Indian Constitution and Politics GK Questions and Answers

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 13

1. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by
    (A) The people
    (B) Lok Sabha
    (C) Elected members of the legislative assembly
    (D) Elected members of the legislative council

2. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the
    (A) Parliament
    (B) Supreme Court
    (C) High courts
    (D) Election Commission

3. The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of
    (A) 4 years
    (B) 5 years
    (C) 6 years
    (D) 3 years

4. The president can be removed from his office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of
    (A) The Supreme Court
    (B) The chief justice of India
    (C) Council of ministers
    (D) The two Houses of Parliament

5. The president can expend out of the Contingency Fund of India
    (A) Only with the approval of the Parliament
    (B) Without the approval of the Parliament
    (C) Only in the case of the national calamities
    (D) None of the above

6. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term
    (A) Of six years
    (B) Determined by the state legislative assembly of a state
    (C) Of four years
    (D) None of the above

7. The name of a candidate for the office of president of India may be proposed by
    (A) Any five citizens of India
    (B) Any five members of the Parliament
    (C) Any one member of the Electoral College
    (D) Any ten members of the Electoral College

8. The power to prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with
    (A) The speaker
    (B) The president
    (C) The prime minister
    (D) The minister for parliamentary affairs

9. The oath of office is administered to the members of state council of ministers by
    (A) The governor
    (B) The chief minister
    (C) Chief justice of the state high court
    (D) Speaker of legislative assembly

10. The members of Lok Sabha are
    (A) Directly elected by the people
    (B) Indirectly elected
    (C) Nominated
    (D) Partly elected and partly nominated

11. The nature of the anti-Imperialist struggle was
    (A) Always peaceful and constitutional
    (B) Initially constitutional and by large non-violent
    (C) Based on continuous armed resistance
    (D) Largely supported by foreign powers

12. The president convenes and prorogues all sessions of Parliament in consultation with
    (A) The speaker
    (B) The prime minister
    (C) The prime minister and the leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha
    (D) None of the above

13. The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is
    (A) 21 years
    (B) 25 years
    (C) 30 years
    (D) 35 years

14. The preamble declares India as a sovereign state which implies
    (A) India is free to conduct her internal affairs
    (B) India is free to conduct her external affairs
    (C) India is free to conduct here internal as well as external affairs
    (D) None of the above

15. The parliament works through committees which
    (A) Help the government in the formulation of policy
    (B) Exercise effective control over government on a regular and continuing basis
    (C) Ensure that the parliament strictly adheres to the provision of the constitution and the prescribed parliamentary procedure
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

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