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Indian Polity MCQ-27

The Contigency Fund of the State is operated by

(A) The Governor of the State
(B) The Chief Minister of the State
(C) The State Finance Minister
(D) None of the above

Ordinance of Governor has to be passed by the Assembly within

(A) 6 weeks
(B) 8 weeks
(C) 1 0 weeks
(D) 1 2 weeks

Which of the following authorities makes recommendation to the Governor of a State as to the principles for determining the taxes and duties which may be appropriate by the Panchayats in that particular State?

(A) District Planning Commission
(B) State Finance Commission
(C) Finance Ministry of that State
(D) Panchayati Raj Ministry of that State

Which of the following are included among the duties of the Chief Minister in relation to the Governor?
1. Communication to the Governor of all the decisions of the Council of Ministers.
2. Advising the Governor to recommend to the President that the Government of the State cannot be carried on in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
3. Supplying to the Governor, information on such matters relating to the administration of the State as he calls for.
4. Assisting the Governor in making appointments in the State Government.
Codes

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

Which of the following are the executive functions of the Council of Ministers of a State?
1. It brings about necessary cohesion in the policy of various ministers.
2. It assists the President in the administration of the State during the President’s Rule in the State.
3. It runs the administration of the State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
4. It formulates the policy of the State Government and gives it practical shape.
Codes

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

The Chief Minister of a State in India is not eligible to vote in the Presidential Election if

(A) he himself is a candidate
(B) he is yet to prove his majority on the floor of the Lower House of the State Legislature
(C) he is a Member of the Upper House of the State Legislature
(D) he is a caretaker Chief Minister

The Chief Minister is appointed by

(A) the Governor
(B) the President
(C) the Chief Justice of Supreme Court
(D) the Chief Justice of High Court

Who among the following was the first woman Chief Minister in independent India?

(A) Amrit Kaur
(B) Sarojini Naidu
(C) Sucheta Kriplani
(D) Vijaylaxmi Pandit

Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand State?

(A) Bhagat Singh Koshyari
(B) Nityanand Swami
(C) ND Tiwari
(D) None of these

Which Indian State had the first woman Chief Minister?

(A) UP
(B) Bihar
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Delhi

Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the Centre and in a State must not exceed 15% of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that State respectively?

(A) 91st
(B) 93rd
(C) 95th
(D) 97th

In some matters, Governor has discretionary powers in the exercise of which he need not take or abide by the advice of the Council of Ministers. Which among the following is/are such a discretionary power(s)?
1. Special address of the Governor after general election.
2. Reservation of any Bill for the consent of the President.
3. Appointment of the Chairman of any House.
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 2
(D) All of the above

Consider the following statements
1. No court has the power to compel the Governors to exercise or not to exercise any power or to perform or not to perform any duty.
2. The Governor cannot be prosecuted in a civil or criminal court for anything done by him.
Select the correct answer from codes given below.
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements
1. The Governor may dismiss the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of a State and Chairman of the Legislative Council of the State.
2. The Governor in his discretion can reserve a Bill for the assent of the President.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Which one of the following is correct?

(A) The Governor is answerable for his actions before the Legislative Council of a State
(B) The Governor is not answerable to any one of the performance of his functions and powers except to the President in the sense that he can be removed by the President
(C) Governor is answerable for his actions before the Legislative Assembly of a State
(D) The Governor is answerable for his actions before the Chief Minister of a State

When a law passed by a State Legislative Assembly which derogates from the powers of the High Court is presented to the Governor, he

(A) may give his assent to the Bill
(B) may withhold his assent to the Bill
(C) may return the Bill for reconsideration
(D) is bound to reserve the Bill for the consideration of the President

The main difference between the pardoning power of the President and Governor is
1. unlike President, Governor has no power to grant any relief in death sentences.
2. Governor cannot pardon in matters enlisted in the Union List.
3. Governor cannot pardon in cases of Court Martial.
Codes

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 2 and 3
(D) All of the above