Exercise 2

Question 16 :

The members of Lok Sabha are


A). directly elected by the people
B). indirectly elected
C). nominated
D). partly elected and partly nominated
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage.

The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is 552, which is made up by election of upto 530 members to represent the States, upto 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Hon'ble President, if, in his/her opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House. The total elective membership is distributed among the States in such a way that the ratio between the number of seats allotted to each State and the population of the State is, so far as practicable, the same for all States.


Question 17 :

The parliament can legislate on a subject in the state list


A). if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third majority declaring the subject in state list of national importance
B). if the legislatures of two or more states recommend to the Parliament to legislate on such a subject with regard to those states
C). for the implementation of treaties and agreements with foreign powers
D). All the above
Answer : Option D

Question 18 :

The oath of office is administered to the Governor by the


A). chief justice of India
B). president
C). chief justice of high court
D). speaker of legislative assembly
Answer : Option C

Question 19 :

The members of Parliament can express themselves in the House in


A). English only
B). Hindi only
C). English or Hindi
D). English, Hindi or mother tongue
Answer : Option D

Question 20 :

The nature of the anti-Imperialist struggle was


A). always peaceful and constitutional
B). initially constitutional and by large non-violent
C). based on continuous armed resistance
D). largely supported by foreign powers
Answer : Option B