Working Institutions Of The Indian Republic Quiz

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Working Institutions Of The Indian Republic Quiz

India got independence from the British Empire in year 1947. And became a republic in year 1950. Do you know about all the working institutions India has that keep the republic going on? Well, let's test your knowledge with this quiz. So, are you ready?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who exercises all governmental powers?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Prime Minister

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Chief Election Commission

  • 2. 
    The Second Backward Classes Commission was appointed by the government of India in...
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1999

  • 3. 
    Once the Lok Sabha passes the budget of the government or any other money related law, the Rajya Sabha cannot rejected it. The Rajya Sabha can only delay it by...
    • A. 

      14 days

    • B. 

      15 days

    • C. 

      16 days

    • D. 

      17 days

  • 4. 
    Two features of Indian judicial system are:
    • A. 

      Independent Judiciary

    • B. 

      Integrated Judiciary

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      Dependent Judiciary

  • 5. 
    What is the government formed by an alliance of two or more political parties called?
    • A. 

       Cooperative government

    • B. 

      Cooperation government

    • C. 

      Consensus government

    • D. 

      Coalition government

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following statement about the President is wrong?
    • A. 

      He is the head of the state.

    • B. 

       He is elected directly by the people.

    • C. 

      He exercises only nominal powers.

    • D. 

      He is the highest formal authority in the country.

  • 7. 
    The judges of Supreme Court are appointed by...
    • A. 

      Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Law Minister

    • C. 

       President

    • D. 

       Chief Justice

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is not true?
    • A. 

      The Judiciary safeguards the laws

    • B. 

      The Legislature implements the laws

    • C. 

      The political executives are more powerful than the permanent executives

    • D. 

      The permanent executives comprises the civil servants

  • 9. 
    Why does the political executive have more powers than the permanent executive?
    • A. 

      Because hardly any expertise is required in taking policy decisions

    • B. 

      Political leaders are more educated

    • C. 

      Because political executive consists of the direct representatives of the people

    • D. 

       None of the above

  • 10. 
    For how long can the Rajya Sabha delay a Money Bill?
    • A. 

      15 days

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      14 days

    • D. 

      1 month

  • 11. 
    What is ‘Parliament’?
    • A. 

      Assembly of elected representatives at the national level

    • B. 

      A body consisting of appointed ministers

    • C. 

      Body comprising judges

    • D. 

      Assembly of only appointed members

  • 12. 
    What do the Civil Servants do?
    • A. 

      They take important policy decisions

    • B. 

      They settle the disputes

    • C. 

      None 

    • D. 

      They implement the ministers’ decisions

  • 13. 
    Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts?
    • A. 

      President, according to his own wishes

    • B. 

      President, on the advice of the PM

    • C. 

      President on the advice of the PM in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

    • D. 

       None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which body acts as the guardian of Fundamental Rights?
    • A. 

      District Courts

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Election Commission

    • D. 

      Legislature

  • 15. 
    Whom does the President appoint as the Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Anyone he likes

    • B. 

      MP who has secured the largest number of votes

    • C. 

      Leader of the majority party

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The president of India is elected by...
    • A. 

      Direct Election by citizens … 18 years of age

    • B. 

       Indirect Election by the Electoral College

    • C. 

      The Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of these options is/are correct regarding the powers of the Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      He distributes work to the different departments

    • B. 

       He chairs the Cabinet meetings

    • C. 

      He can dismiss ministers

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts?
    • A. 

      President on the advice of the PM in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

    • B. 

       President, according to his own wishes

    • C. 

      President, on the advice of the PM

    • D. 

       None of the above

  • 19. 
    What do the Civil Servants do?
    • A. 

      They take important policy decisions

    • B. 

      They settle the disputes

    • C. 

      They implement the ministers’ decisions

    • D. 

       none of the above

  • 20. 
    The Prime minister of a coalition government - which is not true?
    • A. 

      Can take decisions as he likes 

    • B. 

      He has to accommodate different groups and factions in his party as well as among alliance partners

    • C. 

      He also has to heed to the views and positions of the coalition partners and other parties

    • D. 

      He has to keep in interest the views of the people

  • 21. 
    Who among the following is a part of the political executive?
    • A. 

      District Collector 

    • B. 

      Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs 

    • C. 

      Home Minister 

    • D. 

      Director General of Police

  • 22. 
    Apart from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, who else constitutes the Parliament?
    • A. 

      Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Chief Minister

    • C. 

      Governor

    • D. 

      President

  • 23. 
    Who exercises all governmental powers?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Prime Minister

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Chief Election Commission

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