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Polity Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

Polity Quiz for SSC CGL 2016_40.1

1. Which of the following is true about the Comptroller and Auditor-General’s conditions of service and functions?
I. Term of office is 6 years from the date of assuming the office 
II. Vacation of the office is on attaining the age of 60 years if earlier than the expiry of the specified term 
III. He may be removed by impeachment 
IV He has no control over the issues of money from the Consolidated Fund
(a) I only
(b) I, II and IV
(c) I and IV
(d) I, III and IV
Ans. (c)

2. Which of the following are true about the Attorney-General of India? 
1. He has the right to vote in the Parliament 
2. He has the right to speak in the Houses of the Parliament 
3. He is not a member of the Cabinet 
4. He must have the same qualifications as are required to be a Judge of the Supreme Court 
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 1, 3, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 4
Ans. (c)

3. Which one of the following officials are appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister? 
1 The Chief Justice of India 
2.The Chairman of FC
3.Governors of the States 
4.Judges of the HCs 
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) I, 2, 3 & 4
(c) 1, 3 & 4
(d) 2, 3 & 4
Ans. (a)

4. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the Prime Minister’s position?
1. He presides over the meetings of the Cabinet 
2. He can remove any minister who refuses to co-operate with him 
3. He and his ministers are responsible to the Lok Sabha 
4. When the Prime Minister resigns, the senior-most minister in the Council of Ministers is appointed the Prime Minister 
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) I & 3
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4
Ans. (a)

5. The Vice-President of India can be removed from his office before the expiry of his term: 
(a) by the Rajya Sabha through a resolution passed by two-thirds majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha
(b) by the President on the recommendation of the Supreme Court of India
(c) by the Central Council of Ministers
(d) by the President
Ans (a)

6. During which one of the following situations does the Vice-President discharges the functions of the President?
1. When the President falls ill
2. When the President vacates office
3. When the President dies
4. When the President gives his resignation
(a) 1, 2, 4
(b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 3
(d) All of the above
Ans (d)

7. Which of the following steps can be taken by the President during the Financial Emergency?
1. Direct the Union and of State Governments to observe such canons of financial propriety as he deems desirable
2. Suspend the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens 
3. Order reduction of salaries and allowances of all the Civil Servants 
4. Order the reduction of the salaries of the Supreme Court and High Court Judges
(a) 1, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3
Anc. (a) 

8.  The President can be removed from office 
I.   He cannot leave office once elected unless illness or death occurs 
II.  On resignation before expiry of term of five years
III. On impeachment by Parliament
(a) II and III
(b) I, II and III
(c) II only
(d) I, II
Ans. (a)

9. Which of the followings are requisite qualifications for a candidate to be eligible for the election as the President of India?
1. Not less than 35 years of age
2. Must not hold office of profit 
3. Must be eligible to become a member of the Lok Sabha
4. Must be a member of either House of the Parliament 
(a) 1, 2, 4
(b) 1, 2
(c) 1, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3
Ans (d)

10. Generally the first session of the Parliament starts with an address of the President in which:
(a) he makes a survey of the achievements of the Government during the previous year
(b) he makes suggestions to the Government regarding the policy it should follow it the interest of the Country
(c) he outlines the policy and program of the Government during the ensuing year
(d) he does none of the above things
Ans (c)

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