1.The Vice-President of India can be removed from his office before the expiry of his term
(a) by the Rajya Sabha through a resolution passed by two-thirds majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha
(b) by the President on the recommendation of the Supreme Court of India
(c) by the Central Council of Ministers
(d) by the President
2.Regarding the powers and functions of the President, which of the following are correct?
1. all legislative proposals involving expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India have to be recommended by the President to the Parliament for consideration
2. he may direct the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to take over a particular case for disposal
3. he calls upon the party enjoying majority in the Lok Sabha to choose its leader who is then appointed as the Prime Minister
4. no Money Bill or demand for grant can be introduced or moved in the Parliament unless it has been recommended by the President
(a) 1, 3, 4
(b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 3, 4
3.Which of the following statements are correct?
1. In India all important laws are introduced in the Parliament by the Members of the Council of Ministers
2. The Bills introduced by the Council of Ministers are easily passed by the Lok Sabha because of the majority support at its disposal
3. The Bill introduced by a private members can become an Act even if the Council of Ministers does not support it
4. The Bill introduced by a Private member can become an Act only if the Council of Ministers supports it
(a) 1, 2, 4
(b) 1, 3, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3
4.Where can impeachment proceedings against the President be initiated?
(a) In Lok Sabha
(b) At a joint sitting of the two Houses specially called for the purpose
(c) In either House of Parliament
(d) In the Supreme Court
5.Who elects the Vice-President?
(a) The same electoral college which elects the President
(b) Members of the Rajya Sabha
(c) An electoral college consisting of members of Parliament
(d) Members of Parliament and State Legislatures.
6.The Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed to the
(a) Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(b) Chief Justice of India
7.The candidate for Vice Presidential election must possess the qualifications prescribed for the Presidential candidate except that he must be
(a) A citizen of India
(b) Over 35 years of age
(c) Holding no office of profit under the Government
(d) Qualified to be a member of the Rajya Sabha
8.Consider the following statements:
The function(s) of the Finance Commission is/are
1. to allow the withdrawal of money out of the Consolidated Fund of India.
2. to allocate between the States the shares of proceeds of taxes.
3. to consider application for grants-in-aid from States.
4. to supervise and report on whether the Union and State governments are levying taxes in accordance with the budgetary provisions.
Which of these statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 4
9.The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to
(a) Distribute revenue between the Centre and the States
(b) Prepare the annual budget
(c) Advise the President on financial matters
(d) Allocate funds to various ministries of the Union aria State Governments
10.Members of the UPSC can be removed from office before the expiry of their term by
(a) the Prime Minister
(b) the Chairman of the UPSC
(c) the President on the recommendation of the Supreme Court
(d) the President on the recommendation of the Parliament