Union and State Executive - Indian Politics General Knowledge Questions and Answers | Page-5

41 When the offices of both the President and Vice President of India are vacant, who will discharge their functions?
A Chief Justice of India
B Prime Minister
C Chief Minister
D The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Answer: Option [A]
42 Who is eligible to cast the deciding vote over a bill in a Joint Parliamentary session?
A Prime Minister
B Speaker of Lok Sabha
C Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
D Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

Answer: Option [B]
43 The Electoral College that elects the President of India consists of
A Members of the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies
B Elected members of all the State Legislatures
C Elected members of the Rajya Sabha and State Legislatures
D Elected members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and State Assemblies

Answer: Option [D]
44 The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was associated with-
A Panchayati Raj
B Banking reforms
C Industrial Policy
D Centre-State relations

Answer: Option [A]
45 Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?
A J.L. Nehru
B Rajendra Prasad
C B.R. Ambedkar
D J.B. Kripalani

Answer: Option [C]
46 Which Government agency is responsible for the mapping and exploration of minerals in India?
A Survey of India
B Geological survey of India
C School of Mines
D Minerals Development Corporation

Answer: Option [B]
47 Who was the First Speaker of Independent India’s Lok Sabha?
A Rabi Ray
B Hukam Singh
C Bali Ram Bhagat
D G.V. Mavalankar

Answer: Option [D]
48 In which country Financial Legislation is introduced in the Upper House of the Legislature?
A Germany
B Australia
C France
D Japan

Answer: Option [A]
49 The Vice- President of India is also the
A Head of the State
B Head of the Government
C Speaker of Lok Sabha
D Ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Answer: Option [D]
50 The Bureaucracy performs
A Only judicial functions
B Only Legislature functions
C Only administrative functions
D Administrative as well as quasi-judicial and quasi-legislative functions

Answer: Option [D]


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