Q1. When the Annual Union Budget in NOT passed by the Lok Sabha:
(a) The Budget is modified and presented again
(b) The Budget is referred to the Rajya Sabha for suggestions
(c) The Union Finance Minister is asked for resign
(d) The Prime Minister submits the resignation of Council of Ministers
Q2. The Directive Principles are in the nature of-
(a) judicial injunctions to the Government to enact certain laws
(b) request to the Government to pay attention to certain subjects
(c) injunctions to the Government to refrain from doing certain things
(d) instructions to the Government to do certain thing
Q3. The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from:
(a) The President of India
(b) The Parliament of India
(c) The Prime Minister of India
(d) The Union Finance Minister
Q4. The highest body below the Parliament of India which is responsible for formulating policy matters regarding planning for social and economic welfare and development of our country is?
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Finance Commission
(c) National Advisory Council
(d) National Development Council
Q5. The members of Legislative Council are-
(a) directly elected by the people
(b) chiefly nominated
(c) elected by local bodies, graduates, teachers, Legislative Assembly etc.
(d) elected by the Legislative Assembly
Q6. When was the wealth tax first introduced in India?
Q7. 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
Q8. The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principle of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish:
(a) Political democracy
(b) Social democracy
(c) Gandhian democracy
(d) Social and economic democracy
Q9. Which one of the following Articles of the Directive Principles of State Policy deals with the promotion of international peace and security?
(b) 43 A
(c) 48 A
Q10. The area of a Lok Sabha constituency for the purpose of general election is determined by the:
(a) Delimitation Commission
(b) Election Commission of India
(c) Census Commission
Q11. Which functionary can be invited to give his opinion in the parliament?
(a) Attorney General of India
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Chief Election commission of India
(d) Comptroller and auditor General of India
Q12. Who said, Parliamentary system provides a daily as well as a periodic assessment of the Government?
(a) B.R. Ambedkar
(b) B.N. Rau
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Rajendra Prasad
Q13. Which is the only State in India to have the Common Civil Code?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
Q14. Which is the highest National Award?
(c) Bharat Ratna
(d) Ashok Chakra
Q15. The District Collector reports to which officer?
(a) Chief Secretary
(b) Secretary—in—charge of the District
(c) Divisional Commissioner
(d) None of these