Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Indian Polity Constitution Question Bank - 28 Oct 2014

1. With reference to Indian Parliament, which of the following is not correct?
[A]The Appropriation Bill must be passed by both the Houses of Parliament before it can be enacted into law
[B]No money shall be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India except under the appropriation made by the Appropriation Act
[C]No Money Bill can be introduced except on the recommendation of the President
[D]Finance Bill is required for proposing new taxes but no another Bill/Act is required for making changes in the rates of taxes which are already under operation

2. Which of the following is/are extra-constitutional and extralegal device(s) for securing cooperation and coordination between the States in India?
[A]The National Development Council and Inter-state Council
[B]Zonal Councils and Inter-state Council
[C]The National Development Council and the Governor's Conference
[D]The Governor's Conference and Zonal Councils

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

4. If the Prime Minister of India belonged to the Upper House of Parliament
[A]He will not be able to speak on the budget in the Lower House
[B]He can make statements only in the Upper House
[C]He will not be able to vote in his favour in the event of a no-confidence motion
[D]He has to become a member of the Lower House within six months after being sworn in as the Prime Minister

5. The Constitution of India recognises ___________________________.
[A]Only Religious minorities
[B]Only linguistic minorities
[C]Religious, linguistic and ethnic minorities
[D]Religious and linguistic minorities

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