General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 24

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Q. Which one of the following was one of the reasons for accepting the federal structure by the makers of the Indian Constitution?

(a) It was the prevailing structure of the government

(b) It was obligatory under the Indian Independence Act, 1947

(c) It was the diversity of race, religion and languages in the country

(d) It was in keeping with tradition of government in ancient India

Q. Which one of the following is directly related to the Appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?

(a) Petitions relating to violation of Fundamental Rights

(b) Adjudication of disputes between the Union and the States

(c) Adjudication in disputes between the States

(d) Appeals made in civil, criminal and constitutional cases

Q. The expenditure which is included in the Constitution for which the approval of the parliament is not necessary is known as:

(a) Approved expenditure

(b) Administrative expenditure

(c) Charged expenditure

(d) Incurred expenditure

Q. Who performs the functions of the president of India if the offices of the President, Vice – President and Chief Justice of India are vacant at any time?

(a) Deputy Chairman of Council of States

(b) Speaker of the Lok Sabha

(c) Attorney – General of India

(d) Senior most judge of the Supreme Court

Q. Under the Indian Parliamentary practices, normally how many sessions of Parliament take place?

(a) Two

(b) Three

(c) Four

(d) Five

Q. Under the Constitution which of the following functionaries can be suspended?

1. Members of Public Service Commissions

2. Election Commissioners other than chief Election Commissioner

3. State Election Commissioner

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Q. Which of the following committees are sometimes described as the ‘twin sisters’?

(a) Estimates Committee and committee on public Undertaking

(b) Standing Committee and Ad hoc Committee

(c) Public Accounts Committee and Estimates Committee

(d) Business Advisory Committee and Committee on Private Members Bill

Q. A 14 – day notices is necessary for moving a:

(a) Money Bill

(b) Financial Bill

(c) Constitutional Amendment Bill

(d) Resolution for impeaching the President

Q. A joint sitting of the State Legislatures is convened when the:

1. Governor addresses them

2. Houses have disagreed on a non – Money Bill

3. Houses have disagreed on the question of ratification of a Constitutional Amendment Bill passed by Parliament

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Q. The nature of the powers and functions enjoyed by the President of India is mainly

(a) Executive and administrative

(b) Legislative, executive, administrative and judicial

(c) Ceremonial and formal

(d) Legislative, executive and judicial