#1 With reference to membership of the Rajya Sabha, consider the following statements: 1. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are nominated by the President of India for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. 2. The remainder of body is elected by the state and territorial legislatures. 3. Members sat for six-year terms, with one-third of the members retiring every two years.Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
#2 Consider the following statements with reference to amendments in the fundamental rights: 1. Changes to the fundamental rights require a constitutional amendment which has to be passed by a special majority of both houses of Parliament.2. This means that an amendment requires the approval of two-thirds of the members present and voting. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
#3 Consider the following statements with reference to right to property: 1. The Forty-Forth Amendment of 1968 deleted the right to property from the list of fundamental rights. 2. A new provision, Article 200-A, was added to the Constitution which provided that “no person shall be deprived of his/ her property save by authority of law”. 3. Thus if a legislature makes a law depriving a person of his/ her property, there would be no obligation on the part of the state to pay anything as compensation. 4. The aggrieved person shall have no right to move the court under Article 32.Select the incorrect answer using the codes given below:
#4 The Constitution defnes the duties of the Prime Minister, and in the discharge of those duties reacts as a link between the President and the Cabinet in this regard consider the following statements .The Prime Minister is: 1. to communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers, 2. to furnish such information relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union and proposals for legislation as the President may call for; and 3. if the President so requires, to submit for the consideration of the Council of Ministers any matter of which a decision has been taken by a minister but which has not been considered by the council. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
#5 Which of the following regarding Rajya Sabha is/ are incorrect? 1. It is not subject to dissolution 2. Its member has a term of 5 years 3. One-third of its members retire after every 2 years 4. Its members should be above 35 years of age.
#6 Which of following is/are correct? 1. The President can send messages to the Parliament. 2. The President is not a part of the Parliament. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
#7 Consider the following statements: 1. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha conducts the business in the house. He/she decides whether a bill is a money bill or a non-money bill. 2. He/she maintains discipline and decorum in the house and can punish a member for his/ her unruly behaviour by suspending them. 3. He/she permits the moving of various kinds of motions and resolutions like the motion of no confdence, motion of adjournment, motion of censure and calling attention notice as per the rules. 4. The Speaker decides on the agenda to be taken up for discussion during the meeting. The date of election of speaker is fxed by the President. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
#8 Consider the following statements: 1. The RBI has power to print currency notes of up to ` 10,000 2. At present, notes of ` 10, ` 100, ` 500 and ` 1,000 are only printed. 3. RBI has recently decided to withdraw from circulation of currency notes that had been issued prior to 2003. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
#9 Consider the following statements: 1. Indian Clearing Corporation has been granted the status of Qualifed Central Counterparty (QCCP) by RBI. 2. QCCP status means to adheres to the principles for Financial Market Infrastructure. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
#10 Which of the following factors is/are responsible for recent rapid slow down of Indian economy despite recovering from the global fnancial crisis. 1. The boost to demand given by monetary and fscal stimulus following the crisis was large. 2. Starting in 2011-12, corporate and infrastructure investment started slowing both as a result of investment bottlenecks as well as the tighter monetary policy. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
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