Prelims Practice Questions 30-04-2019

1. What is true of differences between National emergency and the President’s rule?
(1). Former can remain imposed for an indefinite period but the later extends for a maximum period of three years.
(2). The Legislative functioning in the former remains confined with the parliament but in the later it can be delegated to the president or any authority prescribed by him.
(3). The state executive continues its functioning in the former while in the later, the state executive is dismissed.
(4). In the former, the revocation order can be issued by the Lok Sabha while in the later, the revocation order can be issued both by the president and parliament.


2. Which of the following can be considered as challenges to a democracy?
(1). Applying basic principle of democratic government across all the regions, different social groups and various institutions.
(2). Ensuring greater power to the local government.
(3). Extension of federal principles to all the units of federation.


3. A person who is not a member of the Parliament can also become a Minister. Consider following statements and choose incorrect ones.
(1). Such Person has to get elected within three months of appointment as Minister
(2). Ministers are appointed among Lok Sabha members only


4. Which of the following is/are not a feature of presidential form of government?
(1). It is a republican system of government
(2). Executives coming from legislature and collectively responsible towards it
(3). The head of state is a real head (not titular head) and head of state is also the head of government.
(4). Emphais on separation of powers along with certain checks and balance?


5. Which is not true of the judgement in the SR Bommai case?


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