VI. STATE GOVERNMENT
1. Who appoints the Governor of the State? ————- The President

2. Membership of Legislative Assembly can vary between ———– 60 – 500 

3. What is the minimum age in years for becoming the MLC and MLA in the State? ——- 30 and 25
4. What is the tenure in years of Office of MLA and MLC in the State? —— 5 and 6
5. What is the eligibility age and tenure of Office of the Governor? (in years) ——— 35 and 5
6. The State Legislature unless dissolved earlier shall continue for a period of ______years. ———– 5
7. The Legislative Council shall not be subjected to dissolution however one-third of its members shall retire after every _____ years. ———– 2
8. Who appoints the Vice Chancellors of the Universities? ——- Governor
9. Who is the Executive (Constitutional) Head of the State Government? —– Governor
10. The Executive powers of the State Government shall be exercised in the name of ——- Governor
11. Generally, the Governor belongs to ———- some other State

12. The Governor of a State acts as ———– Agent of President
13. The Governor of the State shall be appointed by the —— President
14. The Governor holds Office ——– during the pleasure of the President
15. As a matter of convention, while appointing the Governor of a State, the President consults ——— State Chief Minister
16. The Governor is the part and parcel of the ———— State Legislature
17. The salary and allowances of the Governor are charged to —– The Consolidated Fund of the State
18. The emoluments of the Ministers in the State Government are determined by ———- Legislative Assembly
19. The salaries and allowances of the Speaker of Legislative Assembly and Chairman of Legislative Council shall be determined by the ——- State Legislature
20. The emoluments, allowances and privileges of the Governor shall be determined by the —– Parliament
21. If the Governor of a State wishes to relinquish Office before the expiry of his / her term, he / she has to address resignation —— President



22. The Governor plays a dual role as an agent of the President and as the ——— Constitutional Head of the State
23. The Governor of a State should ———– not hold any other office of profit
24. The Governor may resign his / her Office by writing to the ——- President
25. Can one person act as Governor of more than one State? —— Yes
26. When a person acts as Governor of more than one State, his / her salary is ———- shared by the concerned States
27. Which one of the following legislative powers is enjoyed by the Governor? ——- (i) can nominate certain members of Anglo-Indian community to the Legislative Assembly, (ii) can summon or prorogue the State Legislative, (iii) can appoint onesixth the members of the Legislative Council
28. Who discharges the duties of the Office of Governor if it falls vacant due to death or resignation? ——— Chief Justice of High Court
29. The Governor of a State is administered the oath of Office by (OR) The Governor before entering upon his Office has to administer his oath before the ———— Chief Justice of High Court



30. There is no provision for the impeachment of the ——– Governor
31. Which one of the following is correct regarding the Governor of a State? —— (i) No Money Bill can be introduced in State Legislature without prior permission of Governor, (ii) He can recommend to the President to impose President’s Rule in the State, (iii) He has the power to issue ordinances when the legislature is not in session
32. The Governor can issue ordinances ———- only during the recess of the State Legislature
33. The ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to approval by the ————– State Legislature
34. A Governor ———- may be transferred from one State to another State
35. The Governor has power to dissolve ———- Legislative Assembly
36. Who appoints and administers the oath for the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers? —– Governor
37. The Contingency Fund of the State is operated by the ————Governor
38. The Governor is accountable for his / her actions to the ——— President



39. Unless approved by the State Legislature, the ordinance issued by the Governor remains in force for a maximum period of ——– six months
40. A Legislative Bill which did not receive the Governor’s immediate assent was ——— Jammu & Kashmir citizenship
41. The District Judges and Magistrate of the Civil Courts shall be appointed by the ——— Governor
42. The High Court of Karnataka established in the year —— 1884
43. The Guwahati High Court has territorial jurisdiction over ___ number of States. —— 4
44. Which High Court has four Principal Benches? —————-
45. The High Court for the territory of Andaman and Nicobar is the High Court of —— West Bengal
46. The number of States under the Jurisdiction of a High Court shall be decided on the basis of ——– Area and Population
47. Who decides the number of Judges in the High Court? ——– President
48. High Courts in India were first started (1862) at ——— Bombay, Calcutta and Madras



49. The Governor can recommend imposition of President’s Rule in the State ——- At his discretion
50. The term of Legislative Assembly can be extended for a period of ____ during the time of Emergency. ——– One year
51. Governor will act under the following circumstance with advice of Ministers while returning ——- Appointing the Advocate General
52. Parliament or State Legislature can declare a seat vacant if the member is absent from the session for a period of _____ days without permission. ———- 60
53. ‘Bicameral’ means———- Presence of two Houses in the State
54. ‘Unicameral’ means ——— Presence of one House in the State
55. What is the system of Legislature in the State of Karnataka? ——– Bicameral
56. Which State(s) is / are having Bicameral system?———–Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka , Maharashtra,
57. Which State(s) is / are having Unicameral system?————-
58. Which are the two States having common Capital? ——– Punjab and Haryana



59. Sikkim was admitted as a full-fledged State of Indian Union in the year _____. ——– 1975
60. The Residuary power with respect to the Jammu & Kashmir rest with the ———— State Government of Jammu & Kashmir
61. Who appoints the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir? —— President
62. Which of the following bodies can be abolished but not dissolved? ——- State Legislative Council
63. Who appoints the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers in the State? ——- Governor
64. Who appoints the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court? —– President
65. What is the retirement age in years for Chief Justice and other Judges of High Court? —– 62
66. Salaries and other emoluments of the High Court Judges shall be determined by the ——- Parliament
67. Which among the following Article of the Constitution empowers the High Court to issue writs of various kinds? ——– 226
68. Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court under Article 32 is not wider than that of the Writ Jurisdiction of the High Court under Article 226 because the High Court may exercise this



power in relation to ——- Violation of Fundamental and Legal Rights

69. Article 227 of the Indian Constitution deals with the —— High Court’s power of superintendence over all Courts and Tribunals within its Jurisdiction
70. Who has power to establish common High Court for two or more States and Union Territories? ——– Parliament
71. In WB, the number of seats in Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council are————
72. Who is having power to remove the Governor before expiry of the tenure? —— President
73. What is the retirement age in years of a High Court Judge? ———- 62
74. The total members in the Legislative Council should not be less than (Article 171). ——— 40
75. The Legislative Council is a permanent House, however, _____ number of members retire after every ____ years. ——————- One-third and 2
76. A Cabinet Minister of a State Government can be removed by the ———- Chief Minister



77. The Council of Ministers in the State remains in power for ——— as long as it retains the confidence of Legislative Assembly
78. The State Council of Ministers has to tender their resignation if vote of no-confidence is passed against it by the ——— Legislative Assembly
79. Who is the Channel of Communication between the Governor and the State Council of Ministers? ——-
Chief Minister
80. Chief Minister of all the States are the Members of ———– National Development Council
81. This is not the power of the Chief Minister. ——– Control over State Judiciary
82. The Chief Minister of a State cannot take part in the election of President if he is ——- A member of the Legislative Council of the State
83. If a member of Lok Sabha is appointed as the Chief Minister of a State —— He must become a member of the State Legislature within six months
84. What is the effect of the resignation or death of the Chief Minister of the State? ——— Dissolves the Legislative Assembly



85. Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States? ——- Stamp duties
86. Which category of professional people are entitled to elect their representatives to the State Legislative Council? ———– Teachers of not lower than secondary school level in the State
87. The Graduates constitute a separate constituency for the election of the specified number of members to ———– State Legislative Council
88. Legislative Council is ———— not dissolved
89. How many States in India have Legislative Councils? ———— 5
90. Which among the following House cannot be dissolved but can be abolished?—– Legislative Council
91. Without certificate of High Court, an appeal can made to Supreme Court ——– with the special leave of Supreme Court
92. What is meant by ‘Court of Records’? ———- The court that preserves all the records
93. The Legislative Council in a State can be created or disbanded by the ——— Parliament on the recommendation of the State Legislative Assembly
94. The Members of the State Legislature can claim immunity from _____ Proceedings. ———- Civil



95. The major part of following central revenues goes to various State Governments in India ——- Excise Duty
96. Which of the following is the most important source of revenue of the states in India? ——– Sales Tax
97. Who Superintendents all subordinate courts in a State? ——– High Court
98. Which one of the following High Courts has the territorial jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands? ———— Calcutta
99. Power to extend or restrict the Jurisdiction of High Court vest with ———- Parliament
100. A temporary Judge of High Court can hold Office for a maximum period of ———– Two years
101. Which one of the following Union Territories has a High Court of its own? ——– Delhi
102. When there is no majority party in the State Legislative Assembly, the main consideration governing the appointment of a Chief Minister by Governor is the ——— ability of the person who is most likely to command a stable majority
103. If there is a dispute between two States —– only Supreme Court has jurisdiction to decide that case



