Polity Quiz (evening) for SSC CGL 2016

 
Q1. In which of the following circumstances the President can remove a member of the UPSC without referring the matter to the
Supreme Court?
1. If he engages, during his term of office, in any paid employment outside the duties of his office.
2. If he is adjudged an insolvent.
3. If he is unfit to continue in office by reason of infirmity of mind or body.
4. If he becomes, in any way, concerned or interested in any contract or agreement made by or on behalf of the Government of India or the government of a state.
(a) 2 and 3
 (b) 4 only
(c) 1 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Q2. Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the expenditure charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India?
1. It is subject to the vote of Parliament.
2. It is subject to the discussion in Parliament.
3. It is subject to the vote of Lok Sabha only.
4. It is not subject to the vote of Parliament.
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 2 and 4
 (d) 1 and 4
Q3. The correct statements regarding the difference between the pardoning powers of President and Governor are:
1. The Governor can pardon sentences inflicted by court martial while the President cannot.
2. The President can pardon death sentence while Governor cannot.
3. The Governor can pardon death sentence while the President cannot.
4. The President can pardon sentences inflicted by court martial while the Governor cannot.
(a) 1 and 2
 (b) 2 and 4
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 3 and 4
Q4. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the powers of a Governor to reserve a bill for the consideration of the
President?
1. It is laid down in Article 200.
2. It is not a discretionary power of the Governor.
3. It is compulsory, if the bill endangers the position of High Court.
4. He can reserve any bill passed by the state legislature.
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 2, 3 and 4
Q5. The present relationship between the President and the council of ministers is governed by the provisions of:
(a) 42nd Amendment Act
(b) 48th Amendment Act
(c) 54th Amendment Act
(d) 44th Amendment Act
Q6. Which of the following are the features of 74th Amendment Act on municipalities?
1. Reservation of seats for SCs and STs in proportion of their population (to the total population) in municipal Area.
2. Mandatory periodic elections every 5 years.
3. The procedure for maintenance of accounts and audit would be decided by the State Governor.
4. Constitution of Nagar Panchayats for smaller urban area.
5. One-third of the seats shall be reserved for women, excluding the number of seats reserved for SC and ST women.
(a) 1, 2 and 4
(b) 2, 3 and 5
(c) 3, 4 and 5
(d) 1 and 2

Q7. The term ‘Cabinet’ is mentioned in which of the following articles of the Constitution?
(a) Article 74
(b) Article 75
(c) Article 352
(d) Not mentioned in the Constitution
Q8. Which of the following statements with regard to the CAG are correct?
1. He is responsible only to the Parliament.
2. He certifies the net proceeds of any tax.
3. He compiles and maintains the accounts of state governments.
4. He has control over the issue of money from the Consolidated Fund of India.
(a) 2 and 4
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 2, 3 and 4
Q9. Which of the following statements are correct about the difference between a censure motion and a no-confidence motion?
1. A censure motion should state the reasons for its adoption whereas a no-confidence motion need not state the reasons forits adoption.
2. A no-confidence motion can be moved only against the council of ministers, whereas a censure motion can be moved against the council of ministers or an individual minister or a group of ministers.
3. The Government must resign if a no-confidence motion is passed, whereas the Government need not resign if a censuremotion is passed.
4. A censure motion can be moved in both, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, whereas no-confidence motion can be movedonly in the Lok Sabha.
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 2, 3 and 4
 (d) 1, 2 and 3
Q10. While appointing a Lokayukta, the Governor in most of the states consults:
1. President of India
2. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
3. Leader of the opposition in the Legislative Assembly
4. Chief Justice of the State High Court
5. Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council.
(a) 1, 4 and 5
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 3, 4 and 5
(d) 3 and 4
Q11. Which of the following are the compulsory provisions of the 73rd Amendment Act on Panchayati Raj?
1. Indirect elections of the chairpersons of Panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
2. Fresh elections within six months in case of dissolution.
3. Provision for reservation of seats for backward classes.
4. Giving representation to MPs and MLAs in Panchayats.
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 2 and 4
(c) 1 and 2
(d) 2, 3 and 4
Q12. Consider the following statements about municipal corporations:
1. They are established in the states by the acts of the concerned state legislatures.
2. They are established in the union territories by an order of the Chief Administrator.
3. They work under direct control and supervision of state governments.
4. Their deliberative functions are separated from the executive functions.
Of the above, the correct statements are:
(a) 1 and 3
(b)1 , 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q13. Consider the following statements with regard to All-India Services:
1. Article 312 of the Constitution specifies the procedure for their creation.
2. The All-India Services Act was enacted in 1950.
3. Indian Forest Service is managed by the Ministry of Forests and Environment.
4. A new All-India Service can be created by the Rajya Sabha.
Of the above, the incorrect statements are:
(a) 2 and 4
(b) 1 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 2 and 3
Q14. Under which of the following conditions, the UPSC can serve the needs of a state?
1. When requested by the President
2. When requested by the Governor
3. With the approval of Parliament
4. With the approval of President
5. With the approval of the concerned sate legislature.
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 2 and 5
(c) 2 and 4
(d) 1 and 5
Q15. The most important Legislative power of the Governor is:
(a) Nominating members to the state legislature.
(b) Issuing ordinances
(c) Assenting bills passed by the state legislature
(d) Dissolving the state legislative Assembly
                 


 

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