Previous Year Questions of Indian Polity 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 helps you to fetch more marks in final exams.

Q1.As per the Constitution of India, how many maximum members can be represented by the Union Territories in the Lok Sabha ?
(a) 18
(b) 20
(c) 22
(d) 24 

Q2.The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha, as stipulated in the Constitution of India, is—
(a) 500
(b) 525
(c) 550
(d) 552
Q3.What is the minimum age laid down for a candidate seek election to the Lok Sabha ?
(a) 18 years
(b) 21 years
(c) 25 years
(d) None of the above
Q4.The Speaker of the Lok Sabha addresses his letter of resignation to the—
(a) Prime Minister of India
(b) President of India
(c) Vice President of India
(d) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
Q5.When the President can declare emergency?
(a) When there is a breakdown of the constitutional machinery
(b) When security of India is threatened
(c) When financial stability is endangered
(d) Any or all of the above
Q6. First woman judge to be appointed to Supreme Court was:
(a) Rani Jethmalani
(b) Anna George Malhotra
(c) M. Fathima Beevi
(d) Leila Seth
Q6. 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 Prime minister
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
Q7. In India the power of judicial review is enjoyed by:
(a) the Supreme Court alone
(b) the Supreme Court as well as High Court
(c) all the Courts
(d) none of the above
Q8. The President of India has discretion in the selection of the Prime Minister:
(a) under all circumstances
(b) if no political party enjoys clear-cut majority in the Lok Sabha
(c) no party enjoys majority in both the Houses of Parliament
(d) if two different parties enjoy majority in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
Q9. Under the Indian Constitution the residuary powers have been:
(a) vested in the Centre
(b) vested in the States
(c) equally divided between the Centre and the States
(d) none of the above
Q10. The seats are allotted to various states in the Lok Sabha on the basis of:
(a) population
(b) population and economic status
(c) population, education and economic status
(d) none of the above
Q11. 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

Q12.  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
Q13.In which of the following Committees there is no representation of Rajya Sabha?
(a) Public Accounts Committee
(b) Committee on Public Undertakings
(c) Committee on Government Assurance
(d) Estimates Committee
Q14.Who among the following is the ex-officio Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Parliament?
(a) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(b) Vice President of India
(c) President of India
(d) Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Q15.Which one of the following is NOT a Parliamentary Committee?
(a) Committee on Public Accounts
(b) Committee on Public Undertakings
(c) Committee on Estimates
(d) Demands for Grants Committee


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