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Q.1. The only instance when the President of India exercised his power of veto related to       (1993)

(a) the Hindu Code Bill

(b) the PEPSU Appropriation Bill

(c) the Indian Post Office (Amendment ) Bill

(d) the Dowry Prohibition Bill


Q.2. Who among the following are appointed by the President of India?       (1994)

  1. The Chairman, Finance Commission
  2. The Deputy Chairmen, Planning Commission
  3. The Chief Minister of a Union Territory

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only


Q.3. Which one of the following is part of the electoral college for the election of the President of India but does not form part of the forum for his impeachment?     (1996)

(a) Lok Sabha

(b) Rajya Sabha

(c) State Legislative Council

(d) State Legislative Assemblies


Q.4. In the Presidential election in India, every elected member of the Legislative Assembly of a State shall have as many votes as there are multiples of one thousand in the quotient obtained by dividing the population of the State by the total number of the elected members of the Assembly. As at present (1997) the expression “Population” here means the Population as ascertained by the     (1997)

(a) 1991 Census                                                        (b) 1981 Census

(c) 1971 Census                                                         (d) 1961 Census


Q.5. Which of the following are/is stated in the Constitution of India?                              (1997)

  1. The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament.
  2. The Parliament shall consist of the President and two Houses.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


(a) Neither 1 nor 2                                                            (b) Both 1 and 2

(c) 1 alone                                                                         (d) 2 alone


Q.6. Which one of the following amendments to the Indian Constitution empowers the President to send back any matter for reconsideration by the Council of Ministers? (2002)

(a) 39th                                                                           (b) 40th

(c) 42th                                                                           (d) 44th


Q.7. Consider the following statements:    (2003)

In the electoral college for Presidential Election in India,

(1) the value of the vote of an elected Member of the Legislative Assembly equals

State Population
Number of elected MLAs of the State*100

  1. the value of the vote of an elected Member of Parliament equals

Total value of the votes of all elected MLA
Total number of elected MPs


Q.8. Among the following President of india, who was also the Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement for some period?    (2009)

(a) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

(b) Varahagiri Venkatagiri

(c) Giani Zail Singh

(d) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma


Q.9. Consider the following statements: The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President of India on matters of law or fact     (2010)

  1. on its own initiative(on any matter of larger public interest).
  2. if he seeks such an advice.
  3. only if the matters relate to the Fundamental Rights of the citizens.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only                                                          (b) 2 only

(c) 3 only                                                           (d) 1 and 2


Q.10. The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from   (2011)

(a) The President of India

(b) The Parliament of India

(c) The Prime Minister of India

(d) The Union Finance Minister


Q.11. According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid before the Parliament which of the following?                                               (2012)

  1. The Recommendation of the Union Finance Commission
  2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee
  3. The Report of the Comptroller and auditor General
  4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only                                                      (b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only                                        (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q.12. Consider the following statements:    (2014)

  1. The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business.
  1. All executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister.

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




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