Indian Polity MCQ-35

Who is called the Father of Indian economic reform ?

A. Jawahar Lal Nehru
B. Indira Gandhi
C. Man Mohan Singh
D. None of these

Which one of the following provisions of the Indian Constitution deals with the appointment and dismissal of the Council of Ministers ?

A. Article 70
B. Article 72
C. Article 74
D. Article 75

Which of the following amendments of the Indian Constitution restricts the size of the Union Ministry ?

A. 78th Amendment
B. 88th Amendment
C. 90th Amendment
D. 91st Amendment

Which one of the following is NOT a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?

A. Department of Elementary Education and Literacy
B. Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education
C. Department of Technical Education
D. Department of Woman and Child Development

Which one of the following motions can the Council of Ministers of India move ?

A. No Confidence Motion
B. Censure Motion
C. Adjournment Motion
D. Confidence Motion

The member of Lok Sabha members who can table a ‘No Confidence Motion’ against the Council of Ministers is—

A. 30
B. 40
C. 50
D. 60

The first Law Minister of Independent India was—

A. M.C. Sitalwar
B. B.R. Ambedkar
C. Kailashnath Katju
D. Rafi Ahmad Kidwai

‘Cabinet’ means—

A. All Ministers in the Governance
B. Ministers with Cabinet Rank
C. Cabinet Ministers and their Secretaries
D. Minister of State

To whom is the Council of Ministers responsible ?

A. Parliament
B. President
C. Speaker of Lok Sabha
D. Speaker of Lok Sabha and Chairman of Rajya Sabha

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

Survey of India is under the Ministry of—

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

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

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

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

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.


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 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