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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 9 – STHAAPNA Series

Consider the table given below:


Which one of the following will fit in the place marked ‘X”? (1995)

(a)Minister who are not Members of Parliament but who have to get themselves elected to either House of Parliament within six months after assuming office.

(b)Not more than 20 nominated members.

(c)Not more than 20 representatives of Union Territories.

(d)The Attorney General who has the right of speak and take part in the proceedings of either House of Parliament.


Which of the following are/is stated in the Constitution of India?

  1. The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament.
  2. The Parliament shall consist of the President and two Houses.

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (1997)

(a)Neither 1 nor 2

(b)Both 1 and 2

(c)Only 1

(d)Only 2


For election to the Lok Sabha, a nomination paper can be filed by (2017)

(a) anyone residing in India.

(b) a resident of the constituency from which the election is to be contested.

(c) any citizen of India whose name appears in the electoral roll of a constituency.

(d) any citizen of India.


The term of the Lok Sabha (2002)

(a)Cannot be extended under any circumstances

(b)Can be extended by six month at a time

(c)Can be extended by one year at a time during the proclamation of emergency

(d)Can be extended for two years at a time during the proclamation of emergency


Regarding the office of the Lok Sabha Speaker, consider the following statements: (2012)

1.He/She holds the office during the pleasure of the President.

2.He/She need not be a member of the House at the time of his/her election but has to become a member of the House within six months from the date of his/her election.

3.If he/she intends to resign, the letter of his/her resignation has to be addressed to the Deputy Speaker.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)3 only

(c)1, 2 and 3


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