Indian Polity MCQ-4

According to the Constitution of India, the term ‘distinct judge’ shall not include

(A) chief presidency magistrate
(B) session judge
(C) tribunal judge
(D) chief judge of a small cause court

An ordinary bill can originate

(A) only in the Lok Sabha
(B) only in the Rajya Sabha
(C) in either of the two houses
(D) None of the above

Can the Preamble of the Constitution be amended?

(A) Yes
(B) No
(C) Can be amended by the Parliament after holding referendum
(D) Can be amended by Parliament if legislative assemblies recommended the amendment

Does the president of India have veto power?

(A) No
(B) Yes
(C) Only for money bills
(D) The Constitution is silent on this

Grants-in-aid are provided every year to such states as are in need of assistance as determined by the

(A) presidents
(B) parliament
(C) Finance Commission
(D) none of these

If the president wants to resign, he should address his resignation letter to the

(A) Parliament
(B) prime-minister
(C) chief justice of India
(D) vice-president

Elections to the House of the People and the Legislative Assemblies of States in India are held on the basis of

(A) single transferable vote
(B) limited suffrage
(C) proportional representation
(D) adult franchise

To which of the following Bills the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration?

(A) Money Bills
(B) Ordinary Bills
(C) Bills passed by both Houses of the Parliament
(D) Bill seeking amendment to the Constitution

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(A) The Vice President of India holds office for a period of five years
(B) The Vice President of India can be removed by a simple majority of votes passed in the Rajya Sabha only
(C) The Vice President of India continues to be in office even after the expiry of his term till his successor takes over
(D) The Supreme Court of India has to look into all disputes with regard to the election of the Vice resident of India

The Constituent Assembly was setup under the

(A) Cripp Mission
(B) Cabinet Mission Plan
(C) Wavell Plan
(D) Nehru Report

The Cabinet is the integral core of the Council of Ministers and it is —

(i) an extra-constitutional body

(ii) an extra legal creation

(iii) institutionalized by usage

(iv) comprising most important ministers

Select the correct answer from the codes-given below:


(A) (i),(ii)
(B) (i), (ii), (iii)
(C) (ii), (iii), (iv)
(D) (i),(ii),(iii),(iv)

After a Money Bill has been passed by the House of the People, within how many days it is transmitted to the Council of States for its recommendations?

(A) Thirty days
(B) Twenty four days
(C) Sixty days
(D) Fourteen days