indian polity & governance in constitution - 02

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

1. Assertion (A): India does not export natural rubber. Reason (R): About 97% of India's demand for natural rubber is met from domestic production. [2004]

2. Consider the following statements regarding the High Courts in India: [2001]
1. There are eighteen High Courts in the country
2. Three of them have jurisdiction over more than one state
3. No Union Territory has High Court of its own
4. Judges of the High Court hold office till the age of 62
Which of these statements is/are correct?

3. Assertion (A): In India, every State has a High Court in its territory.
Reason (R): The Constitution of India provides a High Court in each State. [2006]

4. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the State falls under its: [1996]

5. Which one of the following authorities recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues to the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India? [2002]

6. Who was the Chief Justice of India when Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was introduced to the Indian Judicial System? [2006]

7. Consider the following statements: [2010]
In India, taxes on transactions in Stock Exchanges and Futures Markets are
1. levied by the Union
2. collected by the states
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

8. Consider the following statements: [2004]
1. The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and Session Judge
2. The District Judge are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the High Courts
3. A person to be eligible for appointment as a District Judge should be an advocate or a pleader of seven years'standing or more, or an officer injudicial service of the Union or the State judiciary
4. When the Sessions Judge awards death sentence, it must be confirmed by the High Court before it is carried out
Which of the statements given above are correct?

9. With reference to Lok Adalats, consider the following statements: [2009]
1. An award made by a Lok Adalat is deemed to be a decree of a civil court and no appeal lies against there to before any court.
2. Matrimonial/Family disputes are not covered under Lok Adalat.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

10. The following news item appeared in a National daily dated 1-12-1999:
"..Parliament today rejected a Bill to grant women the right to vote and stand for office in parliamentary elections, by a margin of32 to 30.
The National Assembly was split between liberal pro-government and Shiite Muslim deputies who were in favour of women's rights, while the opposition camp grouped Sunni Muslim fundamentalists and tribal MPs. A total of 64 MPs and Ministers were present, of whom two abstained." [2000]
The Parliament referred to in this quotation is that of:

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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