Questions on Polity for SSC CHSL and RRB NTPC 2016

1. If a Chief Minister dies: 
(a) the senior-most member of the Council of Ministers automatically becomes the Chief Minister
(b) the Council of Ministers automatically stands dissolved
(c) the Chief Justice of the High Court succeeds him as the Chief Minister
(d) the Governor immediately appoints a new Chief Minister

2. The portfolios are allocated to the various members of the Council of Ministers by: 
(a) the Governor according to his discretion
(b) the Chief Minister
(c) the Governor according to the option indicated by the members
(d) the Governor after consulting the Chief Minister

3. The strength of the Council of Ministers:
(a) is fixed by the Constitution
(b) is determined by Parliament
(c) is determined by the State Legislature of every State
(d) is determined by the Chief Minister

4.The Chief Minister stays in office: 
(a) as long as the Governor of the State wants him
(b) for a fixed term of 5 years
(c) as long as the Council of Ministers wants him
(d) as long as he enjoys the confidence of the majority party in the Legislative Assembly

5. What is the meaning of Foreign State as given in our Indian Constitution—
(a) Federal State
(b) Commonwealth State
(c) Nation
(d) Any State other than India

6. Who decides allotment of symbols to Political Parties—
(a) Political Party leader
(b) Political Party Governing Committees
(c) Election Committee of Political Party
(d) Election Commission

7. Who decides de-recognition of the Political Party solely on the basis of its performance at the election, e.g., boycotting of the election—
(a) Supreme Court of India
(b) Election Commission
(c) High Court
(d) District Court

8. The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the
(a) Consolidated Fund of India
(b) Consolidated Fund of the State
(c) Contingency Fund of India
(d) Contingency Fund of the State

9. The members of the Constituent Assembly which drafted the Constitution of India were
(a) nominated by the British Parliament
(b) nominated by the Governor General
(c) elected by the Legislative Assemblies of various provinces
(d) elected by the Indian National Congress and Muslim League

10. The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish
(a) political democracy
(b) social democracy
(c) Gandhian democracy
(d) social and economic democracy

11. Which one of the following Articles of the Directive Principles of State Policy deals with the promotion of international peace and security ?
(a) 51 
(b) 48 A
(c) 43 A 
(d) 41

12. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as the heart and soul of the Constitution ?
(a) Right to freedom of religion
(b) Right to property
(c) Right to equality
(d) Right to Constitutional remedies

13. The standing committee, apart from examining the grants of all ministries and departments are able to examine 
(a) bills of technical nature
(b) annual reports of ministries and departments
(c) long term policies
(d) all the above

14. The oath of office is administered to the members of State Council of Ministers by: 
(a) the Governor
(b) the Chief Minister
(c) Chief Justice of the State High Court
(d) Speaker of Legislative Assembly

15. The Governor of a State exercises his discretionary powers: 
(a) on the advice of the Prime Minister
(b) on the advice of the Chief Secretary of the State
(c) on the advice of the State Council of Ministers
(d) on his own

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