Who is the final authority to interpret the Constitution ?
A. The President
B. The Parliament
C. The Lok Sabha
D. The Supreme Court
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is appointed by :
A. The President alone
B. The President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister
C. The President in consultation with the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts
D. The President on the recommendation of Law Commission
The Supreme Court of India was set up by the :
A. Regulating Act, 1773
B. Pitt’s India Act, 1784
C. Charter Act, 1813
D. Charter Act, 1833
The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President on a matter of law or fact:
A. on its own initiative
B. only if he seeks such advice
C. only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights of citizens
D. only if the issue poses a threat to the unity and integrity of the country
The Constitution (98th Amendment) Act is related to :
A. empowering the centre to levy and appropriate service tax
B. the constitution of the National Judicial Commission
C. readjustment of electoral constituencies on the basis of the population Census 2001
D. the demarcation of new boundaries between states
Who was the Chief Justice of India when Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was introduced to the Indian Judicial System ?
A. M. Hidayatullah
B. A. M. Ahmadi
C. P. N. Bhagwati
D. A. S. Anand
Consider the following statements :
The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President of India on matters of law or fact
1. on its own initiative (on any matte or larger public interest)
2. if he seeks an advice
3. only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights of the citizens
Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. 3 only
D. 1 and 2
Which of the following are included in the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court ?
1. A dispute between the Government of India and one or more States.
2. A dispute regarding elections to either House of the Parliament or that of Legislature of a State.
3. A dispute between the Government of India and a Union Territory.
4. A dispute between two or more States .
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 4
D. 3 and 4
Who was the first woman Governor of a State in free India from out of following ?
A. Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
B. Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
C. Mrs. Indira Gandhi
D. Mrs. Vijay Laxmi Pandit
Money Bill can be introduced in the State Legislature with the prior consent of—
A. the Speaker
B. the Governor
C. the President
D. the Chief Minister
The Governor of a State in India is—
A. directly elected by the people of India
B. appointed by the State Chief Minister
C. appointed by the Prime Minister
D. appointed by the President
Which one of the following offices is held during the pleasure of the President of India ?
B. Chief Justice of India
C. Governor of a State
D. Chairman of UPSC
Consider the following statements regarding -the Governor of a State in India:
1. To be appointed as Governor, one should have completed the age of 45 years.
2. The Governor holds the office during the pleasure of the President.
3. After completing five years in office, the Governor can not continue to hold the office even when his successor has not entered upon his office.
4. The executive power of the State is vested in the Governor.
Which of the above statements are correct?
A. 1 and 2
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 2 and 3
D. 2 and 4
Consider the following statements:
1. The Governor of a State in India nominates to the Legislative Council, where it exists one-sixth of its members.
2. The Governor of a State in India may nominate to the Legislative Assembly one person from the Anglo-Indian Community if he feels the community needs representation.
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
Who is the executive head of the State Government?
A. The Chief Minister
B. The Governor
C. The Secretary to the Chief Minister
D. The Chief Secretary
Who appoints the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?
A. The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
B. The Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir
C. The Prime Minister of India
D. The President of India
The Contingency Fund of the State is operates by—
A. The Governor of the State
B. The Chief Minister of the State
C. The State Finance Minister
D. None of the above
The Governor of a State—
1. is appointed by the President
2. holds office at the pleasure of the President
3. is head of the State’s Executive Power
4. normally holds office for 5 years
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
A. land 2
B. 1, 2 and 3
C. 1,2 and 4
D. All of these
Which one of the following statements about the state Governors is NOT true ?
A. He is a part of the State Legislature
B. He can pardon a sentence of death
C. He does not appoint judges of the State High Court
D. He has no emergency powers
The Governor of a State can act independent of the advice of the Council of Ministers in—
1. Asking the Government to prove its majority in the Assembly
2. Dismissing a Chief Minister
3. Reserving a bill for the consideration of the President of India
4. Returning the bill passed by the legislature for reconsideration
Seeking the opinion of the High Court
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
A. 1,2, 3 and 4
B. 2, 3, 4 and 5
C. 1,2, 4 and 5
D. All of these