Indian Polity Quiz for upcoming 2016-17 Exams


1. With respect to the President of India, which among the following statements is / are correct? 
1. A person who has been president of India is eligible for immediate re-election 
2. A person cannot hold the office of president of India for more than two consecutive terms 
Choose the correct option from the codes given below: 
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 & 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. The President of India can nominate ___members in Lok Sabha and __ members in Rajya Sabha.
(a) 12, 2
(b) 2, 12
(c) 2, 10
(d) 10, 2

3. Which one of the following officials are appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister? 
1. The Chief Justice of India 
2. The Chairman of FC
3. Governors of the States 
4. Judges of the HCs 
Codes: 
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 1, 2, 3 & 4
(c) 1, 3 & 4
(d) 2, 3 & 4 

4. Which of the following is/are correct? 
I.  If the election of the President or the Vice-President is declared void acts done by him prior to the date of such decision shall be invalidated 
II. Disputes regarding the election of the Vice-President is referred to the Election Commission 
III.No formal impeachment is required for the removal of the Vice-President 
IV. No functions are attached to the office of the Vice-President as such 
Codes: 
(a) III and IV
(b) I, III, IV 
(c) II and III  
(d) I, II, III and IV 

5. The Vice-President of India can be removed from his office before the expiry of his term 
(a) by the Rajya Sabha through a resolution passed by two-thirds majority and agreed to by the Lok Sabha
(b) by the President on the recommendation of the Supreme Court of India 
(c) by the Central Council of Ministers 
(d) by the President 

6. During which one of the following situations does the Vice-President discharges the functions of the President?
1. When the President falls ill
2. When the President vacates office
3. When the President dies
4. When the President has been suspended
Codes: 
(a) 1, 2, 4
(b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 3
(d) I, 3, 4 

7. Which of the following steps can be taken by the President during the Financial Emergency?
1. Direct the Union and of State Governments to observe such canons of financial propriety as he deems desirable
2. Suspend the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens 
3. Order reduction of salaries and allowances of all the Civil Servants 
4. Order the reduction of the salaries of the Supreme Court and High Court Judges
Codes: 
(a) 1, 3, 4
(b) 1, 2, 4
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 

8. Which of the following are judicial powers of the President of India? 
1. He can remove the Judges of the Supreme Court on grounds of misconduct 
2. He appoints the Chief Justice and other Judges of the Supreme Court 
3. He can grant pardon, reprieves and respites to the persons 
4. He can consult the Supreme Court on any question of law or fact which is of public importance 
Codes: 
(a) 2, 3
(b) 1, 2, 3
(c) 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4

9. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The President can send messages to the Parliament 
2. The President can dissolve the Lok Sabha 
3. The President can summon each House of the Parliament
4. The President is not a part of the Parliament 
Codes: 
(a) 1, 3, 4
(b) 1, 4
(c) 1, 2, 3, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 

10. When does the President of India have a choice in the appointment of the Prime Minister? 
(a) When one party has an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha
(b) The President do not have any choice in the appointment of the PM and is bound to follow
(c) When no single party has an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha
(d) When no recognised party has a majority in the Lok Sabha