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Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 2

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: Identify the major obstacles in the smooth functioning of Parliamentary democracy in India. (15)

Q: ‘The essential purpose of the Cabinet committee is to relieve the cabinet of some burden of work.’ Discuss (10)

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. There is a Parliamentary System of Government in India because the

(a) Lok Sabha is elected directly by the people

(b) Parliament can amend the constitution

(c) Rajya Sabha cannot be dissolved

(d) Council of Ministers is responsible to the Lok Sabha

Q2.Consider the following statements:

  1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament.
  2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President of India.
  3. The Prime Minister shall communicate to the President about the proposals for Legislation.
    Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) only 1

(b) only 2 and 3

(c) only 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q3. Which of the following are not necessarily the consequences
of the proclamation of the President’s rule in a State?

1.Dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly

2.Removal of the Council of Ministers in the State

  1. Dissolution of the local bodies


Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2and 3

Q4. Which of the following are the members of the Cabinet committee on
Security?

1. Prime Minister

2. Minister of Home Affairs

3. Minister of External Affairs

4. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1,2 and 3

(c) 1,3 and 4

(d) All are correct

Q5. A Parliamentary System of Government is one in which

(a) all political parties in the Parliament are represented in the Government

(b) the Government is responsible to the Parliament and can be removed by it

(c) the Government is elected by the people and can be removed by them

(d) the Government is chosen by the Parliament but cannot be removed by it before completion of a fixed term

Q 6.Consider the following statements:

1.In the election for Lok Sabha or State Assembly, the winning candidate must get at least 50 percent of the votes polled, to be declared elected.

2.According to the provisions laid down in the Constitution of India, in Lok Sabha, the Speaker’s post goes to the majority party and the Deputy Speaker’s to the Opposition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 7. Consider the following statements:

1.The President of India can summon a session of the Parliament at such a place as he/she thinks fit.

2.The Constitution of India provides for three sessions of the Parliament in a year, but it is not mandatory to conduct all three sessions.

3.There is no minimum number of days that the Parliament is required to meet in a year.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Q 8. Consider the following statements regarding ‘No confidence motion’

  1. Only a motion expressing want of confidence in the
    council of ministers as a whole is admitted
  2. A no confidence motion needs to set out grounds on
    which it is based.
  3. Any no confidence motion once moved can’t be
    withdrawn
  4. Rajya Sabha is not empowered to entertain a motion of
    no confidence

Which of the following given above are not correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2, and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q 9. The Provision for the Calling Attention Notices has restricted the scope of which of the following?

(a) Short duration discussion

(b) Question hour

(c) Adjournment motion

(d) Zero hour

Q 10. The Parliament of India acquires the power to legislate on any item in the State List in the national interest if a resolution to that effect
is passed by the

(a) Lok Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership

(b) Lok Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its total membership

(c) Rajya Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership

(d) Rajya Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its members present and voting

Q 11. Consider the following statements related to Article 368 of the
Constitution:

  1. A Constitutional Amendment Bill can be passed at a joint session
    of Parliament in case of deadlock between the two Houses.
  2. It is obligatory for the President of India to give his assent to a
    Constitutional Amendment Bill passed under Article 368.
  3. To amend 7 th Schedule of the Constitution, ratification of more
    than half of the State legislature is essential.
  4. A proposal to amend the Constitution can only be introduced in
    the House of the People.

Which of these are correct ?

(a) 1 ,2 and 3

(b) 1, 3 and 4

(c) 2 and 3

(d) All are correct

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Atul Singh
Atul Singh
1 month ago

Is page of Questions of Day 1 removed?