TNPSC GK Model Questions Indian Constitution / Polity 261-280

(261)The President’s rule in a state can be continued at a stretch for a maximum period of
(a) 4years (b) 2years
(c) 3 years (d) one year

(262) The Council of state in India has how many elected members
(a) 250 (b) 238
(c) 245 (d) 230

(263) The executive power in India is actually exercised by
(a)Speaker (b) President
(c) Council of Ministers (d) Parliament

(264) 42nd amendment Act was adopted by the Parliament in
(a) 1967 (b) 1968
(c) 1976 (d) 1977

(265) The supreme commander of the armed forces in India is
(a) President (b) Prime Minister
(c) Defence Minister (d) None of these

(266) Public Undertaking Committee is a
(a)Cabinet Committee (b) Parliamentary Committee
(c) Committee of a political party (d) None of these

(267)What is the maximum gap permissible between two sessions of the Parliament?
(a)3 months (b) 4 months
(c) 6 months (d) 12 months

(268) The Governor of a state is a
(a) Constitutional head (b) real head
(c) Hereditary head (d) nominated head

(269) Who elects the Vice President of India
(a) House of the People (b) Both Houses of Parliament
(c) Council of States (d) Both Houses of Parliament and state legislatures

(270) In consequence of the death or incapacity of the President, vice President can become the President for
(a) 6 months (b) 12months
(c) 1 month (d) 5 months

(271) Grass root democracy is related to
(a) Panchayath system (b) Interstate council
(c) Lok Pal (d) Regionalism

(272) The Parliament of India consists of
(a) President, House of the People and Council of state
(b) House of the People and Council of states
(c) Vice President, House of People and Council of states
(d) President, Vice President, House of the People and Council of States

(273) The President of India is elected by
(a) Elected members of both Houses of Parliament
(b) Members of both Houses of Parliament
(c) Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and state legislative assemblies
(d) Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and both Houses of the state legislatures

(274) A vote taken unexpectedly without voters having been briefed in advance
(a) Snap poll (b) by-election
(c) opinion poll (d) exit poll

(275) The President of India can ________ the House
(a) Sine die (b) prorogue
(c) adjourn (d) None of these

(276) Recess means
(a) The interval between the prorogation of Parliament and its reassembly
(b) The Parliament in session
(c) Adjournment of the House
(d) Dissolution of the House

(277) The Speaker use the ‘casting vote’
(a) to maintain status quo (b) to challenge the opposition
(c) to defeat the government (d) in the absence of the Prime Minister

(278) Council of states in India can delay a money bill for
(a) indefinite period (b) 6 months
(c) 1 month (d) 14 days

(279) Starred questions requires
(a) Oral answer (b) unwritten answer
(c) supplementary question (d) None of these

(280) Consolidated Fund is
(a) votable (b) non votable
(c) non plan (d) None of these

Answer Key:
(261) (d) one year
(262) (b) 238
(263) (c) Council of Ministers
(264) (c) 1976
(265) (a) President
(266) (b) Parliamentary Committee
(267) (c) 6 months
(268) (a) Constitutional head
(269) (b) Both Houses of Parliament
(270) (d) 5 months
(271) (a) Panchayath system
(272) (c) Vice President, House of People and Council of states
(273) (d) Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and both Houses of the state legislatures
(274) (a) Snap poll
(275) (b) prorogue
(276) (a) The interval between the prorogation of Parliament and its reassembly
(277) (a) to maintain status quo
(278) (d) 14 days
(279) (a) Oral answer
(280) (b) non votable

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