UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-8

1. The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in [2014 – I]


2. Regarding the office of the Lok Sabha Speaker, consider the following statements: [2012 – I] 1. He/She holds the office during the pleasure of the President. 2. He/She need not be a member of the House at the time of his/her election but has to become a member of the House within six months from the date of his/her election. 3. If he/she intends to resign, the letter of his/her resignation has to be addressed to the Deputy Speaker. Which of the statements given above is /are correct?


3. Consider the following statements: [2013 – I] 1. National Development Council is an organ of the Planning Commission. 2. The Economic and Social Planning is kept in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India. 3. The Constitution of India prescribes that Panchayats should be assigned the task of preparation of plans for economic development and social justice. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. Who was the Speaker of the First Lok Sabha? [2007]


5. Which Schedule of the Constitution of India contains : Special provisions for the administration and control of Scheduled Areas in several States? [2008]


6. The Dinesh Goswami Committee was concerned with: [1995]


7. Local self-government can be best explained as an exercise in [2017-I]


8. With reference to the ‘Gram Nyayalaya Act’, which of the following statements is/are correct? [2016-I] 1. As per the Act, Gram Nyayalayas can hear only civil cases and not criminal cases. 2. The Act allows local social activists as mediators/reconciliators. Select the correct answer using the code given below.


9. How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)? [2008]


10. Which of the following is the State in which the Lok Ayukta Act includes the Chief Minister in its ambit? [1995]


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