UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-4

1. Consider the following statements: [2006] 1. The Rajya Sabha alone has the power to declare that it would be in national interest for the Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List. 2. Resolutions approving the proclamation of Emergency are passed only by the Lok Sabha. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. In what way does the Indian Parliament exercise control over the administration? [2001]

 
 
 
 

3. The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of the Department/Ministry of : [2004]

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements in respect of financial emergency under Article 360 of the Constitution of India: [2007] 1. A proclamation of financial emergency issued shall cease to operate at the expiration of two months, unless before the expiration of that period it has been approved by the resolutions of both Houses of Parliament. 2. If any proclamation of financial emergency is in operation, it is competent for the President of India to issue directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances of all or any class of persons serving in connection with the affairs of the Union but excluding the Judges of Supreme Court and the High Courts. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements: [2007] 1. The mode of removal of a Judge of a High Court in India is same as that of removal of a Judge of the Supreme Court. 2. After retirement from the office, a permanent judge of a High Court cannot plead or act in any court or before any authority in India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Which one of the following schedules of the Indian Constitution lists the names of states and specifies their territories? [2003]

 
 
 
 

7. The mind of the makers of the Constitution of India is reflected in which of the following? [2017-I]

 
 
 
 

8. In the context of India, which one of the following is the correct relationship between Rights and Duties? [2017-I]

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the Centre and in a State must not exceed 15 per cent of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that State, respectively? [2007]

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements: [2007] 1. The Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts is appointed by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. 2. The Committee on Public Accounts comprises Members of Lok Sabha, Members of Rajya Sabha and few eminent persons of industry and trade. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 


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