Practice Test


1) Which one of the following is not included in the State List in the Constitution of India?


2) Which one of the following is not included in the State List in the Constitution of India?


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


4) Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?


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


6) 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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7) Part VI of the constitution lays a uniform structure for state government which is applicable to all :


8) Ministers salaries in a state are determined by :


9) Maximum permissible period between two sessions of as state Legislative Assembly is :


10) For enactment of a law, the state Legislative council :


11) Privileges of the State Legislature are mentioned in Article :


12) A State Government has no control over local bodies in matter of ?


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


14) The Dinesh Goswami Committee recomended


15) Residuary power of legislation in case of J & K belong to the :


16) The executive powers of the Governor do not include the


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


18) The member of State Legislative Assemblies are elected for a period of


19) 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 ?


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


21) Consider the following statements
statement
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?


22) 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 ?


23) 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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24) 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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25) The Residuary Powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong to


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


27) 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?


28) 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.


29) 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.


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


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


32) Sheela Sawhney case is related to which of the following state-


33) 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


34) 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


35) 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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36) 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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37) 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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38) 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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39) 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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