May 7, 2019

General Studies INDIAN POLITY useful for UPSC, SSC, Groups, RRB

1. The Contingency Fund of the State is operated by the:
1) President 
2) Governor
3) Chief Minister
4) Council of Ministers

2. Money Bills can be introduced in the State Legislature with the prior consent of the:
1) President 
2) Governor
3) Speaker
4) Chief Minister

3. Under the Constitution, the residuary powers rests with the:
1) Union Government
2) Supreme Court
3) State Government
4) President

4. A change in distribution of powers between the Centre and the States can be done by:
1) the Central Government
2) amending the Constitution
3) the federating units by themselves
4) None of the above

5. The idea of incorporation of the Concurrent List in the Indian constitution has been borrowed from the Constitution of:
1) Ireland 
2) Britain
3) Australia 
4) Canada

6. Match the following:
List -1
A) Union List
B) State List
C) Concurrent List
List - 2
1) Banking
2) Public order and police
3) Labour welfare
1) A-2, B-1, C-3
2) A-1, B-2, C-3
3) A-1, B-3, C-2
4) A-3, B-2, C-1

7. Comptroller and Auditor General of India acts as a friend, philosopher and guide for:
1) Public Accounts Committee
2) Estimates Committee
3) Finance Ministry
4) Committee on Public Undertakings

8. The declaration which outlines the future programme and policy of a political party issued on the eve of a general election is called:
1) White paper 
2) Manifesto
3) Yellow paper 
4) Mandate

9. The Election Commission does not conduct the elections to the:
1) Local bodies 
2) Lok Sabha
3) Rajya Sabha
4) President's elections

10. The control of the preparation of electoral rolls for Parliament and legislatures vests with the:
1) Cabinet 
2) President
3) Prime Minister
4) Election Commission

11. The Chairman and members of State Public Service Commission are appointed by the:
1) President 
2) Governor
3) Prime Minister
4) Chairman, UPSC

12. The first Law Officer of the Government of India is:
1) Chief Justice of India
2) Law Minister
3) Attorney General
4) Auditor General

13. The Attorney General of India holds office during the pleasure of the:
1) Parliament 
2) President
3) Prime Minister
4) Chief Justice

14. Term of Comptroller and Auditor General of India is:
1) 6 years
2) 65 years of age
3) 6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier
4) None of the above

15. Which of the following is not a source of revenue for the village panchayats?
1) Tax on agricultural income
2) Tax on property, animals and vehicles
3) Voluntary donations
4) Grants from the State Government

16. Which one of the following articles directs State Government to organize Village Panchayats?
1) Article 32 
2) Article 40
3) Aricle 48 
4) Article 51

17. Which one of the following Committees is not connected with Panchayati Raj Institution?
1) P.V.N. Rao Committee
2) L.M. Singhvi Committee
3) Balwant Rai Mehta Committe
4) Ashok Mehta Committee

18. Who amongst the following is responsible for revenue sharing between the State Government and the Local Government?
1) The Chief Minister
2) State Finance Commission
3) The Governor
4) None of the above

19. Which part of our Constitution envisages a three tier system of Panchayats?
1) Part IX 
2) Part X
3) Part XI 
4) Part XII

20. Which is at the apex of the three tier system of Panchayati Raj?
1) Gram Sabha
2) Gram Panchayat
3) Zila Parishad
4) Panchayat Samiti
21. Who is the executive head of a Municipal Corporation?
1) Mayor
2) Commissioner
3) Secretary
4) Deputy Mayor

22. Which of the following is a source of income of the Gram Panchayat?
1) Income Tax 
2) Sales Tax
3) Professional Tax
4) Levy Duties

23. Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?
1) Delhi
2) Chennai
3) Mumbai
4) Kolkata

24. Which one of the following amendments of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?
1) 42nd 
2) 73rd
3) 44th 
4) 86th

25. The concept of "Rule of Law" is a special feature of constitutional system:
1) Britain 
2) U.S.A
3) France
4) Switzerland

26. Bureaucracy literally means a system of government by:
1) Elected representative
2) Nominated representative
3) Officials
4) Group of landlords

27. Which of the following commissions is not a Constitutional body?
1) Election Commission
2) Finance Commission
3) Staff Selection Commission
4) Union Public Service Commission

28. Which country's Constitution is a mixture of both Parliamentary and Presidential forms of Governments?
1) U.S.A 
2) Germany
3) France 
4) Great Britain

29. Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional amendments?
1) State Legislative Assemblies
2) Either House of Parliament
3) Lok Sabha only
4) Rajya Sabha only

30. Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in:
1) 1950 
2) 1952
3) 1951 
4) 1953

31. Of all the amendments in the Indian Constitution, the most Comprehensive and Controversial Amendment was:
1) 42nd 
2) 43rd
3) 44th 
4) 45th

32. An aggrieved public servant of the Union can challenge the decisions of the Administrative Tribunal:
1) before the High Court
2) before the Supreme Court
3) before both 1) and 2)
4) before no court of law

ANSWERS :  
1) 2 2) 2 3) 1 4) 2 5) 3
6) 2 7) 1 8) 2 9) 1 10) 4
11) 2 12) 3 13) 2 14) 3 15) 1
16) 2 17) 1 18) 2 19) 1 20) 3
21) 2 22) 4 23) 4 24) 2 25) 1
26) 3 27) 3 28) 3 29) 2 30) 3
31) 1 32) 2 

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