Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 135 of 150)

  1. Asserion (A): The Planning Commission is neither a statutory body nor a constitutional body. Reason (R): It is established by an executive resolution of the Union cabinet.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

  2. Asserion (A): The Chairman and the members of the UPSC are appointed by the President. Reason (R): The UPSC is a Constitutional body.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

  3. Asserion (A): The salaries and allowances of the members of the UPSC are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India. Reason (R): Under the provisions of the Constitution, additional functions may be conferred on the commission by the President.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

  4. Asserion (A): The salaries of the members of the UPSC cannot be changed to their disadvantage during their tenure. Reason (R): The independence of the Public Service Commission has to be maintained.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

  5. Asserion (A): The Constitution has fixed the number of the members of the UPSC. Reason (R): The chairman and the members of the UPSC are appointed by the President.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

  6. Asserion (A): The Finance Commission facilitates the maintenance of financial balance between the Union and the states in the Indian federal system. Reason (R): The Constitution of India has given more financial powers to the Union Government.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

  7. Asserion (A): The UPSC is the central recruiting agency in India. Reason (R): It works under the Ministry of Personnel.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c