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Quiz 3- Indian Polity and Governance 4 years 4 months ago #618

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Q1. Consider the following Statement(s) regarding the constitutional provisions for legal aid to the poor :

1. Article 14 makes it obligatory for the state to ensure equality before law.

2. Article 22(1) provides for a legal system which promotes justice on the basis of equal opportunity to all.

3. Article 39(A) of the Constitution of India provides for free legal aid to the poor and weaker sections of the society and ensures justice for all.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
1 and 2

[C] 1 and 3

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Q2. Consider the following statements:

1. The President is immune from any civil proceedings against him/her.

2. But after giving two months’ notice, criminal proceedings can be instituted against the President.

Which of the statement(s) given above is correct regarding the immunity enjoyed by the President in respect of his/her 'personal' acts, during his/her tenure :

[A] Only 1
Only 2

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Q3. The highest body below the Parliament of India which is responsible for formulating policy matters regarding planning for social and economic welfare and development of our country is:

[A] Planning Commission

Finance Commission

[C] National Advisory Council

[D] National Development Council

Q4. "All those laws that were in force immediately before the enactment of the constitution shall be void to the extent of inconsistency with the fundamental rights". Essence of Article 13(1) which quotes this can be placed under which of the following?
[A] Judicial Activism
Judicial Review
[C] Judicial interpretation
[D] Judicial Supremacy

Q5. Which among the following justifies the reason that Directive Principles were made explicitly unjustifiable?
[A] The state may not have political will to implement the Directive Principles
The state may not need to implement the Directive principles as Fundamental rights were made justifiable
[C] The implementation of directive principles needs resources which the states may not have
[D] The Constitution does not provide any clear guidelines to implement the directive principles

Q6. Consider the following Indian Religious Communities:

1. Sikhs

2. Buddhists

3. Jains

4. Parsis

Which among the above have been conferred the ‘minority’ status by the Government of India?

[A] 1 and 4

1, 2 and 4

[C] 2, 3 and 4

[D] 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q7. Consider the following statements regarding the Centre-State legislative relations:

1. Parliament alone can make extra-territorial legislations.

2. When there is a conflict over a matter between the State list and the Concurrent list, the former prevails over the latter.

3. Parliament is empowered to legislate in the State field in national interest, if Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by absolute majority.

4. The power to make laws on residuary subjects vested with the Parliament.

Which of the Statement(s) given above do/does not hold good in this regard?

[A] Only 2

Only 4

[C] 2 and 3

[D] 3 and 4

Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Central Vigilance Commission(CVC) ?

1. The office of CVC was established by the recommendations of Santhanam Committee in 1964.

2. The CVC holds office for a tenure of four years.

3. The jurisdiction of the CVC extends to the members of All India Services and Group A officers of Central and State Governments.

4. The CVC reviews the programme of investigation conducted by the Delhi Police Special Establishment.

Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

[A] Only 3

1 and 3

[C] 1, 2 and 3

[D] 1, 2 and 4

Q9. Which of the following is not one of the grounds for disqualification for being elected as a Member of Parliament?

1. If the person holds an office of profit under the State Government.

2. If the person has voluntarily acquired citizenship of a foreign State.

3. If a person is so disqualified under the Tenth Schedule.

4. If the person has/had been detained under the Preventive Detention Law.

Choose the correct option:

[A] Only 2

Only 4

[C] 1 and 4

[D] 1, 2 and 4

Q10. Which of the following Statements is correct regarding the Election Commission of India?

[A] It is an independent and statutory body.
It consists of members having a tenure of six years.

[C] It acts as a court for arbitration of disputes related to granting of recognition to political parties.

[D] Being an all-India body, it is also concerned with the elections with the elections to Gram Panchayats and State Municipalities.

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Re: Quiz 3- Indian Polity and Governance 4 years 4 months ago #619

1. C
2. A
3. D
4. A
5. C
6. C
7. A
8. C
9. B
10. B

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Thanks for posting your answers. We will surely let you know of right answers but wait for some more time as others might want to attempt and posting answers so soon will defy the purpose of quiz for them.
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1. C
2. A
3. D
4. A
5. C
6. C
7. A
8. C
9. B
10. B

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Re: Quiz 3- Indian Polity and Governance 4 years 4 months ago #621

Ya Admin, it's understandable. Will wait for your response. Thanks again.
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Re: Quiz 3- Indian Polity and Governance 4 years 4 months ago #622

1. D
2. D
3. D
4. C
5. D
6. B
7. A
8. D
9. B
10.B
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Thanks Nitin for posting your answers, we will post the answers soon. All the best with your preparation.
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Here are the answers for Polity quiz, with explanations for some. Do check your answers and assess your preparation level.

1. D
2. D

Explanation: The immunity enjoyed by the President in respect of his/her personal acts, during his/her tenure is an exception to the fundamental right to equality (of treatment in similar circumstances and absence of any special privilege in favour of any individual) as mentioned in Article 14 of the Indian Constitution. The President of India is immune from any criminal proceedings against him/her. But after giving 2 months’ notice, civil proceedings can be instituted against him/her.
3. D
4. B
5. C
6. B
7. A

Explanation: When there is a conflict over a matter between the State list and the Concurrent list, the latter prevails over the former. (Hence Statement 2 is incorrect)
8. D
9. B
10. B
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