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- Who is known as Father of Local Self Government in India ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Lord Ripon
Lord Ripon is known as Father of Local Self Government in India. Lord Ripon who, in his famous resolution on local self-government on May 18, 1882, recognised the twin considerations of local government: (i) administrative efficiency and (ii) political education.
- The Indian federation is similar to that of which country ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Canada
Indian federation model resembles the Canadian one where instead of federation it is known by the term Union.
- The Indian Councils Actor or Minto-Morley Reforms was passed by British Parliament in which year ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.1909
The Indian Councils Act 1909 or Morley-Minto Reforms or Minto-Morley Reforms was passed by British Parliament in 1909 in an attempt to widen the scope of legislative councils
- The Act of 1909 gave separate electorate to the
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Muslims
The Act of 1909 stipulated that in councils and in the imperial legislature, for the number of reserved seats to be in excess of their relative population (25 percent of the Indian population), and that only Muslims should vote for candidates for the Muslim seats (‘separate electorates’).
- Who can be removed without impeachment in India ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Governor
In as much as the Governor holds office during the pleasure of the President, there is no security of his tenure. He can be removed by the President at any time. There is no provision for impeaching the Governor by the State Legislature.
- As per constitution any one can be appointed as a minister (even Prime minister) by the president. If they are not members of Parliament, he can enjoy the power for a duration of
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.6 months
The President may appoint any chief member of the Council of Ministers, these being the prime minister and the cabinet members, if they are not members of Parliament for a duration of six months. After that time, the minister must secure his position through election. During this time, the cabinet members will not be able to vote in Parliament.
- ……………. is the only chief justice who has taken the position of both the president and vice president
1.Ajit Nath Ray
2.Kailas Nath Wanchoo
4.Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi
5.None of theseAnswer – 3. Mohammad Hidayatullah
If both the president and vice president ‘s post is vacant then the chief justice of India takes in charge of their functions and responsibilities under The President (Discharge of Functions) Act, 1969 and Mr. Hidaytulla is the only chief justice who has taken the position in the year 1969.
- Who all are permitted to stand as Presidential candidates ?
3.Vice – President
4.All of these
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.All of these
Certain office-holders, however, are permitted to stand as Presidential candidates.
These are: The current Vice-President. The Governor of any State. A Minister of the Union or of any State (Including Prime Minister and Chief Ministers)
- Which article says that the Vice-President of India will have to discharge the duties, if the Office falls vacant due to any reason other than expiry of the term ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Article 65
Article 65 of the Indian Constitution says that the Vice-President of India will have to discharge the duties for 6 months , if the Office falls vacant due to any reason other than expiry of the term
- The President is administered the oath of office by
3.Chief Justice of India
4.All of these
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Chief Justice of India
The President is administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of India. The President takes the oath to protect the Constitution.