Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 118 of 150)

  1. The President can be impeached for

    1. Violating the Constitution

    2. Disregarding Parliament

    3. For not taking the Prime Minister's advice

    4. All the above

    Answer: a

  2. The oath of office is conducted to the President by

    1. The Speaker of Lok Sabha

    2. The Chief Justice of India

    3. The Vice President of India

    4. None of above

    Answer: b

  3. The President can be removed from his office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of

    1. The Supreme Court

    2. The Chief Justice of India

    3. Council of Ministers

    4. The two Houses of Parliament

    Answer: d

  4. The Law Officers who hold office at the pleasure of the President are

    1. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Attorney General

    2. The Attorney General and the Solicitor Generals

    3. The Attorney General and the Law Minister

    4. The Law Minister and any judge of the Supreme Court or of a High Court

    Answer: b

  5. Under our Constitution the President is

    1. Obliged to seek the advice of the Council of Ministers but is not bound to follow it

    2. Obliged to accept the advice of the Council of Ministers

    3. Not obliged to seek or accept the advice of the Council of Ministers

    4. Obliged to seek the advice of the Council of Ministers under certain circumstances only

    Answer: b

  6. Which of the following are judicial powers of the President of India?

    1. He appoints the Chief Justice and other judges of the Supreme Court

    2. He can remove the judges of the Supreme Court on grounds of misconduct

    3. He can consult the Supreme Court on any question of law or fact which is of public importance

    4. He can grant pardon, reprieves and respites to persons

    Codes:

    1. 1 2, 4

    2. 1 H1 4

    3. 2 3, 4

    4. i, ii, iii, iv

    Answer: b

  7. The Vice-President oflndia is

    1. Chairman (ex-officio) of the Lok Sabha

    2. Ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

    3. Speaker of the Lok Sabha

    4. President of the Red Cross

    Answer: b

  8. When the Vice-President is acting as President he

    1. Will have all the powers and functions of both the President and Vice President

    2. Gets all the allowances and privileges of the President

    3. Should continue to work as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

    Codes:

    1. 1 2, 3

    2. I and 3

    3. 1 2

    4. 2 only

    Answer: d

  9. Which one of the following qualifications for the office of the Vice President are correct?

    1. He must be a citizen of India

    2. He must be a member of Rajya Sabha 3 He must be over 35 years of age Codes:

      1. 1 2, 3

      2. 1 2

      3. 2 3

      4. 1 2

    Answer: d

  10. The Council of Ministers is responsible to

    1. The Prime Minister

    2. The President

    3. The people

    4. The Parliament

    Answer: d

  11. How long can a person continue to be Minister of the Union Government/State Government without being a member of either House of Parliament/State Legislature?

    1. One year

    2. Three months

    3. Six months

    4. No time limit

    Answer: c

  12. Ministers in the Union Cabinet are appointed by

    1. The Prime Minister

    2. The President

    3. The President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister

    4. The Prime Minister on the advice of the President of India

    Answer: c

  13. To get appointed, a Minister must

    1. Be a member of Parliament or secure a seat within six months of appointment

    2. Be a member of Lok Sabha or be selected within six months of appointment

    3. Not be a nominated member of Parliament

    4. Be an eminent personality

    Answer: a

  14. Though the President of India is the executive head of the State, the real executive power vests in

    1. The Union Council of Ministers

    2. The Prime Minister

    3. The civil servants

    4. None of the above

    Answer: b

  15. The formation of the Council of Ministers starts with the appointment of

    1. The President

    2. The Speaker

    3. The Prime Minister

    4. None of these

    Answer: c

  16. The meetings of the Council of Ministers are presided over by:

    1. The President

    2. The Vice President

    3. The Prime Minister

    4. The members of the Council of Ministers by rotation

    Answer: c

  17. The first Law Officer of the Government of India is the

    1. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

    2. Law Minister

    3. Attorney-General for India

    4. None of the above

    Answer: c