Officers IAS Academy | Prelims Test Series | IAS 2016

Officers IAS Academy | Prelims 2016 Test Series | Mock questions given here

Officier’s IAS Academy under the aegis of R.A.Israel Jebasingh, IAS has launched a Prelims Test Series targeted at IAS 2016.

To know more about the test series, check the link – Prelims 2016 Online Test Batch Schedule. Use Promo Code CD500 to get 500 off on the test package.

Wonder what the questions are going to be like? Here are 6 under Indian Polity

#1. Assertion (A) : The Rajya Sabha does not have Committee on Private Members Bills and Resolutions.
Reason (R) : The business advisory committee of the house recommends allocation of time for discussion on stage of private members bills and resolutions.
a) both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
b)both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c)A is true and R is false
d)A is false and R is true

Reason: Transgender bill was passed through private member , this bill was passed in rajya sabha . Such a bill was passed only once in 35 years.


#2. Essence of federalism, (Select the most appropriate)
a. A state cannot be divided or merged with another state without its prior consent.
b. Assigning the residuary power of legislation exclusively to the state.
c. No importance to any regional language at the centre.
d. having flexibility in the amenability of the constitution unilaterally by the centre.

Reason : Separation of Andhra without the consent of the state Government and this is against the concept of cooperative federalism proposed by the present government .

#3. Which of the following statements regarding nature of Indian polity is/are NOT correct?
i. Coalition government first came at centre and then at state level.
ii. India follows first-past-the post system in election of the President.
iii. President cannot revoke emergency without permission of Parliament.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a. i only

b. ii,iii

c. i,iii


Explanation: First past the post- election is one that is won by the candidate receiving more votes than any others. First formal coalition in centre is interim government of India formed in 1946. In state the coalition was present since Provincial elections 1937.Revocation of emergency does not require parliament’s approval.


#4. While appointing members to which of the following bodies the President of India need not consult any Panel?
(i) National Human Rights Commission
(ii) Election Commission of India
(iii) Finance Commission
(iv) Central Information Commission

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) i and iii only (b) ii and iii only
(c) ii and iv only (d) i and ii only

Reason: CIC post was not appointed for a long time and this came under huge scrutiny.


#5. Which among the following is / are correct statements with respect to the Fourteenth Finance Commission recommendations:
(i) It recommended to enhanced the share of the states in the central divisible pool of taxes from 32 percent to 42 per cent
(ii) It has used forest cover and fiscal discipline in the formula for distribution of funds among states

Select the correct option from the codes given below:
(a) i only (b) ii only
(c) Both i and ii (d) Neither i nor ii

Reason: In this in regards to the Finance Commission report and their recommendation.


#6. (i). Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) was launched in 2015 to improve the quality of life of rural people in India .
(ii). Rural sanitation is a subject in the concurrent list of Seventh schedule in the constitution of India.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) I is true
(b) II is true
(c)Both I & II is true
(d) Both are false

Reason: Government launched Swachh Bharat Mission in order to increase awareness among the citizens for a clean environment , Moreover Sanitation is under State Subject , so when central government comes up with a scheme on state list then it comes under Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

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