Prelims Polity 515

Consider the following statements regarding the Basic Structure of the Constitution: 1. It refers to features of the Constitution that even the Parliament cannot amend. 2. The Supreme Court has defined the Basic Structure of the Constitution in the Kesavananda Bharti judgement. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 … Continue reading Prelims Polity 515

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Prelims Polity 514

Consider the following statements regarding the Second Schedule of the Constitution: 1. Second Schedule contains the Oaths or Affirmations for Ministers, MPs, Judges of SC and HCs etc. 2. It can be amended by simple majority of the Parliament. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both … Continue reading Prelims Polity 514

Prelims Polity 513

The office of Secretary of State for India, with complete authority and control over Indian administration, was created by: A. Charter Act of 1853 B. Government of India Act of 1858 C. Indian Councils Act of 1861 D. An executive order of the British Government Explanation : The office of Secretary of State for India, … Continue reading Prelims Polity 513

Prelims 512

Consider the following statements regarding the Committees of Constituent Assembly: 1. States Committee (for negotiating with States) was headed by Sardar Patel. 2. The Minorities Sub-Committee was headed by Maulana Abul Kalam Azam. 3. Fundamental Rights Sub-Committee was headed by Dr. Rajendra Prasad Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. … Continue reading Prelims 512

Prelims 511

Consider the following statements regarding the Government of India Act of 1919: 1. It divided the central subjects into two parts - transferred and reserved. 2. The transferred central subjects were to be administered by the Governor while the reserved subjects were to be administered by the Viceroy of India. Which of the statement(s) given … Continue reading Prelims 511

Polity Prelims 510

With reference to the provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, consider the following statements: 1. In the Scheduled areas, at least one-half of the seats in every panchayat are reserved for members of the scheduled tribes. 2. The Gram Sabha shall be responsible for the coordination of planning and implementation … Continue reading Polity Prelims 510

Polity Prelims 509

With regard to the executive power relating to the concurrent subjects in seventh schedule, consider the following statements: 1. A law on concurrent subject is to be ordinarily enacted and executed by the Union. 2. A law to implement any international treaty on concurrent list is enacted by the Parliament but executed by the State. … Continue reading Polity Prelims 509