Polity - General Awareness Questions and Answers


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QUESTION

Sameer wants to contest Lok Sabha elections in India. At what age can he do that?

A)

18 years

B)

25 years

C)

21 years

D)

30 years

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QUESTION

Which freedom fighter abolished the Zamindari System in Uttar Pradesh and was elected as the Home Minister in 1955?

A)

Jyotiba Phule

B)

Govind Ballabh Pant

C)

Lala Hardayal

D)

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

General Awareness » Polity

QUESTION

Which is NOT correct about the President of India? 

A)

Every bill passed by the Parliament goes to the President for his assent before it becomes a law. 

B)

He has veto power by which he can withhold or refuse to give assent to Bills including Money Bill passed by the Parliament. 

C)

The President holds office for a period of five years.  

D)

He is a part of the Parliament.  

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QUESTION

Which of the following is NOT correct about the power of the Speaker of the state Legislative Assembly?

A)

He adjourns the Assembly or suspends the meeting in the absence of a quorum.

B)

He maintains order and decorum of the House.

C)

He calls for a joint session of the Assembly and Council to resolve the deadlock between the two Houses over an ordinary Bill.

D)

He decides whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not.

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QUESTION

The emoluments and allowances of the President and other expenditure relating to his office is charged on the ______ of India.

A)

contingency fund

B)

estimates fund

C)

public accounts fund

D)

consolidated fund

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QUESTION

Which of the following is NOT a national political party?

A)

Nationalist Congress Party  

B)

National Conference  

C)

Bahujan Samaj Party  

D)

Bhartiya Janata Party

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QUESTION

Who has the right to appoint an inter-state council to promote centre-state and inter-state cooperation?

A)

 Both the Prime Minister and Chief Minister together 

B)

The President of India   

C)

 Both the President and Governor together 

D)

 The Prime Minister of India 

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QUESTION

The vice President of India may be impeached by

A)

Lok Sabha

B)

Rajya Sabha

C)

Vidhan Sabha

D)

Vidhan Parishad

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QUESTION

Who among the following is the first lady Governor of an Indian State ?

A)

 Mrs Tarakeshwari Sinha

B)

Mrs Sucheta Karipalani

C)

Miss Padmaja Naidu

D)

Mrs Sarojni Naidu

General Awareness » Polity

QUESTION

The Governor of a State in Indian is

A)

Directly elected by the people of the state

B)

 Appointed by the State Chief Minister

C)

 Appointed by the president

D)

 Appointed by the Prime Minister

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QUESTION

Which of the following who is credited for the unification of India after Independence ?

A)

Vallabh Bhai Patel

B)

C. Rajgopalchari

C)

Mahatma Gandhi

D)

 Jawahar Lal Nehru

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QUESTION

What is the Bye Election?

A)

An election held to fill vacancy caused by death

B)

An election due to disqualification of a member

C)

An Election due to resignation of a member

D)

All of above

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QUESTION

Which of the following is NOT the work of the legislature?

A)

Making law

B)

Budgeting

C)

Passing of budget

D)

Control on the executive

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QUESTION

Before becoming the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind was the Governor of which state?

A)

Rajasthan

B)

Bihar

C)

Madhya Pradesh

D)

Uttar Pradesh

General Awareness » Polity

QUESTION

The term ‘Parliament’ refers to the ____________.

A)

National legislature

B)

Rajya Sabha

C)

State legislature

D)

Lok Sabha

General Awareness » Polity

QUESTION

The Vice President of India is elected for a period of ______ years.

A)

5

B)

2

C)

3

D)

6

General Awareness » Polity

QUESTION

Who has taken oath as Bihar Chief Minister for 8th time?

A)

Tejaswi Prasad Yadav

B)

Pramod Sawant

C)

Nitish Kumar

D)

Anugrah Narayan

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QUESTION

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 8, 2022. The Bill amends the Electricity Act established in _______.

A)

2005

B)

2007

C)

2001

D)

2003

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QUESTION

As of 10 April 2022, who among the following is serving as the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh?

A)

Kawasi Lakhma

B)

TS Singh Deo 

C)

Tamradhwaj Sahu

D)

Bhupesh Baghel 

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QUESTION

The Centre introduced a new bill called the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022. This Bill will repeal the Identification of Prisoners Act which was established in _______.

A)

1920

B)

1945

C)

1930

D)

1950