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Indian Polity Mock Test-71

Question No:1

The Opposition Party status is accorded to a political Party in the Lok Sabha only if it captures at least:

A. 5% seats
B. 10% seats
C. 15% seats
D. 20% seats



Question No:2

The total number of Lok Sabha seats is :

A. 500
B. 520
C. 543
D. 620



Question No:3

The term of the Lok Sabha :

A. cannot be extended under any circumstances
B. can be extended by six months at a time
C. can be extended by one year at a time during the proclamation of emergency
D. can be extended for two years at a time during the proclamation of emergency



Question No:4

Which of the following Constitutional Amendments are related to raising the number of members of Lok Sabha to be elected from the State ?

A. 6th and 22nd
B. 13th and 38th
C. 7th and 31st
D. l1th and 42nd



Question No:5

Which one of the following is the largest (area-wise) Lok Sabha Constituency ?

A. Kangra
B. Laddakh
C. Kachchh
D. Bhilwara



Question No:6

The Speaker’s vote in the Lok Sabha is called—

A. Casting Vote
B. Sound Vote
C. Direct Vote
D. Indirect Vote



Question No:7

Who among the following forms the Advisory Committees of the Parliament ?

A. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. Vice-President of India
C. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
D. President of India



Question No:8

The Chairperson of the Lok Sabha is designated as—

A. Chairman
B. Speaker
C. Vice-President
D. President



Question No:9

Consider the following statements—

1. Salary and allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.
2. In the Warrant of Precedence, the Speaker of Lok Sabha ranks higher than all the Union Cabinet Ministers other than Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:10

The Speaker of Lok Sabha can resign his office by addressing his resignation to—

A. the President
B. the Prime minister
C. the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D. the Chief Justice of India



Question No:11

Which one of the following statements is correct ?
The Speaker of Lok Sabha can be removed by a resolution passed by—

A. A majority of all the then members of Lok Sabha
B. A majority of the then members of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
C. Two-thirds majority of the total members of the Lok Sabha
D. Two-thirds majority of the Lok Sabha members present and voting



Question No:12

Who among the following was not elected for two terms as the Speaker of Lok Sabha ?

A. G.M.C. Balayogi
B. N. Sanjiva Reddy
C. Balram Jakhar
D. Baliram Bhagat



Question No:13

The first Speaker against whom a motion of no-confidence was moved in the Lok Sabha was—

A. Balram Jhakhar
B. G.V. Mavalankar
C. HukumSingh
D. K. S. Hegde



Question No:14

The Speaker of Lok Sabha can be removed from his office before the expiry of his term—

A. by the President on the recommendation of Prime Minister
B. if the Lok Sabha passes a resolution to this effect
C. if the Lok Sabha and Prime Minister so decide
D. if both the Houses of Parliament pass a resolution to this effect



Question No:15

Who decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not ?

A. The President
B. The Speaker
C. The Finance Secretary
D. The Finance Minister



Question No:16

The first woman to be the Speaker of Lok Sabha is—

A. Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Indira Gandhi-
D. Meira Kumar



Question No:17

Who of the following presides over the Joint Session of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in India ?

A. President of India
B. Vice-President of India
C. Prime Minister of India
D. Speaker of the Lok Sabha



Question No:18

The function of the Pro-tern Speaker is to—

A. Conduct the proceedings of the House in the absence of Speaker
B. Swearing members
C. Officiate as Speaker when the Speaker is unlikely to be elected
D. Only check if the election certification of the members are in order



Question No:19

Who was the first Speaker of first Lok Sabha ?

A. G.V. Mavalankar
B. M.A. Ayyangar
C. HukumSingh
D. G.S. Dhillon



Question No:20

Who was the first Speaker to discard the official wig and presided over the House wearing the Gandhi Cap ?

A. Satya Narayan Sinha
B. Rajendra Prasad
C. G.V. Mavalankar
D. N. Sanjiva Reddy