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General Financial Rules 2017 Quiz | General Financial Rules 2017 Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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1 Subject to any general or special orders issued by the Government Departments of the Central Government, Administrators and Heads of Departments, other than those in _____________ shall submit to the Audit Officer and the Accounts Officer concerned statements showing the remissions of revenue and abandonment of claims to revenue sanctioned during the preceding year by competent authorities
A Department of Post
B Department of Telecommunication
C Ministry of Defence
D Ministry of Railways

Answer: Department of Post
2 Who shall watch the realization of miscellaneous demands of Government, not falling under the ordinary revenue administration, such as contributions from State Governments, Local Funds, contractors and others towards establishment charges.
A Department of Revenue
B Chief Accounting Officer
C Accounts Officers
D Head of the Department

Answer: Accounts Officers
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3 The detailed rules and procedure, regarding the demand and recovery of rent of Government buildings and lands, are contained in the
A GFR 2017
B departmental regulations of the departments in charge of those buildings
C R&P 1983
D GAR 1990

Answer: departmental regulations of the departments in charge of those buildings
4 When the maintenance of any rentable building is entrusted to a civil department, other than the Central Public Works Department, who shall be responsible for the due recovery of the rent thereof
A Directorate of Estate
B the Administrator or the Head of the Department concerned
C the head of the office concerned
D Divisional officer of the concerned division

Answer: the Administrator or the Head of the Department concerned
5 Subject to any general or special orders issued by a Department of the Central Government, an Administrator or a Head of a Department responsible for the collection of revenue shall keep ________the fully informed of the progress of collection of revenue under his control and of all important variations in such collections as compared with the Budget Estimates.
A Ministry of Finance
B Niti Aayog
C Committee on Economic Affair
D Secretary to the concerned department

Answer: Ministry of Finance
6 The Head of Account to which public moneys shall be credited and the withdrawal of moneys therefrom shall be governed by the relevant provisions of
A GAR 1990 and R&P Rules, 1983 or such other general or special orders as may be issued in this behalf.
B Treasury Rules
C Delegation of Financial Power
D List of Major Head and Minor Head

Answer: GAR 1990 and R&P Rules, 1983 or such other general or special orders as may be issued in this behalf.
7 All moneys received by or deposited with the Supreme Court of India or with any other Court, other than a High Court, within a Union Territory, shall be paid into
A Departmental Account
B Contingency Fund of India
C Public Account
D Consolidated Fund of India

Answer: Public Account
8 Under Article 284 of the Constitution all moneys received by or deposited with any officer employed in connection with the affairs of the Union in his capacity as such, other than revenues or public moneys raised or received by Government, shall be paid into the
A Departmental Account
B Contingency Fund of India
C Consolidated Fund of India
D Public Account

Answer: Public Account
9 All moneys received by or on behalf of the Government shall be brought into Government Account in accordance with such general or special rules as may be issued under Articles
A 151 and 283 of the Constitution
B 149 and 283 of the Constitution
C 150 and 283 (1) of the Constitution
D 151 and 284 (1) of the Constitution

Answer: 150 and 283 (1) of the Constitution
10 All moneys received by or on behalf of the Government either as dues of Government or for deposit, remittance or otherwise, shall be brought into Government Account
A without delay
B as soon as possible
C within 24 hours
D on the same day

Answer: without delay
11 Pick the correct one Copies of all sanctions or orders other than the following types should be endorsed to the Audit Officers: (i) Sanctions relating to grant to advances to Central Government employees. (ii) Sanctions relating to appointment or promotion or transfer of Gazetted and non-Gazetted Officers. (iii) All sanctions relating to creation or continuation or abolition of posts. (iv) Sanctions for handing over charge and taking over charge, etc.
A i, ii and iii
B ii, iii and iv
C i, iii and iv
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above
12 An order which involves (i) any grant of land, or assignment of revenue, or concession, grant, lease or license of mineral or forest rights, or rights to water, power or any easement or privilege of such concessions, or relinquishment of revenue in any way shall not be issued by a subordinate authority without previous sanction of
A Ministry of Finance
B Secretary of the concerned department/Ministry
C the Parliament
D the President

Answer: Ministry of Finance
13 The duties and responsibilities of a controlling officer in respect of funds placed at his disposal are to ensure except:
A that the expenditure is not incurred in public interest.
B that the expenditure does not exceed the budget allocation.
C that the expenditure is incurred for the purpose for which funds have been provided.
D that adequate control mechanism is functioning in his Department for prevention, detection of errors and irregularities in the financial proceedings of his subordinate offices and to guard against waste and loss of public money

Answer: that the expenditure is not incurred in public interest.
14 The financial powers of the Government, which have not been delegated to a subordinate authority, shall vest in the
A Union Cabinet
B Finance Ministry
C Parliament
D President

Answer: Finance Ministry
15 Standards of financial propriety have been referred to in the GFR under Rule
A 21
B 22
C 20
D 19

Answer: 21
16 Who may make rules defining remissions and abandonments of revenue for the purpose of Rule 19 of GFR 2017
A Ministry of Finance
B Departments of the Central Government and Administrators concerned
C President
D Parliament

Answer: Departments of the Central Government and Administrators concerned
17 In the annual statement of remission of revenue shall be submitted to the Audit Officer and the Accounts Officer, individual remissions need not be included in the statements provided that amount is
A Below Rupees one thousand (1000)
B Below Rupees two thousand (2000)
C Below Rupees five hundred (500)
D Below Rupees one hundred (100)

Answer: Below Rupees one thousand (1000)
18 The above mentioned statement of remission of revenue shall be submitted to the Audit Officer and the Accounts Officer concerned on
A 1 st June
B 30th September
C 1 st April
D 31st March

Answer: 1 st June
19 The above mentioned statement shall be submitted
A Annually
B Six-monthly
C Quarterly
D Monthly

Answer: Annually
20 A sanction for any fresh charge shall, unless it is specifically renewed, lapse if no payment in whole or in part has been made during a period of
A 12 months from the date of issue of such sanction.
B Financial year in which sanction accorded.
C 6 months from the date of issue of such sanction.
D 3 months from the date of issue of such sanction.

Answer: 12 months from the date of issue of such sanction.
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