UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-9

1. Consider the following statements: [2008] 1. Justice V R Krishna Iyer was the Chief Justice of India. 2. Justice V R Krishna Iyer is considered as one of the progenitors of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Indian judicial system. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following are not necessarily the consequences of the proclamation of the President’s rule in a State? [2017-I] 1. Dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly 2. Removal of the Council of Ministers in the State 3. Dissolution of the local bodies Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

3. Out of the following statements, choose the one that brings out the principle underlying the Cabinet form of Government: [2017-I]

 
 
 
 

4. Who among the following have held the office of the Vice-President of India? [2008] 1. Mohammad Hidayatullah 2. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 3. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy 4. Shankar Dayal Sharma Select the correct answer using the code given below: Codes:

 
 
 
 

5. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the descending order of precedence in the warrant of precedence? [2004]

 
 
 
 

6. What is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed as a convention? [1995]

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following provisions under the Directive Principles of State Policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India : [2012 – I] 1. Securing for citizens of India a uniform civil code 2. Organizing village Panchayats 3. Promoting cottage industries in rural areas 4. Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural opportunities Which of the above are the Gandhian Principles that are reflected in the Directive Principles of State Policy?

 
 
 
 

8. In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is included in the [2014 – I]

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to Indian polity, which one of the following statements is correct? [2002]

 
 
 
 

10. The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from [2011 – I]

 
 
 
 


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