General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 31

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Q. Which one of the following rightly defines the expression ‘Punitive Detention?

(a) Punishing a person by detention without trial

(b) Detention of a person without trial

(c) Simply to punish a person for doing some illegal act

(d) Punish a persons after he is tried in the courts for the illegal act committed by him

Q. The concept of Natural Justice rightly means

1. No one shall be a judge of his own cause

2. No man shall be punished unheard

3. Only the affected side needs be heard

4. The kind of justice which prevailed in a state of nature determined by natural law

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 4 only

(d) 1 only

Q. The objective of creating a ‘Contingency Fund of India’ is to

(a) Meet the demands of the needy States

(b) Meet the surplus expenditures a mega project

(c) Meet the urgent and unforeseen expenditures

(d) Meet the non – plan expenditures for the purposes of interest’s payments

Q. The ‘Vote on Account’ in the budgetary proceeding under the Indian Parliamentary practices implies

1. Voting on the demands for grants in the Lok Sabha

2. Voting on the sums required to meet the expenditures proposed to be made from the Consolidated Fund of India

3. Grant in advance for a part of any financial year, pending the completion of the budgetary process

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Q. Who of the following is the ‘Pivotal officer’ in the Government of India who controls the entire financial system of the country at the Union and the State levels?

(a) President of India

(b) Speaker of the Lok Sabha

(d) Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Q. Which of the following correctly defines the concept of Social Justice?

(a) All people should have same economic rights

(b) All people should have equal political rights

(c) All should be free from exploitation

(d) All kinds of discrimination and privileges based on caste, color, sex etc. Should be eliminated

Q. The concept of Proportional Representation system basically seeks to

(a) Determine public support to a political party in numerical terms

(b) Ensure co – relation between popular votes obtained and the number of seats won

(c) It is a method of indirect election

(d) Ensure proper equation between the political parties and their public support

Q. Which one of the following has led to the weakening of the authority of the Prime Minister in the Indian Parliamentary System?

(a) Practice of Public Interest Litigation

(b) Judicial Activism

(c) Fragmented party System

(d) Activist President

Q. The power of the Supreme Court with regard to Judicial Activism can be traced to

(a) Rule of Law

(b) Due process of law

(c) Independence of judiciary

(d) Judicial Review