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General Awareness Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams

General Awareness Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams_30.1
1. The Official legal advisor to the State Government is:
(a) The Chief Justice  
(b) The Attorney – General
(c) The Advocate – General
(d) A bench of High Court Judges

2. Ordinance of Governor has to be passed by the Assembly within—
(a) 6 weeks 
(b) 8 weeks
(c) 10 weeks  
(d) 12 weeks

3. The Governor of a State—
1. is appointed by the President
2. holds office at the pleasure of the President
3. is head of the State’s Executive Power
4. normally holds office for 5 years
Select the correct answer from the code given below : 
Codes :
(a) 1 and 2   
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 4  
(d) All of these

4. Which one of the following statements about the state Governors is NOT true ?
(a) He is a part of the State Legislature
(b) He can pardon a sentence of death
(c) He does not appoint judges of the State High Court
(d) He has no emergency powers

5. The Governor of a State can act independent of the advice of the Council of Ministers in—
1. Asking the Government to prove its majority in the Assembly
2. Dismissing a Chief Minister
3. Reserving a bill for the consideration of the President of India
4. Returning the bill passed by the legislature for reconsideration
5. Seeking the opinion of the High Court
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(b) 2, 3, 4 and 5
(c) 1, 2, 4 and 5  
(d) All of these

6. Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately by special majority ?
(a) Ordinary Bill    
(b) Money Bill
(c) Constitution Amendment Bill 
(d) Finance Bill

7. With reference to Indian Parliament, which one of the following is NOT correct?
(a) With Appropriation Bill must be passed by the both the Houses of Parliament before it can be enacted into law
(b) No money shall be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India except under the appropriation made by the Appropriation Act
(c) Finance Bill is required for proposing new taxes but no other Bill/Act is required for making changes in the rates of taxes which are already under operation   
(d) No Money Bill can be introduced except on the recommendation of the President

8. What is the difference between ‘Vote of Account’ and ‘Interim Budget’?
1. The provision of a ‘Vote on Account’ is used by a regular Government, while an ‘Interim Budget’ is a provision used by a caretaker Government. 
2. A ‘Vote on Account’ only deals with the expenditure in government’s budget, while an ‘Interim Budget’ includes both expenditure and receipts. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only     
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2  
(d) None

9. A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of
1. Ordinary Legislation   
2. Money Bill
3. Constitution Amendment Bill 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 only    
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only   
(d) 1, 2 and 3

10. The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on a subject of State List unless—
1. The President of India directs to do so
2. The Rajya Sabha passes resolution that it is necessary to do so in national interest 
3. The Speaker of Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary 
4. There is national emergency 
Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes : 
(a) 1, 2 and 3     
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 2   
(d) 2 and 4