V. UNION / CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
1. The President of Indian Union has the similar Constitutional authority as the —- British Monarch
2. The Supreme Court of India was created by —- The Constitution
3. The concept of Judicial Review has been borrowed from the Constitution of —— Switzerland
4. The Seat of Supreme Court is —– New Delhi
5. Can a retired judge be asked to sit in the Supreme Court? —- Yes
6. Which of the following is not one of the three organs of the Union / State? —– Press
7. Which of the following is considered as the Fourth Estate? — Press
8. The organ of the State which makes law is —- Legislature
9. The organ of the State implement and execute laws is known as —– Executive
10. ‘Legislate’ means —— make law

11. ‘Natural Justice’ means —- just, fair and reasonable action
12. Which of the following is not a function of judiciary? —— Catching criminals and punishing them
13. Article 254 of the Constitution deals with —– dominance of Union laws over State laws in case of any conflict between the two
14. Under the Indian Constitution, the subjects of administration have been divided into —— Three lists
15. India is known as a Parliamentary Democracy because the —- Executive is responsible to the Parliament
16. In Parliamentary form of Government, the Council of Ministers are responsible to the —- Parliament
17. The President of India is an integral part of the —– Parliament
18. The Parliament may confer by law any functions on the authorities concerned except the —- President
19. All the Executive powers and the Defence forces of the Union shall be vested in the —– President
20. In India, Mandamus will lie against ——– Both Officers and Government

21. The power to establish new states in India rests with the —– Parliament
22. When can the President refer a matter to the Supreme Court for its opinion? —– When a matter is of public importance
23. Which of the following is not a writ issued only by a superior court to an inferior court? —– Certiorari
24. The Supreme Court propounded ‘The Theory of Basic Structure of the Constitution’ in—– Keshavananda Bharti case
25. How many judges sat on the Bench to hear the landmark case of Keshavananda Bharti V/s State of Kerala in 1973? —- 13
26. Which of the following is not a constitutionally mandatory body? (Commission for) —– Center-State Relations
27. The Appellate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court does not involve in —- Disputes arising out of pre-constitution treaties and agreements
28. In India, the power of Judicial Review is enjoyed by the —– Supreme Court only
29. The Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed by the —– President
30. In criminal matters, the highest court of appeal in a district is the —- Court of Second Class Magistrate

31. A High Court for two or more States and or Union Territory may be established by —– Law by Parliament 

32. Golden Jubilee of Indian Parliament was celebrated on —— 13.05.2002
33. Who is the integral part of the Indian Parliament? —— President
34. Who represents the Nation but does not rule the Nation? —- President
35. In the Presidential Election (Electoral College) —— Parity between the Center and the States has been maintained
36. Indian Constitution has distributed the powers between the Center and _______. ——- States
37. Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha? —– The Vice President
38. The Speaker is elected by the Members of ________. —— Lok Sabha
39. The President of India is —— Elected
40. Who elects the President of India? —— By Electoral College
41. How many times the President can seek re-election to his post? —– Infinite times

42. Who acts as the President when neither the President nor the Vice President is available? —– Chief Justice of India
43. In the Presidential Election in India, every elected member of the Legislative Assembly of a State shall have as many votes as there multiples of one ______ in the quotient obtained by dividing the population of the state by the total number of elected members of the assembly. —— Thousand
44. A Bill for the purpose of altering the boundaries of any State shall be introduced in either of the House of the Parliament with the recommendation of the _______. ————- President
45. Which is the Committee recommended for the Reorganization of States? ——- Fazal Ali
46. Which Act has been enacted by the Parliament by exercising its power under the Article 3 of the Constitution? ——— States Reorganization Act
47. States will be reorganized by the Parliament under the Article 3 of the Constitution on the — Linguistic basis
48. A Bill for the purpose of reorganization of states shall be introduced in either of House of the Parliament with the prior approval of the —— President
49. India opted for a Federal form of government on the ground of —– Linguistic and Regional diversity

50. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces? —- The President
51. What is the eligibility age and tenure of Office of President and Vice President? (in years) —– 35 and 5
52. How many Members can be elected for Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha? —- 552 & 238
53. How many Anglo-Indian and other Members can be nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha? —- 2 and 12
54. How many States and Union Territories are there in our country? —– 28 and 7
55. In which year, Delhi got the status of a State? —- 1993
56. How many seats are reserved for the members of the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha? —- 30
57. Which of the following became the 28th State of the Indian Union? —- Jharkhand
58. Who will preside over the Joint Session of both the Houses of the Parliament? —- Speaker
59. Which of the following appointments is not made by the President of the Indian Republic? —- Speaker of Lok Sabha

