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Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately, by special majority?
Ordinary Bill
no
Money Bill
no
Finance Bill
no
Constitution Amendment Bill
yes
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The term of the Lok Sabha.......
Cannot be extended under any circumstances.
no
Can be extended by six months at a time.
no
Can be extended by one year at a time during the proclamation of emergency.
yes
Can be extended for two years at a time during the proclamation of emergency.
no
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The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the......
Consolidated Fund of India
no
Consolidated Fund of the State
yes
Contingency Fund of India
no
Contingency Fund of the State
no
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Which one of the following duties is NOT performed by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
To audit and report on all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India
no
To audit and report on all expenditure from the Contingency Funds and Public Accounts
no
To audit and report on all trading, manufacturing, profit and loss accounts
yes
To control the receipt and issue of public money, and to ensure that the public revenue is lodged in the exchequer
no
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British citizen staying in India cannot claim Right to.....
Freedom of trade and profession
yes
Equality before the Law
no
Protection of life and personal liberty
no
Freedom of religion
no
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Which of the following are matters on which a constitutional amendment is possible only with the ratification of the legislatures of not less than one-half of the states?

1. Election of the President
2. Representation of the States in Parliament
3. Any of the Lists in the 7th schedule
4. Abolition of the Legislative Council of a State
1, 2 and 3
yes
1, 2 and 4
no
1, 3 and 4
no
2, 3 and 4
no
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Which one of the following is part of the electoral college for the election of the President of India but does not form part of the forum for his impeachment?
Lok Sabha
no
Rajya Sabha
no
State Legislative Councils
no
State Legislative Assemblies
yes
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Which one of the following statements is correct? 

The Prime Minister of India....
Is free to choose his minister only from among those who are members of either House of Parliament.
no
Can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India in this regard.
no
Has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet.
yes
Has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary powers vested with the President of India.
no
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Which one of the following was NOT proposed by the 73rd Constitutional amendment in the area of Panchayati Raj?
Thirty percent seats in all elected rural local bodies will be reserved for women candidates at all levels.
yes
The States will constitute their Finance Commissions to allocate resources to Panchayati Raj institutions.
no
The Panchayati Raj elected functionaries will be disqualified to hold their offices if they have more than two children.
no
The elections will be held in six months time if Panchayati Raj bodies are superceded or dissolved by the State Government.
no
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Consider the following statements:

Assertion (A): The reservation of thirty-three percent of seats for women in Parliament and State Legislature does not require Constitutional Amendment.

Reason (R): Political parties contesting elections can allocate thirty-three per cent of seats they contest to women candidates without any Constitutional Amendment.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
no
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
no
A is true but R is false
no
A is false but R is true
yes
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