General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 17

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Q. The significance of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General lies in the fact that:

1. He is the guardian of the public purse of India

2. His enormous power with regard to Audit and Accounts has led to the erosion of autonomy of States.

3. He is to see that not a farthing is spent out of Consolidated Fund of India and States without the sanction of the appropriate legislature.

4. He is an independent Constitutional Officer.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q. The political stability India enjoyed from 1947 to 1977 was primarily due to the.

(a) First- Past- the- post electoral system.

(b) One – Pastry dominance system.

(c) Strong leadership the country could enjoy

(d) Absence of strong opposition parties.

Q. The ‘Human Rights’ are:

(a) Inclusive of all rights – social, economic and political

(b) Fundamental rights provided by the Constitution of the nation – states.

(c) Rights enjoyed by an individual by virtue of being a member of society.

(d) Democratic rights provided by democratic countries.

Q. What makes the censure motion needs to specify the ground or charge on which it is based.

2. Censure motion can also be moved against an individual minister and group of ministers.

3. Leave of the Houses is required to move the censure motion.

4. Censure motion and no confidence motion both can lead to the fall the government

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Q. The ordained making power of the President is:

1. Absolute and constitutionally provided.

2. Subject to judicial review if the president’s satisfaction about the emergent situation is challenged.

3. Subject to approval of the Parliament.

4. In effect and power equivalent to the laws made by the Parliament.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q. The Amendment Act that made it obligatory for the President to give his assent to an Amendment Bill when presented to him after having been passed by the Parliament was:

(a) 24th Amendment Act

(b) 25th Amendment Act

(c) 38th Amendment Act

(d) 42nd Amendment Act

Q. The Parliamentary control over the Executive in India is ensured through the:

1. Collective responsibility of the Executive to the Lok Sabha

2. Power to initiate a no confidence motion

3. Adjournment motion

4. Censure motion.

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q. In case of constructive motion of no confidence the next Prime Minister is:

(a) Appointed by the Lower Chamber

(b) Virtually elected by the Lower House of the Parliament.

(c) Elected by the opposition parties.

(d) Elected by the coalition partners.

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