1.The annual report of the UPSC is submitted to:
(a) The President
(b) The Supreme Court
(c) The Prime Minister
(d) The Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission
2.Which of the following has the powers to create a new all-India Service?
(b) Union Public Service commission
(c) Union Cabinet
(d) Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
3.Consider the following statements:
1.The number of the Members of Union Public Service Commission is determined by the President of India.
2.The Union Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India.
which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
4.Who appoints the Union Public Service Commission?
(a) Parliament (b) President
(c) Chief Justice of India (d) Selection Committee
5.Which one of the following is NOT an All India Service?
(a)Indian Administrative Service
(b)Indian Police Service
(c)Indian Forest Service
(d)Indian Economic Service
6.By which Act was the Public Service Commission established for the first time in India?
(a)Indian Council Act, 1892
(b)Indian Council Act, 1909
(c)Government of India Act, 1919
(e)Government of India Act, 1935
7.The expenses of Public Service Commission of a State (e.g. Uttar Pradesh) are charged upon:
(a)Consolidated Fund of India
(b)Consolidated Fund of State
(c)Its own generated fund from fees
8.Which of the following is correct about Union Public Service Commission of India?
(a)It inspects the State Public Service Commission
(b)It has nothing to do with State Public Service Commission
(c)All its members are taken from State Public Service Commission
(d)It sends annual guidelines to State Public Service Commission
9.Financial distribution between the Union and the States takes place on the basis of the recommendations of which one of the following?
(a) National Development Council (b) Inter-State Council
(c) Planning Commission (d) Finance commission
10. With reference to the Constitution of India which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?
(a) Stock Exchange :The State List
(b) Forest :The Concurrent List
(c) Insurance :The Union List
(d) Marriage and divorce :The Concurrent List
11.The members of the Legislative Assembly are:
(a) elected by the local self-governing bodies
(b) directly elected by the people
(c) nominated by the Governor
(d) None of the above
12. The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on a subject of State List unless:
1.The President of India directs it to do so.
2.The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it necessary to do so in national interest.
3.The Speaker of the Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary
4.There is national emergency
Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 2 (d) 2 and 4
13.Which one of the following is the subject of Concurrent List?
(a) Police (b) Criminal matters
(c) Radio and Television (d) Foreign affairs
14.The Finance Commission is primarily concerned with recommending to the President about:
(a) The principle governing grants-in-aid to be given to the states
(b)Distributing the net proceeds of the taxes between the Centre and the States
(c) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
(d) Neither ‘a’ nor ‘b’
15.Which one of the following expenditures is NOT charged on the Consolidated Fund of India?
(a)Salary and allowances of the President of India
(b)Salary and allowances of the Vice-President of India
(c)Salary and allowances of the Justice of the Supreme Court of India
(d)Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha