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Introduction Akhilesh Kumar Yadav Graduated From University of Delhi B.A Program (History ,Political Science) . Qualified UPSC CDS 2018 Qualified AFCAT 2018 Appeared in SSB Twice https://unacademy.com/user/akhileshyadav329
CHAPTERWISE OUESTIONS THE PRESIDENT
1. How is the President elected in India? a) Directly b) By Rajya Sabha Members c) By Lok Sabha Members d) By Indirect Elections
Answer:- (d) The President of India is elected by the system of Proportional Representation by means of single transferable vote and the voting at such election shall be by secret ballot. * This is an indirect method of election Article 54 describes the method of election of President It says President hall be elected by the emhers of an electoral collene
That electoral college consists of: a) All the elected members of both the Houses of Parliament(R.S. + L.S.) b) All the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the State. Here "State" involves National Capital Territory Delhi and Union Territory of Puducherry by 70th Amendment Act 1992
* 2. Which of the following is not correct regarding Presidential Election? a) Election of the successor must be held before the expiry of the term of the incumbent President b) The President shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enter:s his office. c) On the expiration of his term, he continues to hold ofice until his successor enters upon his office. d) President's election may be postponed on the ground that the electoral collegeis incomplete.
Answer:- (d) * President election may not be postponed on the ground that electoral college is incomplete The Legislative Assembly which is dissolved cannot take part in the election. Thus option (d) is not correct while other options are correct as related to the election of the president.
3. Maximum number of electors needed to be proposer of the of the presidential candidiate is - a) Ten electors b) Twenty electors c) Fifty electors d) Fifteen electors
Answer:- (c) For the nomination of a person for the election of the President, minimum 50 electors need to be proposers, and further 50 electors need to be seconders of the nomination paper.