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UPSC IAS Prelims Topicwise Questions : Constitution


5. 
Constitution
MOCK 5

Consider the statements regarding the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
1) He is subordinate to the Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
2) He can vacate his office by giving a written resignation to the President of India.
3) He is directly responsible to Rajya Sabha.
Choose the correct statements from the codes below.

A. 1 and 2 only.
B. 3 only.
C. 2 and 3only.
D. All the above.

Answer: Option B


13. 
Constitution
MOCK 5

Consider the following Statements:
1. According to Article 21 of the constitution, every person has a Fundamental Right to be defended by a lawyer
2. Article 39A of the constitution places a duty upon the State to provide a lawyer to any citizen who is unable to engage one due to poverty or other disability
3. The Criminal Justice system includes police, public prosecutor, defence lawyer, judge only.
Select the correct code:

A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 1 Only
D. 2 and 3

Answer: Option D


14. 
Constitution
MOCK 5

Under the Constitution, a person shall be disqualified for being chosen as and for being a member of the legislative assembly or legislative council of a state if he holds any office of profit under the Union or state government. It is governor who disqualifies if a member has become subject to the above disqualification.
Consider the following statements.

A. Governor can disqualify the member on his own discretion.
B. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the President of India.
C. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the Election Commission of India.
D. Governor can disqualify the member only after he obtains the opinion of the Supreme Court.

Answer: Option C


16. 
Constitution
MOCK 5

Supreme Court in the past has given several verdicts, rulings related to the aid and advice given by Council of Ministers to the Governor. Consider the following statements.
1) A council of ministers must always exist to advise the governor, even after the dissolution of the state legislative assembly or resignation of a council of ministers.
2) Except in spheres where the governor is to act in his discretion, the governor has to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers in the exercise of his powers and functions.
3) Wherever the Constitution requires the satisfaction of the governor, the satisfaction is not the personal satisfaction of the governor but it is the satisfaction of the council of ministers.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

A. 1, 2 only.
B. 2, 3 only.
C. 1, 3 only.
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D


42. 
Constitution
MOCK 5

Puducherry and Delhi are the only two Union Territories that have Legislatures of their own. Consider the following statements.
1) Puducherry can make laws on any of the subjects in the State List but not in the Concurrent List
2) Delhi can make laws on any of the subjects in the State List or in the Concurrent List (except public order, police and land).
Choose the incorrect statement/s from the following codes below.

A. 1 only.
B. 2 only.
C. Both.
D. None of the above.

Answer: Option A