Tuesday, November 25, 2014

General Studies in Polity and Constitutional Policies - 25 Nov 2014

1. One feature distinguishing the Rajya Sabha from Vidhan Parishad is ______________________.
[A]Indirect election
[B]Power of impeachment
[C]Nomination of members
[D]Tenure of membership

2. When can the President use his discretion in appointing the Prime Minister?
[A]Only when the Lok Sabha has been dissolved
[B]In no circumstances
[C]In all circumstances
[D]When no political party enjoys a clear majority in the Lok Sabha

3. Which of the following appointments is not made by the President of India?
[A]Chief Justice of India
[B]Chief of the Air Force
[C]Chief of the Army
[D]Speaker of the Lok Sabha

4. Who was the first woman governor of a state in free India?
[A]Indira Gandhi
[B]Sarojini Naidu
[C]Sucheta Kripalani
[D]Vijay Laxmi Pandit

5. Which of the following is not true regarding the payment of the emoluments of the President?
[A]They are charged on the Contigency Fund of India
[B]They can be reduced during a Financial Emergency
[C]They are shown separately in the budget
[D]They do not require any parliament sanction

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