Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 144 of 150)

  1. Which one of the following are financial powers of State Council of Ministers?

    1. Formulating the budget proposals and presenting the same to the State Legislature for approval

    2. All proposals for taxation emanate from the Council of Ministers

    3. Regulation of the Contingency Fund of the State and advancing money out of it to meet the unforeseen contingencies

    Codes:

    1. 1

    2. 1 2

    3. 1 2

    4. 1 2, 3

  2. Which one of the following is not a legislative power of the State Council of Ministers?

    1. Determining the business and time-table of the State Legislature

    2. Introducing the important Bills in the State Legislature

    3. Summoning and proroguing the session of either or both the Houses of the State Legislature

    Codes:

    1. 3

    2. 2

    3. 1

    4. None of these

  3. Which one of the following is an executive function of the Council of Ministers of State?

    1. To run the administration of the State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution

    2. to bring about necessary cohesion in the policies of the various ministries

    3. To formulate the policy of the State Government and give it practical shape

    4. To assist the President in the administration of the State during the President's Rule in the State

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 3

    2. 1, 3, 4

    3. 2, 3, 4

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  4. In which cases Governor exercises his discretionary powers?

    1. In appointment of Chief Minister if not a single party has clear-cut majority in the House or there is no recognized leader of the majority party

    2. In reservation of a Bill passed by State Legislature for the assent of the President

    3. Dismissing a ministry if he is convinced it has lost majority support in the Assembly

    Codes:

    1. 1 2

    2. 2 3

    3. 1 3

    4. 1 2, 3

  5. The Governor can reserve

    1. only Financial Bills for the approval of the President

    2. all Bills passed by State Legislature for the assent of the President

    3. certain types of Bills passed by State Legislature for the approval of the President

    4. no Bill passed by the State Legislature for the approval of the President

  6. The Executive powers of the Governor include

    1. right to appoint the Chief Minister and other Ministers

    2. right to decide the portfolios of various Ministers

    3. right to appoint Judges of the State High Court

    4. right to remove members of the State Public Service Commission

    Codes:

    1. 2, 3, 4

    2. 1, 2 only

    3. 1, 3, 4

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  7. The ordinance of the Governor

    1. is much narrower than a law made by the State Legislature

    2. is more extensive than the law made by the State Legislature

    3. has the same force as the law made by the State Legislature

    4. has little value than the law made by State Legislature

  8. Which one of the following legislative powers are enjoyed by the Governor?

    1. He summons or prorogues either House of State Legislature

    2. He addresses either or both the Houses at the commencement of the new session after each General Election

    3. He dissolves both the Houses in case of difference over the enactment of law

    4. He sends messages to the State Legislature on a Bill pending before it

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 4

    2. 1, 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 3 only

    4. 2, 3, 4

  9. Which of the following are financial powers enjoyed by the Governor?

    1. all the demands for grants are presented before the State Legislature on the recommendation of the Governor

    2. he is incharge of the Contingency Fund of the State and can make advances out of it to meet unforeseen expenditure

    3. the supplementary grants, if any, are presented before the State Legislature on the recommendation of the Governor

    4. he can order the reduction of salaries and allowances of the State Civil Servants during the President's rule in the State

    Codes:

    1. 1, 4

    2. 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 2, 3

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  10. Which of the following are the executive functions of the Council of Ministers of a State?

    1. it brings about necessary cohesion in the policy of various Ministers

    2. it assists the President in the administration of the State during the President's Rule in the State

    3. it runs the administration of the State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution

    4. it formulates the policy of the State Government and gives it practical shape

    Codes:

    1. 1, 3, 4

    2. 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 2, 3

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  11. Which of the following alternatives are available to the Governor of a State with regard to a Bill passed by both the Houses of the State Legislature?

    1. he can return the Bill for reconsideration

    2. he can reserve the Bill for the approval of the President

    3. he can dismiss with hold the Bill by not returning the same to the House where it originated

    4. he can record his assent

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 4

    2. 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 2

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4