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Like every other country, the election process cannot go unsupervised and India is no exception. It has its elections commission to see through their election processes. Find out more about this commission through the test and brace yourself with knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one of the following articles under the constitution of India has the provision for the Election commission of India?

    • A.

      Article 75

    • B.

      Article 324

    • C.

      Article 102

    • D.

      Article 21

    Correct Answer
    B. Article 324
    Explanation
    Article 324 of the Indian Constitution provides for the establishment of the Election Commission of India. This article empowers the Election Commission to superintend, direct, and control the conduct of elections to the Parliament and State Legislatures. It also grants the Election Commission the authority to make rules and regulations regarding the conduct of elections and the preparation of electoral rolls. The Election Commission plays a crucial role in ensuring free and fair elections in India, and Article 324 outlines its powers and responsibilities.

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  • 2. 

    Consider the following statements on Chief Election Commissioner of India:- i) The Chief Election Commissioner of India is appointed by the President of India. ii) They have tenure of six years, or up to the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. iii) The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from office only through impeachment process by Parliament. Choose the right option:

    • A.

      All i, ii and iii are correct

    • B.

      Only i and ii are correct

    • C.

      Only ii and iii are correct

    • D.

      Only i and iii are correct

    Correct Answer
    A. All i, ii and iii are correct
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because all three statements are true. Statement i states that the Chief Election Commissioner of India is appointed by the President of India, which is true. Statement ii mentions that they have a tenure of six years or up to the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier, which is also accurate. Statement iii states that the Chief Election Commissioner can only be removed from office through the impeachment process by Parliament, which is true as well. Therefore, all three statements are correct.

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  • 3. 

    The election commission was set up in accordance with the Constitution___.

    • A.

      25 January 1950

    • B.

      25 February 1960

    • C.

      12 March 1963

    • D.

      10 July 1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 25 January 1950
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 25 January 1950 because this date marks the day when the Constitution of India came into effect. The election commission was established in accordance with the Constitution to ensure free and fair elections in the country.

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  • 4. 

    The Election Commission of India has _ additional election commissioners in addition to Chief Election commissioner.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    The Election Commission of India has two additional election commissioners in addition to the Chief Election Commissioner. This ensures a balanced and fair decision-making process within the commission, as the three commissioners collectively oversee and manage the electoral process in the country. Having multiple election commissioners also helps in distributing the workload and responsibilities effectively, allowing for efficient functioning of the Election Commission.

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  • 5. 

    The election to the office of President is conducted by whom among the following?

    • A.

      Supreme Court of India

    • B.

      Lok Sabha

    • C.

      Rajya Sabha

    • D.

      Election Commission of India

    Correct Answer
    D. Election Commission of India
    Explanation
    The election to the office of President is conducted by the Election Commission of India. The Election Commission is an independent constitutional authority responsible for conducting free and fair elections in the country. It is responsible for organizing and overseeing all aspects of the electoral process, including the election of the President. The Supreme Court of India, Lok Sabha, and Rajya Sabha do not have the authority to conduct presidential elections.

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