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Indian Polity MCQ-28

Which one of the following qualifications for the office of the Governor have been correctly listed?
1. He must be the citizen of India.
2. He must not be less than thirty years of age.
3. He must not be a member of either house of Parliament or State Legislature.
4. He must not hold any other office of profit.
Codes

(A) Only 2
(B) 1, 2 and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 1, 3 and 4

Which one among the following is not a recommendation of the Sarkaria Commission on the appointment of the Governor in a State?

(A) He/She must not have participated in active politics at least for sometime before his/her appointment as Governor.
(B) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court may be consulted by the President in selecting a Governor.
(C) The Governor’s term of office of five years should not be disturbed except very rarely.
(D) The Governor should not be the native of the State.

Which one of the following powers of the State Legislature has been given incorrectly?
1. It plays an important role in the amendment of Fundamental Provisions of the Constitution.
2. It considers the report of the State Public Service Commission.
3. It takes part in the election of the President.
Choose the right answer from the options given below

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 2

A Money Bill can originated in the State Legislature only with the prior consent of the
1.Chief Minister
President
3. Governor
4. None of these
Choose the right answer from the codes

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 3
(D) land 3

Which one of the following statements is correct?
1. The Governor is the ex-officio Chairman of the Legislative Council.
2. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly also acts as the Chairman of the Legislative Council.
3. The Council elects its own Chairman from amongst its members.
Codes

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) Only 3
(D) None of these

The provisions of the Constitution relating to the establishment and abolition of the Legislative Councils can be amended by

(A) two-thirds majority of the two Houses of Parliament and majority of the States
(B) simple majority of the Parliament
(C) two-thirds majority of the two Houses of Parliament
(D) None of the above

Which one of the following States possess a bicameral Legislature?
1. Punjab
2. Bihar
3. Karnataka
4. Maharashtra
Choose the right answer from the options given below

(A) 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 2 and 4
(D) 1, 2 and 3

The total strength of the Legislative Council is

(A) one-third of the total membership of Legislative Assembly but it should not be less than 40
(B) equal to the strength of the State Legislative Assembly
(C) half the strength of the total membership of the State Legislative Assembly
(D) one-third of the total membership of the Legislative Assembly but it should not be less than 100

The Legislative Council in a State having bicameral legislature

(A) is known as Upper House
(B) can be abolished or created in the States having unicameral legislatures through an Act of the Parliament
(C) can be abolished by the Governor on a resolution passed by a two-thirds majority by the State Legislative Assembly
(D) can be abolished by the President on the recommendation of the Governor

Bicameral legislatures have been provided in some States under the Constitution. In case of a deadlock between the two houses in such States

(A) joint sitting is called by the Governor and the decision by the majority is taken as final decision
(B) decision of the Governor is final
(C) the opinion of the Legislative Assembly is taken as final after a lapse of specified period
(D) the matter is referred to the President for decision

The Legislative Council of a State
1. is not subject to dissolution.
2. can be abolished by the State Legislative Assembly.
3. can be abolished by the President on the Governor’s recommendation.
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 2
(D) 1 and 3

The members of the Legislative Council are appointed through
1. direct elections.
2. indirect elections.
3. nomination.
Codes

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1. 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

The total number of members in the Legislative Council of a State cannot exceed

(A) one-fourth of the total number of members in the Legislative Assembly
(B) one-third of the total number of members in the Legislative Assembly
(C) one-sixth of the total number of members in the Legislative Assembly
(D) No such limit has been fixed

The total number of membes of the Legislative Council can in no case be less than

(A) 40
(B) 50
(C) 60
(D) No minimum strength has been fixed

Who among the following recommended to the Parliament for the abolition of the Legislative Council in a State?

(A) The President of India
(B) The Governor of the concerned State
(C) The Legislative Council of the concerned State
(D) The Legislative Assembly of the concerned state

Which is the Upper Chamber of State Legislature in India?

(A) Legislative Council
(B) Legislative Assembly
(C) Governor’s Office
(D) None of the above

In any State of India, Legislative Council can be created or abolished

(A) by the Parliament
(B) by the President on the recommendation of the Governor of the State
(C) by the Governor on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers
(D) by the Parliament as per resolution passed by the Legislative Assembly of the State