Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

If a bill seeks to amend the federal provisions of the Constitution, it must also be ratified by the legislatures of

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. The President can withhold his assent to a constitutional amendment bill but he cannot return it for reconsideration of the Parliament.

2. The Second Schedule of the Constitution can be amended by a simple majority of the Parliament.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

Consider the following statements:

1. The article 262 of the Constitution empowers the Supreme Court of India for the adjudication of inter-state water disputes.

2. The River Boards Act of 1956 was enacted under the provision of the article 262 of the Constitution.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Q4

With reference to the North-Eastern Council, consider the following statements:

1. It is one of the Zonal Councils.

2. It includes eight states of the North-East.

3. It has mandate to to formulate a unified and coordinated regional plan covering matters of common importance.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

In which of the following ways the Indian federation resembles to the Canadian federation?

1. By way of formation.

2. In terms of the centralizing tendency.

3. By usage of the term 'Union'.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

Why is the Parliamentary form of government often termed as against the theory of 'Separation of Powers’?

Q7

Consider the following statements:

The Fundamental Duties

1. help the courts in examining and determining the constitutional validity of a law.

2. can be enforced by the Parliament through legislation.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

In which of the following ways the Indian parliamentary system is different that of the British parliamentary system?

1. India has a republican system.

2. In India, the Prime Minister may be a member of any of the two Houses of the Parliament.

3. A person who is not a Member of Parliament can also be appointed as minister in India.

4. India system has legal responsibility of the minister.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q1.

If a bill seeks to amend the federal provisions of the Constitution, it must also be ratified by the legislatures of

a) Two-third of the states by a simple majority.
b) Half of the states by a simple majority.
c) All of the states by a simple majority.
d) Half of the states by a special majority.
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. The President can withhold his assent to a constitutional amendment bill but he cannot return it for reconsideration of the Parliament.

2. The Second Schedule of the Constitution can be amended by a simple majority of the Parliament.

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.

Consider the following statements:

1. The article 262 of the Constitution empowers the Supreme Court of India for the adjudication of inter-state water disputes.

2. The River Boards Act of 1956 was enacted under the provision of the article 262 of the Constitution.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

With reference to the North-Eastern Council, consider the following statements:

1. It is one of the Zonal Councils.

2. It includes eight states of the North-East.

3. It has mandate to to formulate a unified and coordinated regional plan covering matters of common importance.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

In which of the following ways the Indian federation resembles to the Canadian federation?

1. By way of formation.

2. In terms of the centralizing tendency.

3. By usage of the term 'Union'.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

Why is the Parliamentary form of government often termed as against the theory of 'Separation of Powers’?

a) This form of government is known for judicial activism.
b) The legislature and the executive are together and inseparable.
c) In this form of government, the judiciary is most often subjugated to the executive.
d) The laws enacted by the legislature is always subject to judicial review.
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

The Fundamental Duties

1. help the courts in examining and determining the constitutional validity of a law.

2. can be enforced by the Parliament through legislation.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

In which of the following ways the Indian parliamentary system is different that of the British parliamentary system?

1. India has a republican system.

2. In India, the Prime Minister may be a member of any of the two Houses of the Parliament.

3. A person who is not a Member of Parliament can also be appointed as minister in India.

4. India system has legal responsibility of the minister.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 1 and 4 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3 only