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February 1, 2017
GS Test-16-Indian Polity-Rajya Sabha
Welcome to your General Studies Daily Test-16-Rajya Sabha
Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India?
To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his / her retirement
To determine the functions of the Election Commission and to determine the number of Election Commissioners
To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services
To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of the State [UPSC2012]
While a proclamation of emergency is in operation, the duration of the Lok Sabha can be extended for a period
not exceeding three months
of one year at a time
not exceeding nine months
of two years at a time
Which one of the following states has the lowest number of elected members in the Rajya Sabha?
Jammu and Kashmir
Rajya Sabha enjoys more power than the Lok Sabha in the case of
None of the above
Non money Bills
Setting up of new All India Services
Privilege motion can be raised-against a Minister when he [Csg PSC 2012]
withholds facts of a case or gives a distorted versions of facts
avoids collective responsibility of the cabinet
absents himself for a long time
loses confidence in the government
Which Union Territories are represented in Rajya Sabha at present?
Choose the right answer from the codes given below. Codes
2 and 3
I and 2
1, 2 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4
In the Rajya Sabha, the States have been given seats
in accordance with their population
on the basis of population and economic position
on the basis of present economic status
Which of the following States sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?
Consider the following statements regarding the ‘question hour’ in the Indian Parliament
1.Unless the Chairman of Rajya Sabha otherwise the Speaker of Lok Sabha directs the first hour of every sitting of Rajya Sabha is for asking and answering question.
2.Starred questions are answered orally and a supplementary questions are allowed in it.
3.Speaker of Lok Sabha or Chairman of Rajya Sabha is authorized to decide if the question asked should be answered orally or written.
4. One member of Parliament can ask only three starred questions in a day.
Which of statements given above are correct?
1 and 3
1 and 2
2 and 3
3 and 4
Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha?
The Joint Session of Parliament
None of the above
The Chairman, Rajya Sabha
Consider the following statements with respect to qualification to become the member of Rajya Sabha and select the correct answer from the codes given beJow He/She
1.Should be at least 30 years of age.
2.Should be registered as a voter on the list of voters in the State from which the candidates is to be elected.
3.should not hold office of profit under the State
1 and 2 are correct
2 and 3 are correct
1, 2 and 3 are correct
1 and 3 are correct
Which one of the following is presided over by one who is not its member?
Council of Ministers
Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of
What will follow, if a Money Bill is substantially amended by the Rajya Sabha?
The Lok Sabha may send the bill to the Rajya Sabha for reconsideration
The Lok Sabha cannot consider the bill further
The Lok Sabha may still proceed with the bill, accepting or not accepting the recommendations of the Rajya Sabha
The President may call a joint sitting for p.assing the bill
What is the fixed strength of Rajya Sabha?
The members of the Rajya Sabha are
elected directly as well as indirectly
elected by the members of the Legislative Assemblies and Legislative Councils of States
The resolution for the removal of the Vice-President of India can be proposed in
any House of Parliament
Joint Session of Parliament
Lok Sabha only
Rajya Sabha only
Which of the following are the methods of Parliamentary control over public finance in India?
1.Placing Annual Financial statement before the Parliament
2.Withdrawal of money from consolidated fund of India only after passing the appropriation bill
3.Provisions of supplementary grants and vote-on-account.
4.A periodic or at least a mid-year revient of programme of the government against macroeconomic forecasts and expenditure by a Parliamentary Budget office.
5.Introducing Financial Bill in the Parliament.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
3, 4 and 5
All of these
1, 2 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 5
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