Indian Politics - GK (PDF-1)

1. The president can assign any of the functions of the union government to the state government  -- in consultation with the government of the state

2. The members of the State Public Service Commission are appointed by the – governor

3. The new committee system constitutes an improvement over the earlier committee system in so far as  --  it enables the Parliament to examine the grants of all the ministries and departments in detail

4. The president can be removed from his office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of -- the two Houses of Parliament

5. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in – 1973

6. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by -- elected members of the legislative assembly

7. The members of the panchayat are -- the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies

8. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the -- High courts

9. The present Lok Sabha is the -- 16th Lok Sabha

10. The office of the prime minister of India -- is created by the constitution

11. The members of the state legislative assemblies are elected for a period of -- 5 years

12. The oath of office is conducted to the president by -- the chief justice of India

13. The objective of the Morley-Minto Reforms was -- extension of provincial assemblies

14. The minimum age required to become the prime minister of India is -- 25 years

15. Mainstream Nationalism in India -- aimed at emancipation from colonial rule

16. The Parliament of India can make use of the residuary powers – at all times

17. The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of -- 5 years

18. The number of writs that can be prayed for and issued by the Supreme Court and/or a High Court is – 5

19. The pension of a high court judge is charged to the -- Consolidated Fund of India

20. The minimum age to qualify for election to the Lok Sabha is – 25 years

21. The preamble to our constitution includes all the following except -- adult franchise

22. The Muslim League as a political party was founded in – 1906

23. The parliament works through committees which -- exercise effective control over government on a regular and continuing basis

24. The preamble declares India as a sovereign state which implies -- India is free to conduct here internal as well as external affairs

25. The Objectives Resolution was unanimously adopted by the Constituent Assembly on -- 22nd January 1947

26. The preamble says that the state in India will assure the dignity of the individual. The constitution seeks to achieve this object by guaranteeing -- equal fundamental rights to each citizen

27. The members of a State Commission can be removed by the -- president on a report by the Supreme Court

28. The minimum age of the voter in India is  -- 18 Years

29. The members of the Rajya Sabha are -- elected by the members of the state legislative assemblies

30. The president addresses both the Houses of Parliament assembled together -- first session after each general election and the first session of each year

31. The president can dissolve the Lok Sabha on -- advice of the prime minister

32. The Nagaland State of India cannot be termed as a state because it lacks – sovereignty

33. The members of the standing committee are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the ratio of -- two and one respectively

34. The preamble enshrines certain ideals that were first spelt out in -- the Objectives Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly

35. The member of a State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an enquiry has been conducted by the -- Supreme Court of India

36. The phrase 'procedure established by the law' means -- the judges in India cannot question the fairness or validity of a law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution

37. The national anthem was written by -- Rabindranath Tagore

38. The president can expend out of the Contingency Fund of India -- without the approval of the Parliament

39. The Objectives Resolution which laid down the main objectives to guide the deliberations of the Assembly was moved by -- Jawaharlal Nehru

40. The pre-requisite for the enforcement of directive principles of the state policy is -- adequate resources

41. The position of a chief minister is -- similar to that of the prime minister

42. The president can advance money to meet unforeseen expenses, pending authorization by Parliament, from -- the Contingency Fund

43 .The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term -- of six years

44. The national flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 22 July 1947 and was presented to the nation at the midnight session of the Assembly on 14th August 1947 on behalf of -- the women of India

45. The preamble to our constitution provided that India is -- a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic

46. The president convenes and prorogues all sessions of Parliament in consultation with -- the prime minister

47. The president can be impeached for -- violating the constitution

48. The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is -- 30 years

49. The name of the union given in the Constitution is -- India or Bharat

50. The president can dismiss a member of the council of ministers -- on the recommendation of the prime ministers

51. The office of the prime minister of India -- has a constitutional basis

52. The president demand for further reforms, attended with the dislocation caused by the non-cooperation movement, led the British government to appoint a Statutory Commission in 1927. This commission was headed by -- Sri John Simon

53. The members of the parliamentary committee -- are taken from various groups and parties in Parliament in proportion to their respective strength

54. The powers to legislate with respect to any matter not enumerated in any of the three lists are mentioned as residuary powers. Which of the following is empowered to determine finally as to whether or not a particular matter falls in this category – Judiciary

55. The oath of office is administered to the Governor by the -- chief justice of high court

56. The nature of the anti-Imperialist struggle was -- initially constitutional and by large non-violent

57. The members of Parliament can express themselves in the House in -- English, Hindi or mother tongue

58. The parliament can legislate on the subject in the state list -- if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third of its to legislate on a state matter in the national interest

59. The position of the prime minister of India is superior to that of his counter-part in Britain because -- his office enjoys constitutional basis

60. The members of the committees of Parliament are -- appointed by the speaker or elected by the House from amongst its own members

61. The power to prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with -- the president

62. The minimum number of members that must be present to hold the meeting of the Lok Sabha is -- one-tenth of the total membership of the Houses

63. The Parliament enjoys legislative power over subjects in -- union and concurrent list

64. Preamble enshrines the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity - ideals inspired by the -- French Revolution

65. The name of a candidate for the office of president of India may be proposed by -- any ten members of the Electoral College

66. The members of Lok Sabha are -- directly elected by the people

67. The oath of office is administered to the members of state council of ministers by -- the governor

68. The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its -- original jurisdiction

69. The position of the president which was undermined by the 42nd amendment was sub-sequently somewhat retrieved by the -- 44th amendment

70. The phrase 'bicameral legislature' means -- a legislature consisting of a lower and an upper chamber

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