60. The President will decide the question as to disqualification of the MPs in consultation with the —- Election Commissioner
61. Which Article empowers the President to give his assent to Bills? —– 111
62. Which Article authorizes the President to seek an advice from the Supreme Court? —– 143
63. In a Federation, the source of power for the States is the —– Constitution
64. How the Constitution of India has distributed the powers to different levels? —– Concurrent List, Central List & State List
65. How many subjects are there in the Central, State and Concurrent Lists? —– 97, 66 and 47
66. The Central, State and Concurrent Lists indicates division of —— Legislative powers
67. Economic Planning is a subject in the —— Concurrent List
68. Railways is a subject under ____ —— Union List
69. Lotteries organized by the State Government come under _____ List. —— State
70. Distribution of subjects between the Center and the States is enumerated under ____ Schedule. —— 7th

71. Sarkaria Commission was appointed by the Government to report on —- Center-State Relations
72. Planning in India derives its objectives from —— DPSP
73. Which of the taxes is exclusively assigned to Central Government by the Constitution? —– Corporation Tax
74. The other names for Rajya Sabha (Permanent Body) are —– Upper House / House of States
75. The other names for Lok Sabha (Temporary Body) are —– Lower House / House of People
76. The word ‘Parliament’ is derived from the French word ‘Parler’ which means —— To talk
77. Parliament of India is composed of —— Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President
78. The first session of the Parliament after the General Election is —— Mandatory
79. The first session of the Parliament is called as ______ Session. ——- Budget
80. Lok Sabha is superior to the Rajya Sabha because —– (i) it can oust the Council of Ministers through a vote of noconfidence, (ii) it is directly elected & (iii) it alone controls the purse

81. How many MPs of Lok Sabha shall support a motion of ‘No Confidence’ in the government, before it can be admitted by the Speaker? —— 50
82. Which among the following is identified as the ‘Democratic Chamber’? —- Lok Sabha
83. Which among the following is described as ‘Knowledge House’? —— Rajya Sabha
84. Composition and function of Rajya Sabha points towards ________ Character. —— Federal
85. What is the method of electing members of Rajya Sabha from Union Territories? —– as law laid down by the Parliament
86. The representation to the States in the Rajya Sabha is given by ——- in proportion to the State population
87. Which of the following is not done by the Parliament? —– Adjournment of the Houses of the Parliament
88. The President of India may from time to time —- dissolve the Lok Sabha
89. The President and Governors are immune from ____ during their term of Office. —– Civil liability
90. Which Article of the Constitution gives the protection to the President and Governors? —— 361

91. To contest for the election of Lok Sabha, the person —- should be citizen of India
92. An Ordinance promulgated by the President when one House is in session is —– Valid
93. The Ordinance making power of the President is subjected to the control of the —– Parliament
94. An Ordinance can be promulgated on the subject mentioned in —- List I and List III
95. Parliament has exclusive power to make laws with respect to any matter enumerated In —– List I
96. State Legislature has exclusive power to make laws with respect to any matter enumerated in —- List II
97. If any matter is not enumerated either under the Concurrent List or under State List then who has the power to legislate on such matters? —— Parliament only
98. Who has the power to make laws on the subjects enumerated under List III of 7th Schedule? —- Both Parliament and State Legislature
99. A Resolution passed by the Rajya Sabha empowering the Parliament to legislate under List II on National interest should be supported by —– Two-third members present and voting

100. Parliament has power to legislate under the State List on the ground of National Interest if —– Rajya Sabha passes a Resolution to that effect
101. A Resolution passed by the Rajya Sabha empowering the Parliament to legislate under State List shall remain in force for a maximum period of —— One year
102. Law made by the Parliament on any subject is —- Uniformly applicable to all States
103. The law made by the Parliament —- Cannot be declared as extra-territorial
104. If the law made by the Parliament is inconsistent with the law made by the State Legislature under the List III, which law has the effect? —– Law made by the Parliament
105. A Fund which is utilized to meet the unforeseen expenditure is entitled as —– Contingency Fund
106. The usual expenditure of the Government of India is charged from —— Consolidated Fund
107. The Custody of Contingency Fund of India is with the —— President
108. What is the term of the Parliamentary Committees appointed by the President? ——- One year

