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  • 1. 

    RTI Act 2005 came into force on

    • A.

      1 November 2005

    • B.

      15 June 2005

    • C.

      15 August 2005

    • D.

      12 October 2005

    Correct Answer
    D. 12 October 2005
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12 October 2005. This is the date when the RTI Act 2005 came into force.

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  • 2. 

    What is the time limit to get the information concerning the life and liberty of a person?

    • A.

      24 Hours

    • B.

      48 Hours

    • C.

      15 Days

    • D.

      20 Days

    Correct Answer
    B. 48 Hours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 48 Hours. This time limit refers to the period within which the authorities must provide information regarding the life and liberty of a person. This suggests that if someone's life or liberty is at stake, the authorities have 48 hours to gather and provide the necessary information.

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  • 3. 

    . If the interests of a third party are involved in information sought for, the maximum time limit to get the information will be

    • A.

      10 day

    • B.

      30 day

    • C.

      40 day

    • D.

      15 day

    Correct Answer
    C. 40 day
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 40 days. This suggests that if the information being sought involves the interests of a third party, it may take up to 40 days to obtain the information. This implies that there may be additional processes or considerations involved when third party interests are at stake, which could potentially prolong the time it takes to gather the requested information.

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  • 4. 

    First Appeal shall be disposed of by the first appellate authority within _______ days from the date of its receipt.

    • A.

      90 day

    • B.

      30 day

    • C.

      15 day

    • D.

      10 day

    Correct Answer
    B. 30 day
    Explanation
    The first appeal should be resolved by the first appellate authority within 30 days from the date it is received. This means that the authority has a maximum of 30 days to review the appeal and make a decision. It is important for the authority to handle the appeal promptly to ensure a timely resolution for the appellant.

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  • 5. 

    Period for disposing first appeal can be expand by _____ days from 30 days if necessary

    • A.

      48 hours

    • B.

      15 day

    • C.

      30 day

    • D.

      40 day

    Correct Answer
    B. 15 day
    Explanation
    The period for disposing the first appeal can be expanded by 15 days from the initial 30 days if necessary. This means that if there are valid reasons or circumstances that require additional time to review and address the appeal, the authorities have the flexibility to extend the deadline by up to 15 days. This allows for a fair and thorough evaluation of the appeal, ensuring that all relevant factors are considered before reaching a decision.

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  • 6. 

    The RTI Act gives right to seek information from the following:

    • A.

      Public authorities

    • B.

      MNCs

    • C.

      Associations

    • D.

      Private companies

    Correct Answer
    A. Public authorities
    Explanation
    The RTI Act grants individuals the right to request information from public authorities. Public authorities refer to government bodies or agencies that are funded by taxpayers and are responsible for public administration and governance. These entities are accountable to the public and are required to provide information when requested under the provisions of the RTI Act. The Act does not extend the right to seek information from MNCs, associations, or private companies, as these entities are not considered public authorities under the Act.

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  • 7. 

    Central Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) is appointed by

    • A.

      Vice President

    • B.

      Prime Minister

    • C.

      Home Minister

    • D.

      President

    Correct Answer
    D. President
    Explanation
    The Central Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) is appointed by the President. The President of India has the authority to appoint the CIC as per the provisions of the Right to Information Act, 2005. The CIC is responsible for ensuring the proper implementation of the RTI Act and acts as the head of the Central Information Commission. The appointment by the President ensures the independence and impartiality of the CIC, as the President is a constitutional authority and not influenced by any political or executive pressure.

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  • 8. 

    Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) shall be appointed for a term of _____years from date on which he enters upon his office or till he attains the age of _____ years, whichever is earlier

    • A.

      5 years/ 70 years

    • B.

      5 years / 60 years

    • C.

      5 years / 58 years

    • D.

      5 years / 65 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 years / 65 years
    Explanation
    The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) is appointed for a term of 5 years from the date on which he enters upon his office. However, if the CIC attains the age of 65 years before the completion of the 5-year term, he will have to retire. This means that the CIC's term can be cut short if he reaches the age of 65 years before the completion of the 5-year term.

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  • 9. 

    The Second Schedule of the RTI Act, 2005 can be amended by

    • A.

      Central Govt

    • B.

      State Govt

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Central Govt
    Explanation
    The Second Schedule of the RTI Act, 2005 can be amended by the Central Government. This means that the power to make changes to the Second Schedule lies with the central government and not with the state government or any other authority. The central government has the authority to modify or update the schedule as per the requirements and changes in the law. It is important for the central government to have this power as it allows them to adapt and improve the RTI Act based on the evolving needs of the country.

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  • 10. 

    RTI Act 2005 comes into force after ______ day of its enactment

    • A.

      90

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      120

    • D.

      180

    Correct Answer
    C. 120
    Explanation
    The RTI Act 2005 comes into force after 120 days of its enactment. This means that once the Act is passed, it takes 120 days for it to become effective and enforceable. This delay allows for the necessary preparations, such as setting up the required infrastructure and ensuring that all relevant authorities are aware of their responsibilities under the Act.

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