Indian Polity & Governance in Constitution (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): The reservation of thirty-three per-cent of seats for women in Parliament and State Legislature does not require Constitutional amendment: Reason (R): Political parties contesting elections can allocate thirty-three percent of seats they contest to women candidates without any Constitutional amendment.
In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct? [1997]

2. The Speaker can ask a member of the House to stop speaking and let another member speak. This phenomenon is known as: [2000]

3. Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is not correct? [2000]

4. Which of the following are/is stated in the Constitution of India? [1997]
1. The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament
2. The Parliament shall consist of the President and two Houses
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

5. The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by: [2003]

6. Which one of the following schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection Act? [1998]

7. Which one of the following duties is not performed by Comptroller and Auditor general of India? [2001]

8. In the Presidential election in India, every elected member of the Legislative Assembly of a State shall have as many votes as there are multiples of one thousands in the quotient obtained by dividing the population of the State by the total number of the elected members of the Assembly. As at present (1997) the expression "population" here means the population as ascertained by the: [1997]

9. Consider the following statements about the recent amendments to the elections law by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 1996: [1999]
1. Any conviction for the offence of insulting the Indian National flag or the Constitution of Indian shall entail disqualification for contesting elections to Parliament and State Legislatures for six year from the date of conviction
2. There is an increase in the security deposit which a candidate has to make to contest the election to the Lok Sabha
3. A candidate cannot now stand for election from more than one Parliament Constituency
4. No election will now be countermanded on the death of a contesting candidate
Which of the above statements are correct?

10. Which one of the following States of India does not have a Legislative Council so far even though the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956 provides for it? [1995]

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