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Prelims-IAS –POLITY MCQ -20

1.. With regard to the First Past the Post system of elections in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. In this system each constituency elects one representative.
  2. The winning candidate in this system must secure more than fifty percent votes.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2


2.. Consider the following statements:
1. The Rajya Sabha is a permanent body.
2. The Constitution has fixed the term of office of members of Rajya Sabha as 6 years.
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


3.. Which of the following is/are correct with reference to the election of members and chairpersons of panchayats under the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1993?

  1. Members of panchayats at all levels are elected directly by the people.
  2. Chairpersons of panchayats at all levels are elected indirectly by and from amongst members of panchayats.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2


4.. Which among the following provisions ensure impartial functioning of the Supreme Court of India?

  1. Separation of judiciary from executive
  2. Expenses not charged on Consolidated Fund of India.
  3. Power of Supreme Court to extend its jurisdiction

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a)  1 and 2 only(b)  2 and 3 only(c)  1 and 3 only(d)  1, 2 and 3


5.. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to Committee on Public Undertakings?
1. The members are elected every year from both the houses of the parliament.
2. The chairman of this Committee can be only from Lok sabha.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2


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