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    Quiz 479 – GS Practice Paper (Polity)

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    1. Article 19 is Right to Freedom of

    1. Property
    2. Residence
    3. Association
    4. Profession
    5. Movement
    6. Assembly
    7. Speech and expression

    Which of these codes is/are correct?

    (a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7

    (b) 2, 4, 6 and 7

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    (c) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

    (d) All of these


     

    2. Article 18 abolishes titles. Mark the incorrect provision(s):

    1. A foreigner holding any office of profit or truth under the state cannot accept the title from any foreign state without the consent of the Prime Minister.
    2. It prohibits the state from conferring any title (except military or academic) on anybody.
    3. It prohibits a citizen of India from accepting any title from any foreign state.

     Select your answer from the codes given below:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) None of these


     

    3. Regarding the Question Hour in the Indian Parliament:

    1. Speaker of Lok Sabha or Chairman of Rajya Sabha is authorized to decide whether the questions asked should be answered orally or written.
    2. Starred Questions are answered orally and no supplementary questions are allowed in it.
    3. Unless the Chairman of Rajya Sabha otherwise directs, the first hour of every sitting of the House is for asking and answering questions.

    The correct statement(s) is/are made with

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these


     

    4. Regarding the powers of the President of India:

    1. Except in certain marginal cases referred to by the Supreme Court, refusal by the President to act according to the advice of the Council of Ministers will render him liable to impeachment.
    2. The President can, on the same matter, return a bill to the Council of Ministers for reconsideration only two times.
    3. The President has no discretionary powers.

    The correct statement(s) is/are made with

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 2

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these


     

    5. Regarding the Parliament of India:

    1. It has power to make laws with respect to any matter for any part of the territory of India not included in a state, not withstanding that such matter is a matter enumerated in the State List.
    2. Any law made by the Parliament shall be deemed invalid on the ground that it would have extraterritorial operation.

    The correct statement(s) is/are made with

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Only 2

    (c) Both 1 and 2

    (d) Neither 1 nor 2


     

    6. Which of the following is/are not generally considered as a part of the Right to Equality?

    1. Equality of treatment in all circumstance.
    2. Equality of right to satisfaction of basic needs of all.
    3. Equality of opportunity for all.
    4. Equal protection of law.

    Select your answer from the codes given below:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 4

    (d) All of these


     

    7. Consider these statements:

    1. To protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife and to have compassion for living creatures is a Fundamental Duty of the citizens.
    2. Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wildlife is a Directive Principle of State Policy.

    The correct statement(s) is/are

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Only 2

    (c) Both 1 and 2

    (d) Neither 1 nor 2


     

    8. Consider the following statements related to power of ordinance of Governor

    1. An ordinance issued by Governor ceases to be in operation six weeks after reassembly of the legislature.
    2. In certain cases, the Governor can promulgate an ordinance only after obtaining permission from the President.

    Which of these statements is/are correct:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Only 2

    (c) Both 1 and 2

    (d) Neither 1 nor 2


     

    9. Supreme Court’s special leave petition power does not extend to this/these judgement(s), decree(s), etc.:

    1. Any order or tribunal constituted by or under any law relating to the Armed forces.
    2. Criminal cases.
    3. Interim order.

    Select your answer from the codes given below:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these


     

    10. Regarding Central Sales Tax (CST):

    1. It is shared between the Centre and States.
    2. It is being phased out as a part of the process of introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
    3. It is imposed and collected by the Centre.

    The correct statement(s) is/are

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these


     

    Answers:                                                                          

    1. (c) Right to Freedom of Property is now been deleted by 44th Amendment Act.
    2. (a) A foreigner holding any office of profit or trust under the state cannot accept the title from any foreign state without the consent of the President.
    3. (b) Starred Questions are answered orally and during oral answering, supplementary questions can be asked members.
    4. (a) The president is not totally devoid of discretionary power. He/she can return a bill only once for reconsideration to the Council of Ministers, on the same matter.
    5. (a) According to clause 2 of the Article 245 of the Constitution of India no law made by the Parliament of India shall be deemed invalid on the ground that it would have extraterritorial operation.
    6. (a) Equal protection of law means equal treatment will be given in equal circumstances.
    7. (c)
    8. (c)
    9. (b)
    10. (c) Central Sales Tax (CST) was introduced in 1956 by the sixth Amendment of the Constitution by inserting as entry-the Entry 92-A-in the Union List in the Seventh Schedule.

    Also Read:

    Quiz 478 – GS Practice Paper (History)

    Quiz 477 – GS Practice Paper (Science and Tech)

    Quiz 476 – GS Practice Paper (Polity)

    Quiz 475 – GS Practice Paper (History)

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