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Indian Polity Mock Test-74

Question No:1

With reference to Indian Parliament, which one of the following is NOT correct ?

A. The Appropriation Bill must be passed by both the Houses of Parliament before it can be enacted into law
B. No money shall be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India except under the appropriation made by the Appropriation Act
C. Finance Bill is required for proposing new taxes but no other Bill / Act is required for making changes in the rates of taxes which are already under operation
D. No Money Bill can be introduced except on the recommendation of the President



Question No:2

What is the difference between ‘Vote on Account’ and ‘Interim Budget’ ?

1. The provision of a ‘Vote on Account’ is used by a regular Government, while an ‘Interim Budget’ is a provision used by a caretaker Government.
2. A ‘Vote on Account’ only deals with the expenditure-in Government’s budget, while an ‘Interim Budget’ includes both expenditure and receipts.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None



Question No:3

A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of

1. Ordinary Legislation
2. Money Bill
3. Constitution Amendment Bill

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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



Question No:4

Which of the following standing committees of Parliament has no MP from Rajya Sabha ?

A. Public Accounts Committee
B. Committee on Public Undertakings
C. Committee on Government Assurance
D. Estimates Committee



Question No:5

The Parliamentary Committee which scrutinizes the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India is—

A. Estimates Committee
B. Select Committee
C. Public Accounts Committee
D. None of these



Question No:6

Who among the following forms the Advisory Committee of the Parliament ?

A. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. Vice President of India
C. President of India
D. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs



Question No:7

The ‘Committee of Parliament on Official Language comprises the members—

A. 20 from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha
B. . 10 from Lok Sabha and 20 from Rajya Sabha
C. 10 from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha
D. 20 from Lok Sabha and 20 from Rajya Sabha



Question No:8

Which one of the following is NOT a Parliamentary Committee ?

A. Committee on Public Accounts
B. Committee on Public Undertakings
C. Committee on Estimates
D. Demands for Grants Committee



Question No:9

Consider the following statements :

1. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs constitutes Committee of Members of both the House of Parliament.
2. The main purpose of these committee is to provide a forum for formal discussion between the Government and Members of Parliament and Programmes of the Government.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

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



Question No:10

Which one of the following is the largest committee of the Parliament ?

A. The Public Accounts Committee
B. The Estimates Committee
C. The Committee on Public Undertakings
D. The Committee on Petitions



Question No:11

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—

List-I List-II

A. Public Accounts Committee 1. Adhoc Committee
B. Committee on Petitions 2. Standing Committee
C. Joint Committee on Stock Market Scam 3. Financial Committee
D. Department Committee 4. Functional Committee
Code:

A B C D

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



Question No:12

Which of the following are the Financial Committees of Parliament in India ?

1. Public Accounts Committee
2. Estimates Committee
3. Committee on Public Undertakings

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

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



Question No:13

In which of the following Committees there is no representation of Rajya Sabha ?

A. Public Accounts Committee
B. Committee on Public Undertakings
C. Committee on Government Assurance
D. Estimates Committee



Question No:14

Which of the following is NOT a tool of Parliamentary control over Public expenditures ?

A. Public Accounts Committee
B. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
C. Estimates Committee
D. Committee on Public Undertakings



Question No:15

What does the ‘Judicial Review’ function of the Supreme Court mean ?

A. Review its own judgment
B. Review the functioning of Judiciary in the country
C. Examine the constitutional validity of the laws
D. Undertake periodic review of the constitution



Question No:16

The disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice-President of India are decided by the—

A. Parliament
B. Election Commission
C. Supreme Court
D. High Court



Question No:17

How many types of writs can be issued by the Supreme Court ?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 5
D. 6



Question No:18

The Supreme Court of India enjoys—

A. original jurisdiction
B. advisory jurisdiction
C. appellate and advisory jurisdictions
D. original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions



Question No:19

What makes the Judiciary the guardian of the Constitution ?

A. Independence
B. Service conditions
C. Salary
D. Judicial Review



Question No:20

In the Supreme Court of India the number of Judges including the Chief Justice is now ……

A. 20
B. 21
C. 25
D. 31