General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 11

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Q. Under the Representation of the Peoples Act 1951, in order to be elected to the Legislative Council, a person should be:

1. An elector in any Assembly Constituency in the State

2. Ordinarily a resident in that State

3. A registered voter in any Lok Sabha Constituency of the country.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Q. A person convicted of an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 for not less than 2 years shall be disqualified for being chosen as and for being a Member of Parliament or of the Legislature of a State:

(a) For a period of six years from the date of his release

(b) For a period of sex years from the date of his conviction

(c) From the date ofd such conviction and for a further period of six years since his release

(d) For a period determined by the Court.

Q. In which of the following cases the Election Commission itself enjoys the Member of Parliament or State Legislature or contesting elections for a period of three years?

(a) A civil servant dismissed from service on the ground of corruption or disloyalty

(b) A civil servant drawn for election duty having been proved guilty of an electoral offence

(c) For failure to lodge account of election expenditure.

(d) A person convicted on ground of corrupt practices.

Q. The power of the courts to punish persons for contempt of court has been adopted from the constitutions of:

(a) United States of America

(b) Canada

(c) Ireland

(d) United Kingdom

Q. The granting of pardon of a crime is:

(a) An Executive act

(b) A Judicial act

(c) A Legislative act

(d) Executive and Judicial acts

Q. The ‘Model Cede of Conduct’ during electing is enforced by the:

(a) President

(b) High Court

(c) Election Commission of India

(d) Supreme Court

Q. The Right to Franchise enjoyed by a citizen of India confers on him the Right to:

1. Get registered as a voter

2. Contest in elections

3. Subscribe the nomination paper of a candidate.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 nobly

(d) 1,2 and 3

Q. The nominated member of a Legislative Assembly participates in the election of:

1. President

2. Members of Rajya Sabha

3. Members of Legislative Council

Choose the right answer from the Codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

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