The Presidential Government operates on the principle of—
A. Division of powers between centre and states
B. Centralization of Powers
C. Balance of Powers
D. Separation of powers
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists—
(Forms of Government)—(Principles)
A. Presidential System 1. Separation of powers
B. Parliamentary System 2. Close relationship between executive and legislature
C. Federal System 3. Division of power
D. Unitary System 4. Concentration of power
A B C D
A. 1 23 4
B. 2 1 3 4
C. 2 1 4 3
D. 1 243
Which of the following countries have an Unwritten Constitution ?
The basic features of the Indian Constitution which are not amendable under Article 368 are—
A. Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system and Judicial review
B. Sovereignty, territorial integrity and parliamentary system of government
C. Judicial review and the federal system
D. Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system, judicial review and parliamentary system of government
The Unitary System of Government possesses which of the following advantages ?
A. Greater adaptability
B. Strong State
C. Greater participation by the people
D. Lesser chances of authoritarianism
Which of the following countries enjoys a federal form of government ?
The English Crown is an example of :
A. Real executive
B. Quasi-real executive
C. Nominal executive
D. Nominated executive
The declaration that Democracy is a Government ‘of the people, by the people, for the people’ was made by :
A. Abraham Lincon
B. George Washington
C. Theodre Roosevelt
D. Winston Churchill
What is Gandhi’s definition of ‘Ram Raj’ ?
A. Sovereignty of the people based on pure moral authority
B. The rule as it was during the time of Rama.
C. The greatest good of all
D. The absolute power concentrated in the hands of a king
The most essential feature of the Parliamentary form of Government is the—
A. sovereignty of the Parliament
B. written Constitution
C. accountability of the executive to the legislature
D. independent judiciary
Statement I : The Constitution of India is a liberal constitution.
Statement II : It provides Fundamental Rights to individuals.
A. Both the statements are individually true and statement II is the correct explanation of statement I.
B. Both the statements are individually true but statement II is not the correct explanation of statement I.
C. Statement I is true but statement II is false,
D. Statement I is false but statement II is true.
At which of its session, did the Congress officially accept the ‘Socialistic Pattern of Society’ ?
A. Bombay Session of 1953
B. Avadi Session of 1955
C. Calcutta Session of 1957
D. Nagpur Session of 1959
In Indian Polity which one is Supreme ?
A. The Supreme Court
B. The Constitution
C. The Parliament
In Indian Polity, the executive is subordinate to the—
C. Election Commission
D. Union Public Service Commission
Which of the following statements about the federal system in India are correct ?
1. The Constitution introduces a federal system as the basic structure of Government.
2.There is a strong admixture of a unitary bias.
3.Both the Union and State Legislature are sovereign .
4.The legislative, financial and judicial powers have been divided between the Union and its units.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below : Codes:
A. 1 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 1,2 and 3 only
D. All of these
Who among the following gave the following statement about the Indian Constitution ?
‘Indian Constitution strikes a good balance between extreme rigidity and too much flexibility’,
B. M.V. Pylee
D. K.C. Wheare
Assertion (A) : Indian Constitution is quasi-federal.
Reason (R) : Indian Constitution is neither federal or unitary.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :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
Which of the following official documents is related with India ?
A. White Paper
B. Green Paper
C. Yellow Book
D. Blue Book
Which one of the following is a basic feature of the Presidential Government ?
A. Rigid Constitution
B. Single Executive
C. Supremacy of the Legislature
D. Residual Powers of the States
The cardinal features of political system in India are—
1. It is a democratic republic.
2. It has a parliamentary form of Government.
3. The Supreme power vests in the people of India.
4. It provides for a unified authority.
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 of these