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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 11 – STHAAPNA Series

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Consider the following statements (2013)

1.The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.

2.While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the right to vote in the election of the Vice President.

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

 (b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India? (2012)

a)To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of a State

b)To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services

c)To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his/her retirement

d)To determine the functions of the Election Commission and to determine the number of Election Commissioners


The Parliament of India exercises control over the functions of the Council of Ministers through (2017)

  1. Adjournment motion
  2. Questions hour
  3. Supplementary questions

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is (2012)

(a) to allow a discussion on a definite matter of urgent public importance

(b) to let opposition members collect information from the ministers

(c) to allow a reduction of specific amount in demand for grant

(d) to postpone the proceedings to check the inappropriate or violent behaviour on the part of some members


Which one of the following statements is not correct? (2004)

(a) In Lok Sabha, a No-Confidence motion has to set out the grounds on which it is based

(b) In the case of a No-Confidence motion in Lok Sabha, no condition of admissibility have been laid down in the rules

(c) A motion of no-confidence once admitted, has to be taken up within ten days of the leave being granted

(d) Rajya Sabha is not empowered to entertain a motion of No-Confidence


Consider the following statements regarding a No Confidence Motion in India : (2014)

  1. There is no mention of a No-Confidence Motion in the Constitution of India.
  2. A motion of No-Confidence can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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