Who among the following was never the Lok Sabha Speaker ?
A. K.V.K. Sundaram
B. G.S. Dhillon
C. Baliram Bhagat
D. Hukum Singh
A money bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) within—
A. 10 days
B. 14 days
C. 20 days
D. 30 days
What can be maximum interval between two Sessions of Parliament ?
A. 3 months
B. 4 months
C. 6 months
D. 9 months
Bill of which of the following categories can be initiated only in Lok Sabha ?
A. Ordinary Bill
B. Private members Bill
C. Money Bill
D. Constitution Amendment Bill
Who decides whether a bill is a Money Bill or not ?
A. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. The President
C. The Prime Minister
D. The Parliamentary Select Committee
By which Bill the Government propose collection of revenues for a year ?
A. Economic Bill
B. Finance Bill
C. Supplementary Bill
D. None of these
Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament ?
A. The President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The Lok Sabha Speaker
D. The Vice President
No confidence Motion against the Union Council of Ministers can be initiated—
A. in the Rajya Sabha only
B. in the Lok Sabha only
C. both in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha
D. in the State Assemblies
Which of the following is true regarding ‘No Confidence Motion’ in the Parliament ?
1. There is no mention of it in the Constitution.
2. A period of six months must lapse between the introduction of one ‘No Confidence Motion’ and another.
3. At least 100 persons must support such a motion before it is introduced in the House.
4. It can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only
A. 2 and 4
B. I, 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 2 and 3
D. 1 and 4
What is ‘Zero Hour’ ?
A. When the proposals of the opposition are raised
B. When matters of utmost importance are raised
C. Interval between the morning and afternoon sessions
D. When a Money Bill is introduced in Lok Sabha
Which of the following Ministries prepares its own budget and presents in the Parliament every year ?
A. Finance Ministry
B. Railway Ministry
C. Ministry of Defence
D. Ministry of Home Affairs
As we all know, the Ministry of Finance every year prepares the Union Budget and presents it to the Parliament. Which of the following is/are the elements of the Union Budget ?
1. Estimates of revenue and capital receipts
2. Ways and means to raise the revenue
3. Estimates of expenditure
A. Only 1
B. Only 2
C. Only 3
D. All I, 2 and 3
A Money Bill in the Indian Parliament can be introduced .only with the recommendation of the—
B. Prime Minister
C. Speaker of Lok Sabha
D. Union Finance Minister
When a Bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of Indian Parliament, it has to be passed by
A. a simple majority of members present and voting
B. Three-fourths majority of members present and voting
C. Two-thirds majority of the House
D. Absolute majority of the total membership of the Houses
If a Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha is not returned by the Rajya Sabha within 14 days, then—
A. Lok Sabha will reconsider it
B. Money Bill will be rejected
C. President will summon a join meeting of both the Houses to discuss it
D. The bill will be sent to the President for his signature and consent
Consider the following statements—
When Lok Sabha is dissolved
1. A Bill pending in Rajya Sabha which has not been passed by Lok Sabha lapses.
2. A Bill pending in Lok Sabha lapses.
3. A Bill passed by both Houses but pending assent of the President of India does not lapse.
Which of the statements given above is./ are correct ?
A. 1 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements :
1. A Money Bill cannot be introduced in the Council of States (Rajya Sabha).
2. The Council of States (Rajya Sabha) can not reject a Money Bill nor amend it.
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
‘Zero Hour’ in political jargon refers to—
A. day when no business in Parliament is done
B. suspended motion
C. adjourned time
D. question-answer session
A bill presented in Parliament becomes an Act after—
A. It is passed by both the Houses
B. The President has given his assent
C. The Prime Minister has signed it
D. The Supreme Court has declared it to be within the competence of Union Parliament
Which one of the following motions has contextual relationship with the Union Budget—
A. Censure motion
B. Call attention motion
C. Cut motion
D. Adjournment motion