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Indian Polity Mock Test-84

Question No:1

Which one of the following is the subject of Concurrent List?

A. Police
B. Criminal matters
C. Radio and Television
D. Foreign affairs

Question No:2

The Finance Commission is primarily concerned with recommending to the President about:

A. The principle governing grants-in-aid to be given to the states
B. Distributing the net proceeds of the taxes between the Centre and the States
C. Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
D. Neither ‘a’ nor ‘b’

Question No:3

Which one of the following expenditures is NOT charged on the Consolidated Fund of India ?

A. Salary and allowances of the President of India
B. Salary and allowances of the Vice-President of India
C. Salary and allowances of the Justice of the Supreme Court of India
D. Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Question No:4

The distribution of finances between Centre and States is done on the recommendation of :

A. Finance Ministry
B. Finance Commission
C. Reserve Bank of India

Question No:5

Match List-I (Finance Commission) with List-II (Chairman) and select the correct answer using the codes given below—


A. 9th 1. N.P.K. Salve
B. 10th 2. C. Rangrajan
C. 11th 3. K.C. Pant
D. 12th 4. A. M. Khusro



A. 1342
B. 1243
C. 2 341
D. 1234

Question No:6

Fiscal responsibility and Budget Management Act was enacted in India in the year :

A. 2002
B. 2003
C. 2005
D. 2007

Question No:7

Which one of the following is NOT included in the State List in the Constitution of India ?

A. Criminal Procedure Code
B. Police
C. Law and Order
D. Prison

Question No:8

‘Marriage’, ‘Divorce’ and ‘Adoption’ are an entry in the seventh schedule of the Constitution under the following:

A. List I — Union List
B. List II — State List
C. List III — Concurrent List
D. None of the three lists

Question No:9

Centre-State relations in India are dependent upon :

1. Constitutional provisions
2. Conventions and practices
3. Judicial interpretations
4. Mechanics for dialogue
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :


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

Question No:10

The Union Parliament can also legislate on a subject of State List:

1. To give effect to international agreement
2. With the consent of the State concerned
3. During President’s rule in the State
4. In the national interest, when Rajya Sabha passes a resolution to this effect by a 2/3rd majority

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

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

Question No:11

Article 249 of the Indian Constitution deals with—

A. Emergency Powers of the President
B. Dissolution of the Lok Sabha
C. Administrative Powers of the Parliament
D. Legislative Powers of the Parliament with respect to a matter in the State List

Question No:12

States in Indian Union will receive at last what part of the following percentage of Central Tax under 13th Finance Commission recommendations ?

A. 5%
B. 32.00%
C. 5%
D. None of these

Question No:13

Consider the following statements with regard to the Planning Commission (PC) and Finance Commission (FC) and state which of these statements is NOT correct:

A. Both PC and FC are institutions for the transfer of resources from centre to the States
B. Recommendations given by both are binding on the Government
C. While PC is a permanent body FC is constituted every 5 years
D. FC awards non-plan resources while PC allocates plan resources

Question No:14

The Finance Ministry (Government of India) has introduced the concept of ‘Outcome-Budget’ from 200 Under this, the monitoring of the outcomes will be the responsibility of :

A. Union Cabinet
B. Planning Commission
C. Finance Ministry and Planning Commission jointly
D. Ministry of Programme Implementation

Question No:15

Which of the following is extra-constitutional body ?

A. Union Public Service Commission
B. Finance Commission
C. Election Commission
D. Planning Commission

Question No:16

When was the wealth tax first introduced in India ?

A. 1948
B. 1957
C. 1976
D. 1991

Question No:17

Under which Article of the Constitution of India can the Indian Parliament make laws under the residuary powers ?

A. Article 248
B. Article 249
C. Article 250
D. Article 251

Question No:18

The Finance Commission is constituted under Article ……… of the Constitution of India.

A. 275
B. 280
C. 282
D. None of these

Question No:19

Fiscal policy refers to :

A. Agricultural Fertilizer Policy
B. Rural Credit Policy
C. Interest Policy
D. Related to revenue and expenditure policy of the Government

Question No:20

Finance Commission is :

A. An organization to prepare annual budgets for the Government
B. An organization to find out financial resources for financing Five-Year Plans
C. A constitutional body appointed by the President every five years to review Centre-State financial relationship
D. A permanent body to supervise Centre-State financial relationship