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19 May 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding one of the most solemn occasions in the Parliamentary calendar - the President’s Address 
  1. In India, the practice of the President addressing Parliament can be traced back to the Government of India Act of 1919.
  2. When the Constitution came into force, the President was required to address each session of Parliament. 
  3. Article 87 of the constitution provides two instances when the President specially addresses both Houses of Parliament.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
1 and 2 only
3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN POLITY     
17 May 2022
Question :
Which of the following Directive principles was/were added to the Constitution through amendments?
  1. To secure opportunities for healthy development of children.
  2. To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wild life 
  3. Equal pay for equal work for men and women.
  4. To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to poor.
Select the correct answer using following codes:

1 and 2 only

1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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INDIAN POLITY     
16 May 2022
Question :
In some recent cases apex court talked about its earlier verdict in the K. Krishna Murthy & Ors. v Union of India, 2010. This case deals with:

Recognized Transgender people as a third gender 

Entry of Women in Temple and Mosques
Allowing for passive euthanasia under certain conditions

Reservation in Local Self Government

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INDIAN POLITY     
15 May 2022
Question :
Which of the following are correct in the context of rights in a democracy?
  1. Rights are necessary for the sustenance of a democracy.
  2. Rights protect minorities from the oppression of the majority.
  3. Rights are reasonable claims of persons recognised by society.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 

1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
1 and 3 only

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INDIAN POLITY   
11 May 2022
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. The selection of Secretary to the Government of India is made by the Prime Minister
  2. The Secretary to the Government of India is administrative head of the Ministry/Department.
  3. He is chief advisor to the minister on all aspects of policy and administrative affairs. 
  4. He represents his ministry/department before the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct?
1 only
1 and 3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2 and 4 only

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INDIAN POLITY    
25 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the Censure motion:
  1. Censure motion can be moved only in Lok Sabha or lower house in states
  2. Censure motion can be moved against individual ministers or members
  3. It must be specific and self-explanatory, stating the reasons for its adoption
  4. If Censure motion is passed in the LokSabha, the council of ministers need to resign from the office.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct? 

1 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
4 only

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INDIAN POLITY    
16 Apr 2022
Question :
Which of the following circumstances are suitable for the imposition of President’s Rule?
  1. No party has secured majority in a state assembly after General Elections or in the case of hung assembly.
  2. Where the party having a majority in the assembly declines to form a ministry and the governor cannot find a coalition ministry commanding a majority in the assembly
  3. Maladministration in the state or allegations of corruption against the ministry or stringent financial exigencies of the state.
  4. When the state government is deliberately acting against the Constitution and the law or is fomenting a violent revolt.
Select the correct answer using following codes:

1 and 2 only
2, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4

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INDIAN POLITY    
12 Apr 2022
Question :
Which of the following Acts provided for the creation of a ‘Council of States’ as the second chamber of the then legislature?

The Government of India Act, 1858
The Indian Councils Act of 1861
The Government of India Act, 1919
The Government of India Act of 1935

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INDIAN HISTORY   
10 Apr 2022
Question :
In the context of the Constitution of India, which of the following statements are correct related to “office of Profit”?
  1. Office of profit has been defined in the Representation of People Act (RPA)
  2. Constitutional disqualification procedure under Office of profit will be applicable if body in which the office is held has government powers
  3. Provisions of office of Profit aim to lay down principle of separation of power between the legislature and the executive.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only

1 and 3 only
1 ,2 and 3

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INDIAN POLITY   
31 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  1. Judge of Supreme Court can be removed only by a presidential order on grounds of proven misbehaviour and/or incapacity. 
  2. The SC’s powers and jurisdiction can only be added by the Parliament and not be curtailed. 
  3. The SC has the power to punish any person for its contempt, as per Article 129. emergency.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct? 

1 only

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN POLITY     

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