TOP 500 POLITY &GOVERNANCE MCQS FOR UPSC 2018 PRELIMS MCQ 11-20 AMIT BAGHEL
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Q 11. Consider the following statements: 1. The Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts is appointed by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. 2. The Committee on Public Accounts comprises Members of Lok Sabha, Members of Rajya Sabha and few eminent persons of industry and trade 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
A) 1 only The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is a committee of selected members of Parliament, constituted by the Parliament of India, for the auditing of the revenue and the expenditure of the Government of The PAC is formed every year with a strength of not more than 22 members of which 15 are from Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament, and 7 from Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament. The term of office of the members is one year. The Chairman is appointed by the Speaker of Lok Sabha. India.
Q12. Consider the following statements in context of The Anti-Hijacking Act,2016: 1. The new Act takes into consideration the possibility that a hijacker need not be physically present inside the aircraft to take control of it. 2. An aircraft is considered in service from the beginning of the pre-flight preparation by ground personnel or by the crew for a specific flight until 24 hours after landing. 3. The term 'aircraft' is identified as any aircraft, whether or not it is registered in India, besides including aircrafts that are used in customs or police service Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of these
A) 1 and 2 only The new act expands the definition of hijacking to seizure or take over an aircraft using' any technological means" The term 'aircraft' is identified as any aircraft, whether or not it is registered in India. But it excludes an aircraft that is used in customs or police service, which should have been included It would have helped if there was also a provision to cover 'hoax calls' with proportionate punishment. Hoax calls create panic, resulting in serious complications for passengers. Moreover, even the terms 'hostage' and 'security personnel' have not been defined in the act. The act also does not protect ground staff and security personnel at the airport.
Q13. With reference to the Prasar Bharati consider the following statements 1. It is an autonomous body set up by an Act of Parliament and comprises Doordarshan Television Network and All India Radio, 2. The President of India appoints Chairman and the other Members, except the ex officio members, nominated member and the elected members 3. The Chairman is a part time member with a 2 year tenure, subject to the age limit of 70 years. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A)1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D)1,2 and3
A) 1 and 2 only VThe Corporation is governed by the Prasar Bharati Board, which comprises a Chairman, an Executive Member (Chief Executive Officer), a Member (Finance), a Member (Personnel), six Part-time Members, a representative of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the Directors General of All India Radio and Doordarshan as ex-officio Members VThe Chairman is a part time member with a 3 year tenure, subject to the age limit of 70 years. The Executive Member has a tenure of five years, subject to the age limit of 65 years. Member (Finance) and Member (Personnel) are whole time members with a six year tenure, subject to the age limit of 62 years. The Prasar Bharati Board meets at least 6 times in a year and between the two meetings there should not be a time gap of 3 months or more. VThe President of India appoints Chairman and the other Members, except the ex officio members, nominated member and the elected members.
Q14. Consider the following 1. The Supreme Court prescribes a time limit of 273 days for a three-tier recruitment system for lower court judges to the states 2. The Supreme Court prescribes a time limit of 153 days for a two-tier recruitment system for lower courts judges to the states. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither of these
C) Both 1 and 2 Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/states-delay-recruiting-of-lower- court-judges/article21244641 ece [ 1st Dec,2017 ]
Q15.The accounts of the union and of the state shall be kept in such a form as prescribed by: A) Finance Minister of India in consultation with CAG of India B) CAG of India with the approval of Cabinet C) CAG of India with the approval of the President D) President of India in consultation with CAG of India
D) President of India in consultation with CAG of India Article 150: Form of accounts of the Union and of the States VThe accounts of the Union and of the States shall be kept in such form as the President may, on the advice of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India, prescribe.
C) 1 and 4 Original jurisdiction. Original meaning originating in the supreme court, not on appeal So obviously federal provisions i.e 1 and 4. UT is not under federal relationship.
Q18. Which among the following are the grounds for Preventive Detention in India? 1. security of state, 2. maintenance of public order, 3. maintenance of supplies and essential services and defence, 4. foreign affairs or security of India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A)1, 2 and 3 only B) 1 and 3 only C) 1, 2 and 4 only D) All of these
Q 19. 73rd Amendment Act does not apply to the states of: 1. Nagaland 2. Mizoram 3. Jammu and Kashmir 4. Meghalaya Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A) 1 and 2 B) 1,2 and 4 C) 2 and 3 D) All of these
D) All of these The Amendment Act has added part IX to the Constitution of India entitled as 'Panchayats'. The part consists of provisions from Article 243 to 243-0 A new schedule called as Eleventh Schedule lists 29 functional items that panchayats are supposed to deal with under Article 243-G. The basic provisions of the Act are divisible into compulsory provisions and voluntary arrangements
Q20.Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India? A) To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of a State B) To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services C) To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his/her retirement D) To determine the functions of the Election Commission and to determine the number of Election Commissioners
B) To pass a resolution empowering the Parliament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services Rajya Sabha being a federal chamber - representing States/Union territories, enjoys certain special powers: 1. to empower Parliament to make laws in respect of any matter enumerated in the State List in the national interest by adopting a resolution to this effect (article 249), 2. creation of All India Services (article 312) and, 3. approving Proclamations (issued under article 352[national emergency] or article 356[failure of constitutional machinery in a State] or article 360 [financial emergency]) if the Lok Sabha stand dissolved or the dissolution of the Lok Sabha takes place within the period allowed for the approval of the Proclamation bv Parliament
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