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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 18 – STHAAPNA Series

With reference to the Finance Commission of India, which of the following statements is correct? (2010)

(a) It encourages the inflow of foreign capital for infrastructure development

(b) It facilitates the proper distribution of finances among the Public Sector Undertakings

(c) It ensures transparency in financial administration

(d) None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct in this context

 

The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to (2000)

a)Distribution of revenue between the Centre and the States

b)Prepare the Annual Budget

c)Advise the President on Financial matters

d)Allocate funds to various ministries of the Union and State Governments

 

Which one of the following authorities recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues to the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India? (2002)

a)Finance Commission

b)Inter-State Council

c)Union Ministry of Finance

d)Public Accounts Committee

 

Consider the following statements

The function (s) of the Finance Commission is/are

1.To allow the withdrawal of the money out of the Consolidated Fund of India.

2.To allocate between the states and centre the shares of proceeds of taxes.

3.To consider applications for grants-in-aid from states.

4.To supervise and report on whether the Union and State Governments are levying taxes in accordance with the budgetary provisions.

Which of the statement (s) is/are correct? (2003)

a)Only 1

b)Only 2 & 3

c)Only 3 & 4

d)Only 1,2 & 4

 

According to the National Human Rights Commission Act, 1993, who amongst the following can be its Chairman? (2004)

a)Any serving Judge of the Supreme Court

b)Any serving Judge of the High Court

c)Only a retired Chief Justice of India

d)Only a retired Chief Justice of a High Court

 

Consider the following statements regarding the National Human Rights Commission of India: (1999)

1.Its Chairman must be a retired Chief Justice of India.

2.It has formations in each state as State Human Rights Commission.

3.Its powers are only recommendatory in nature.

4.It is mandatory to appoint a woman as a member of the Commission.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a)1, 2, 3 & 4

b)2 & 4

c)2 & 3

d)1 & 3

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