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Indian Polity Test - 8
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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 15:CENTER STATE RELATIONS
Polity Chapter 16:INTER STATE RELATIONS
Polity Chapter 17:PUBLIC ACTS, RECORDS AND ZONAL COUNCILS
Q1: Who can make laws for the Whole of India and its territories
Q2: law applicable to Indians and their property in any part of the world can be made by
both a and b
Q3:Which is true regarding the powers of the president?
Parliament can make laws on any matter in all three lists for UT’s
President can make regulations for peace, progress and good government of UT’s
Provision for administration of acquired territories also is same as UT’s.
Q4:Who is empowered to direct that an act of parliament don’t apply to scheduled area of Assam or apply with amends.
Q5: if a state bill has been given assent by the president then?
It prevails over the central law
it is subordinate to the central law
depends on case to case basis
decided by the Supreme court
Q6: Under extraordinary circumstances the parliament can make laws on matters on the state list too if
Rajya Sabha passes a resolution with two-third majority.
both a and c
To implement international conventions
Q7: During presidents rule in the state,
President rules using his agent in the state
parliament can make laws on matters in the state list
both a and b
Q8: If two or more states pass a resolution requesting parliament to make laws on a matter in the state list then
Parliament makes a law but only applicable to those states
States can repeal such laws
states can make laws on the same subject
Q9: Parliament can exercise control on state legislations by
President can direct states to reserve money and other financial bills for his assent during financial emergency.
Bills on certain matters on state list can be introduced in state legislatures only after presidential sanction
Q10:What is true?
Governor can reserve bills passed by state legislatures for presidential assent.
President enjoys absolute veto over them.
both a and b
Q11: Interstate water disputes can be adjudicated by a tribunal established under the inter-state water disputes act, enacted under Article
Q12:Which is true with regards to the water dispute tribunal?
No Indian court can intervene in the matters of the tribunal
After the verdict is passed it becomes binding on all parties
Q13: As per the constitution the functions of interstate council are
Inquire and investigate on disputes that may arise between states.
Investigate and discuss matters of interest to states or center and states.
Recommendation on subjects that need better coordination of policy and action.
Q14: Recomendations of the interstate council are
binding with exceptions
non binding unless specified
Q15:Chairman of the interstate council is
CM on rotational basis
Q16: Criticism of the process of amendment
Public acts, records and judicial proceedings of states and centre have full faith and credit throughout the territory of India.
Final judgments of civil courts only [not criminal courts] are capable of execution in any part of India.
Q17:Functions of the Zonal Councils
Secure political equilibrium in the country.
Arrest after effects of the separation of states on linguistic basis.
Achieve emotional integration in the country
Q18: Zonal Councils are
created by executive order
Q19:Chairman of the zonal council are
CM on rotation
Q20: Article 262 allows for formation of?
Water dispute tribunal
central water commission
Central Ground Water Board
Q21: Lacunae with Article 262 are
settled disputes are reopened again
it is an adhoc arrangement
no data collection of river catchment area etc is available
Q22:Which is true regarding executive powers of center and state?
parliament can confer executive duties to a state government without the states consent by passing a law.
President can assign an executive function of the centre to the state government if it consents.
Q23: Executive powers lie with whom in case of concurrent list
center, if mentioned in the law
Q24: Law made on union list
has lower precedence than concurrent list law
has equal precedence than concurrent list law
has higher precedence than concurrent list law
Q25: River boards are
formed under Article 262
currently no river board has been formed
is to regulate interstate river valleys
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