Polity

Sort Difficulty Level: Entry Level | Moderate | Difficult
What is the provision to safeguard the autonomy of the Supreme Court of India?
1. While appointing the Supreme Court Judges, the President of India has to consult the Chief Justice of India.
2. The Supreme Court Judges can be removed by the Chief Justice of India only.
3. The salaries of the Judges are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India to which the legislature does not have to vote.
4. All appointments of officers and staffs of the Supreme Court of India are made by the Government only after consulting the Chief Justice of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 and 3 only
yes
3 and 4 only
no
4 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
Show Answer

Which of the following are associated with ‘Planning’ in India?
1. The Finance Commission
2. The National Development Council
3. The Union Ministry of Rural Development
4. The Union Ministry of Urban Development
5. The Parliament

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
1, 2 and 5 only
no
1, 3 and 4 only
no
2 and 5 only
yes
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
no
Show Answer
Attorney General of India can...........
1. take part in the proceedings of the Lok Sabha
2. be a member of a committee of the Lok Sabha
3. speak in the Lok Sabha
4. vote in the Lok Sabha

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 only
no
2 and 4
no
1, 2 and 3
yes
1 and 3 only
no
Show Answer
Which of the following is/are among the Fundamental Duties of citizens laid down in the Indian Constitution?
1. To preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture
2. To protect the weaker sections from social injustice
3. To develop the scientific temper and spirit of inquiry
4. To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
1 and 2 only
no
2 only
no
1, 3 and 4 only
yes
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
Show Answer
The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in......

The President of India
no
The Parliament
yes
The Chief Justice of India
no
The Law Commission
no
Show Answer
Consider the following statements:
1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament.
2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President of India.
3. The Prime Minister shall communicate to the President about the proposals for Legislation.
Only 1
no
Only 2 and 3
yes
Only 1 and 3
no
1, 2 and 3
no
Show Answer
The distribution of powers between the Centre and the States in the Indian Constitution is based on the scheme provided in the..........
Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909
no
Montagu-Chelmsford Act, 1919
no
Government of India Act, 1935
yes
Indian Independence Act, 1947
no
Show Answer
The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its....
Advisory jurisdiction
no
Appellate jurisdiction
no
Original jurisdiction
yes
Writ jurisdiction
no
Show Answer
With reference to the Delimitation Commission, consider the following statements:

1. The orders of the Delimitation Commission cannot be challenged in a Court of Law.

2. When the orders of the Delimitation Commission are laid before the Lok Sabha or State Legislative Assembly, they cannot effect any modifications in the orders.

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
Show Answer
In the context of India, which of the following principles is/are implied institutionally in the parliamentary government?
1. Members of the Cabinet are Members of the Parliament.
2. Ministers hold the office till they enjoy confidence in the Parliament.
3. Cabinet is headed by the Head of the State.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
yes
3 only
no
2 and 3 only
no
1, 2 and 3
no
Show Answer