Quiz On Indian Polity And Governance With Answers: Set 8

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  • 1. 

    What is the main objective of the zonal council?

    • A.

      Greater collaboration amongst states in the field of planning & matters of national importance

    • B.

      Optimum utilization of limited resources of states

    • C.

      All of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Greater collaboration amongst states in the field of planning & matters of national importance
    Explanation
    The main objective of the zonal council is to promote greater collaboration among states in the field of planning and matters of national importance. This means that the zonal council aims to facilitate coordination and cooperation between different states in order to effectively address common issues and make collective decisions. Additionally, the zonal council also focuses on the optimum utilization of limited resources of states, ensuring that resources are utilized efficiently and effectively. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above".

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  • 2. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
  • 3. 

    Who got the Bharat Ratna Award before becoming India's President?

    • A.

      Pratibha Patil

    • B.

      Dr. Zakir Hussain

    • C.

      Pranab Mukherjee

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Zakir Hussain
    Explanation
    Dr. Zakir Hussain received the Bharat Ratna Award before becoming India's President. This prestigious award is given for exceptional service towards the advancement of art, literature, science, and public service. Dr. Zakir Hussain was a renowned educationist and politician who served as the Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967 and later became the President of India from 1967 until his death in 1969. He was honored with the Bharat Ratna in 1963 for his significant contributions to education and public life.

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  • 4. 

    "The state shall take steps to organize village panchayats and endow them with such powers as may be necessary to enable them to function as units of self government". In which part of the constitution is this provision mentioned?

    • A.

      Part-II of the Constitution

    • B.

      Part-V of the Constitution

    • C.

      Part-IV of the Constitution

    • D.

      Part-I of the Constitution

    Correct Answer
    C. Part-IV of the Constitution
    Explanation
    This provision is mentioned in Part-IV of the Constitution. Part-IV of the Constitution contains the Directive Principles of State Policy, which are guidelines for the government to establish a just and equitable society. This provision emphasizes the importance of organizing village panchayats and empowering them with necessary powers for self-governance.

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  • 5. 

    Which Articles relate to the relationship of the Council of Ministers and the President?

    • A.

      70, 71 and 72

    • B.

      73, 74 and 75

    • C.

      71, 75 and 77

    • D.

      74, 75 and 78

    Correct Answer
    D. 74, 75 and 78
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 74, 75 and 78. These articles of the Constitution of India relate to the relationship between the Council of Ministers and the President. Article 74 deals with the Council of Ministers and their aid and advice to the President. Article 75 outlines the appointment, tenure, and responsibilities of the Prime Minister and other Ministers. Article 78 states that the Prime Minister shall communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union.

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  • 6. 

    The disputes regarding election of the President is decided by?

    • A.

      The High Court

    • B.

      The Supreme Court

    • C.

      The Prime Minister

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. The Supreme Court
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Supreme Court because it is the highest judicial authority in the country and has the power to interpret the constitution. In case of disputes regarding the election of the President, the Supreme Court has the jurisdiction to hear and decide on these matters. The Supreme Court's decision in such cases is final and binding. The High Court does not have the authority to decide on disputes regarding the election of the President, and the Prime Minister is not involved in this process.

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  • 7. 

    For what period of time, the national emergency remains in operation, with the approval of the Parliament?

    • A.

      Period of 1 year

    • B.

      Period of 2 years

    • C.

      Period of 6 years

    • D.

      Indefinite period

    Correct Answer
    D. Indefinite period
    Explanation
    The national emergency remains in operation for an indefinite period with the approval of the Parliament. This means that there is no specific time limit set for the duration of a national emergency. It can continue as long as the Parliament deems it necessary or until the emergency situation is resolved. This allows the government to have flexibility in responding to various crises and ensures that the emergency measures can be extended or lifted based on the evolving circumstances.

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  • 8. 

    The Jurisdiction of ___________ high court covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

    • A.

      Kerala High Court

    • B.

      West Bengal High Court

    • C.

      Delhi High Court

    • D.

      Mumbai High Court

    Correct Answer
    A. Kerala High Court
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kerala High Court. The jurisdiction of the Kerala High Court covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. This means that the Kerala High Court has the authority and power to hear and decide cases that arise in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

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  • 9. 

    Among the following options, which state is not a part of the Eastern Zonal Council?

    • A.

      Bihar

    • B.

      Assam

    • C.

      West Bengal

    • D.

      All are correct

    Correct Answer
    B. Assam
    Explanation
    Assam is not a part of the Eastern Zonal Council. The Eastern Zonal Council is a regional council in India that consists of the states of Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, and Jharkhand. Assam is not included in this council as it is part of the North Eastern Council, which is a separate regional council that includes the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. Therefore, the correct answer is Assam.

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  • 10. 

    The power to vote money for public expenditure vests in?1. Legislative Council2. Rajya Sabha3. Lok Sabha4. Legislative AssemblyChoose the correct option:

    • A.

      Only 2 & 3

    • B.

      Only 3 & 4

    • C.

      Only 1

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Only 3 & 4
    Explanation
    The power to vote money for public expenditure vests in the Lok Sabha and the Legislative Assembly. The Lok Sabha is the lower house of the Parliament of India, and it has the primary responsibility for financial matters. The Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the state legislature, and it also has the authority to vote on public expenditure. Therefore, the correct answer is Only 3 & 4.

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