General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 52

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Q. Assertion (A):

The Indian Constitution has provided appropriate means for resolving differences between the two chambers of our Parliament.

Reason (R): -

The most appropriate means is that of joint sitting which cannot be resorted to in case of an Amendment Bill.

Q. Assertion (A):

The expression ‘Judicial Review’ is not explicitly mentioned in our Constitution.

Reason (R):

This is an inferred and implied power in the hands of judiciary in India.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Supreme Court in Kesavanada Bharati case propounded the concept of ‘Basic Structure’.

Reason (R):-

The Constitution envisages a balance among the three organs of the State.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Constitution of India provides for single citizenship despite the federal structure.

Reason (R): -

The objective behind the single citizenship is to build an integrated Indian fraternity and a unified nation.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Constitution has adopted a middle course between the British concept of Parliamentary sovereignty and American Judicial Supremacy.

Reason (R): -

The Parliament and the Supreme Court are Supreme in their respective spheres in India.

Q. Assertion (A):

India is a democratic welfare State.

Reason (R): -

The Indian State takes into accounts the interests of all the sections of society in general and that of the weaker sections in particular.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Planning Commission is an extra – constitutional and extra – statutory body.

Reason (R): -

The role that Planning Commission plays with regard to the States is merely advisory.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Supreme Court is a Court of Record.

Reason (R):-

The Supreme Court has power to punish for contempt of itself and its records are admissible as evidence.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Constitution provides for parliamentary form of government.

Reason (R):-

The founding fathers of the Constitution preferred responsibility of the Executive to its stability.

Q. Assertion (A):

The ordinance – making power of the President is co – extensive with the legislative powers of the Parliaments.

Reason (R):-

The President’s ordinance – making power is a co- ordinate or parallel power of legislation.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Indian Constitution is an instrument for social change.

Reason (R):-

The Directive principles of State policy in our Constitution seek to establish a welfare State.

Q. Assertion (A):

The President of India is an integral part of the Parliament.

Reason (R): -

The President enjoys wide – ranging legislative power.

Q. Assertion (A):

The National Development Council is an extra – constitutional and extra – legal body.

Reason (R): -

The recommendations of NDC are binding in nature as per conventions.

Q. Assertion (A):

The Schedules of the Constitution are explanation to certain provisions of the Constitution.

Reason (R): -

The Schedules are parts of the Constitution.