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Parliament And State Legislatures :

Sole Jurisdiction Of Lok Sabha

Which of the following is the sole jurisdiction of Lok Sabha?

  1. Demand of Grants
  2. Censure Motion
  3. Adjournment Motion
  4. No confidence Motion

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The Prime Minister

The Prime Minister is the chairman of which of the following?

  1. Zonal Council
  2. National Tiger Conservation Authority
  3. Inter-state Council
  4. National Development Council

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The Prime Minister

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Constitution does not contain any specific procedure for the selection & appointment of the Prime Minister.
  2. The term of office of Prime Minister is not fixed and he holds the office during the pleasure of President.

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Voting Against The ‘Whip’

Voting against the ‘Whip’ can cost a legislator his/her membership, but if party condones that act within a stipulated time, he/she can be saved from disqualification. What is that stipulated time?


Anti-Defection

Consider the following statements:

  1. 44th Constitutional Amendment Act brought the Anti-Defection in Xth Schedule of Indian Constitution.
  2. If an independent legislator joins any political party within 6 months of winning the election, this will not amount to defection.

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Lok Sabha

Which of the following can only be introduced in Lok Sabha?

  1. Adjournment Motion
  2. Demand for Grants
  3. Censure Motion
  4. No-Confidence Motion

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Model Code Of Conduct (MCC)

Consider the following statements regarding the Model Code of Conduct (MCC):

  1. The Code of Conduct enjoys a statutory backing and therefore the EC can disqualify a candidate if he/ she violate the Code.
  2. The Code of Conduct comes into force immediately after the elections are announced by the EC.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?


No-confidence Motion

Consider the following statements:

  1. No-confidence Motion can be moved in any house of the parliament.
  2. Passage of No-confidence Motion will lead to resignation of the government.
  3. It can be moved against the individual minister too.

Choose the incorrect statement(s):


Privilege Motion

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Privilege Motion’:

  1. It extends to all members of Parliament, Ministers, Attorney General and President.
  2. The source of privileges is derived from the Constitution and the Rule Book only.

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No-confidence Motion

Consider the following statements with reference to ‘No-confidence Motion’:

  1. It can be introduced by any member in any House of the Parliament.
  2. It needs the support of 50 members in Rajya Sabha and 100 members in Lok Sabha for its introduction.
  3. It can be moved against an individual minister too.

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