ICSE Class 10 Political Science Union Legislature MCQ on Indian Parliament Part 8

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37. Regarding the “starred questions” asked during Question Hour of Parliament, which among the following is true?

A. Oral Answer is required to be given by the minister on floor of the house and supplementary questions may be asked on Minister՚s reply

B. Oral Answer is required to be given by the minister on floor of the house and supplementary questions may not be asked on Minister՚s reply

C. Written Answer is to be given by the minister after 10 days՚ notice and no supplementary question may be asked

D. None of the above

Correct Answer: A

Explanation: A Starred Question is one to which a member desires an oral answer in the House, and which is distinguished by an asterisk mark. When a question is answered orally, supplementary questions can be asked thereon.

38. Which among the following is true about the sequence of Question hour and Zero Hour?

A. The day՚s business normally starts with Question hour and Zero Hour follows the Question Hour

B. The day՚s business normally starts with Zero hour and Question Hour follows the Zero Hour

C. The day՚s business normally starts with Question hour or Zero Hour

D. None of the above

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

What Happens in Parliament

39. A government has to resign if the no confidence motion is passed in ________?

A. Only Lok Sabha

B. Only Rajya Sabha

C. Either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha

D. Both Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha

Correct Answer: A

Explanation: Article 75 of the Constitution says that the council of Minister shall be collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha. It means that the ministry stays in office so long as it enjoys the confidence of majority of members of the Lok Sabha. In other word the Lok Sabha can remove the ministry from office by passing a non-confidence motion. The motion need support of 50 members to be admitted.

40. In case of a tie in voting on a bill in Lok Sabha, who among the following enjoys the right to cast the deciding vote?

A. Speaker

B. Deputy Speaker

C. President

D. Prime minister

Correct Answer: A

Explanation: This is called casting of vote by Speaker. A casting vote is a vote that someone may exercise to resolve a deadlock. A casting vote is typically by the presiding officer of a council, legislative body, committee, etc. , and may only be exercised to break a deadlock.

41. Which of the following statements is correct regarding parliamentary system in India?

A. Executive is responsible to the Legislature

B. Legislature is responsible to the Executive

C. Executive is responsible to the people

D. Executive is responsible to the Judiciary

Correct Answer: A

Explanation: The Executive (i.e.. the political Executive the Council of Ministers) remains responsible and the administration accountable to Parliament. It is the function of Parliament to exercise political and financial control over the Executive and to ensure parliamentary surveillance of administration.

The Legislature: It is the law and policy making body. Generally, new laws or policies are introduced in the Parliament/State Legislature in the form of Bills … The Executive: The executive is responsible for the effective implementation of the laws/policies passed by the Legislature.