Q1.The members of the Legislative Assembly are:
(a) elected by the local self-governing bodies
(b) directly elected by the people
(c) nominated by the Governor
Q2. The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on a subject of State List unless:
1.The President of India directs it to do so.
2.The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it necessary to do so in national interest.
3.The Speaker of the 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:
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
Q3.Which one of the following is the subject of Concurrent List?
(b) Criminal matters
(c) Radio and Television
(d) Foreign affairs
Q4.The Finance Commission is primarily concerned with recommending to the President about:
(a) The principle governing grants-in-aid to be given to the states
(b)Distributing the net proceeds of the taxes between the Centre and the States
Q5.Which one of the following expenditures is NOT charged on the Consolidated Fund of India?
(a)Salary and allowances of the President of India
(b)Salary and allowances of the Vice-President of India
(c)Salary and allowances of the Justice of the Supreme Court of India
(d)Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Q6. What was the main objective of Green Revolution in India ?
(a) To increase the extent of cash crop cultivation
(b) To increase the area of green forests under social forestry scheme
(c) Modernisation of agriculture through science and technology
(d) To introduce the Japanese method of paddy cultivation
Q7. During which Plan period did agricultural production register a negative growth?
Q8. The modern economy is not characterised by?
(a) Production for market
(b) Capital intensive mode of production
(c) Development of money economy
(d) Self-sufficient village system
Q9. Recession is that economic state of a country when there is
(a) accumulation of unsold stocks
(b) slump in trade and industry
(c) fall in consumer demand
Q10. India opted for ‘Mixed Economy’ in?
(b) Second Five Year Plan
(c) Industrial Policy of 1948
(d) Framing of the Constitution