UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz14

1. The fundamental object of Panchayati Raj system is to ensure which among the following ? [2015 – I] (1) People’s participation in development (2) Political accountability (3) Democratic decentralization (4) Financial mobilization Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

2. According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid before the Parliament which of the following? [2012 – I] 1. The Recommendations of the Union Finance Commission 2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee 3. The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General 4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding a No- Confidence Motion in India : [2014 – I] 1. There is no mention of a No-Confidence Motion in the Constitution of India. 2. A Motion of No-Confidence can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following functionaries: [2000] 1. Cabinet Secretary 2. Chief Election Commissioner 3. Union Cabinet Minister 4. Chief Justice of India Their correct sequence in the Order of Precedence is:

 
 
 
 

5. According to the Constitution of India, which of the following are fundamental for the governance of the country? [2013 – I]

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to consumers’ rights/privileges under the provisions of law in India, which of the following statements is/are correct? [2012 – I] 1. Consumers are empowered to take samples for food testing. 2. When a consumer files a complaint in any consumer forum, no fee is required to be paid. 3. In case of death of a consumer, his/her legal heir can file a complaint in the consumer forum on his/her behalf. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. The distribution of powers between the Centre and the States in the Indian Constitution is based on the Act provided in the [2012 – I]

 
 
 
 

8. In the case of election to the Lok Sabha, the amount of Security deposited for general category candidates and SC/ST category candidates respectively is: [2002]

 
 
 
 

9. Who among the following was the chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly? [2005]

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Delimitation Commission, consider the following statements : [2012 – I] 1. The orders of the Delimitation Commission cannot be challenged in a Court of Law. 2. When the orders of the Delimitation Commission are laid before the Lok Sabha or State Legislative Assembly, they cannot effect any modifications in the orders. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 


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