Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 24 of 150)

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the constitutional provisions relating to trade, commerce and intercourse in India

    1. Parliament may by law impose restrictions on the freedom of trade, commerce or intercourse between one state and another in the public interest

    2. Bills imposing restrictions on the freedom of trade, commerce or intercourse within the state cannot be moved in the state legislature without the sanction of the Central Government

    3. Parliament may enact any law giving or authorizing any discrimination to deal with a situation arising from the scarcity of goods in any part of Indian territory

    4. Trade and commerce within the state is a subject in the concurrent list

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3and4

    2. 3and4

    3. land3

    4. 2 only

  2. The qualifications for the members of Finance Commission

    1. Are laid down in the Constitution of India

    2. Can be prescribed by the Parliament of India

    3. Can be prescribed by the President of India

    4. Can be prescribed by Union Finance

    Minister

  3. In case of declaration of financial emergency in India

    1. All the State Governments will be dissolved and management of economy will be taken over by the Union Government

    2. All Money Bills of the states will be considered and passed only by the Parliament

    3. All the State Assemblies will be put under suspended animation and laws on the State List will be enacted by the Parliament

    4. The President may give such directions to the states as may be deemed necessary for economic recovery and salaries of officials may be temporarily reduced

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Fundamental Right) List-II (Article No.)
    1. Right to constitutional remedy

    2. Protection of interests of minorities

    3. Abolition of unsociability

    4. Equality of opportunities in the matters of public employment

    1. 29

    2. 17

    3. 16

    4. 32

    5. 19

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  5. Consider the following statements: A bill is reserved, by the Governor of a State for the consideration of the President. The President may

    1. Give his assent to the Bill

    2. Withhold his assent to the Bill

    3. Veto the Bill

    4. Direct the Governor of the State to return it to the House for reconsideration

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1.2 and 4

    4. 1.2. 3 and 4

  6. Consider the following statements

    1. All decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the Union must be communicated to the President

    2. The President can call for information relating to proposals for legislation

    3. The President can direct that any matter on which decision has been taken by a Minister should be placed before the Council of Ministers

    4. The President has the right to address and send messages to the Council of

    Ministers to elicit specific information

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. The President can not function without the Union Council of the Ministers

    2. The Solicitor-General is the highest legal authority of the Union Government

    3. The Union Council of Ministers can function for sometime even after death or resignation of the Prime Minister 13 of 13

    4. In the absence of the Prime Minister, only the Home Minister can preside over emergency meetings of the Union

    Council of Ministers.

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  8. The issue of whether a commitment made by a Minister on the floor of the House has been fulfilled or not is decided by the

    1. Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry concerned

    2. Select Committee dealing with the Ministry concerned

    3. Political Affairs committee of the Union Cabinet

    4. Committee on Public Assurances

  9. Who among the following decides whether a Bill is a money bill?

    1. The Finance Minister

    2. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

    3. The President of India

    4. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Constitutional Amendment) List-II (Effects)
    1. 37th

    2. 49th

    3. 58th

    4. 77th

    1. Tripura in the sixth schedule

    2. Legislature to some UTs

    3. Publication of the Constitution in Hindi

    4. National Capital status to Delhi

    5. Reservation in promotions to SCs and STs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
  11. Consider the following statements regarding women members of Parliament in the thirteenth (13th) Lok Sabha

    1. Their total number is less than 10% of the total strength of the Lok Sabha.

    2. The maximum number of women members of Parliament belong to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

    3. No women member of Parliament belongs to Kerala.

    4. The Maximum number of women members of Parliament belong to the

    West Bengal.

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  12. Who among the following appoints the District Judge in a state

    1. The Governor of the State

    2. The President of India

    3. The Chief Minister of the State

    4. Chief Justice of the High Court of the

    State

  13. The doctrine of prospective overruling was adopted by the Supreme Court of India in the case of

    1. Champakam Dorairajan Vs. State of Madras

    2. Golak Nath Vs. State of Punjab

    3. Kesavananda Bharati Vs. State of Kerala

    4. Kehar Singh Vs. Union of India

  14. In which one of the following case has the Supreme Court of India laid down that a citizen can be compensated for loss or injury caused by arbitrary or capricious action by a public authority?

    1. Maneka Gandhi Vs. Union of India

    2. Indra Sawhney Vs. Union of India

    3. Common Cause Vs. Union of India

    4. Bandhua Mukti Morcha Vs. Union of

    India

  15. Consider the following statements with regard to Public Interest Litigation

    1. In essence, a third party can bring before the courts issues in the public interest

    2. The Supreme Court may act on the receipt of a letter or postcard from a citizen requesting protection of his fundamental rights

    3. It is also known as Social Action Litigation

    4. Justices V. R. Krishna Iyer and P N.

    Bhagwati were its proponents

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4