UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-5

1. Which one of the following authorities recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues to the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India? [2002]


2. Consider the following statements: [2003] 1. While members of the Rajya Sabha are associated with Committees on Public Accounts and Public Undertakings, members of Committee on Estimates are drawn entirely from the Lok Sabha 2. The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs works under the overall direction of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs 3. The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs nominates Members of Parliament on Committees, Councils, Board and Commissions etc. set up by the Government of India in the various ministries. Which of these statements is are correct?


3. Match List-I (Article of Indian Constitution) with List -II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2002] List-I List-II (Article of Indian (Provisions) Constitution) A. Article 16 (2) 1. No person shall be deprived of his property save by the authority of law B. Article 29 (2) 2. No person can be discriminated against in the matter of public appointment on the ground of race, religious or caste C. Article 30 (I) 3. All minorities whether based on religion or language shall have to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice D. Article 31 (I) 4. No citizen shall be denied admission into any educational institution maintained by the State, or receiving State aid, on grounds of religion, race, caste, language or any of them Codes :


4. Consider the following tasks: [2004] 1. Superintendence, direction and conduct of free and fair elections 2. Preparation of electoral rolls for all elections to the Parliament, state Legislatures and the Office of the President and the Vice-President 3. Giving recognition to political, parties and allotting election symbols to political parties and individuals contesting the election. 4. Proclamation of final verdict in case of election disputes Which of the above are the functions of the Election Commission of India?


5. Which one of the following Articles of the Directive Principles of the State Policy deals with the promotion of international peace and security? [2002]


6. Consider the following statements: [2005] 1. There are 25 High Courts in India. 2. Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh have a common High Court. 3. National Capital Territory of Delhi has a High Court of its own. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Which of the following are the objectives of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)? [1995] 1. To stabilize agricultural prices 2. To ensure meaningful real income level to the farmers 3. To protect the interest of the consumers by providing essential agricultural commodities at reasonable rates through public distribution system 4. To ensure maximum price for the farmer Codes:


8. In which one of the following areas does the State Government not have control over its local bodies? [2001]


9. With reference to Union Government, consider the following statements: [2009] 1. Number of Ministries at the Centre on 15th August 1947 was 18. 2. Number of Ministries at the Centre at present is 36. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. The provisions in Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the Constitution of India are made in order to [2015-I]


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