Sunday, October 26, 2014

Polity Snippets

How many languages are recognized in India as statutory?22
What is the age in India to get the right to vote?18
The drafting of Indian constitution was completed in the year1949
Delinking of the state from religious matters is known asSecularism
The chairman of the constitution drafting committee wasDr. B.R. Ambedkar
What is the minimum age requirement for a person to be a candidate in Lok Sabha elections?25
The first general elections were held in India in1952
The writ that provides a remedy for illegal detention of a personHabeas Corpus
The Impeachment of the President of India can be initiated in The Parliamentary form of government was first evolved inBritain
The Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on26 November, 1949
The concept of Directive Principles of State Policy is borrowed fromIreland
The members of Rajya Sabha are elected for a term ofSix years
The first state created on linguistic basis wasAndhra Pradesh
The highest law officer in the state isAdvocate General
The State Reorganisation Commission was appointed in 1953 under the chairmanship ofFazal Ali
India - China war occurred in1962
India's foreign policy isNon-Alignment
Who can levy the taxes on agricultural revenues?Central Government
If President and Vice President, both are unavailable, who would discharge the functions?Chief Justice of India
What can be the maximum number of members of the Lok Sabha ?552
What was the strength of Lok Sabha after India's first general elections?489
In India the Parliament is made up of1. Lok Sabha 2. Rajya Sabha 3. President
Who can choose President of India?1. Members of Lok Sabha 2. Members of Rajya Sabha 3. Members of Legislative Assemblies
The Vice President of India is elected by the Electoral College consisting of the members ofRajyasabha and Loksabha
How many members can be nominated in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha by the President of India?Rajya Sabha 12, Lok Sabha 2.
The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision ofA circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair
Jurisdiction of which among the following High Courts covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep?Kerala High Court
The number of judges can be altered in the Supreme Court by theParliament
Who among the following can dismiss Governor of a state from his office?President
Which state is not a part of the Eastern Zonal Council?Assam
The current strength of judges in India's Supreme Court is30
What is the maximum (sanctioned) strength of Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India?31
Which among the following is the middle unit of Three - Tier Panchayati Raj System?Panchayat Samiti
A National emergency on the grounds of security threat is proclaimed under which among the following articles?Article 352
Deputy Speaker and Speaker of the Lok Sabha may resign by giving in writing toEach other

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