UPSC Level 2 Polity Pre Quiz #11

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#1 . With reference to equal powers of Lok Sabha with the Rajya Sabha, consider the following statements: 1. Equal powers with the Rajya Sabha in initiating and passing any bill for constitutional amendment (by a majority of the total membership of the House and at least two-thirds majority of the members present and voting). 2. Equal powers with the Rajya Sabha in initiating and passing a motion for the impeachment of the President (by two-thirds of the membership of the House). 3. Equal powers with the Rajya Sabha in initiating and passing a motion for the impeachment of the judges of the Supreme Court and the state High Courts (by a majority of the membership of the House and at least two-thirds majority of the members present and voting). 4. Equal powers with the Rajya Sabha in initiating and passing a resolution declaring war or national emergency (by two-thirds majority) or constitutional emergency (by simple majority) in a state. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#2 A member can be disqualified of being a member of parliament, 1. if he/she holds office of profit; 2. if he/she is an undischarged insolvent; 3. if he/she is of sound mind; 4. if he/she gives up as a citizenship of India or under allegiance or adherence to a foreign State; 5. disqualified under Representation of People Act. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#3 Consider the following statements: 1. Right to property was originally a fundamental right, but under 44th Amendment Act, right to property ceased to be a fundamental right. 2. Instead the right to property is mentioned under 300A of Indian Constitution, stating that no person can be deprived of his property save by law. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#4 Consider the following statements: 1. Task of developing a constitution for the nation was undertaken by the Constituent Assembly of India, composing of elected representatives. 2. Constituent Assembly first met on September 9, 1946 under the presidency of Dr. Sachidanand later Dr. Rajendra Prasad was made its President. 3. While members of Congress composed of a large majority, Congress leaders appointed persons from diverse political backgrounds to responsibilities of developing the constitution and national laws. Select the incorrect answer using the codes given below:

#5 Consider the following statements: 1. Right to equality is an important right provided for in Articles 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 of the Constitution. 2. It is the principal foundation of all other rights and liberties. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#6 Consider the following statements: 1. Article 17 of the constitution abolishes the practice of untouchability. 2. Practice of untouchability is an offence and anyone doing so is punishable by law. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#7 Consider the following statements: 1. Article 18 of the constitution prohibits the state from conferring any titles. Citizens of India cannot accept titles from a foreign state. 2. The British government had created an aristocratic class known as Rai Bahadurs and Khan Bahadurs in India – these titles were also abolished. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#8 Consider the following statements: All citizens shall have the right— 1. to freedom of speech and expression; 2. to assemble peaceably and without arms; 3. to form associations or unions; 4. to move freely throughout the territory of India; 5. to reside and settle only at place of birth; Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#9 Consider the following statements: 1. Right to freedom of religion, covered in Articles 25, 26, 27 and 28, provides religious freedom to all citizens of India. 2. The objective of this right is to sustain the principle of secularism in India. 3. According to the Constitution, all religions are equal before the State and no religion shall be given preference over the other. 4. Citizens are free to preach, practice and propagate any religion of their choice. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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