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21st Sep, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. Which of the following factors limit the sovereignty of Indian Parliament

1) Written Nature of the Constitution

2) Federal System of Government

3) System of Judicial Review

4) Fundamental Rights

5) Fundamental Duties

Select the correct code

A. 1, 2, 3, 5

B. 1, 3, 4, 5

C. 1, 2, 3, 4

D. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding Parliamentary Privileges:

1) The Constitution provides Parliamentary privileges to the members of both the houses of parliament and not their committees.

2) The Constitution has also extended the parliamentary privileges to those persons who are entitled to speak in the proceedings of a House of Parliament.

3) The parliamentary privileges do not extend to the president of India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 1, 2

B. 2, 3

C. 2 only

D. 1, 3

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Q3. The act created for the first time, a Government of India having authority over the entire territorial area possessed by the British in India:

A. Charter Act of 1833

B. Act of 1891

C. Act of 1909

D. Government of India Act 1935

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

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Q4. The “Sovereignty” of India means:

1) No external power can dictate to the government of India

2) Citizens cannot be discriminated against on any grounds.

3) There is freedom of speech and expression for Indian citizens

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2

B. 1

C. 1, 3

D. 1, 2, 3

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Q5. Which of the following statement is not correct:

A. Fundamental Rights are not sacrosanct

B. Fundamental Rights promote the ideal of political democracy

C. The six rights guaranteed by Article 19 can be suspended when the emergency is declared on the grounds of external aggression and armed rebellion

D. Laws made to enforce fundamental rights can be made only by the parliament and not by state legislatures

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

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Q6. Which of the following comes outside the scope of Article 368:

1) Elections to Parliament and state legislatures.

2) Rules of procedure in Parliament.

3) Supreme Court and high courts.

Select the correct code:

A. 1, 3

B. 2, 3

C. 1, 2

D. 1, 2, 3

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Q7. Which of the following is the competent authority to change the name of any State of India:

A. Governor of the State

B. Concerned State Legislature

C. Union Home Minister

D. Parliament

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Q8. If the Union Parliament wishes to move a matter from Concurrent List to the Union List, which of these follows:

A. The Rajya Sabha must initiate a constitutional amendment bill.

B. The President must consult the Governors of a majority of States and act according to their advice.

C. The Cabinet must pass an executive fiat to this effect

D. It must obtain the consent of all State Legislatures for the same

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Q9. When a MP has voted against his political party in the Parliament, which among the following authorities will decide on his disqualification pertaining to anti defection law

A. Parliamentary Committee on Anti defection

B. President of India

C. Election Commission of India

D. Presiding Officer of that House of the Parliament

Select the correct answer code:

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Q10. The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the:

A. Contingency Fund of India

B. Consolidated Fund of India

C. Consolidated Fund of the State

D. Contingency Fund of the State