Practice Test

Q1) Which one of the following is not included in the State List in the Constitution of India? Show Answer

Q2) Which one of the following countries does not have constitutional provisions requiring the federal government to transfer its resources to the States? Show Answer

Q3) Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? Show Answer

Q4) Any member defecting to another party after elections will be disqualified from being member of Parliament or State Legislature as provided by Show Answer

Q5) The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has all the powers of a civil court trying a suit
1. summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person from any part of India and examining him on oath
2. requiring the discovery and production of any document
3. receiving evidence on affidavits
4. requisitioning any public record or copy thereof from any court or office
5. issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses and documents
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Q6) Part VI of the constitution lays a uniform structure for state government which is applicable to all : Show Answer

Q7) Ministers salaries in a state are determined by : Show Answer

Q8) Maximum permissible period between two sessions of as state Legislative Assembly is : Show Answer

Q9) For enactment of a law, the state Legislative council : Show Answer

Q10) Privileges of the State Legislature are mentioned in Article : Show Answer

Q11) A State Government has no control over local bodies in matter of ? Show Answer

Q12) If in an election of State Legislative Assembly, the candidate who is not elected loses his deposit, it means that Show Answer

Q13) The Dinesh Goswami Committee recomended Show Answer

Q14) Residuary power of legislation in case of J & K belong to the : Show Answer

Q15) The executive powers of the Governor do not include the Show Answer

Q16) In India there is a single constitution for the union and the state with the exception of Show Answer

Q17) The member of State Legislative Assemblies are elected for a period of Show Answer

Q18) In which one of the following states of India is it legal for a Hindu male illegal for a Muslim male more than one living wife ? Show Answer

Q19) In which one of the following areas does the State Government not have control over its local bodies ? Show Answer

Q20) Consider the following statements
1) The Parliament can establish an Inter-State Council if at any time it appears to it that the public interest would be served thereby.
2) The Sarkaria Commission has recommended the Constitution of a permanent Inter-State Council.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Show Answer

Q21) Consider the following statements regarding Inter-state Water Dispute

1) Pursuant to Sakaria Commission recommendation, the Union Government introduced the Inter-state Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2001 in Lok Sabha.

2) The water is subject to the Provision of Entry 56 of Union List

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? Show Answer

Q22) The Inter-State Council consists of
1) Prime Minister
2) Chief Minister of all States
3) Chief Ministers of Union Territories with Legislatures
4) Eight Union Cabinet Ministers
5) Administrators of Union Territories with Legislatures
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Q23) Identify the correct statements regarding the special status given Jammu and Kashmir
1) Financial emergency can be imposed only after consultation with Chief Minister of the State.
2) Parliament can not legislate on State List items
3) Residuary Powers lie with State Legislature of Jammu and Kashmir
4) State has its own Constitution.
5) National Emergency proclaimed on the ground of war or external aggression can not
be automatically extended to Jammu and Kashmir
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Q24) The Residuary Powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong to Show Answer

Q25) Special provision for the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Nagaland, Asom, Manipur,
Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh are present in Show Answer

Q26) Consider the following statements The creation of a new State in India from an existing State involves
the consent of the
1) Supreme Court
2) Legislature of the State concerned
3) President
4) Parliament
Which of the statements are correct? Show Answer

Q27) Identify the benefits of new States
1) More development opportunities with new States.
2) More Government jobs.
3) Less competition among States.
4) Better grievance redressal of people.
5) It will reduced regional disparities. Show Answer

Q28) Which of the following Amendments would need state ratification?
1) Provisions affecting President's election.
2) Provision affecting the Union Judiciary.
3) Amendment procedure.
4) Delimitation of constituencies. Show Answer

Q29) Under Part XXI of the Constitution of India on the State of Jammu and Kashmir, deals with Show Answer

Q30) The Constitution of J&K was enacted by a separate Constituent Assembly set up by the State and it came into force on Show Answer

Q31) Sheela Sawhney case is related to which of the following state- Show Answer

Q32) On 19th February 2004, the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has been set up under Article 338A on the bifurcation of the erstwhile National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to oversee the implementation of various safeguards provided to Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution by
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Q33) The State of Jammu and Kashmir which is a constituent unit of the Union of India, shall, in its relation with the Union, continue to be governed by Article 370 of the Constitution of India ".This sentence is mentioned in Show Answer

Q34) Consider the following statements-
1. The primary object of an inter-state council is coordination and federal cohesion
2. It was the Sarkaria Commission which recommended the constitution of a permanent inter-state council
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Q35) A Zonal Council may discuss, and make recommendations with regard to-
1. any matter of common interest in the field of economic and social planning
2. any matter concerning border disputes, linguistic minorities or inter-State transport
3. any matter connected with, or arising out of, the re-organization of the States under the States Reorganization Act
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Q36) Consider the following statements-
1. the power of the State Legislature to legislate with respect to matters enumerated in the State List has been made subject to the power of Parliament to legislate in respect of matters enumerated in the Union
2. In the concurrent sphere, in case of repugnancy between a Union and a State law relating to the same subject, the former prevails
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Q37) An Inter State Council can be established if at any time it appears to the President that the public would be served by the establishment of a Council charged with the duty of
1. inquiring into and advising upon disputes which may have arisen between states
2. making recommendations upon any such subject and, in particular recommendations for the better coordination of policy and action with respect to that subject
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