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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 21 – STHAAPNA Series

Which one of the following statements is correct? (1996)

The Prime Minister of India

a)is free to choose his minister only from among those who are members of either House of Parliament

b)can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India in this regard

c)has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet

d)has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary powers vested with the President of India

 

The Prime Minister of India, at the time of his/her appointment (2012)

a)need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of one of the Houses within six months

b)need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of the Lok Sabha within six months

c)must be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament

d)must be a member of the Lok Sabha

 

In India, who is the Chairman of the National Water Resources Council?(2009)

(a) Prime Minister

(b) Minister of Water Resources

(c) Minister of Environment and Forests

(d) Minister of Science and Technology

 

Which of the following is/are the function/functions of the Cabinet Secretariat? (2014)

  1. Preparation of agenda for Cabinet Meetings
  2. Secretariat assistance to Cabinet Committees
  3. Allocation of financial resources to the Ministries

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Consider the following statements (2015)

  1. The Executive Power of the Union of India is vested in the Prime Minister.
  2. The Prime Minister is the ex Officio Chairman of the Civil Services Board.

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

 

With reference to Union Government, consider the following statements: (2009)

1.The Constitution of India provides that all Cabinet Ministries shall be compulsorily the sitting members of Lok Sabha only

2.The Union Cabinet Secretariat operates under the direction of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

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

 

Consider the following statements (2013)

  1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament.
  2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President of India.

3.The Prime Minister shall communicate to the President about the proposals for legislation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Assertion (A) The Council of  Minister in the Union of India is collectively responsible both to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

Reason (R) The members of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the Minister of the Union Government. (2007)

a)Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

b)Both A and R are individually true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

c)A is true, but R is false

d)A is false, but R is true

 

Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments states that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed fifteen percent of the total number of members of the House of the People?( 2009)

(a) 90th

(b) 91st

(c) 92nd

(d) 93rd

 

The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in the (2004)

a)Lok Sabha

b)Either House of Parliament

c)Joint Sitting of Parliament

d)Rajya Sabha alone

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