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Dear Aspirants,
We have covered almost 50% of Indian Polity and a MCQ based test is scheduled for tomorrow. The test will be conducted at 8 pm live. Keep a black ball pen and OMR sheet with you. Test will be uploaded to your portal.

Zoom link will also be shared with you.

So, let us look at Today’s activities.

The schedule for today was:

Center-State Relations, Inter-State Relations and Emergency provisions.

Prelims Questions to attempt:

Q1. Under the doctrine of Original Jurisdiction, the Supreme Court decides the disputes between different units of Indian Federation. Which of the following are covered under the said jurisdiction?

1. Dispute between the Centre and Union Territories

2. Dispute between the Centre and States

Select the correct answer using the code given below

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D None of them 

Q2.  Which of the following statements are correct regarding 7th schedule?
1.Where there is a conflict between the Concurrent List and the State List, it is the former that should prevail.
2.In case of a conflict between the Central law and the state law on a subject enumerated in the Concurrent List, the Central law prevails over the state law.
3.If the state law has been reserved for the consideration of the president and has received his assent, then the state law prevails in that state.

4. If a subject lies in none of the list of 7th schedule, both Union and state are free to make laws over it.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1, 2 and 3 only

B 2, 3 and 4only

C 1,3 and 4only

D All of them 

Q3. The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties

(a) with the consent of all the States

(b) with the consent of the majority of States

(c) with the consent of the States concerned

(d) without the consent of any State

Q4. Consider the following statements with reference to Zonal Councils:

1. They were formed on the recommendation of Sarkaria Commission for better coordination between states.
2. Chief Ministers occupy the position of Vice Chairperson on rotation basis.

Which of the statements mentioned above is/are correct?

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Q5. Which of the following statements regarding Inter-State Council is/are correct?

1. The Parliament defines the nature of duties to be performed by the Council.
2. It can deal with any controversy whether legal or non-legal.
3. Its function is advisory in nature.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1 only

B 2 and 3 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 1, 2 and 3

Q6. With reference to Financial Emergency in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Under Article 360 Parliament is empowered to proclaim a financial emergency when the financial stability or credit of India or any part of its territory is threatened
2. During Financial Emergency, the President may issue directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances the judges of Supreme Court while the Governor can do the same for judges of High Court.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Mains Questions to attempt:

Q: Discuss the meaning of “breakdown of constitutional machinery”. What are its effects? (10)

Q: What are the essentials of true federation? Analyze the nature of the Indian federation? (15)

Video Discussion of Mains Questions by Sukanya Ma’am

Video Discussion of Prelims Questions by Santosh Sir:

Stay tuned with us for tomorrow’s targets.


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