Indian Politics Questions and Answers

  • Q1:

    The Vice-President of India is elected by

    1. (A)Members of Rajya Sabha only
    2. (B)Members of Lok Sabha only
    3. (C)Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
    4. (D)Members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and State Legislatures

  • Q2:

    To elect the President of India, which one of the following election procedures is followed?

    1. (A)Proportional representation through List System
    2. (B)Secondary Voting System
    3. (C)System of proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote
    4. (D)Collective voting system with proportional representation for Union and States

  • Q3:

    The Chief Minister of a State in India is not eligible to vote in the Presidential election if

    1. (A)he/she is a caretaker Chief Minister
    2. (B)he/she himself/herself is the candidate
    3. (C)he/she is yet to prove majority on the floor of the lower House of the State Legislature
    4. (D)he/she is a member of the Upper House of the State Legislature

  • Q4:

    Consider the following statements regarding Indian polity
    1. in India, a State cannot have more than 500 members in its Legislative Assembly
    2. the Legislative Council of a State in India cannot be larger in size than half of the Legislative Assembly of that particular State
    3. to be a member of State Legislative Assembly, a citizen must not be less than 25 years of age
    4. the Governor of a State nominates the Chairman for Legislative Council of that particular State
    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. (A)1, 2, 3 and 4
    2. (B)2, 3 and 4
    3. (C)1, 2 and 4
    4. (D)1 and 3
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  • Q5:

    In the Lok Sabha, unless there is a quorum, the Speaker should not conduct the proceedings. To ensure this

    1. (A)the Speaker usually counts the heads at the beginning of everyday's first session
    2. (B)the Parliamentary Secretariat keeps a watch and informs the Speaker
    3. (C)the attendance register kept at the entrance is monitored
    4. (D)the Speaker relies only on the members to bring to his notice the lack of quorum
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