109. A Select or Joint Committee of the two Houses of a Parliament is formed by —- Speaker of the Lok Sabha
110. Which of the following has been wrongly listed as a Standing Joint Committee of the two Houses of the Parliament? —— Committee on Government Assurances
111. Which of the following Committees of the Parliament has the largest membership? —— Estimate Committee
112. Parliament Standing Committee for scrutiny of grants of various ministries comprises of —– 30 members of Lok Sabha and 15 members of Rajya Sabha
113. The Parliamentary Subject Committees (Number of Committees: 17) were introduced in 1993 on the recommendation of the —– Rules Committee of the House
114. The main advantage of the Standing Committee is the —– Parliament is able to examine the grants of all ministries and departments in detail
115. One of the main advantage of the Standing Committee is —– MPs of Rajya Sabha are able to exercise indirect control over financial matters
116. The Standing Committee, apart from examining the grant of all Ministries and Departments, are able to examine—– Long-term policies, Bills of technical nature & Annual reports of Ministries and Departments

117. When an advance grant is made by Parliament pending regular passage of the Budget, it is called —– Vote of Account
118. Who is having the power to summon and dissolve the House of Parliament (LS)? —— President
119. Which Budget will be proposed first in the Parliament House? —– Railway
120. Usually, General Budget is presented to the Parliament on —– Last day of February
121. The first session of the year commences with the address by the ______ in the Parliament. —- President
122. The first hour of every sitting in both the Houses of Parliament is devoted to —– Question Hour
123. What are the timings followed for the Question Hour in the Parliament House? —– 11 to 12
124. What are the timings followed for the Zero Hour in the Parliament House? —– 12 to 1
125. The maximum duration of the Zero Hour (in minutes) in Lok Sabha can be —- 60 mint
126. Zero Hour is —- The period immediately following the Question Hour when the Members voice their concerns on various matters of public importance

127. The immediate hour after the Question Hour in Lok Sabha is called as —– Zero Hour
128. Who presides over the joint sessions of Parliament? —— Speaker
129. What is the minimum age in years for becoming the MP at Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha? —– 25 and 30
130. Which of the following shall not be introduced in the Rajya Sabha? —– Money Bill
131. The system of Impeachment of the President is borrowed from the Constitution of —— Britain
132. Who can be removed for violation of Constitution by a process called as Impeachment Motion? —–President
133. The seat of a MP may be declared vacant, if he / she is, without the permission of the House absent from the meeting of that House for a period of ______ days. —– 60
134. Till now, any President has been removed under the Motion of Impeachment? —- No
135. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution can the President be impeached? —- 61
136. Impeachment proceedings against the President shall be initiated in —– Either of the Houses

137. The ground for the Impeachment of President is —- violation of the Constitution
138. The Indian President can be impeached by the Parliament if —– He is charged with the violation of the Constitution
139. Which one of the following takes part in the election of the President but has no role in his impeachment? —— State Legislative Assemblies
140. The salary / emoluments of which of the following is exempted from Income Tax? —- President
141. Which one of the following statements is correct? —– President is not a part of Council of Ministers and hence not permitted to attend its meetings
142. A Bill presented in the Parliament becomes an Act after —- The President has given his assent
143. Who occupied the President’s Office twice (two consecutive terms) in our country? —– Rajendra Prasad
144. Veto is the power of the ________ to withhold or refuse assent to Legislation. —– Executive
145. Vice President of India draws salary in the designation of —– Chairman of Rajya Sabha
146. Who will elect the Vice President of India? —— MP (Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha)

147. Which of the following is presided over by a non-member? —— Lok Sabha
148. Full form of PIL is —— Public Interest Litigation
149. PIL can be resorted to in case of injury due to —– Violation of a constitutional provision, Breach of any public duty & Violation of the law
150. The Concept of Public Interest Litigation, which has become more popular in India in recent years, originated in —- UK
151. Who has the power to pardon in case of capital punishment? —- President
152. Which Article empowers the President to grant pardon? —72
153. The pardoning power shall be exercised by the President on the advice of the —– Home Minister
154. Who is authorized to transfer the judge of one High Court to another High Court? —- President
155. Which of the following Constitutional post(s) is / are enjoyed for a fixed term? —– President
156. The Constitution of India vests the executive powers of the Union Government in —– President

