Polity Questions in UPSC Prelims (2011- 2023) Part 9

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Polity Questions in UPSC Prelims (2011- 2023) Part 9

Topic Name Polity Questions in UPSC Prelims (2011- 2023) Part 9
No of Questions 11
1. Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India? (2012)
2. Which of the following are the methods of Parliamentary control over public finance in India?
  1. Placing Annual Financial Statement before the Parliament
  2. Withdrawal of money from Consolidated Fund of India only after passing the Appropriation Bill
  3. Provisions of supplementary grants and vote-on-account
  4. A periodic or at least a mid-year review of programme of the Government against macroeconomic forecast and expenditure by a Parliamentary Budget Office
  5. Introducing Finance Bill in the Parliament
Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (2012)
3. Which of the following provisions of the Constitution of India have a bearing on Education?
  1. Directive Principles of State Policy
  2. Rural and Urban Local Bodies
  3. Fifth Schedule
  4. Sixth Schedule
  5. Seventh Schedule
Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (2012)

In India, if a religious sect/community is given the status of a national minority, what special advantages it is entitled to?

  1. It can establish and administer exclusive educational institutions.
  2. The President of India automatically nominates a representative of the community to Lok Sabha.
  3. It can derive benefits from the Prime Minister’s 15-Point Programme.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct? (2011)
5. Under the Constitution of India, which one of the following is not a Fundamental Duty? (2011)

What is the difference between “vote-on-account” and “interim budget”?

  1. The provision of a “vote-on-account” is used by a regular Government, while an “interim budget” is a provision used by a caretaker Government.
  2. A “vote-on-account” only deals with the expenditure in Government’s budget, while an “interim budget” includes both expenditure and receipts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2011)
7. The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from (2011)
8. All revenues received by the Union Government by way of taxes and other receipts for the conduct of Government business are credited to the (2011)
9. When the annual Union Budget is not passed by the Lok Sabha (2011)

Consider the following:

  1. Right to education.
  2. Right to equal access to public service.
  3. Right to food.
Which of the above is/are Human Right/Human Rights under “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”? (2011)

The Constitution (Seventy-Third Amendment) Act, 1992, which aims at promoting the Panchayati Raj Institutions in the country, provides for which of the following?

  1. Constitution of District Planning Committees.
  2. State Election Commissions to conduct all panchayat elections.
  3. Establishment of State Finance Commissions.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (2011)


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