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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 15 – STHAAPNA Series

The main advantage of the parliamentary form of governments is that (2017)

(a) the executive and legislature work independently.

(b) it provides continuity of policy and is more efficient.

(c) the executive remains responsible to the legislature.

(d) the head of the government cannot be changed without election.


Out of the following statements, choose the one that brings out the principle underlying the Cabinet form of Government(2017)

a)An arrangement for minimizing the criticism against the Government whose responsibilities are complex and hard to carry out the satisfaction of all.

b)A mechanism for speeding up the activities of the Government whose responsibilities are increasing day by day.

c)A mechanism of parliamentary democracy for ensuring collective responsibility of the Government to the people.

d)A device for strengthening the hands of the head of the Government whose hold over the people is in a state of decline.


There is a Parliamentary System of Government in India because the (2015)

(a) Lok Sabha is elected directly by the people

(b) Parliament can amend the Constitution

(c) Rajya Sabha cannot be dissolved

(d) Council of Ministers is responsible to the Lok Sabha


In the context of India, which of the following principles is/are, implied institutionally in the parliamentary government? (2013)

  1. Members of the Cabinet are Members of the Parliament.
  2. Ministers hold the office till they enjoy confidence in the Parliament.
  3. Cabinet is headed by the Head of the State.


(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Consider the following statements : A Constitutional Government is one which – (2014)

  1. Places effective restrictions on individual liberty in the interest of State Authority.
  2. Places effective restrictions on the Authority of the State in the interest of individual liberty.

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


Democracy‘s superior virtue lies in the fact that it calls into activity (2017)

(a) the intelligence and character of ordinary men and women.

(b) the methods for strengthening executive leadership.

(c) a superior individual with dynamism and vision.

(d) a band on dedicated party workers.

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