09 January 2018

1.    Which of the given statements are correct?
1.    The Vice-President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of Rajya Sabha  in accordance with the system of  proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote.
2.    The Vice-President shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office.
(a)    Only 1
(b)    Only 2
(c)    Both 1 & 2
(d)    None of the above

2.    Which of the given statements related to the Ordinance making power of the President are correct?
1.    The ambit of this Ordinance making power of the President is co-extensive with the legislative powers of Parliament.
2.    This independent power of the Executive to legislate by Ordinance is a relic of the Government of India Act, 1935.
(a)    Only 1
(b)    Only 2
(c)    Both 1 and 2
(d)    None of the above

3.    Consider the following statements regarding to the Anti-Defection Law,
1.    A nominated member of a house becomes disqualified on the ground of defection, if he joins any political party after the expiry of six months of his nomination.
2.    Member of the house after being elected as a presiding officer of the house will not be disqualified if he voluntary gives up the membership of his party.
3.    91st Amendment Act of 2003 deleted the provision of ‘Anti-Defection law’ pertaining to exemption in case of merger by 1/3rd members of the party.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
(a)    2 Only
(b)    3 Only
(c)    All are correct
(d)    All are incorrect

4.    The secretarial assistance provided by Cabinet Secretariat to the Cabinet and Cabinet committees, includes
1.    Convening of the meetings of the Cabinet on the orders of the Prime Minister.
2.    Preparation and circulation of the agenda.
3.    Preparing a record of discussions taken.
Choose the correct statement/s
(a)    1 and 2
(b)    Only 1
(c)    Only 2
(d)    1, 2 and 3

5. Which of the given statements related to the process of removal of the Vice President are correct?
1.    He may be removed by a resolution of the Council of states passed by a majority of its members and agreed to by the House of the People.
2.    A formal impeachment is not required for his removal.
(a)    Only 1
(b)    Only 2
(c)    Both 1 and 2
(d)    None of the above



1 b
2 c
3 c
4 d
5 c

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00 In Exam Practice Zone English