157. Which Article empowers the President to appoint Prime Minister of India? —- 74
158. Joint Session of Parliament was held in —-(i) Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance, 2002, (ii) Dowry Prohibition Bill, 1961 & (iii) Banking Service Commission Bill, 1978
159. Joint Sittings of the two Houses of Parliament are hold for —- Resolution of deadlock between the two Houses on a nonmoney Bill
160. The House of People (Lok Sabha) can be adjourned sinedie by the —– Speaker
161. The President of India is the —– Head of State
162. The President of India is —– Elected through Electoral college
163. The President holds Office for a term of five years —– from the date on which he / she enters upon the Office
164. The practice of President addressing Parliament has been adopted from Constitution of —- UK
165. Which one of the following does not take part in the election of the President? —– Members-Legislative Councils
166. The name of the candidate for the Office of the President of India has to be proposed by ——- any 50 members of the Electoral College

167. Who was the first President of the Indian Republic? —– Rajendra Prasad
168. Who among following got Bharat Ratna Award before becoming the President of India? —- Radhakrishnan
169. Who is the following enjoys the distinction of being the first Muslim President of India? —– Zakir Hussain
170. Which one of the following was elected President of India unopposed? —— Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
171. Which one of the following political leaders successfully held the Office of the Chief Minister, Speaker of Lok Sabha and President of India? —– Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
172. Which one of the following Chief Justice of India enjoys the distinction of having acted as President of India? —– Justice M. Hidayatullah
173. The election of the Office of the President is conducted by —- Election Commission
174. Before entering upon Office, the President has to take an oath or an affirmation, which is administered by ——- Chief Justice of India
175. The procedure for the election of the President of India can be modified through an Amendment in the Constitution which must be passed by —– two-thirds majority by both Lok

Sabha and Rajya Sabha and be ratified by the Legislatures of at least half of the states
176. To amend the Constitution to change the procedure of election of the President of India, the Bill has to be passed by —- Special majority, ratified by more than half of the States
177. The President can nominate two members of the Lok Sabha to give representation to —- Anglo-Indians
178. The President, the Head of the State under the Parliamentary system prevailing in India, enjoys —– only nominal powers
179. The final authority to make a Proclamation of Emergency rests with —– President
180. The President can grant pardon in —- (i) All cases of punishment by court martial, (ii) All cases involving death sentence & (iii) All offences against laws in the union and concurrent lists
181. The President of India is not having —– Power to control Judiciary
182. Which one of the financial powers is enjoyed by the President? —– (i) Money Bills can be introduced in the Parliament, (ii) The President appoints a Finance Commission to recommend the distribution of taxes between Union and State Governments & (iii) The President can advance money out of the Contingency Fund of India 

183. The President can make laws through ordinances —— during the recess of the Parliament
184. Where are disputes regarding election of President and Vice President filed and settled? —– Supreme Court
185. If the President wants to tender the resignation before expiry of normal term, he / she has to address the same to —- Vice President
186. The President of India is elected by Ele—— cted MLAs and MPs
187. To be eligible (age in years) for appointment as President, a candidate must be —- over 35
188. When does the President uses his discretion in appointing the Prime Minister? —– When no political party enjoys majority in Lok Sabha
189. The Constitution prohibits to enact retrospectively —- Laws relating to the election of the President
190. What is the maximum age (in years) for election to the Office of the President? —— No age limit
191. President can be impeached from Office on grounds of violating the Constitution by —– Two Houses of Parliament

192. Impeachment proceedings against the President of India can be initiated —– in either of the Parliament
193. Impeachments proceedings can be initiated against the President in either of House of Parliament only if a resolution signed by _______ members of the House is moved. —— 25% of total
194. This is not the legislative power of the President ——- to grant pardon
195. When the election of the President is declared void, all acts done by the President in the performance of the duties of his Office before the date of decision become ——- valid
196. In the event of death or resignation of the President, the Vice President discharges the duties of the office of President —- For a maximum period of six months
197. In case the Vice President is not available to discharge the duties of the Office of President, which official discharges these duties? —— Chief Justice of India
198. Which one of the following Official discharges the duties of the President, if both the President and Vice President are not available? ——- Chief Justice of India
199. If the Office of the President, Vice President and Chief Justice of India falls vacant simultaneously, who succeeds to the Office of the President? —— Next Senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court 

