I. Indian Parliament
2. Planning Commission
3. National Development Council
4. Finance Commission
(a) I and 2
(b) 1 and 4
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 2 and 4
702 Q) India is a Republic. It means:
(a) India is a Union of States
(b) The Head of the State is not hereditary
(c) India has Parliamentary system of government
(d) People have final authority in all the matters.
(a) The recommendation for election is made by the government and the notification for election is issued by the Election Commission.
(b) The recommendation for election is made by the Election Commision and the notification for election is issued by the Home Ministry at the Centre and Home Departments in the States.
(c) The recommendation for election is made by the Election Commission and the notification for election is issued by the President and Governors of the States concerned.
(d) Both the exercises of making a recommendation for election and that of issuing a notification in respect of it are done by Election Commission.
704 Q) The Comptroller and Auditor-General performs
(a) only audit functions
(b) only accounting functions
(c) both accounting and audit functions
(d) accounting, auditing and judicial functions
705 Q) Which of the following are matched wrongly?
I. Habeas Corpus — literally means 'to have a body'
II. Mandamus — commands a person to perform a public duty
III. Quo warranto — issued to a lower court to stop proceedings in a case
IV. Prohibition — issued to a lower court quashing a decision or order
(a) I and II
(b) III only
(c) II, III and IV
(d) III and IV
706 Q) Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional amendment?
(a) State Legislative Assemblies
(b) Lok Sabha only
(c) Either House of Parliament
(d) Rajya Sabha only
707 Q) Which of the following provisions of the Constitution can be amended by Parliament by s simple majority?
(a) Provision concerning establishment of High Court
(b) Provision concerning federal judiciary
(c) Provision concerning representation of States in Parliament
(d) None of the above
708 Q) Consider the following statements:
1. Part IX of the Constitution of India contains provisions for Panchayats and was inserted by the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992.
2. Part IX A of the Constitution of India contains provisions for municipalities and the Article 243 Q envisages two types of municipalities—a Municipal Council and a Municipal Corporation for every state.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) I only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
709 Q) Who administers the oath of office to the members of council of ministers in the state?
(a) the Attorney-General of the state
(b) the Governor
(c) the Chief Justice of the State High Court
(d) none of the above
710 Q) Which is true regarding the President of India?
I. He is the Chief Executive.
II. He is the Supreme Commander of the armed forces.
III. He is the titular head of the State.
IV. He is part of the Union Legislature.
(a) I & III
(b) I & II
(c) II, III & IV
(d) I, II, III & IV
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