Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 138 of 150)

  1. The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of the Department/Ministry of (2004)

    1. Culture

    2. Tourism

    3. Science and Technology

    4. Human Resource Development

  2. The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in the (2004)

    1. Lok Sabha alone

    2. Either House of Parliament

    3. Joint Sitting of Parliament

    4. Rajya Sabha alone

  3. Match List-I (Person) with List-II (Position) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: (2004)

    List-I List-II
    1. AnilKakodar

    2. Raman Puri

    3. M Jagannatha Rao

    4. G Madhavan Nair

    1. Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff

    2. Chairman, 17th Law Commission

    3. Chairman, ISRO

    4. Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  4. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution did the President give his assent to the ordinance on electoral reforms when it was sent back to him by the Union Cabinet without making any changes (in the year 2002) (2003)?

    1. Article 121

    2. Article 122

    3. Article 123

    4. Article 124

  5. The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee, whose permission is required for cultivation of any genetically modified crop such as Bt-Cotton in India, is under the Union Ministry of (2003)

    1. Agriculture

    2. Environment and Forests

    3. Commerce and Industry

    4. Rural Development

  6. Consider the following statements: (2003) In the electoral college for Presidential Election in India

    1. The value of the vote of an elected Member of Legislative Assembly = State Population/Number of elected MLAs of the State x 100

    2. The value of the vote of an elected Member of Parliament = Total value of the votes of all elected MLAs

  7. Which of these statements are correct? population of the State by the total number of the elected members of the Assembly. As at present (1997) the expression “population” here means the population as ascertained by the (1997)

    1. 1991 census

    2. 1981 census

    3. 1971 census

    4. 1961 census

  8. If the Prime Minister of India belonged to the Upper House of parliament (1997)

    1. He will not be able to vote in his favour in the event of a no-confidence motion

    2. He will not be able to speak on the Budget in the Lower House

    3. He can make statements only in the Upper House

    4. He has to become a member of the Lower House within six months after being sworn in as the Prime Minister

  9. Which one of the following statements is correct (7996)? The Prime Minister of India

    1. Is free to choose his minister only from among those who are members of either House of the Parliament

    2. Can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counseling by the President of India in this regard

    3. Has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet

    4. Has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary powers vested with the President of India

  10. Which one of the following is part of the electoral college for the election of the President of India but does not form part of the forum for his impeachment (1996)?

    1. Lok Sabha

    2. Rajya Sabha

    3. State Legislative Council

    4. State Legislative Assemblies

  11. Which one of the following is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed (1995)

    1. The Finance Minister to be a Member of the Lower House

    2. The Prime Minister has to resign if he loses majority in the Lower House

    3. All the parts of India are to be represented in the Council of Ministers

    4. In the event of both the President and the Vice-President demitting office simultaneously before the end of their tenure the Speaker of the Lower House of the Parliament will officiate as the President

  12. The Chief Minister of a State in India is not eligible to vote in the Presidential election if (1993)

    1. He himself is a candidate

    2. He is yet to prove his majority on the floor of the Lower House of the State Legislature

    3. He is member of the Upper House of the State Legislature

    4. He is a caretaker Chief Minister