Prelims MCQs Quiz 25 : Polity


1. The jurisdiction of UPSC can be extended by –
a) Government via a resolution
b) President
c) Parliament
d) (b) or( c) depending on the type of extension.

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2. With reference to Finance Commission (FC), consider the following statements :
1. As the FC is a constitutional body, its recommendations are binding on the government.
2. The chairman of a FC is not eligible for reappointment.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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3. Which of these is/ are constitutional posts?
1. Special officer for linguistic minorities
2. Advocate general
3. Solicitor general
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

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4. With reference to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), consider the following statements :
1. Only a retired Chief Justice of India can become chairman of NHRC.
2. The chairman can be reappointed.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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5. Consider the following statements:
1. The supreme court hears only those who petition or appeal in English.
2. The constitution has specified the official language of different states.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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6. The Indian constitution has defined which of the following?
1. Scheduled Castes
2. Scheduled Tribes
3. Anglo-Indians
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only

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7. A person can file a suit against which of the following
1. Union of India.
2. Union Government of India.
3. State Government of India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

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8. With reference to defections, consider the following statements :
1. An independent member of lok sabha becomes disqualified if he joins any party after 6 months from the date on which he take his seat.
2. A nominated member of lok sabha becomes disqualified if he joins any party anytime.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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9. In India, which of the following modes of voting take place
1. Direct voting by being present in person.
2. Voting through postal ballot.
3. Voting through a proxy.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

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10. Consider the following statements about delimitation commission:
1. Delimitation commission is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body.
2. The orders issued by delimitation commission cannot be challenged in any court.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer & Explanation

 

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