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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The elections will be held in six months time if Panchayati Raj bodies are superceded or dissolved by the State Government.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:
1. The Advocate General of a State in India is appointed by the President of India upon the recommendation of the Governor of the concerned State.
2. As provided in Civil Procedure Code, High Courts have original, appellate and advisory jurisdiction at the State level.

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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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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‘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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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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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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Consider the following statements:
1. Union Territories are not represented in the Rajya Sabha.
2. It is within the purview of the Chief Election Commissioner to adjudicate the election disputes.
3. According to the Constitution of India, the Parliament consists of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only
no
2 and 3
no
1 and 3
no
None
yes
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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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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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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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