Quiz On Indian Polity And Governance With Answers: Set 9

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  • 1. 

    Among the following, which is not the power of Prime Minister?

    • A.

      Advise the President

    • B.

      Appoint Lok Sabha speaker

    • C.

      Head the government

    • D.

      Recommend the names of the ministers for appointment

    Correct Answer
    B. Appoint Lok Sabha speaker
    Explanation
    The Prime Minister does not have the power to appoint the Lok Sabha speaker. The speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected by the members of the Lok Sabha themselves. The Prime Minister, however, does have the power to advise the President, head the government, and recommend the names of ministers for appointment.

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  • 2. 

    The Council of Ministers is responsible to?

    • A.

      The Parliament, individually

    • B.

      The President, collectively

    • C.

      The Lok Sabha, collectively

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The Lok Sabha, collectively
    Explanation
    The Council of Ministers is responsible to the Lok Sabha, collectively. The Lok Sabha is the lower house of the Parliament in India and holds the power to make decisions and pass laws. The Council of Ministers, headed by the Prime Minister, is accountable to the Lok Sabha and must answer to its members. The Lok Sabha collectively represents the people of India, making it the appropriate body for the Council of Ministers to be responsible to.

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  • 3. 

    Arrange the following Vice-Presidents of India as to who came first and who later.1. VV Giri2. B.D. Jatti3. S.D. Sharma     4. M. Hidayatullah

    • A.

      1, 2, 4, 3

    • B.

      1, 3, 2, 4

    • C.

      2, 1, 3, 4

    • D.

      2, 3, 4, 1

    Correct Answer
    A. 1, 2, 4, 3
    Explanation
    The correct order of the Vice-Presidents of India, from earliest to latest, is 1. VV Giri, 2. B.D. Jatti, 3. M. Hidayatullah, and 4. S.D. Sharma.

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  • 4. 

    Arrange the following Prime Ministers as to who came first and who later:1. Charan Singh2. I.K. Gujral3. H.D. Deva Gowda4. V.P. Singh

    • A.

      1, 4, 3, 2

    • B.

      1, 3, 2, 4

    • C.

      2, 1, 3, 4

    • D.

      2, 3, 4, 1

    Correct Answer
    A. 1, 4, 3, 2
    Explanation
    Charan Singh came first, followed by V.P. Singh, then H.D. Deva Gowda, and finally I.K. Gujral.

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  • 5. 

    Special Central Assistance was launched in the year 1974. It helps which category of people?

    • A.

      OBC

    • B.

      ST

    • C.

      SC

    • D.

      Minority group

    Correct Answer
    B. ST
    Explanation
    Special Central Assistance was launched in the year 1974 to provide financial assistance and support to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category of people. This assistance aims to uplift and empower the tribal communities by addressing their specific needs and promoting their overall development.

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  • 6. 

    In the year 2006, which programme has been announced for the welfare of minorities?

    • A.

      55-Point

    • B.

      25-point

    • C.

      15-point

    • D.

      35-point

    Correct Answer
    C. 15-point
    Explanation
    In the year 2006, the 15-point programme was announced for the welfare of minorities.

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  • 7. 

    Out of the following States which state shares boundaries with the maximum number of states in India?1. Karnataka2. Andhra Pradesh3. Tamil Nadu4. Kerala

    • A.

      Only 1

    • B.

      1 and 2

    • C.

      1, 2 and 3

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 and 2
    Explanation
    Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh share boundaries with the maximum number of states in India. This means that these two states have the highest number of neighboring states compared to the other options.

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  • 8. 

    Under which of the following is the salary of the Governor charged?

    • A.

      Consolidated fund of State

    • B.

      Consolidated fund of India

    • C.

      The Contingency fund of the state

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Consolidated fund of State
    Explanation
    The salary of the Governor is charged under the Consolidated fund of State. The Consolidated fund of State is a fund created by the state government to consolidate all its revenues, including taxes, duties, and fees. It is used to meet the expenses of the state government, including the salary and allowances of the Governor. The Consolidated fund of India, on the other hand, is the fund created by the central government to consolidate all its revenues and meet its expenses. The Contingency fund of the state is a separate fund used for unforeseen expenses and emergencies.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following department doesn’t belong to the ministry of rural & urban development?

    • A.

      Water resources

    • B.

      Rural development

    • C.

      Drinking water supply

    • D.

      All the above options belong to the ministry of rural & urban development

    Correct Answer
    A. Water resources
    Explanation
    The department of Water resources does not belong to the ministry of rural & urban development. This is because water resources are typically managed by separate ministries or departments that focus specifically on water management and conservation. The ministry of rural & urban development may have departments related to rural development and drinking water supply, but water resources would fall under a different ministry or department.

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  • 10. 

    Who administers the oath of office to President?

    • A.

      Chief Justice of India

    • B.

      Prime Minister

    • C.

      Governor

    • D.

      Lok Sabha Speaker

    Correct Answer
    A. Chief Justice of India
    Explanation
    The Chief Justice of India administers the oath of office to the President. This is because the President is the head of the state and the Chief Justice of India is the highest-ranking judicial authority in the country. The oath of office is a formal declaration made by the President, affirming their commitment to uphold the Constitution and fulfill their duties faithfully. As the custodian of the Constitution, it is fitting that the Chief Justice of India administers this oath to ensure its sanctity and legality.

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