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Indian Polity Mock Test-65

Question No:1

According to Indian Constitution, the Union Ministers hold office during the pleasure of—

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



Question No:2

Survey of India is under the Ministry of—

A. Defence
B. Environment and Forests
C. Home Affairs
D. Science and Technology



Question No:3

Archaeological Survey of India ia an attached office of the Department/Ministry of—

A. “Culture
B. Tourism
C. Science and Technology
D. Human Resource Development



Question No:4

Under which one of the Ministries of the Government of India does the Food and Nutrition Board work ?

A. Ministry of Agriculture
B. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
C. Ministry of Human Resource Development
D. Ministry of Rural Development



Question No:5

Who among the following have been the Union Finance Minister of India ?

1. V. P. Singh
2. R. Venkataraman
3. Y.B. Chavan
4. Pranab Mukherjee

Select the correct answer by using the codes given below :

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



Question No:6

Assertion (A) : The Council of Ministers in the Union of India is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.

Reason (R): The member of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the Ministers of the Union Government.

Codes:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are true but 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:7

Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Council 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



Question No:8

Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments state that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed 15% of the total numbers of the house of the people ?

A. 90th
B. 91st
C. 92nd
D. 93rd



Question No:9

With reference to Union Government, consider the following statements :

1. The number of Ministers at the Centre on 15th August 1947 was 18
2. The number of Ministers at the Centre at present is 48

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:10

Under the administration of which one of the following is the Department of Atomic Energy?

A. Prime Minister’s Office
B. Cabinet Secretary
C. Ministry of Power
D. Ministry of Science and Technology



Question No:11

The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India acts as the chief accountant and auditor for the—

A. Union Government
B. State Governments
C. Union and State Governments
D. Neither Union nor State Governments



Question No:12

What is period of appointment of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India ?

A. 6 years
B. up to 65 years of age
C. 6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier
D. up to 64 years of age



Question No:13

Who is the highest civil servant of the Union Government ?

A. Attorney General
B. Cabinet Secretary
C. Home Secretary
D. Principal Secretary to the P.M.



Question No:14

The Attorney-General of India is appointed by—

A. The President of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The Chief Justice of India
D. The UPSC



Question No:15

In India, the Comptroller-General of Accounts presents a detailed analytical review of Union Government Accounts to the Finance Ministry every—

A. Year
B. Six months
C. Three Months
D. Month



Question No:16

Consider the following statements— Attorney General of India can—

1. take part in the proceedings of the Lok Sabha
2. be a member of a committee of the Parliament
3. speak in the Lok Sabha
4. vote in the Lok Sabha

Which of these statements is / are correct ?

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



Question No:17

Consider the following statements with respect to Attorney-General of India—

1. He is appointed by the President.
2. He must have the same qualification as are required by a Judge of Supreme Court
3. In the performance of his duties he shall have theright of audience in all courts of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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



Question No:18

Who advises the Government of India on legal matters ?

A. Attorney General
B. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
C. Chairman, Law Commission
D. None of these



Question No:19

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:20

Who among the following can participate? in the proceedings of both the Houses of Parliament ?

A. Vice-President
B. Solicitor General
C. Chief Justice
D. Attorney General