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February 1, 2017
GS Test-16-Indian Polity-Rajya Sabha
Welcome to your General Studies Daily Test-16-Rajya Sabha
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
loses confidence in the government
avoids collective responsibility of the cabinet
absents himself for a long time
While a proclamation of emergency is in operation, the duration of the Lok Sabha can be extended for a period
of two years at a time
not exceeding three months
not exceeding nine months
of one year at a time
What will follow, if a Money Bill is substantially amended by the Rajya Sabha?
The President may call a joint sitting for p.assing the bill
The Lok Sabha may send the bill to the Rajya Sabha for reconsideration
The Lok Sabha may still proceed with the bill, accepting or not accepting the recommendations of the Rajya Sabha
The Lok Sabha cannot consider the bill further
Which Union Territories are represented in Rajya Sabha at present?
Choose the right answer from the codes given below. Codes
1, 2 and 4
I and 2
1, 2, 3 and 4
2 and 3
Rajya Sabha enjoys more power than the Lok Sabha in the case of
Setting up of new All India Services
None of the above
Non money Bills
Which one of the following states has the lowest number of elected members in the Rajya Sabha?
Jammu and Kashmir
Which one of the following is presided over by one who is not its member?
Council of Ministers
In the Rajya Sabha, the States have been given seats
on the basis of population and economic position
on the basis of present economic status
in accordance with their population
The resolution for the removal of the Vice-President of India can be proposed in
Joint Session of Parliament
Lok Sabha only
any House of Parliament
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.
1, 2, 3 and 5
1, 2 and 4
All of these
3, 4 and 5
What is the fixed strength of 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 2
1 and 3
2 and 3
3 and 4
Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India?
To determine the functions of the Election Commission and to determine the number of Election Commissioners
To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his / her retirement
To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of the State [UPSC2012]
To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services
Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of
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, 2 and 3 are correct
1 and 2 are correct
2 and 3 are correct
1 and 3 are correct
Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha?
The Chairman, Rajya Sabha
None of the above
The Joint Session of Parliament
The members of the Rajya Sabha are
elected by the members of the Legislative Assemblies and Legislative Councils of States
elected directly as well as indirectly
Which of the following States sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?
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