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                       Question Day 24 Indian Polity and Current Affairs

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Ken- Betwa River Link?
  1. Daudhan dam is built to transfer water from Ken to Betwa
  2. Link can destroy the Panna tiger  reserve causing habitat loss of Tiger

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding Public Accounts Committee:
  1. It has been in existence from 1921 and was formed under the Government of India Act, 1919.
  2. It is constituted by the Parliament each year for parliamentary oversight over finances
  3. It is not empowered to call witness and provide statements

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding National Human Rights Commission?
  1. The commission is not empowered to inquire into any matter after the expiry of one year of incident.
  2. NHRC is an accredited member of Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI),

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Electoral Bonds?
  1. Political party will be provided with the identity of bond donor.
  2. Electoral Bonds could only be bought using cheques or digital payments.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding criteria for National Party Status?
  1. A party’s performance over previous Lok Sabha or assembly elections is considered  for granting recognition as a national party.
  2. A party has got recognition as a state party in at least four states is eligible for National Party Status

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following comes under the purview of Article 13 of the Indian Constitution?
  1. Bye Laws
  2. Ordinances
  3. Constitutional Amendment
  4. Laws enacted by state assemblies
  5. Custom or usage having the force of law.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 5
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2,4 and 5
  4. All the above

 

  1. . Which of the following are related to Right to Equality under the provisions of Articles 14 – 18 of the Constitution of India ?
  1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
  2. Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
  3. Educational and cultural rights to minorities  
  4. Abolition of untouchability

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 2 and 3 only
  2. 1,2 and 4 only
  3. 2, 3 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 only

 

  1.  Consider the following provisions under the Directive Principles of State Policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India:
  1. Securing for citizens of India a uniform civil code
  2. Organizing village Panchayats.
  3. Promoting cottage industries in rural areas
  4. Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural opportunities

Which of the above are the Gandhian Principles that are reflected in the Directive Principles of State Policy?

  1. 2 and 3 only
  2. 1,2 and 3
  3. 2, 3 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 only

 

  1.  Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. The National emergency can be declared only once war has started.  
  2. The National emergency is proclaimed for the whole of the country.
  3. The 44th constitutional amendment replaced word ‘internal disturbance’ with ‘armed rebellion’ in article 352.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 3 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

  1. The constitution (Seventy-Third Amendment) Act, 1992, which aims at promoting the Panchayati raj Institutions in the Country, provides for which of the following?
  1. Constitution of District Planning Committees.
  2. State Election Commissions to conduct all panchayat elections.
  3. Establishments of State Finance Commissions.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

11.Consider the following statements:

  1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok Sabha only.
  2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in the federal character of the Constitution, the amendment also requires to be ratified by the legislature of all the States of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1.  Consider the following statements about privileges and immunities of The President of India
  1. The President is not answerable to any court of law for the exercise of his functions.
  2. The President can neither be arrested nor any civil proceedings be instituted against him in any court of law during his tenure.
  3. The President cannot be asked to be present in any court of law during his tenure.
  4. President have parliamentary Privileges similar to Member of Parliament.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1,2,3,4
  2. 1,2 and 3 only
  3. 1,3 and 4 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

  1.  Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. President can promulgate an ordinance only when both the Houses are not in session.
  2. Once an ordinance is promulgated, the president has no power to withdraw it.
  3. An ordinance can take away any of the fundamental rights.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. None of the above

 

  1.  Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

    List I (Functionaries)                List II (Oaths or affirmations)

  1. President of India                         (A) Secrecy of Information
  2. Judges of the Supreme Court     (B) Faithful Discharge of Duties
  3. Members of Parliament              (C) Faith and Allegiance to the Constitution of India
  4. Ministers for the Union               (D) Upholding the Constitution and the Law

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. I-C, II-D, III-A, IV-B
  2. I-D, II-C, III-B, IV-A
  3. I-C, II-D, III-B, IV-A
  4. I-D, II-C, III-A, IV-B

 

  1. Which of the following is/are true regarding EXIM Bank in Indian?
  1. Export-Import Bank of India is a wholly owned Govt. of India entity
  2. EXIM bank extends Line of Credit (LoC) to overseas financial institutions, regional development banks, sovereign governments and other entities abroad.
  3. EXIM Bank enables buyers in other countries to import developmental and infrastructure, equipment’s, goods and services from India on deferred credit terms.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Bharat QR Code?
  1. It is developed jointly by  National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Reserve Bank of India.
  2. It eliminates the need of using card swiping machines for digital payments.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. What do you mean by the term Blue Bond?
  1. It aims at developing fishing technologies in underdeveloped countries.
  2. It aims to invest in climate resilient water management and water infrastructure.
  3. It aims to invest in Water transport technologies for speedier and cost efficient transport
  4. None of the above

 

  1.  Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is not correct?
  1. A Money Bill can be tabled in either House of Parliament
  2. The Speaker of Lok Sabha is the final authority to decide whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not  
  3. The Rajya Sabha must return a Money Bill passed by Lok Sabha and send it for consideration within 14 days
  4. The President cannot return a Money Bill to Lok Sabha for reconsideration

 

  1.  Which of the following Biosphere reserves are listed under UNESCO’s MAB programme?
  1. Rann of Kutchh
  2. Nilgiris
  3. Sheshachalam
  4. Agastyamala
  5. Sundarbans

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1,2,3,4 and 5
  2. 2,4, and 5
  3. 1,2,3 and 4
  4. 3 and 4

 

  1. What is OraQuick?
  1. An education online platform for self-learning
  2. HIV self-testing kit
  3. Fastest supercomputer developed by NASA
  4. Fastest internet providers in the World.

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