Polity

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In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is.......
To allow a discussion on a definite matter of urgent public importance.
yes
To let opposition members collect information from the ministers.
no
To allow a reduction of specific amount in demand for grant.
no
To postpone the proceedings to check the inappropriate or violent behaviour on the part of some members.
no
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Consider the following statements:

1. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.

2. While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the right to vote in the election of the Vice President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 only
no
2 only
yes
Both 1 and 2
no
Neither 1 nor 2
no
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Which of the following provisions of the Constitution of India have a bearing on Education?
1. Directive Principles of State Policy
2. Rural and Urban Local Bodies
3. Fifth Schedule
4. Sixth Schedule
5. Seventh Schedule

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1 and 2 only
no
3, 4 and 5 only
no
1, 2 and 5 only
no
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
yes
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Consider the following statements: 
A Constitutional Government is one which.....
1. Places effective restrictions on individual liberty in the interest of State Authority
2. Places effective restrictions on the Authority of the State in the interest of individual liberty

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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The Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (PAC)....

1. consists of not more than 25 Members of the Lok Sabha
2. scrutinizes appropriation and finance accounts of Government
3. Examines the report of CAG.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct? 
1 only
no
2 and 3 only
yes
3 only
no
1, 2 and 3
no
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Which of the following are the methods of Parliamentary control over public finance in India?
1. Placing Annual Financial Statement before the Parliament.
2. Withdrawal of moneys from Consolidated Fund of India only after passing the Appropriation Bill.
3. Provisions of supplementary grants and vote-on-account.
4. A periodic or at least a mid-year review of programme of the Government against macroeconomic forecasts and expenditure by a Parliamentary Budget Office.
5. Introducing Finance Bill in the Parliament.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1, 2, 3 and 5 only
yes
1, 2 and 4 only
no
3, 4 and 5 only
no
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
no
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In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is included in the...........
Preamble to the Constitution
no
Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP)
yes
Fundamental Duties
no
Ninth Schedule
no
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The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties..........
With the consent of all the States
no
With the consent of the majority of States
no
With the consent of the States concerned
no
Without the consent of any State
yes
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Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India?

To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of a State.
no
To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services.
yes
To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his/her retirement.
no
To determine the functions of the Election Commission and to determine the number of Election Commissioners.
no
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Which of the following is / are the function/functions of the Cabinet Secretariat?

1. Preparation of agenda for Cabinet Meetings
2. Secretarial assistance to Cabinet Committees
3. Allocation of financial resources to the Ministries

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