General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 62

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Q. The pensions of retired judges of the High Courts are charged on the Consolidated Fund of

(a) State in whose High Court he worked last

(b) India

(c) State in whose High Courts he worked

(d) State in whose High Court he was appointed first

Q. under the provisions of the Constitution who of the following can determine the composition of the Election Commission?

(a) President

(b) President subject to laws made by the Parliament

(c) Chief Election Commissioner

(d) Union Cabinet

Q. A Regional Election Commissioner is removed by the

(a) President

(b) President on the recommendation of the Election Commission

(c) Chief Election Commissioner

(d) Union Cabinet

Q. Which one of the following pardoning powers is applied by the President in view of some special facts, for example, pregnancy of the woman offender?

(a) Commutation

(b) Respite

(c) Reprieve

(d) Remission

Q. Reprieve under the pardoning power of the President

(a) Reduces the amount of sentence without changing its character

(b) Means a stay of execution of sentence pending a proceeding for pardon or commutation

(c) Substitutes one form of punishment for another of a lighter character

(d) Rescinds both the sentence and the conviction

Q. In which one of the following cases the Supreme Court held that the validity of a proclamation under Article 356 can be judicially reviewed?

(a) Menace Gandhi vs. Union of India 1978

(b) Indira Shawnee vs. Union of India 1992

(c) S. R. Bombay & Others vs. Union of India 1994

(d) Kesavanada vs. States of Kerala 1973

Q. Which of the following is / are correct about the proclamation of emergency under Article 352?

1. When a proclamation of emergency is made, the Centre power to suspend the state government

2. The Centre gets concurrent powers of legislation and administration of the State

3. Parliament can legislate in respect of State subjects by itself

4. There is maximum limitation to the power of Parliament to extend the operation of the proclamation, namely, three years

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q. Match the following powers of an Executive:

Match the following powers of an Executive

List – I

List – II

A. Pocket Veto

1. Returning a Bill for reconsideration of the Legislature

B. Suspense veto

2. Vetoing certain provisions of a Bill

C. Absolute veto

3. Withholding assent to a Bill

D. Line item Veto

4. Not deciding on the question of assenting to a Bill

(a) 3 1 4 2

(b) 4 1 3 2

(c) 1 2 3 4

(d) 2 1 4 3

Q. What is the prescribed time – frame within which the President is to declare his assent or refusal to a Bill passed by the Parliament?

(a) 1 month

(b) 2 months

(c) 3 months

(d) None of the above