Indian Polity MCQ-33

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of persons who occupied the office of the President of India right from beginning ?

A. C. Rajagopalachari, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain, V. V. Giri
B. C. Rajagopalachari, Rajendra Prasad, V. V. Giri, Zakir Hussain
C. Rajendra Prasad, S. Radhakrishnan, Zakir Hussain, V.V. Giri
D. Rajendra Prasad, S. Radhakrishnan, V.V. Giri, Zakir Hussain

Election to the office of the President is conducted by—

A. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. The Prime Minister’s Office
C. The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs
D. The Election Commission of India

Assertion (A) : During the term of office no litigation can be instituted in any court of law against the President of India.

Reason (R) : President’s Office is above the Constitution.

Codes :

A. Both A and R are true but R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are true and R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

In the event of a vacancy in the offices of both the President and Vice-President of India, the person who performs the duty of a President is—

A. Speaker of Lok Sabha
B. Chief Justice, of India
C. Chairman of Rajya Sabha
D. Attorney General

According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid before the Parliament which of the following ?

1. The Recommendations of the Union Finance Commission.
2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee.
3. The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General.
4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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

The Vice-President is the ex-officio Chairman of the—

A. Rajya Sabha
B. Lok Sabha
C. Planning Commission
D. National Development Council

In case the President whishes to resign, to whom is he to address his resignation letter ?

A. Chief Justice of India
B. Secretary of Lok Sabha
C. Vice-President
D. Prime Minister

Who held the office of the Vice-President of India for two consecutive terms ?

A. Dr. Radhakrishnan
B. Mr. R. Venkataraman
C. Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
D. Mr. V.V Giri

Consider the following statements :

1. No formal impeachment is required for the removal of the Vice-President.
2. Dispute regarding election of the Vice-President is referred to the Election Commission.

Which of these statements is / are correct ?

A. only 1
B. only 2
C. both 1 and 2
D. neither 1 nor 2

The Union Executive of India consists of—

A. The President, Vice-President and the Council of Ministers only
B. The President and the council of Ministers only
C. The President, the Vice-President, the Council of Ministers and Lok Sabha Speaker
D. The President, the Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha Speaker.

Which one of the following statements regarding the Vice-President of India Officiating as President is correct ?

A. He shall continue to be chairman of the Council of States
B. He shall cease to be the chairman of the Council of States
C. He shall nominate the next-senior-most member of the house to be the chairman of the Council of States
D. None of the above

Consider the following statements—

1. The Vice-President is elected by members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both houses of Parliament.
2. When the Vice-President discharges the functions of the President, he would be entitled to the same emoluments, allowances and privileges to which the President if entitled under the Constitution.

Which of these statement are correct ?

A. only 1
B. only 2
C. both land 2
D. neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements regarding the Vice-President of India :

1. The Vice-President is elected by an electoral college consisting of all the members of the both houses of the Parliament.
2. The Constitution is silent about a person who is the duties of the Vice-President during the period of vacancy.
Which of these statements is / are correct ?

A. only 1
B. only 2
C. both 1 and 2
D. neither 1 nor 2

Which one of the following statement is NOT correct ?

A. The Vice-President of India holds office for a period of five years
B. The Vice-President of India can be removed by a single majority of votes passed in the Rajya Sabha only
C. The Vice-President of India continues to be in office even after the expiry of his term till his successor takes over
D. The Supreme Court of India has to took into all disputes with regard to the election of the Vice-President of India

Consider the following Vice-Presidents of India—

1. V. V. Giri
2. G.S. Pathak
3. B. D. Jatti
4. M. Hidayatullah

Which one of the following is the correct chronology of their tenures ?

A. 1-2-3-4
B. 2-1-3-4
C. 2-1-4-3
D. 1-2-4-3

Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha ?

A. The President
B. The Vice-President
C. The Prime Minister
D. The Speaker