General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 5

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Q. Which of the following clearly identify the main motivations behind the Anti – Defection Law?

1. To arrest the trends of instability in the Governments

2. To check unethical political defections of members of parliament State Legislatures

3. To tighten the grip of the legislature over the executive

4. To bring in strict discipline and accountability in the operation and functional of political parties

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1 and 4 only

Q. Which of the following reports and statements are to be laid down before the Parliament by the President?

1. The recommendations of the Finance Commission

2. The recommendations of the Planning Commission

3. The election – related recommendation of the National Election Commission

4. The report of the Union Public Service Commission

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q. The process of election starts with the

(a) Announcement of election schedules

(b) Necessary notification issued by the President or the Governor as the case may be

(c) Filing of nomination by the candidates

(d) Onset of campaign by the candidates.

Q. Who of the following is / are not disqualified under the Anti – defection law if he, on being elected to the office resigns from his political party and does not join any other political party and rejoins the same political party from which he resigned Minister

2. Speaker of the Lok Sabha

3. Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

4. Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Choose the correct answer from codes: (a) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q. The President of India is constitutionally bound to nominate twelve members to the Councils of States from person having special knowledge or practical experience in: 1. Administration and Financial matters

2. Cooperative Movement

3. Literature and Science

4. Art and Social Service

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Q. Which of the following correctly explains the meaning of secularism as defined in the Constitution of India?

1. Equality of all the religions in the eye of the State

2. Equal protection to the religions by the state

3. Treatment of all the religions as the State religions

4. No State patronage to any religions

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 4 only

Q. The ideal of ‘Political justice’ enshrined in the Preamble to the Indian Constitution is truly reflected in

1. The adoption of Universal Adult Franchise for election

2. Equality before the Law

3. Equality of opportunity in public employment

Choose the right answer from the codes:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3