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The Governor: PYQs (Laxmikant Summary)
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This lesson discusses Prelims and Mains PYQs related to the Governor.

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Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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  1. LAXMIKANT: THE GOVERNOR PYQs BY NANDINI MAHARAJ


  2. ABOUT ME o BA (Hons.) History e Lady Shri Ram College for Women MA Applied Human Rights o Sheffield Hallam University o Kapila Hingorani Scholar o Hobbies: reading, dancing o Rate, review and recommend! o Follow me e https://unacademy.com/user/NandiniMaharaj/courses


  3. TOPICS o Prelims Q&A o Mains Q


  4. 60. Which of the following are the discretionary powers given to the Governor of a State? 1. Sending a report to the President of India for imposing the President's rule 2. Appointing the Ministers 3. Reserving certain bills passed by the State Legislature for consideration of the President of India 4. Making the rules to conduct the business of the State Government Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2, 3 and 4 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


  5. ANSWER: B


  6. 82. Consider the following statements 1. The Legislative Council of a State in India can be larger in size than half of the Legislative Assembly of that particular State. 2. The Governor of a State nominates the Chairman of Legislative Council of that particular State. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2


  7. ANSWER: D o Legislative Council can have maximum 1/3 of the members of the legislative assembly o Chairperson chosen from among the members themselves


  8. 2. Which oneof the following 2013 statements is correct? (a) In India, the same person cannot be appointed as Governor for two or more States at the same time (b) The Judges of the High Court of the States in India are appointed by the Governor of the State just as the Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President (c) No procedure has been laid down in the Constitution of India for the removal of a Governor from his/her post In the case of a Union Territory having a legislative setup, the Chief Minister is appointed by the Lt. Governor on the basis of majority support (d)


  9. ANSWER: C


  10. 2015 o Resorting to ordinances has alusays raised concern on violation of the spirit of separation of powers doctrine. While noting the rationales justifying the power to promulgate ordinances, analyse whether the decisions of the Supreme Court on the issue have further facilitated resorting to this power. should the power to promulgate ordinances be repealed?