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Indian Polity Mock Test-73

Question No:1

The first joint meeting of both the Houses of the Indian Parliament was held in connection with—

A. Dowry abolition Bill
B. Hindu Code Bill
C. Bank Nationalization Bill
D. Gold Control Bill



Question No:2

‘Vote on Account’ permits Union Government to—

A. go for public loan
B. borrow money from the Reserve Bank of India
C. give grants in aid to States
D. withdraw money from Consolidated Fund of India for specific period



Question No:3

In the event of the Upper House rejecting a Constitutional Amendment Bill passed by the Lower House—

A. The Bill has to be dropped
B. A joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament may be convened to consider and pass the bill
C. The Bill shall be deemed to have been passed by both the Houses of Parliament if the Lok Sabha passes it again by a two-third majority
D. The bill shall be deemed to have been passed by both the Houses of Parliament despite the disapproval of the Bill by the Upper House



Question No:4

The provisions related to Official Language of India can be amended by—

A. Simple majority
B. Minimum 2/3 majority
C. Minimum 3/4 majority
D. Cannot be amended



Question No:5

The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on a subject of State List unless—

1. The President of India directs to do so
2. The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it is necessary to do so in national interest
3. The Speaker of Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary

4.There is national emergency

Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Codes:

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 2 and 4



Question No:6

Prior sanction of the President of India is required before introducing the bill, in the Parliament on :

1. Formation of new State
2. Affecting taxation in which States are interested
3. Altering the boundaries of the States
4. Money bill

Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes:

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1,2 and 4
D. All of the above



Question No:7

The stages in the normal financial legislation include—

1. Presentation of the Budget
2. Discussion on the Budget
3. Passing of Appropriation Bill
4. Vote on Account
Passing of the Finance Bill

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Codes:

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 1, 3 and 5
C. 1,2, 3 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 5



Question No:8

Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of:

A. One year
B. One month
C. Fourteen days
D. Seven days



Question No:9

What could be the maximum time limit of ‘Zero Hour’ ?

A. 30 minutes
B. 1 hour
C. 2 hours
D. Indefinite period



Question No:10

The Golden Jubilee of Indian Parliament was celebrated on—

A. 1-1-1997
B. 15-8-1997
C. 26-1-2002
D. 13-5-2002



Question No:11

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

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



Question No:12

At which of the following stages general discussion on a Bill takes place in the Lok Sabha?

A. During introduction of the Bill
B. During second reading
C. During report stage
D. During third stage



Question No:13

Which one of the following statement is correct?

A. Money Bill is introduced in Rajya Sabha
B. Money Bill is introduced in Lok Sabha
C. It can be introduced in either of the Houses of the Parliament
D. It cannot be introduced in Lok Sabha



Question No:14

The provision for the Calling Attention Notices has restricted the scope of which of the following?

A. Short duration discussion
B. Question hour
C. Adjournment motion
D. Zero hour



Question No:15

A bill may be introduced in which House of Parliament ?

A. Lok Sabha
B. Rajya Sabha
C. Either House of Parliament
D. None of these



Question No:16

The Union Budget is laid before the two Houses of Parliament in accordance with Article No. …… of Indian Constitution.

A. 73
B. 112
C. 360
D. 370



Question No:17

Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is NOT correct?

A. A Money Bill can be tabled in either House of Parliament
B. The Speaker of Lok Sabha is the final authority to declare whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not
C. The Rajya Sabha must return a Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha and send it for consideration within fourteen days
D. The President can not return a Money Bill to the Lok Sabha for reconsideration



Question No:18

The Speaker can stop a member of Parliament from speaking and let another member speak. This phenomenon is known as :

A. decorum
B. crossing the floor
C. interpellation
D. yielding the floor



Question No:19

Consider the following statements :

1. The joint sitting of the two Houses of the Parliament in India is sanctioned under Article 108 of the Constitution.
2. The first joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was held in the year
3. The second joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was held to pass the Banking services Commission (Repeal) Bill.

Which of these statement is correct ?

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3



Question No:20

Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately by special majority ?

A. Ordinary Bill
B. Money Bill
C. Constitution Amendment Bill
D. Finance Bill