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Indian Polity Mock Test-61

Question No:1

The first President of Independent India hails from—

A. U.P
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Bihar
D. Tamil Nadu

Question No:2

Recommendations to the President of India on the specific Union-State fiscal relations are made by the—

A. Finance Minister
B. Reserve Bank of India
C. Planning Commission
D. Finance Commission

Question No:3

Who among the following Presidents held office for two consecutive terms ?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
C. Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
D. Dr. Zakir Hussain

Question No:4

By which of the following can the President of India be impeached ?

A. By the Lok Sabha
B. By the Parliament
C. By the Chief Justice of India
D. By the Prime Minister

Question No:5

Who among the following is appointed by the President:

A. Attorney General of India
B. Comptroller and Auditor General
C. Governor of a State
D. All of these

Question No:6

Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in India is appointed by the—

A. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
B. Prime Minister
C. President
D. Law Minister

Question No:7

Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by-

A. President
B. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
C. Chairman of the Planning Commission
D. Finance Minister

Question No:8

The Electoral College which elects the President of India comprises of :

I. elected members of both the Houses of Parliament
II. elected members of the both the Houses of State Legislatures
III. elected members of Legislative Assemblies of all the States
IV. elected members of the legislative Assemblies of Delhi and Pondicherry

Select the correct answer from the code given below : Codes:


Question No:9

The vacancy of the office of the President of India must be filled up within—

A. 90 days
B. 6 months
C. 1 year
D. within the period decided by the Parliament

Question No:10

Who has the right to seek advisory opinion of the Supreme Court of India, on any question of law ?

A. Prime Minister
B. President
C. Any Judge of the High Court
D. All the above

Question No:11

The single instance of the unanimous election of the President of India so far, was the election of—

A. Rajendra Prasad
B. Dr. Radhakrishnan
C. Zakir Hussain
D. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Question No:12

Who among the following is/are appointed by the President of India ?

1. Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission
2. Chairman of the Finance Commission
3. Administrators of the Union Territories
Select the correct answer by using the following codes :


A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 3 are correct
D. Only 1 is correct

Question No:13

Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographical area as a Scheduled Area ?

A. Governor
B. Chief Minister
C. Prime Minister
D. President

Question No:14

‘He represents the nation but does not lead the nation’. This dictum applies on whom of the following ?

A. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. Chief Justice of India
C. Prime Minister
D. President

Question No:15

Which one of the following has the power to initiate the motion of Impeachment of the President of India ?

A. Rajya Sabha
B. Lok Sabha
C. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D. Both the Houses of the Parliament

Question No:16

The Constitution authorises the President to make provisions for discharge of duties of Governor in extraordinary circumstances under the—

A. Article 160
B. Article 162
C. Article 165
D. Article 310

Question No:17

Which one of the following is NOT a constitutional prerogative of the President of India ?

A. Returning an ordinary bill for reconsideration
B. Returning a finance bill for reconsideration
C. Dissolving the Lok Sabha
D. Appointing the Prime Minister

Question No:18

Given below are two statements—

Assertion (A): The President is the part of the Parliament.
Reason (R) : A Bill passed by the two Houses of the Parliament.
In the context of the above which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :

A. Both A and R are correct but R is the correct^ explanation of A
B. Both A and R are correct 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

Question No:19

The President can be impeached on the grounds of violating the Constitution by :

A. The Chief Justice of India
B. The Vice-President of India
C. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D. The two houses of Parliament

Question No:20

The power of the President to issue ordinance is a relic of :

A. Government of India Act of 1909
B. Government of India Act of 1919
C. Government of India Act of 1935
D. Indian Independence Act, 1947