Indian Polity Questions for SSC CGL 2017


Hello readers, Here we provide you with an Indian polity Quiz as per the syllabus of SSC CGL TIER-I. Most of the questions are from previous years paper. This Quiz surely help you to fetch more marks in final exams.

Q1. Which one of the following powers of the State Legislative assembly been incorrectly given?
I. It takes part in the election of the President
II. It considers the report of the State Public Service Commission
(a) I
(b) II
(c) I and II
(d) None is incorrect 

Q2. Which one of the following legislative powers of the Governor has been wrongly listed?
(a) He summons or prorogues either House of State Legislature
(b) He addresses either or both the Houses at the commencement of the new session after each General Election
(c) He dissolves both the Houses in case of difference over the enactment of law
(d) He sends messages to the State Legislature on a Bill. pending before it
Q3. Chief Minister is not responsible for:
(a) Running the entire administration
(b) The maintenance of the Law and order in the State
(c) The defence of the State
(d) None of the above
Q4. Executive powers of the State Council of Ministers include:
I.  formulating the policy of the government
II. responsibility for the smooth administration of the State
III.assisting the Governor in making all important appointments in the State
(a) I and II
(b) I and III
(c) III
(d) All of them
Q5. The Governor of the State has to take an oath of office before entering upon his office. The oath is administered to him by the:
(a) President of India
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Chief Justice of the State High Court
(d) Any of the above
Q6. A bill passed by Parliament is sent to the President for his assent, which option is not true to him?
(a) He may sign it
(b) He may decline to sign it
(C) He may return it to Parliament for reconsideration
(d) He may amend it.
Q7. The maximum number of Anglo-Indians who can be nominated to the Lok Sabha are
(a) 3
(b) 2
(c) 5
(d) 4
Q8. Which one of the following writs is issued by a higher court asking the lower court to send the record of a particular case to it on the ground that it is not competent to decide the case?
(a) Habeas. Corpus
(b) Quo Warranto
(c) Certiorari
(d) Mandamus
Q9. Which of the following statements are correct.
1. If a MLA is elected to be a MP, his seat in parliament becomes vacant if he does not resign his seat in the state legislature within 14 days.
2. If a person is elected to two seats in a house, he should exercise his option for one. Otherwise both seats become vacant.
A. 1 only.
B. 2 only.
C. Both.
D. None.
Q10. Generally the gap between the two sessions of the Parliament should not  be more than:
(a) three months
(b) six months
(c) one year
(d) two years
Q11. The Governor of a State exercises his discretionary powers:
(a) on the advice of the Chief Minister
(b) on the advice of his Personal Secretary
(c) on the advice of the State Council of Ministers
(d) on his own
Q12. The President holds office for a term of five years
(a) From the date of his election
(b) From the date of his entering the office
(c) From a date specified in the Constitution
(d) From a data notified by the Election Commission
Q13. Disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice President are settled
(a) In the Supreme Court
(b) By the Election Commission
(c) By a Parliamentary Committee
(d) In the Supreme Court or High Courts
Q.14The Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed to the
(a) Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) President
(d) Speaker
Q15.Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The President can send messages to the Parliament
2. The President can dissolve the Lok Sabha
3. The President can summon each House of the Parliament
4. The President is not a part of the Parliament
(a) 1, 3, 4 
(b) 1, 4
(c) 1, 2, 3, 4 
(d) 1, 2, 3



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