General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 14

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Q. India is a ‘Democratic Republic’ . Identify the correct meaning of the statement.

1. It cannot have a hereditary Monarch

2. The ultimate power isd located in the people

3. It has a Parliamentary form of Government.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Q. Which of the following statements about the 74th Amendment to the Constitution of India are correct?

1. It provides for the insertion of a new schedule՚s to the Constitution.

2. It restructures the working of the Municipalities.

3. It provides for the reservation of seats for Women and Schedule; Castes in Municipalities

4. It is uniformly applicable for all the states:

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1,2 and 3 only

(b) 1,2 and 4 only

(c) 1,3 and 4 1,3 and 4 only

(d) 1,2, 3 and 4

Q. The ′ Token Cut in the Budgetary Proceedings is:

(a) To express disapproval of the policy underlying a particular demand.

(b) To ask for a reduction of the amount of demand by a specific amount.

(c) A device to ventilate specific grievances within the sphere of the government՚s responsibility.

(d) Aimed at dislodging the government on economic issues.

Q. The system of democracy that is prevalent in India is known as:

(a) Direct democracy

(B) Representative Democracy

(c) Guided democracy

(d) Limited democracy

Q. Which one of the following is an India innovation in the Rules of Procedures under the Parliamentary proceedings?

(a) Question Hour

(b) Zero Hour

(c) Adjournment Motion

(d) Calling Attention Motion

Q. What functions have been assigned to the Vice – President of India as Vice President?

(a) He presides over as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha.

(b) He acts as the President in case of vacancy therein.

(c) He has ceremonial functions like meeting foreign dignitaries.

(d) No function has been assigned to him as Vice President.

Q. Which of the following Constitutional provisions can be amended only by special majority in the Parliament and ratification by not less than one half of the states?

1. The procedure for amendment of the Constitution itself (Article 368)

2. The administration of tribal areas

3. Extent of the executive powers of the Union and the States.

4. The election of the President.

Choose the right answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1,2 and 3 only

(d) 1,3 and 4 only

Q. What is the prescribed time limit within which the States must signify their ratification of a Constitutionals Amendment Bill referred to them?

(a) One month

(b) Two months

(c) Three months

(d) No time – frame is prescribed by the Constitution.

Q. What is meant by constituency power under the Constitution?

(a) The powers derived by the Executive, Legislature and judiciary from the Constitution.

(b) The power of judicial review constituent in Supreme Court.

(c) The power of the Parliament to amend the Constitution.

(d) The power of the Executive toy proclaim a state of emergency to safeguard the security of India.