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21 In which state of India is there a uniform civil code?
A Goa
B Haryana
C Kerala
D Meghalaya

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Goa. Goa is the only state in India which has a uniform civil code. The Goa Family Law, is the set of civil laws, originally the Portuguese Civil Code, continued to be implemented after its annexation in 1961.

22 The Legislative Council in a state in India may be created or abolished by the
A Parliament
B President on the recommendation of the Governor
C Governor on a recommendation by the State Cabinet
D Parliament after the State Legislative Assembly passes a resolution to that effect

Answer: Option [D]

The Legislative Council in a state in India may be created or abolished by the Parliament after the State Legislative Assembly passes a resolution to that effect. he size of the legislative council cannot be more than one-third the membership of the legislative assembly.However; its size cannot be less than 40 members (except in Jammu and Kashmir, where there are 36 by an Act of Parliament.

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23 Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of
A Money Bills
B Non-money Bills
C Setting up of new All India Services
D Amendment of the Constitution

Answer: Option [C]

Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of setting up of new All India Services. Under the Constitution the Rajya Sabha is granted some powers exclusively. The Rajya Sabha, under Article 249, may by a special majority of two-thirds votes adopt a resolution asking the Parliament to make laws on subjects of the State list, in the national interest.

24 Which of the following is not an administrative function of a Village Panchayat?
A Maintenance of road
B Providing college education
C Providing sanitation and drainage
D Providing burial and cremation grounds

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Providing college education. Under Article-243(G)Panchayats in India has been conferred with 29 functional items to work at. These include providing sanitation and drainage, providing burial and cremation grounds, maintenance of roads, welfare of weaker sections, rural housing, fisheries etc. It also includes adult and non-formal education but does not include college education.

25 The first woman film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha was
A Meena Kumari
B Madhubala
C Shabana Azmi
D Nargis Dutt

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Nargis Dutt. Nargis Dutt was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha. In early 1970s, Nargis became the first patron of The Spastic Society of India and her subsequent work with the organization brought her recognition as a social worker and later a Rajya Sabha nomination in 1980.

26 What is the composition of the Electoral College for the election of Vice-President of India?
A Members of Rajya Sabha only
B Members of both Houses of Parliament
C Elected members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
D Elected members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Elected members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The Vice-President of India is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both the Houses of Parliament in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is, however, elected by the members of the Rajya Sabha from amongst themselves.

27 The first State in India to implement Panchayati Raj System was
A Rajasthan
B Punjab
C Gujarat
D Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option [A]

The first State in India to implement Panchayati Raj System was Rajasthan. Rajasthan was the first state to implement Panchayati Raj in India on 2nd of Oct 1959 in the Nagaur district. Rajasthan was followed by Andhra Pradesh which also implemented in the year 1959. Thereafter most of the states adopted the system.

28 Division of powers is the principle of
A Republican form of Government
B Socialist form of Government
C Federal form of Government
D Unitary form of Government

Answer: Option [C]

Division of powers is the principle of Federal form of Government.

29 Indian Parliament includes:
A Only Lok Sabha
B President and Lok Sabha
C Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
D President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Answer: Option [D]

Indian Parliament includes President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The President is an Integral Part of the Parliament. The Parliament consists of the Lok Sabha(Lower House), Rajya Sabha(Upper House) and the President. He enjoys certain legislative powers in this regard. He can address the Parliament at the beginning of first session after each general year and first session of each year.

30 Which among the following court has the original jurisdiction to hear petition and give decision challenging election of the Lok Sabha/Vidhan Sabha?
A Supreme Court
B High Court of the State
C District Court of a constituency
D Special Judge authorized by the Chief Justice of India

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is High Court of the State. The High Court has the original jurisdiction to hear petition and give decision challenging election of the Lok Sabha/ Vidhan Sabha

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