Consider the following statements regarding the Delimitation commission: 1.The Delimitation Commission is appointed by the President 2.It is a powerful body whose orders cannot be challenged in a court of law. 3.The orders of this commission are laid before the Lok Sabha and the respective State Legislative Assemblies and Legislature alone can modify its orders. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
In which among the following cases does the Prime Minister advise the President? 1.Proroguing of the sessions of the Parliament 2.Dissolution of the Lok Sabha 3.Appointment of Election Commissioners and Finance Commission Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
With regard to Ordinary Bill, Consider the following statements: 1.In case of deadlock in passing the bill, the constitution provides joint sitting in state legislature. 2.Governor may reserve the bill for the consideration of the President. 3.An ordinary bill can originate only in the state legislature and not in legislative council of the state. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
With respect to the Joint Siting of two houses, consider the following statements: 1.If the bill has lapsed due to the dissolution of the Lok Sabha, no joint sitting can be summoned. 2.The joint sitting is governed only by the Rules of Procedure of Lok Sabha. 3.Once the Joint sitting has been invoked, no new amendments can be proposed to the bill. Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
Consider the following statements about Private Members Bill: 1.The purpose of private member’s bill is to draw the government’s attention. 2.Its introduction in the House requires one month’s prior notice. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
Consider the following statements regarding the Ordinances in India: 1.The decision of the President to issue an ordinance cannot be questioned in a court of law. 2.The President can promulgate an ordinance in his discretion when the situation demands. 3.An ordinance can be retrospective and it can alter even tax laws 4.An ordinance cannot bring about the amendment to the Constitution. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
The President can be impeached by which of the following members? 1.The nominated members of the Rajya Sabha 2.All the members of the Lok Sabha 3.All the members of Legislative Assemblies of the state 4.The nominated members of Legislative Assemblies of the Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
With reference to Constitutional Provisions of Council of Ministers, consider the following statements: 1.Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister at the head to aid and advise the President. 2.The council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament. 3.The total number of ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed 25% of the total strength of the Lok Sabha. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
Consider the following pairs: Office - Rules governed by 1.Leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha - Rules of the respective houses and Rajya Sabha 2.Leader of the House - Parliamentary statute 3.Whip - Parliamentary convention Which of the above pair(s) is/are correctly matched?
During the budgetary passage, the Union Parliament has which of the following powers? 1.It can increase a tax 2.It can abolish a tax 3.It can decrease a tax Select the correct answer using the code given below:
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Which of the following is/are a conclusive reason for saying that the authority of the Constitution is higher than that of the Parliament? 1.The Constitution was framed before the Parliament came in to being. 2.The Constitution makers were more eminent leaders than the members of the Parliament. 3.The Constitution specifies how Parliament is to be formed and what are its powers. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Which of the following resolution should be passed by the Parliament to impeach the President of India?
Consider the following statements regarding Lame-duck session: 1.Lame-duck session requires minimum number of members whose presence is essential to transact the business of the House. 2.The pro-term speaker heads this session. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
What are the basic criteria to disqualify an MP or MLA as per the Constitution? 1.Holding an office of profit under government of India or state government 2.Being of unsound mind 3.Acquiring citizenship of another country 4.Charges of Corruption 5.Seeking of votes based on religion Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Due to the federal character, the Rajya Sabha has been given two exclusive or special powers that are not enjoyed by the Lok Sabha. In this context, consider the following statements: 1.It can authorize the Parliament to make a law on a subject enumerated in the state list 2.It can authorize the Parliament to create new All-India services common to both the Centre and states. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
With respect to the Leader of Opposition, consider the following statements: 1.The Leader of Opposition is a Constitutional Post which was added to constitution by Amendment Act. 2.To become leader of opposition, the single largest political party in opposition should have atleast 10% seats in the house. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
Which of the following qualifications are laid down for a person to be chosen a member of the Rajya Sabha? 1.He must not be less than 30 years of age 2.He has to be an elector in the state from where he is to be elected Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Consider the following statements: 1.It is Parliament Procedure introduced in the parliament by a member to seek the attention of the minister to a matter of urgent public importance. 2.It is an Indian Innovation since 1954. 3.It is mentioned in the Rules of Procedure. Identify the type of motion passed in the Parliament
Which of the following is/are considered as the rationale behind decentralization? 1.At the local level it is possible for the people to directly participate in decision making. 2.People have better knowledge of problems in their localities and also have better ideas on where to spend money and how to manage things more efficiently. 3.Decentralization helps to inculcate a habit of democratic participation. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Consider the following statements 1.Payments from the Public Account of India need parliamentary approval by Law. 2.Contingency fund of India is operated by the Executive Action. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?