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Indian Polity Test - 13
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Negative marks are -0.33 per wrong answer
Right answer is 1 mark
No time limit but finish in 30 mins
Solution can be found at below chapters:
Test series is based on following chapters.
Polity Chapter 25: Annual Financial Statement Or Budget [Article 112]
Polity Chapter 26:Parliamentary Privileges
Polity Chapter 27:Parliamentary Forum
Polity Chapter 28:Supreme Court
Q1: All revenues credited to the government are deposited in the
Q2: Which is true regarding contingency fund of India
To meet unforeseen circumstances parliament created this fund.
It is at the disposal of the president
Money can be issued pending authorization of parliament.
Q3:Public accounts of India has the features
It is operated by executive action
parliaments authorization not needed
Payment usually of the nature of banking transactions are made from this account
Q4:What is true regarding committee system of Parliament
Members are elected by proportional representation.
All committees are advisory in nature with non binding recommendations.
Q5: Public accounts committee
22 members [15 LS + 7 RS]; No minister; chairman chosen by speaker
Examines CAG audit reports
Examines if wastage, inefficiency or corruption has occurred.
Q6: CAG is the friend, philosopher and guide. of which committee
Q7: Which committee examines CAG audit reports
both a and b
Q8:Types of Questions during question hour are
Short notice questions
Q9: Parliamentary privileges are granted to
both a and c
Q10:Purpose of creating privileges to members are
ensure independence and effectiveness of their actions
maintain is dignity,
protect its members from any obstructions in their parliamentary duties
Q11: Collective privileges of the house include
Right to informed of the arrest and release of members
Right to punish for its contempt or breach of privilege
Right to have secret sittings
Q12:Individual privilege of house members include
They cannot be arrested during sessions of the parliament.
They have freedom of speech in parliament.
Can refuse to give evidence or bear witness
Q13: Refusing to obey summons of the house is actionable under
Breach of privilege
Contempt of house
Q14:Publishing derogatory report of an MP is actionable under
Breach of privilege
Contempt of house
Q15:Which is true?
Parliament can create additional privileges for itself
if these violate any fundamental right then these privileges can’t be invalidated as they hold higher ground.
Q16:PARLIAMENTARY FORUM are for
sharing of knowledge
providing a platform of discussions and dialogue between parliamentarians and government officials
Q17:Increase in judges of the Supreme Court is the power of
Chief justice of India
Q18: Qualification for judges of the S.C
He should be a judge of H.C in succession for 5 years
He should be an advocate of H.C in succession for 10 years
He should be a distinguished jurist in the opinion of the president.
Q19: Tenure of the SC judges
Occupies office till he attains the age of 65 yrs.
Can resign anytime in writing to the president.
Can be removed by president on recommendation of parliament.
Q20: Adjudicate matters of dispute between Centre and one / more states is under which jurisdiction of SC
Q21: Writ jurisdiction of the HC is wider than SC as
HC can issue writs for any matters
HC can refuse to deal with cases of breach in fundamental rights
Q22: Admit an appeal on any judgment of court or tribunal except military tribunals is under which jurisdiction
Q23: Principles of Natural Justice include
No one should be made a judge in his own cause.
No one should be condemned unheard.
Q24: Court of record means
supreme court can record its judgments
supreme court can publish its judgments
judgments can act as legal precedents
Q25: The S.C may give its opinion to the president when asked about a question of law or fact of public importance. this is under SC jurisdiction of
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