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21. When the offices of both Speaker and Deputy Speaker falls vacant –

A. The members of Lok Sabha immediately elect a Speaker.

B. The senior most willing member of Lok Sabha becomes the speaker.

C. The President appoints any member of Lok Sabha as speaker.

D. The Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha presides over till the next speaker is elected.

22. With Regard to Constitutional Amendment Bill –

A. The President can reject the bill but cannot return the bill.

B. The President cannot reject the bill but can return the bill.

C. The President can neither reject the bill nor return the bill.

D. The President can either reject the bill or return the bill.

23. The correct statement/s with regard to Ordinance making power of President is/are –

1. The President cannot promulgate an ordinance to amend tax laws.

2. The President cannot promulgate an ordinance to amend the constitution.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

24. The Vice President can be removed from office before completion of his term in which of the following manner?

A. She/he can be impeached in similar manner as President.

B. A Resolution of Rajya Sabha passed by special majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha.

C. A Resolution of Rajya Sabha passed by simple majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha.

D. A Resolution of Rajya Sabha passed by an absolute majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha.

25. The ‘Council of Ministers’ does not consist of:

1. Deputy Ministers.

2. Parliamentary Secretaries.

3. Deputy Chairman – Planning Commission.

A. 1, 2 & 3.

B. 2 only.

C. 3 only.

D. None of these.

26. The Representatives of states & UT in the Rajya Sabha are elected by:

1. The members of the State Legislative Assembly only.

2. The elected members of the State Legislative Assembly only.

3. The system of proportional representation by single transferrable vote.

4. The system of proportional representation by List.

A. 1 & 3.

B. 1 & 4.

C. 2 & 3.

D. 2 & 4.

27. Which of the following criteria is laid down by the constitution for a person to be chosen a member of parliament:

1. If a candidate is to contest a seat reserved for SC / ST, he must be a member of a SC / ST in any state or Union Territory.

2. He/she must not have been punished for preaching and practicing social crimes such as untouchability, dowry & sati.

3. He/she must not have any interest in government contracts, works or services.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 & 3 only.

C. 1, 2, & 3.

D. None of these.

28. Which of the following statements are correct.

1. If a MLA is elected to be a MP, his seat in parliament becomes vacant if he does not resign his seat in the state legislature within 14 days.

2. If a person is elected to two seats in a house, he should exercise his option for one. Otherwise both seats become vacant.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

29. The office of the ‘Whip’ is mentioned in:

A. Constitution of India.

B. Rules of the house.

C. In a separate Parliamentary Statute.

D. None.

30. The office of the Leader of the opposition is mentioned in:

A. Constitution of India.

B. Rules of the house.

C. A separate Parliamentary Statute.

D. None.

31. When the Lok Sabha is Dissolved:

1. A bill passed by Lok Sabha pending in Rajya Sabha does not lapse.

2. A bill pending in Rajya Sabha & not passed by Lok Sabha does not lapse.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

32. A minister who is not a member of either house (Note: A person can remain a minister for six months, without being a member of either house of parliament):

A. Can participate in the proceedings of Lok Sabha only.

B. Can participate in the proceedings of Rajya Sabha only.

C. Can participate in the proceedings of either house of parliament.

D. Cannot participate till he becomes a Member of either house of parliament.

33. Consider the following statements with regard to Calling Attention motion and Zero Hour:

1. Both are Indian innovation in the parliamentary procedure.

2. Both are not mentioned in the rules of procedure.

3. Only Zero hour is Indian innovation.

4. Only Zero Hour is not mentioned in the rules of procedure.

The correct statement is/are:

A. 1 & 2 only.

B. 3 & 4 only.

C. 2 & 3 only.

D. 1 & 4 only.

34. Which of the following motion/s if passed leads to the defeat of the government?

1. Censure Motion.

2. Cut Motion.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

35. The decision whether a bill is money bill or not is decided by the speaker, this decision cannot be questioned by:

1. Any court of law.

2. Lok Sabha.

3. President of India.

A. 1 & 2 only.

B. 2 & 3 only.

C. 2 only.

D. None of these.

36. Which of the following condition may lead to the resignation of the government:

1. Defeat of an ordinary bill introduced by a minister.

2. Defeat of a money bill.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

37. Which of the following is/are correct:

1. A Money bill can be introduced only in Lok Sabha.

2. A Money bill is also a Financial Bill.

3. All Financial bills can be introduced only on the recommendation of the President.

A. 1 only.

B. 1 & 2 only.

C. 1, 2 & 3.

D. None of these.

38. Which of the following Expenditure is/are the expenditure ‘Charged’ on the Consolidated fund of India:

1. Emoluments and allowances of President & Vice President.

2. Salaries, allowances and pensions of the Judges of the Supreme Court & high court.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both.

D. None.

39. Which of the following qualification/s is/are laid down by the constitution for a person to be appointed as the Governor of a state:

1. He should be a citizen of India.

2. Must have completed the age of 35 years.

3. He shall not belong to the state where he is appointed.

A. 1 only.

B. 1 & 2 only.

C. 1, 2 & 3.

D. None of the above.

40. Which of the following officials take the Oath that has the following lines: “To preserve protect and defend the constitution”

1. President.

2. Governor.

3. Chief Justice of India.

A. 1 only.

B. 1 & 2 only.

C. 1, 2 & 3.

D. None of the above.

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