High Court
(c) Andhra Pradesh High Court
(d) Calcutta High Court

244 Q) On which of the following subjects is the power to legislate vested both in the Union as well as the State Legislatures?

(a) Acquisition and requisitioning of property
(b) Sanctioning of cinematograph films for exhibition
(c) Duties of excise on alcoholic liquors for human consumption
(d) Taxes on agricultural income

245 Q) Consider the following statements regarding booth capturing in an election: 
1. It has been defined in the Constitution of India. 
2. It includes the seizure of and taking pos-session of polling booths to prevent the orderly conduct of elections. 
3. It is also committed when any elector is threatened and prevented from going to the polling station to cast his vote. 
4. It has been declared as a cognizable offence punishable by imprisonment.

(a) 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(c) 2 and 3 are correct
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

246 Q) A government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations between the

(a) three organs of government
(b) Centre and States
(c) Legislature and the Executive
(d) Constitution and the States

247 Q) In the new Panchayati Raj Bill enacted in 1993, there are several fresh provisions deviating from the past. Which one of the following is not one such provisions?

(a) A number of added responsibilities in the area of agriculture, rural development, primary education and social forestry among others
(b) Elections being made mandatory for all posts at the time they are due
(c) A statutory representation for women in the panchayats, upto a third of the strength
(d) Regular remuneration to the panchayat members, so as to ensure their punctuality and accountability

248 Q) Consider the following statements: 
1. The joint sitting of the two Houses of the Parliament in India is sanctioned under Article 108 of the Constitution. 
2. The first joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was held in the year 1961. 
3. The second joint sitting of the two Houses of Indian Parliament was held to pass the Banking Service Commission (Repeat) Bill. 
Which of these statements is correct?

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) l,2and 3
p 249 Q) Which of the following posts is by convention always held by an opposition party member?

(a) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
(b) Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(c) Chairman of Parliamentary Accounts Committee
(d) Chairman of Joint Select Committee

250 Q) The first commission appointed by the government in 1948 to examine the case for the reorganisation of States on a linguistic basis was headed by

(a) Justice M.C. Mahajan
(b) Justice S.K. Dhar
(c) Justice Wanchoo
(d) None of these


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