Exercise 2

Question 1 :

The president can dismiss a member of the council of ministers

A). on his own
B). on the recommendation of the prime ministers
C). only under emergency conditions
D). with the consent of the speaker
Answer : Option B

Question 2 :

The president demand for further reforms, attended with the dislocation caused by the non-cooperation movement, led the British government to appoint a Statutory Commission in 1927. This commission was headed by

A). Sri John Simon
B). Lord Chelmsford
C). Lord Minto
D). E.S. Montague
Answer : Option A

Question 3 :

The office of the prime minister of India

A). has a constitutional basis
B). has a statutory basis
C). has conventional basis
D). None of the above
Answer : Option A

Question 4 :

The powers to legislate with respect to any matter not enumerated in any of the three lists are mentioned as residuary powers. Which of the following is empowered to determine finally as to whether or not a particular matter falls in this category

A). Lok Sabha
B). Judiciary
C). Rajya Sabha
D). Parliament
Answer : Option B

Question 5 :

The members of the parliamentary committee

A). are appointed by the president in consultation with the prime minister
B). are appointed by the president on the recommendation of the speaker
C). are taken from various groups and parties in Parliament in proportion to their respective strength
D). both (b) and (c)
Answer : Option C