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Consider the following statements regarding a No-Confidence Motion in India:

1. There is no mention of a No-Confidence Motion in the Constitution of India.
2. A motion of No-Confidence can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
1 only
no
2 only
no
Both 1 and 2
yes
Neither 1 nor 2
no
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‘Economic Justice’ as one of the objectives of Indian Constitution has been provided in...............
The Preamble and Fundamental Rights
no
The Preamble and the Directive Principles of State Policy
yes
The Fundamental Rights and the Directive Principles of State Policy
no
None of the above
no
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A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha calls for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of........

1. Ordinary Legislation
2. Money Bill
3. Constitution Amendment Bill

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1 only
yes
2 and 3 only
no
1 and 3 only
no
1, 2 and 3
no
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Which of the following are the discretionary powers given to the Governor of a State?

1. Sending a report to the President of India for imposing the President’s rule
2. Appointing the Ministers
3. Reserving certain bills passed by the State Legislature for consideration of the President of India
4. Making the rules to conduct the business of the State Government

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
1 and 2 only
no
1 and 3 only
yes
2, 3 and 4 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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With reference to Indian History, the Members of the Constituent Assembly from the Provinces were.............
Directly elected by the people of those Provinces
no
Nominated by the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League
no
Elected by the Provincial Legislative Assemblies
yes
Selected by the Government for their expertise in constitutional matters
no
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According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid before the Parliament which of the following?

1. The Recommendations of the Union Finance Commission
2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee
3. The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General
4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1 only
no
2 and 4 only
no
1, 3 and 4 only
yes
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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Consider the following statements:

1. The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business.
2. All executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
1 only
yes
2 only
no
Both 1 and 2
no
Neither 1 nor 2
no
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Despite having large reserves of coal, why does India import millions of tonnes of coal?

1. It is the policy of India to save its own coal reserves for future, and import it from other countries for the present use. 
2. Most of the power plants in India are coal-based and they are not able to get sufficient supplies of coal from within the country. 
3. Steel companies need large quantity of coking coal which has to be imported. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 Only
no
2 & 3 Only
yes
1 & 3 Only
no
1, 2, & 3
no
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With reference to National Legal Services Authority, consider the following statements:
1. Its objective is to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society on the basis of equal opportunity.
2. It issues guidelines for the State Legal Services Authorities to implement the legal programs and schemes throughout the country.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
1 only
no
2 only
no
Both 1 and 2
yes
Neither 1 nor 2
no
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Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, who shall be the authority to initiate the process for determining the nature and extent of individual or community forest rights or both?
State Forest Department
no
District Collector/Deputy Commissioner
no
Tahsildar /Block Development Officer / Mandai Revenue Officer
no
Gram Sabha
yes
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