General Studies Daily Test-15 – The Union Legislature

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1) In what ways does the Indian Parliament exercise control over the administration?
2) Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the power of parliament to punish individuals for its contempt?
1. The power of Lok Sabha to punish an individual for its contempt shall be exercsised during the tenure of the Lok Sabha only, against which the offence of contempt is alleged to have been committed.
2.Each house of Parliament has a privilege committee consisting of the members of the house.
3.The quantum of punishment is a determination of parliament.
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3) How are legislative excesses of Parliament and State Assemblies checked?
4) Which functionary can be invited to give his opinion in the Parliament?
5) What can be the maximum interval between two sessions of Parliament?
6) Which of the following are means by which Parliament controls the financial system?
1.Parliament has to authorise the levy or collection of any tax.
2.Money can be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India only if Parliament sanctions it.
3.Through the financial committees that scrutinise Government expenditure.
4.It causes the Budget to be laid before it every year.
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7) In the removal of which of the following officials does the Parliament play no role?
1.Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission.
2.Judges of the High Courts.
3.Judges of the Supreme Court.
4.Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
8) Indian Parliament consists of
9) With reference to the delimitation Commission, consider the following statements
1.The orders of the delimitation commission cannot be challenged in a court of law.
2.When the orders of the delimitation commission are laid before the Lok Sabha or State Legislative Assembly, they cannot effect any modifications in the orders.
Which is/are correct?
10) Consider the following statements
1.The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.
2.While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the Right to Vote in the election of the Vice-President.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
11) Which one of the following bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately by special majority?
12) Japan’s Parliament is known as
13) The most important feature of the Indian Parliament is that
14) Who said, “Parliamentary system provides a daily as well as a periodic assessment of the Government”?
15) An Appropriation Bill necessary to draw money from the Consolidated Funds of India.
2.cannot be amended to vary the amount of any charged expenditure
3.includes only the expenditure charged on the Consolidated Funds of India required to withdraw money from the Contingency Fund of India
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16) Besides representation, the Parliament of India is also a deliberative body with diverse functions. Which one among the following is not a function of the Parliament of India?
17) What is maximum expenditure limit for the parliamentary elections of a constituency?
18) The Parliament can make any law for the whole or any part of India for Implementing International treaties
19) Who of the following shall cause every recommendation made by the Finance Commission to be laid before each House of Parliament?
20) Which one of the following is responsible for the preparation and presentation of Union Budget to the Parliament?
21) The Constitution of India provides that a Bill passed by the Union Parliament cannot become a law until the President accords his approval to it. Normally, the President accords his approval but he can withhold his assent and can ask the House to reconsider it. Tnis power is applicable to the
1.Money Bills
2.Ordinary Bi|ls
3.Financial Bills
22) Which of the following are the circumstances under which an elected member of Parliament may be disqualified on the ground of defection?
1.If he voluntarily gives up his membership of a political party.
2.If he votes or abstains from voting contrary to any direction issued by his political party without prior permission of the political party.
3.If he is expelled by the party for anti-party activities.
4.If he joins a political party other than the party on whose ticket he contested and got elected.
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23) The Parliament can legislate on the subjects in the State List if the
24) Which of the following has the powers to create a new All India Service?
25) With reference to Indian Parliament, consider the following statements
1.A member of Lok Sabha can not be arrested by police under any case when the Parliament is in session.
2.Members of Indian Parliament have the privilege of exemption from attendance as witnesses in the law courts.
Which of these statements is/are correct?
26) The Indian Parliament consists of
27) Consider the following statements
1.The expenditure to be incurred by the Government and the revenue to be collected by way of taxes must be approved by both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
2.The charge of impeachment against the President of India can be brought out by any House of the Parliament.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
28) At a joint sitting of Parliament a bill has to be passed
29) With regard to the powers of the Rajya Sabha, which one among the following statements is not correct?
30) Economic Survey is presented in Parliament every year

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