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Monday, October 13, 2014

Policies and Constitution in Indian Parlance - 13 Oct 2014

1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, etc., (Article 15 of the Constitution of India is a Fundamental Right classifiable under _________________________________.
[A]The Right to Equality
[B]The Cultural and Educational Rights
[C]The Right against Exploitation
[D]The Right to freedom of Religion


2. Which one of the following is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed as a convention?
[A]The Finance Minister is to be a member of the Lower House
[B]The Prime Minister has to resign if he loses majority in the Lower House
[C]All the parts of India are to be represented in the Council of Ministers
[D]In the event of both the President and the Vice President demitting office simultaneously before the end of their tenure, the Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament will officiate as the President


3. What does 'equality before law' mean?
[A]Trial of officials and private citizens by same courts
[B]Absence of social privileges in favour of any individual
[C]Subjection of all classes to ordinary law
[D]All of the above


4. In the Indian context, the term ‘De-notified tribes’ refers to __________________________________.
[A]Tribes which are aboriginals
[B]Tribes practising shifting cultivation
[C]Nomadic tribes
[D]Tribes which were earlier classified as criminal tribes


5. What is the system of governance in the Panchayati Raj set up?
[A]Single-tier structure of local self-government at the village level
[B]Two-tier system of local self-government at the village and block levels
[C]Three-tier system of local government, at the village, block and district levels
[D]Four-tier system of local self-government at the village, block, district and state levels


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