General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 50

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Q. Under a Parliamentary framework of democracy the Committees form an essential part because

1. They provide expertise

2. They enable the legislature to work smoothly, efficiently and expeditiously

3. They are better meaning of securing co – operation of the opposition

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(a) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q. By secularism the Constitution means that the State is

(a) Irreligious

(b) Anti – religious

(c) Non – religious

(D) religious

Q. The essence of federalism is a two – way traffic between the Union and the States and require some sort of reciprocity and adjustment. Which one of the following rightly defines the aforesaid Statement?

(a) Bargaining federalism

(b) Complementary federalism

(c) Competitive federalism

(d) Co – operative federalism

Q. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Article 22 of the Indian Constitution?

1. The fundament right conferred by Article 22 protects persons against arrest and detention in certain cases

2. This fundamental right is guaranteed both to citizens and non – citizens

3. The rights guaranteed under this provision are applicable to those arrested under laws providing for preventive detention

4. The rights guaranteed under this provision are not applicable to enemy aliens

Choose the response from the codes:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 1 and 2 only

Q. In which of the following the principle of “locus stand” applies?

(a) Writ of Habeas Corpus

(b) Public Interest Litigation

(c) Writ of Quo Warrantor

(d) Writ of Certiorari

Q. The ‘Instrument of Accession’ referred to

(a) Instruction of the British Government to the Government of India

(b) Document of transfer of power from the British to the India leaders

(c) Document concerning the Provinces joining the Indian Union

(d) Document concerning the Princely States joining the Indian Union

Q. In a criminal case, an appeal can lie as a matter of right before the Supreme Court only if the High Court has

1. Convicted the accused and awarded him the sentence of death

2. On appeal reversed an order for acquittal of an accused and sentenced him to death

3. Withdrawn for trial before itself any case from the subordinate court and has in such trial convicted the accused and sentenced him to death.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 3 only

Q. Which of the following President of India died in office?

1. Sri V. V. Geri

2. Dr. Zakary Hussein

3. Dr. Narendra Prasad

4. Sri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Choose the correct answer from the codes.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4

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