200. When the Office of the President falls vacant, the same must be filled within —– six
201. Who is legally competent to declare war or conclude peace? —– President
202. After a Bill has been passed by Parliament and sent to the President for his consideration —– He can sent it back for reconsideration
203. The President can make laws through ordinances —— During the recess of Parliament
204. Ordinance is promulgated by the —— President
205. What financial power is enjoyed by the President? —— (i) Certain Money Bills can originate in Parliament only on the recommendation of the President, (ii) Only on the recommendation of the Governor & (iii) He can appoint Finance Commission to recommend the distribution of taxes between Union and State Governments
206. Which one of the following officials is not appointed by the President? (OR) In the appointment of which one of the following officials has the President no say? —– District and Sessions Judges

207. The President of India made use of his / her veto power only once in the —— Indian Post Office (Amendment) Bill
208. An ordinance promulgated by the President usually remains in force for ——- six weeks after the commencement of the next session of the Parliament
209. The President can promulgate an ordinance only when —– the Parliament is not in session
210. Proclamation of President’s Rule in a state can be made —— if the President, on receipt of a report from the Governor of a State or otherwise is satisfied that a situation has arisen in which the government of the State cannot be carried on in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution
211. The President can dismiss a member of the Council of Ministers on the —– recommendation of the Prime Minister
212. The Presidential Address is prepared by —— The Prime Minister and his / her Cabinet
213. Who among the following are appointed by the President of India? —– 1. State Governors, 2. Chief Justice and Judges of High Courts, 3. Chief Justice and Judges of Supreme Court
214. The President of India is elected on the basis of —- Proportional representation by single-transferable vote

215. Who will appoint the Attorney General of India? —— President
216. The Vice President of India is —— Elected by MPs (Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha) at a joint sitting
217. Vice President of India can be removed from Office before expiry of his / her term by —– Two Houses of Parliament
218. The Vice President of India discharges the duties of President in the event —- (i) His death, (ii) His resignation & (iii) His absence due to illness
219. The Vice President of India is the ex-officio Chairman of the —– Rajya Sabha
220. Who decides disputes regarding the election of the Vice President? —— Supreme Court
221. The Vice President discharges the duties of the President during his / her illness for a maximum period of —– Indefinitely
222. When the Vice President discharges duties of Office of President, he is entitled to —– Salary and allowances attached to the President’s Office
223. The Vice President has —– Right to preside over Rajya Sabha
224. No criminal proceedings shall be instituted during his term of Office against the —— Vice President

225. Among the four pairs given below, which one consists of correct combination of dignitaries who became Vice Presidents after having held diplomatic positions? —— S. Radhakrishnan and G. S. Pathak
226. Identify the correct order in which the following acted as Vice President of India: —-
227. Which one of the following Vice President(s) resigned from his Office to contest for the Office of the President? ——- VV Giri
228. Who of the following held the Office of the Vice President of India for two full terms? —– Radhakrishnan
229. Who of the following became President of India without serving as Vice President? —— Sanjeeva Reddy
230. Who is the first Chief Justice to be appointed as acting President of India? —– Hidayatullah
231. Which Article provides that there shall be the Prime Minister of India? —— 74
232. The Prime Minister is —— Head of Government
233. The Office of the Prime Minister —— has been created by the Constitution
234. The Prime Minister is —– appointed by the President

235. Who is the real Executive under the Indian Constitution? —— Prime Minister
236. Who is considered as the Chief Spokesperson (Spokesman) of the Union Government? ——- Prime Minister
237. Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission and National Development Council? —– P M
238. Generally, the Prime Minister is —— Leader of the majority party in the Lok Sabha
239. The Prime Minister holds Office ——- As long as he enjoys confidence of Parliament
240. Generally the Prime Minister is —– Member of Lok Sabha
241. Who announces the Government policies on the floor of the House? —— Prime Minister
242. Who recommends for the dissolution of Lok Sabha? —– Prime Minister
243. Who presides over the meetings of the Council of Ministers? —– Prime Minister
244. Who acts as the channel of communication between the President and Council of Ministers? —PM
245. Who is the keystone of the Indian Constitution? —– Prime Minister

246. Who describes the Prime Minister of India as ‘Primus Inter Pares’ (first among equals)? —– Lord Morely
247. The members of Council of Ministers are appointed by the —- President on the advice of the Prime Minister
248. A person can be member of the Council of Ministers without being a MP for a maximum period of ___ months. —– six
249. Who enjoys distinction of having been the Prime Minister of India for longest duration? —- Indira Gandhi
250. Who became the Prime Minister of India without becoming a Union Cabinet Minister? —– H. D. Deve Gowda
251. Which State of India has contributed the maximum Prime Ministers? —– Uttar Pradesh
252. Maximum number of ‘No Confidence Motion’ were admitted and discussed during the Prime Ministership of —— P. V. Narasimha Rao
253. The first Prime Minister of India was appointed by the —— Governor General
254. The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister —— is an extraconstitutional growth
255. Indian Constitution is silent on the concept of —- Deputy Prime Minister

