Union Government [legislature & Executive] Practice Questions Answers Test With Solutions

Question : 1 [NDA 2008-I]

Who among the following was the first Law Minister of India?

a) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

b) Dr BR Ambedkar

c) Jawaharlal Nehru

d) T Krishnamachari

Answer: (b)

Jawaharlal Nehru took charge as the first Prime Minister of Indiaon 15 August 1947, and chose 15 other members for his cabinet in which B. R. Ambedkar was the first law minister of India.

Question : 2

Which of the following is the correct sequence of the grades of officers in the Central Secretariat?

  1. Secretary.
  2. Additional Secretary.
  3. Joint Secretary.
  4. Deputy Secretary.
  5. Under Secretary.
  6. Director.

a) 1, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5

b) 6, 4, 3, 5, 2, 1

c) 2, 1, 3, 5, 4, 6

d) 1, 5, 4, 2, 6, 3

Answer: (a)

Question : 3 [UGC-II 2016]

Consider the following statements in the context of the Indian Constitution:

  1. The Union Council of Ministers shall be collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.
  2. Union Ministers shall hold office during the pleasure of the Prime Minister.

a) Both 1 and 2 are correct

b) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

c) Only 1 is correct

d) Only 2 is correct

Answer: (c)

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President. All other ministers are appointed by the president upon the advice of the Prime Minister. The ministers hold office during the Pleasure of the President.

Question : 4 [SSC CGL Tire-1 2007]

Which of the following is not a tool of legislative control over administration in India?

a) No Confidence Motion

b) Questions

c) Dissolution of House

d) Resolutions

Answer: (c)

In any representative democratic state, the legislature is the supreme arm of state because it consists of representatives of people. This is why it exercises control over the administration.

Parliament exercises control over administration through executives by several mechanisms.

  1. The first kind of general control is achieved through lawmaking, questions, motions and resolutions, debate and discussions.
  2. The second kind comprises specific techniques specifically for financial control such as budgetary system, demand of grants, supplementary, additional and excess grants, consolidated fund, cut motions, appropriation bill, vote on account, the vote of debit, money bill, etc.

Question : 5

A resolution for impeaching the President can be moved after 14 days’ notice signed by

a) not less than one-third of the total number of members of the House

b) not less than 50 members of the House

c) not less than one-fourth of the total number of members of the House

d) at least 100 members of Lok Sabha and 50 members of Rajya Sabha

Answer: (c)

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