General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 35

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Q. If India changes into a Presidential System of government in place of the existing parliamentary System

(a) The ′ Council of Ministers will be directly elected by the people

(b) The Supreme Court will be deprived of the power of judicial review

(c) The executive will continue to be accountable to the legislature

(d) The head of government will have a fixity of term

Q. Which one of the following Parliamentary Committees is constituted by the Members of Lok Sabha only?

(a) Public Accounts Committee

(b) Estimates Committee

(c) Committee on Public Undertaking

(d) Committee on Privileges

Q. The provisional Parliament that functioned as Parliament of India till the first Lok Sabha was constituted

(a) Enjoyed all the powers of the regular Parliament

(b) Enjoyed ordinary legislative power but not constituent legislative power

(c) Enjoyed all the powers of the regular Parliament except the election of the President

(d) Enjoyed all the powers of the regular Parliament except the election of the Vice President

Q. The ‘Contingency Funds’ for India has been provided by the

(a) President of India

(b) Parliament

(c) Constitution

(d) Council of Ministers

Q. Who is the first ‘Law Officer’ of the Government of India?

(a) Chief Justice of India

(b) Minister of Law and Justice

(c) Attorney – General of India

(d) Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Justice

Q. Match the following features of Indian Constitution with the countries of origin:

Match the Following Features of Indian Constitution with the Countries of Origin
A. Emergency Provisions1. Canada
B. Resolving deadlock over Certain Bills in a joint Sitting (Weimer)2. Germany
C. Residuary Powers3. Australia
D. Writ Jurisdiction4. England
5. USA

(a) 2 1 3 4

(b) 2 4 1 5

(c) 3 1 2 4

(d) 2 3 1 4


Given below are two statements in each question, one labelled Assertion (a) and the other labelled Reason (R) , Examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason (R) are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answer from the codes given below:

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not a correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Q. Assertion (A) :

The Attorney – General of India is the first legal officer of the Government of India

Reason (R) :

He advises the President on all legal matters and represents the Centre and the States in the Courts.

Q. Assertion (A) :

The Supreme Court of India՚s is a Federal Court.

Reason (R) :

The highest court of India is an umpire under the federation of India.

Q. Assertion (A) :

The Speaker pro tem can be elected as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

Reason (R) :

He is normally the senior most member elected to the newly constituted Lok Sabha.

Q. Assertion (A) :

The Supreme Court of India has been provided with a consultative role under the Constitution.

Reason (R) :

The Supreme Court under Article 143 enjoys advisory jurisdiction.