104. Which of the following States are involved in disputes over sharing of river waters?——- (i) Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat , (ii) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, (iii) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
105. Constitution empowers State Governments to make special law for ——– Women and Children
106. The State Government does not enjoy any control over local bodies with regard to —-Personal matters
107. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly shall be elected by the ———- Members of Legislative Assembly
108. The Speaker of Legislative Assembly can vacate his Office by addressing his resignation to the ——-Deputy Speaker of Legislative Assembly
109. Find out the correct response: ‘After the State Legislature is dissolved the Speaker of Legislative Assembly’? ——— Remains as Speaker until the 1st Meeting of the Legislative Assembly after the dissolution
110. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly shall be removed by the House by passing a resolution ——– after 14 days clear notice passed by majority of all the Members of the House
111. Who among the following is described as the Custodian of State Legislative Assembly? ——– Speaker



112. Who is the neutral in the affairs of the party politics? ——– Speaker of Legislative Assembly
113. The Speaker of Legislative Assembly enjoys ——– Right to vote only in case of tie
114. What is the minimum gap permissible between the two sessions of the Legislature? ——- Six months
115. The authority to allot the agenda of the State Legislative Assembly is ——— Speaker of Legislative Assembly
116. Find out the correct response to the Ordinance promulgated by the Governor? ——— has the same force as the law made by the State Legislature
117. What shall be the qualification of a person to be appointed as the Advocate General for the State? ———- Qualified to be appointed as Judge of High Court
118. The Governor does not appoint ————— Judges of High Court
119. An Advocate General shall hold Office during the pleasure of the ———- Governor
120. Who has the power to create and abolish Legislative Council if the Legislative Assembly of State passes a resolution to that effect? —— Parliament



121. Which of the following taxes is levied by the State Government only? ——— Entertainment Tax
122. Goa got the status of Statehood by the way of _____ Constitutional Amendment. ———- 56th
123. Law with regard to Anti-defection is inserted by way of ____ Constitutional Amendment. —— 52nd
124. Among the following Amendments, which is considered as Mini-Constitution? ——- 42nd
125. 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments is pertaining to ——- Local Self Government
126. State Emergency (President’s Rule) can be declared ———– When the Government of the State cannot be carried in accordance with the Provision of the Constitution
127. Which Article gives Special Provisions to the State of Jammu & Kashmir? ——- 370
128. The President can make a Proclamation of Emergency in Jammu & Kashmir with the ———- Concurrence of the State Legislature
129. There is no provision in the Constitution for the impeachment of ——- Governor



130. The member of State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an enquiry has been conducted by the ————- High Court of the State
131. Who can recommend abolition or creation of the Legislative Council in a State? ———– Legislative Assembly of the State
132. Where were the High Courts in India first set up? ——— Bombay, Madras and Calcutta
133. The High Courts at Bombay, Calcutta and Madras were established under the —— Indian High Courts Act,
134. The Additional and Acting Judges of the High Court are appointed by the ———– President
135. High Courts exercise ———- Writ Jurisdiction
136. As per Indian Protocol, who among the following ranks highest in the order of precedence? ——— State Governor
137. The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charges to the ———- Consolidated Fund of the State
138. High Courts enjoy ——- (i) Original Jurisdiction, (ii) Administrative powers, (iii) Appellate Jurisdiction
139. In which area does the State Government not have control over its Local Bodies? ———- Personnel matters



140. Which State Government has decided to provide health insurance to people living below the poverty line with effective from January 2007? ————- Karnataka
141. What was the scheme to reduce interest burden of the State Government in India through gradual conversion of high cost debt into low cost debt? ——– Debt-write off Scheme
142. What is the chronological order in which the following States of Indian Union were created or granted full statehood? ———- Andhra Pradesh > Maharashtra > Nagaland > Haryana
143. Which among the following can be transferred by the President which related to High Court? ————–(i) Chief Justice, (ii) Permanent Judge
144. Which Constitutional Amendment is associated with the linguistic reorganization of a State? —— 3rd
145. Full Statehood was conferred to Arunachal Pradesh by the ___ Amendment of the Constitution. ——— 55th