Quiz On Indian Polity And Governance With Answers: Set 14

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  • 1. 
    Among the following, who is not the member of National Human Rights Commission of India?
    • A. 

      Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha

    • B. 

      Retired or serving Chief Justice of a High Court

    • C. 

      A person with knowledge or practical experience of Human Rights

    • D. 

      Retired chief justice of Supreme Court of India

  • 2. 
    Consider the following statements:1. The reviews of National Human Rights Commission of India on acts of terrorism have been challenged in the Supreme Court2. National Human Rights Commission of India can enquire into complaints relating to fake encountersWhich of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 3. 
    According to census 2001, women constitute the following % of population in India?
    • A. 

      48.26%

    • B. 

      40.26%

    • C. 

      55.26%

    • D. 

      20.26%

  • 4. 
    The National Commission for Minorities has __________ members other than a chairperson & a vice-chairperson.
    • A. 

      6 members

    • B. 

      9 members

    • C. 

      11 members

    • D. 

      5 members

  • 5. 
    Under this Article, a guaranteed special financial assistance has been provided for the welfare of the Scheduled Tribes. Identify from the given options.
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      275(1)

    • C. 

      204

    • D. 

      275(3)

  • 6. 
    Consider the following statements:1. As per National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, the child is defined as anyone between the age of 6 & 18.2. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights was set up in 1997Choose the correct statement:
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 7. 
    Among the following, what is true about the Metropolitan Planning Committee in India?1. Has the sole responsibility for implementing Government sponsored schemes in the metropolitan area2. Prepares the draft development plans for metropolitan area3. Is constituted under the provisions of the Constitution of IndiaCode:
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      1 and 2

    • D. 

      2 and 3

  • 8. 
    Among the following, which feature of Panchayati Raj envisioned under the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution, has been erroneously listed?1. Finances are to be given by Planning Commission2. The elections to the Panchayats are held by State Election Commission
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 9. 
    “There shall be a Parliament for the Union which shall consist of the President and two houses to be known respectively as the Council of States and the House of the People”. Under which article does it comes?
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      79

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      115

  • 10. 
    Under this judgment, the government was directed by the the Supreme Court to constitute a permanent body in favour of the backward classes. Identify it from the given options.
    • A. 

      Indira Sawhney v. Union of India

    • B. 

      M C. Mehta v. Union of India

    • C. 

      Golaknath v. State of Punjab

    • D. 

      None of the above

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