Practice Test


1) Which of the following is/are part of the Electoral College for electing the President of India?
1) Members of the both Houses of the Parliament
2) Elected members of Legislative assembly of States
3) Members of Legislative Assembly of Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry


2) Consider the following statements
1) Article 168 to 212 in Part VI of the Constitution deals
with the state Legislature
2) At present 23 state have unicameral house
3) The Legislative Council of State is not subjected to
dissolution, but, after every two year one third of its members
retire
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3) The first ever attempt by Lord Canning to divide executive ruling from the legislative council, which had kind of become a separate parliament by itself was


4) In Our Constituent Assembly this ………………..do hereby adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution". Fill in the blank with –


5) The legislative origins of the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments date back to –


6) In Our Constituent Assembly this ………………..do hereby adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution". Fill in the blank with –


7) Which of the following statements is true with regard to the process of the making of the Constitution?
1. the process of the evolution of the Constitution of India began many decades before India became independent in 1947
2. The process continued unabated since it originated in the freedom struggle till a new constitution was drafted after prolonged debates and discussions in the Constituent Assembly
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8) The distribution of legislative powers in our Constitution under both heads cabe understood as
1. As regards the territory with respect to which the Legislature may legislate, the State Legislature naturally suffers from a limitation to which Parliament is not subject, namely, that the territory of the Union being divided amongst the States, the jurisdiction of each State must be confined to its own territory
2. When State Legislature makes a law relating to a subject within its competence, it must be read as referring to persons or objects situated within the territory of the State concerned
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


9) Consider the following statements-
1. The vesting of residual power under the Constitution follows the precedent of Canada
2. Under the Government of India Act, 1935, the residual powers were vested neither in the Federal nor in the State Legislature, but were placed in the hands of the Governor-General
3. the Constitution vests the residuary power, i.e., the power to legislate with respect to any matter not enumerated in any one of the three Lists,—in the Union legislature
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10) The constitution empowers Parliament or State Legislatures to set up tribunals for matters other than those covered by clause (2) of Article 323-A. The matters to be covered by such tribunals is/are
1. levy, assessment, collection and enforcement of any tax
2. foreign exchange, import and export across customs frontiers
3. industrial and labor disputes
4. matters connected with land reforms covered by article 31-a
5. ceiling on urban property
6. elections to either house of parliament or legislatures of the states
7. production, procurement, supply and distribution of food-stuffs or other essential goods
Select the correct answer using the codes given below


11) Constitution of India does not specifically mention the post of :


12) To be elected to the Rajya Sabha, a candidate :


13) Which of the following provides that nothing in the Article 355 shall prevent the State from making any provisions in favour of the members of SC/ST for relaxation in qualifying marks with respect to examination/job/promotion.


14) With which of the following is the Constitution (61st Amendment) Act, 1989 not related to?


15) Chairman of Legislative Council is :


16) The Legislative Council


17) What is the maximum permissible strength of the legislative assembly (Vidhan Sabha) of any state ?


18) As per the Constitution of India, what is the limit prescribed for the number of members in the Legislative Assembly of a State?


19) The Legislative Council in a State in India can be created or abolished by the


20) Legislative Council of a State :
1) is not subject to dissolution
2) can be abolished by the State Legislative Assembly
3) can be abolished by the President on Governor's recommendation
Which of the following statement is/are correct ?


21) Members of Legislative are appointed through :
1) Direct elections
2) Indirect elections
3) Nomination
Which of the above is/are correct ?


22) State Legislative Assembly participates in 'the election of :
1) President
2) Vice President
3) Members of Legislative Council of the State
Which of the above is/are correct ?


23) Membership of the Legislative Assembly varies between 60 and 500, bit the exception is in
1) Pondicherry
2) Mizoram
3) Goa
Which of the above is/are correct ?


24) Which of the following is/are required for a Legislative Council in a State to be created or abolished ?
1) Act of Parliament
2) Resolution of the Legislative Assembly of the State concerned
3) Recommendation by the Governor of the State Concern
4) Constitution Amendment requiring States 'ratification
Which of the following
statement is/are correct ?


25) Consider the following statements :
The Constitution of India provides that
1) the Legislative Assembly of each State shall consist of nor more than 450 members chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the State
2) a person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in the Legislative Assembly of a State if he/she is less that 25 years of age
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


26) Consider the following statements :
1) A bill pending in the Legislature of a State shall not lapse by reason of the prorogation of the House or House thereof
2) A bill pending in the Legislative Council of a State which has not been passed by the Legislative Assembly shall not lapse on dissolution of the Assembly
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


27) Who among the following recommends to the Parliament for the abolition of the Legislative Council in a State?


28) Which of the following are the reasons behind the constitutional design of Rajya Sabha?
1) Mature input in legislative and constituent process from more experienced persons.
2) Tending some degree of continuity to the parliamentary work in view of the fact that the Rajya Sabha is a continuous chamber.
3) Unequal weightage to votes in Rajya Sabha, Since there is equal number of seats given to all states.
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29) Consider the following statements The Parliamentary Committee on estimates
1) consists of 20 members of the Lok Sabha and 10 members of Rajya Sabha.
2) Its criticism and suggestions act as a deterrent on extravagance in public expenditure.
3) can examine the working of the policy and not the policy as approved by the Parliament.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


30) Consider the following-
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Maharashtra
3. Bihar
4. Karnataka
5. Maharashtra
6. Uttar Pradesh
7. Tamil Nadu
Which of the above has legislative council?


31) Proposals for abolition or re-establishment of a state's Legislative Council require confirmation by-