Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 65 of 150)

  1. The joint sitting of Indian Parliament for transacting a legislative business is presided over by

    1. The President of India

    2. The senior most member of Parliament

    3. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

    4. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

  2. Who among the following is considered to be the custodian of the Lok Sabha?

    1. The Prime Minister

    2. The Leader of the Opposition

    3. The Leader of the Opposition 10 of 10

    4. The Speaker

  3. The. Speaker of the Lok Sabha has to address his letter of resignation to the

    1. Prime Minister of India

    2. Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha

    3. President of India

    4. Vice President of India

  4. Which one of the following statements correctly describes “a hung parliament”

    1. A Parliament in which no party has a clear majority

    2. The Prime minister has resigned but parliament is not dissolved

    3. The Parliament lacks the quorum to conduct business

    4. A lame duck Parliament

  5. To which one of the following categories does the right to property belong?

    1. Legal Right

    2. Fundamental Right

    3. Human Right

    4. Natural Right

  6. Who nominates the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the India Parliament?

    1. The prime minister

    2. The President

    3. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

    4. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

  7. Decisions on questions about disqualification of members of the Lok Sabha are made by the

    1. Speaker

    2. Prime Minister

    3. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

    4. Secretary of parliament

  8. Seats in the Lok Sabha are not reserved for the

    1. Scheduled castes

    2. Scheduled tribes

    3. Scheduled tribes in the Autonomous districts of Assam

    4. Anglo-Indians

  9. The “Fundamental Duties” of the Indian citizen have been

    1. Originally provided by the Constitution

    2. Included in the constitution by the 44th amendment

    3. Included in the constitution by the 42th amendment

    4. Inserted into the constitution by a judgment of the Supreme Court

  10. Which one of the following objectives is not embodied in the preamble to the consultation of India?

    1. Liberty of through

    2. Liberty of expression

    3. Liberty of Belief

    4. Economic Liberty

  11. States get a share of the revenue from

    1. Excise Tax

    2. Customs Revenue

    3. Income Tax

    4. Surcharge of income Tax

  12. Under which article of the Indian constitution can Parliament legislate on any subject in the state list?

    1. Article 229

    2. Article 239

    3. Article 249

    4. Article 259

  13. Which one of the following cases is related to fundamental Rights?

    1. State of Bombay v. Balsara (1951)

    2. Shakma v. Krishna (1959)

    3. State of West Bengal v. Union of India (1963)

    4. Golak Nath v. State of Punjab (1967)

  14. The normal term of the Lok Sabha may be extended by

    1. An Act passed by the Parliament

    2. An Order of the Supreme Court

    3. An Order of the President of India

    4. An Order of the Prime Minister of


  15. Freedom of speech under the Indian constitution is subject to reasonable restriction on the grounds of protection of

    1. Sovereignty and integrity of the country

    2. The dignity of the office of the Prime Minister

    3. The dignity of the council of Ministers of the central government

    4. The dignity of the constitutional functioning