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Q1

With reference to the selection and appointment of the Prime Minister, consider the following statements:

1. The detailed procedure for the selection and appointment of the Prime Minister is mentioned in article 75 of the Constitution.

2. When the Prime Minister in office dies suddenly and there is no obvious successor, the President may have to exercise his individual judgement in the selection and appointment of the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

Consider the following statements:'

1. The Constitution does not require that a person must prove his majority in the Lok Sabha before he is appointed as the Prime Minister.

2. As per the Constitution, the President may first appoint him the Prime Minister and then ask him to prove his majority in the Lok Sabha within a month period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

In which of the following situations the collapse of the Council of Minister is inevitable?

1. When a no-confidence motion is moved.

2. When the incumbent Prime Minister dies.

3. When Prime Minister resigns citing health ground.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. The aid and advise given by the council of ministers to the President is binding on the later.

2. Every minister shall have the right to speak and vote, take part in the proceedings of either House, any joint sitting of the Houses and any Committee of Parliament of which he may be named a member.

3. After the dissolution of the Lok Sabha, the president can exercise executive power without the aid and advise of the council of ministers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

The council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to

Q6

Consider the following statements:

1. A member of either house of Parliament who is disqualified on the ground of defection shall also be disqualified to be appointed as a minister.

2. A person who is not a member of the Union cabinet cannot become a part of the ‘inner cabinet’.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

With reference to the Cabinet Committees, consider the following statements:

1. They are mentioned in the Constitution but their composition and tenure is decided by the Procedure and the Conduct of business of both the houses of the Parliament.

2. They include only Cabinet Ministers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q8

Consider the following pairs:

Cabinet Committee                                      Functions

1. Appointments Committee            : Decides all higher level appointments in the Central Secretariat the Supreme Court

2. Economic Affairs Committee        : Directs and coordinates the governmental activities in the economic sphere

3. Political Affairs Committee           : Deals with all policy matters pertaining to domestic and foreign affairs

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q1.

With reference to the selection and appointment of the Prime Minister, consider the following statements:

1. The detailed procedure for the selection and appointment of the Prime Minister is mentioned in article 75 of the Constitution.

2. When the Prime Minister in office dies suddenly and there is no obvious successor, the President may have to exercise his individual judgement in the selection and appointment 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
Q2.

Consider the following statements:'

1. The Constitution does not require that a person must prove his majority in the Lok Sabha before he is appointed as the Prime Minister.

2. As per the Constitution, the President may first appoint him the Prime Minister and then ask him to prove his majority in the Lok Sabha within a month period.

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
Q3.

In which of the following situations the collapse of the Council of Minister is inevitable?

1. When a no-confidence motion is moved.

2. When the incumbent Prime Minister dies.

3. When Prime Minister resigns citing health ground.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. The aid and advise given by the council of ministers to the President is binding on the later.

2. Every minister shall have the right to speak and vote, take part in the proceedings of either House, any joint sitting of the Houses and any Committee of Parliament of which he may be named a member.

3. After the dissolution of the Lok Sabha, the president can exercise executive power without the aid and advise of the council of ministers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q5.

The council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to

a) The Central legislature
b) The Lower House
c) The Supreme Court of India
d) The Upper House
Q6.

Consider the following statements:

1. A member of either house of Parliament who is disqualified on the ground of defection shall also be disqualified to be appointed as a minister.

2. A person who is not a member of the Union cabinet cannot become a part of the ‘inner cabinet’.

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
Q7.

With reference to the Cabinet Committees, consider the following statements:

1. They are mentioned in the Constitution but their composition and tenure is decided by the Procedure and the Conduct of business of both the houses of the Parliament.

2. They include only Cabinet Ministers.

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
Q8.

Consider the following pairs:

Cabinet Committee                                      Functions

1. Appointments Committee            : Decides all higher level appointments in the Central Secretariat the Supreme Court

2. Economic Affairs Committee        : Directs and coordinates the governmental activities in the economic sphere

3. Political Affairs Committee           : Deals with all policy matters pertaining to domestic and foreign affairs

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 only
d) 2 and 3 only