1. Which of the following statements is correct about the legislative control of Parliament over the Union Territories (UTs)?

a) The Parliament cannot make laws in State List for those UTs that have a legislative assembly.

b) The Parliament can make laws in State List for even those UTs that have a legislative assembly but only after prior recommendation of the President.

c) The Parliament can make laws on any subject of the three lists (including the State List) for the union territories.

d) None of the above.

2. Consider the following statements about the Election Commission of India (ECI).

  1. Being an all-India body it serves both the Central and State Governments.
  2. It is not at all concerned with elections to any level of Panchayats and Municipalities.
  3. The State election Commissions work under the overall supervision of the ECI.

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

3.Consider the following statements about District Planning Committees.

  1. It is constitutionally mandated for each state to constitute a District Planning Committee (DPC).
  2. The DPC does not plan for the urban based Municipalities.
  3. All members of the DPC are elected indirectly.

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

4. Article 280 of the Constitution of India provides for a Finance Commission.

Which kind of a body is Finance Commission?a) Quasi-judicial

b) Executive

c) Administrative

d) Quasi-legislative

5.Which of these is/are Constitutional bodies?

  1. National Commission for SCs
  2. National Commission for Minorities
  3. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
  4. National Human Rights Commission

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 4 only

c) All of the above

d) 2, 3 and 4 only

6. The Delhi Legislative assembly can make laws on all the matters of the State List and the Concurrent List except the three matters of the State List, that is

1. Public Order

2. Police

3. Land

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

7. The chief election commissioner is provided with the security of tenure. He cannot be removed from his office except in same manner and on the same grounds as that of

a) A Supreme Court Judge

b) UPSC Chairman

c) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India

d) Either (a) or (c)

8.Which of the above is/are true?

The district and regional councils under Sixth Schedule administer the areas under their jurisdiction. Consider the following statements about it.

They can constitute village councils or courts for trial of suits and cases between the tribes.

Laws made by them do not require the assent of either the Legislature or the Governor.

Which of the above is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

 

  1. In the context of India, the Fundamental Rights include:

 

  1. Right against forced labour
  2. Protection of linguistic rights of the minorities only.
  3. Protection of religious rights of the minorities only.
  4. Right to constitutional remedies

Which of the statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 4

b) 4 Only

c) 1, 3 and 4

d) 1, 2 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statements:

 

  1. The Rajya Sabha cannot initiate legislation, but a bill in order to become a law is required to be passed through the Rajya Sabha.
  2. The members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of various states.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answers:

1 c
2 a
3 a
4 a
5 a
6 d
7 d
8 a
9 a
10 d

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