256. Who enjoys the distinction of being the first Deputy Prime Minister of India? —– Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
257. Lal Krishnan Advani is the ______ Deputy Prime Minister. —– 7th
258. Which one of the following Motion can be moved by the Government? ——- Confidence Motion
259. Which one of the following statement is correct? The Prime Minister of India —— has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as Ministers in his Cabinet
260. Which of the following enjoys the distinction of being the first recognized Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha? —- Y. B. Chavan
261. A political party is accorded status of an Opposition Party in Lok Sabha if it captures at least —– 10% of seats
262. ‘Collective Responsibility of the Cabinet’ means all Ministers are collectively responsible to (OR) The Union Council of Ministers are responsible to —— Lok Sabha
263. Who enforces collective responsibility amongst the Council of Ministers? —– Prime Minister
264. The phrase under the Article 74 “There shall be Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister is its Head” is —— Mandatory

265. Who presides over the meetings of the Council of Ministers? —— Prime Minister
266. The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to —— Parliament
267. Who allocates portfolios among the Council of Ministers? —- President on the recommendation of Prime Minister
268. A member of Council of Ministers can be dismissed by the President —— on the recommendation of the Prime Minister
269. The vote of ‘No confidence’ is passed against a Minister —- The whole Council of Ministers has to resign
270. Though the Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the Parliament, the individual Ministers are responsible to —— President
271. The President of India is removed from Office by ——- Impeachment
272. The President of India is not bound by the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in the matter of appointment of —– Union Ministers
273. The Parliament of India consists of —— President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
274. Members of the Lok Sabha are —— Directly elected by the people

275. How many seats have been reserved for the Union Territories in the Lok Sabha? —– 20
276. The number of Ministers in the Central Government is fixed by the —– Parliament
277. Seats are allocated to the various States in the Lok Sabha on the basis of —– their population
278. Who among the following can initiate an amendment to the Indian Constitution? ——- Either House of Parliament
279. Which State sends the maximum representatives to the Lok Sabha? —– Uttar Pradesh
280. The 42nd Amendment raised the term of the Lok Sabha to _____ years. ——- six
281. The term of Lok Sabha can be extended beyond its normal term of five years by the —– President during National Emergency only
282. The President can extend the life of the Lok Sabha during a National Emergency in the first instance for a period of ______ months. —– one
283. The Rajya Sabha can be dissolved by ——– Cannot be dissolved

284. The continuation of National Emergency beyond a period of six months is possible only with the approval of ——- Parliament by special majority
285. What is the maximum gap in months permissible between two sessions of Parliament? —- Six
286. Who can dissolve the Lok Sabha before the expiry of its normal term of five years? —— President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister
287. Which of the following statements correctly describes a ‘Hung Parliament’? —— A Parliament in which no party has a clear majority
288. The President can call a joint session of the two Houses of Parliament. —– (i) If the House does not take any decision for six months on a Bill remitted by the other, (ii) If a Bill
passed by one House is rejected by the other & (iii) If the Amendment proposed to a Bill by one House is not acceptable to the other
289. In the Rajya Sabha, the States have been provided —– Representation on the basis of population
290. The maximum number of representatives are sent to the Rajya Sabha by —— Uttar Pradesh

291. The members of Rajya Sabha shall be elected by —— MLAs 

292. Who reserves the right to convene joint sessions of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha? —– President
293. Representatives of the Union Territories in the Rajya Sabha shall be chosen by the —– Parliament
294. Which one of the following is not a Central tax? —— Sales Tax
295. A Money Bill can originate —— Only in the Lok Sabha
296. Which of the following Bills can be introduced in the Parliament only with the prior approval of the President? —– Money Bills
297. A Bill for which the President is bound to give his assent without sending it back for fresh consideration is ——- Money Bill
298. Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately, by special majority? —— Constitution Amendment Bill
299. How many times the President can return a Non-Money Bill, passed by the Parliament for its consideration? —– Once
300. The Rajya Sabha is a Permanent House but —– One-third of its members retire two years