General Knowledge Quiz Constitution of India - Set 09

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 09

1. The position of the prime minister of India is superior to that of his counter-part in Britain because
    (A) India is the biggest democracy
    (B) India has adopted the federal system
    (C) India has a written constitution
    (D) His office enjoys constitutional basis

2. The name of the union given in the Constitution is
    (A) Hindustan or Bharatavarsha
    (B) India or Hindustan
    (C) India or Bharat
    (D) Bharatadesh or India

3. The Nagaland State of India cannot be termed as a state because it lacks
    (A) Sovereignty
    (B) Bicameral legislature
    (C) A high court exclusively of its own
    (D) None of the above

4. The members of the state legislature exercise control over the council of the ministers through
    (A) Questions and supplementary questions
    (B) Criticism of its policies
    (C) Adjournment motion
    (D) All of the above

5. The oath of office is conducted to the president by
    (A) The speaker of Lok Sabha
    (B) The chief justice of India
    (C) The vice-president of India
    (D) None of the above

6. The new committee system constitutes an improvement over the earlier committee system in so far as
    (A) It assures representation to all the political parties in proportion to their strength in the Parliament
    (B) It enables the Parliament to examine the grants of all the ministries and departments in detail
    (C) It enables the Parliament to accept the demands of various ministries without scrutiny
    (D) None of the above

7. The president can advance money to meet unforeseen expenses, pending authorization by Parliament, from
    (A) The Consolidated Fund of India
    (B) The Contingency Fund
    (C) Both the above funds
    (D) None of the above

8. The Parliament exercises control over council of ministers, the real executive, in several ways. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a method of control over executive?
    (A) Questions
    (B) Supplementary questions
    (C) Adjournment motions
    (D) None of the above

9. The office of the prime minister of India
    (A) Has a constitutional basis
    (B) Has a statutory basis
    (C) Has conventional basis
    (D) None of the above

10. Preamble enshrines the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity - ideals inspired by the
    (A) Russian Revolution
    (B) Irish Revolution
    (C) French Revolution
    (D) US Constitution

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