Prelims-IAS –POLITY MCQ -26

1.. Which of the following functions are performed by the Legislature of India?
1. Financial Function
2. Constituent Function
3. Electoral Function
4. Judicial Function
Select the code from following:
a)  1 and 2 .       b)  2 and 3          c)  1,3 and 4                  d) All of the above

2..The term Federalism refers to

a)  Presence of two houses of Parliament
b)  Presence of a Parliamentary form of a government
c)  Presence of dual polity in a country at the central and state level
d) Presence of single citizenship in a country

3.. In the Constitution, it is defined “India, that is, Bharath as a union of states”. What does this connote?
1. It talks about the name of the country as well as type of the Indian polity.
2. It reaffirms the idea of indestructible nature of Indian federation.
Choose the correct code
a)  1 only
b)  2 only
c)  Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

4..Which of the following comprise the territory of India?

1. Territories of the states
2. Union territories with legislative assembly only
3. Territories that may be acquired by government of India at any time
Choose the correct code
a)  1 and 2 only        b)  1 and 3 only           c)  2 and 3 only             d) All of the above

5..Consider the following statements regarding the relationship of states and union territories with the centre.
1. The names and territorial extent of states are mentioned in the constitution whereas the same is not true with the union territories.
2. The states are the members of federal system whereas union territories are not.
3. The states share distribution of power with the centre but union territories are directly administered by the centre.
Choose the correct code
a)  1 and 2 only .      b)  2 and 3 only          c)  1 and 3 only            d) All of the above