1. The membership of a Legislative council:
(a) changes every year
(b) changes every sixth year
(c) does not change for five years
(d) changes after two years
2. The legislative Council can delay the enactment of a Bill passed by the Legislative Assembly for a maximum period of:
(a) one month
(b) four months
(c) six months
(d) three months
3.Legislative Council of which one of the following States has less than the required number of members?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Tamil Nadu
4. Which one of the following statements is correct?
I. The Governor is the ex-officio Chairman of the Legislative Council.
II. The Speaker of Legislative Assembly also acts as the Chairman of the Legislative Council.
III. The Council elects its own Chairman from amongst its members.
5. The minimum/maximum strength of Legislative Assembly is:
(d) None of these
6. The qualifications essential to become a member of the Legislative Assembly do not include:
(a) citizenship of India
(b) age of 25 years
(c) non-holding of office of profit under central or State government
(d) being a graduate
7. Which one of the following is not included among the duties of the Chief Minister in relation to the Governor
(a) Communicating to the Governor all the decisions of the Council of Ministers
(b) Supplying to Governor Information on such matters relating to the administration of the State as he calls for
(c) Assisting the Governor in making appointment in the State Government
(d) Advising the Governor to recommend to the President that the government of the State cannot be carried on in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution
8. When can the Governor exercise his discretionary powers?
(a) In appointment of Chief Minister if not a single party has clear-cut majority in the House or there is no recognised leader of the majority party
(b) In reservation of a Bill passed by State Legislature for the assent of the President
(c) Dismissing a ministry if he is convinced it has lost majority support in the Assembly
(d) All the above cases are valid
9. The head of the Council of Ministers in a State is:
(a) the Governor
(b) Chief Minister
(c) Chief Secretary
(d) None of these
10. A person can be a member of the State Council of Ministers without being a member of State Legislature:
(a) for a maximum period of six months
(b) for a maximum period of one year
(c) for no time
(d) for an indefinite period