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Indian Polity Test - 9
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Negative marks are -0.33 per wrong answer
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Test series is based on following chapters.
Polity Chapter 18: EMERGENCY PROVISIONS
Polity Chapter 19:FINANCIAL EMERGENCY
Polity Chapter 20:PRESIDENT OF INDIA
Q1: Emergency power are influenced from constitution of which country
Q2: Constitution handles emergencies related to
Q3:National emergency can be declared due to?
Q4:Which is true regarding proclamation declaring emergency?
A proclamation can be issued by the president for different grounds.
It can be issued when an already existing proclamation is in force too.
It can apply to entire country or a part.
Q5: Which is true regarding President's proclamation declaring National emergency?
The president can declare this only after written recommendation of the entire cabinet
A proclamation can be subject to judicial review.
A proclamation must be approved by both houses within one month by a special majority.
Q6: Which is true regarding revocation of President's proclamation?
A proclamation can be revoked by president anytime.
doesn’t need parliament ratification
Lok Sabha can force a revocation by disapproving it with a simple majority
Q7: Effects of national emergency
Centre can issue executive directions to states on any matters.
parliament can make laws on matters in the state list
both a and b
Q8: Which is true regarding the effect of national emergency on Fundamental rights
Right to Freedom, are automatically suspended
a presidential order can be passed disallowing people from seeking judicial remedy to enforce other fundamental rights
Q9: Which is true regarding Constitutional emergencies
When the constitutional machinery breaks down in a state, the president rule is imposed by centre.
This can be proclaimed if the president is satisfied that the governance of a state can’t be carried in accordance with the constitution.
Q10:What is true regarding declaration of constitutional emergency?
president can act with or without the governor’s report
when a state doesn’t follow any directive from the centre, president’s rule can be imposed.
Q11:Beyond the first year, president’s rule can be extended 6 months at a time only if
national emergency is proclaimed in the country or any part of the state.
Election commission certifies that elections can’t be held in the state
Q12:Which is true with regards to the revocation of president's rule?
Presidents proclamation can be revoked by president anytime
Parliament on its own can’t revoke president’s rule.
Q13: Which is applicable to financial emergency
Such a proclamation has to be approved by a simple majority in both houses.
financial stability or credit of India or any part of the state is in danger
His satisfaction is subject to judicial review.
Q14: Effect of the Financial Emergency
Once approved it continues indefinitely
President can revoke this proclamation anytime; this doesn’t need parliament’s approval.
Q15:Which is true regarding financial emergency
centre can ask states to observe canons of financial propriety.
It can direct that money bills or financial bills of state should need president’s assent.
Q16: As per constitution President is head of
Q17:The union executive consists of
president, vice president, prime minister
council of ministers
Q18: Election of president are decided by electoral college consisting of
only elected members of both houses of the parliament
only elected members of legislative assembly
elected members of legislative assemblies of UT's.
Q19:Who doesnt participate in elections of president
Members of dissolved legislative assemblies
member of legislative council
nominated members of legislatures
Q20: Eligibility criteria for Presidential elections
A citizen of India
Qualified for election to be member of Lok Sabha
should be at least 35 yrs of age
Q21: Conditions for president’s office
He should not be an MP / MLA in any house of centre or states and UT's
He must not hold an office of profit in India.
Q22: Privileges of president include
immune from criminal proceedings from official or personal acts.
Civil proceeding with regards to personal acts can be launched after two months
Legal liability on account of official actions is null.
Q23: Regarding impeachment of the President of India
President can be impeached if any house passes a resolution by majority of two third of the total membership of the house
Nominated MP's too can participate in the impeachment proceedings.
Q24: If both president and Vice President are unable to perform their duties, the responsibility goes to
Speaker of lok sabha
speaker of rajya sabha
chief justice of Supreme court
senior most judge of Supreme court
Q25: Powers and functions of President are
All executive actions of state are taken in his name
He can make rules specifying which orders and instruments made and executed in his name shall be authenticated.
He can makes rules for more convenient transaction of business of union government and allocation of said business among ministers.
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