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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
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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
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Which one of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection?
Second Schedule
no
Fifth Schedule
no
Eighth Schedule
no
Tenth Schedule
yes
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Consider the following statements:
1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok Sabha only.
2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in the federal character of the Constitution, the amendment also requires to be ratified by the legislature of all the States of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only
no
2 only
no
Both 1 and 2
no
Neither 1 nor 2
yes
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The Prime Minister of India, at the time of his/her appointment.
Need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of one of the Houses within six months.
yes
Need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of the Lok Sabha within six months.
no
Must be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament.
no
Must be a member of the Lok Sabha.
no
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Which one of the following is the largest Committee of the Parliament?
The Committee on Public Accounts.
no
The Committee on Estimates.
yes
The Committee on Public Undertakings.
no
The Committee on Petitions.
no
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According to the Constitution of India, which of the following are fundamental for the governance of the country?
Fundamental Rights
no
Fundamental Duties
no
Directive Principles of State Policy
yes
Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
no
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In India, other than ensuring that public funds are used efficiently and for intended purpose, what is the importance of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)?

1. CAG exercises exchequer control on behalf of the Parliament when the President of India declares national emergency/financial emergency.
2. CAG reports on the execution of projects or programmes by the ministries are discussed by the Public Accounts Committee.
3. Information from CAG reports can be used by investigating agencies to press charges against those who have violated the law while managing public finances.
4. While dealing with the audit and accounting of government companies, CAG has certain judicial powers for prosecuting those who violate the law.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1, 3 and 4 only
no
2 only
yes
2 and 3 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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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’ the objectives of Constitution has been as one of the Indian 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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