Indian Politics Questions and Answers

General Knowledge

Indian Politics    

    1) The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because

  • A)it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution
  • B)it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution
  • C)the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution
  • D)All of the above
Answer: D

    2) The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

  • A)1970
  • B)1971
  • C)1972
  • D)1973
Answer: D

    3) The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by

  • A)the people
  • B)Lok Sabha
  • C)elected members of the legislative assembly
  • D)elected members of the legislative council
Answer: C

    4) The members of the panchayat are

  • A)nominated by the district officer
  • B)the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies
  • C)nominated by local self-government minister of the state
  • D)nominated by the block development organization
Answer: B

    5) The power to decide an election petition is vested in the

  • A)Parliament
  • B)Supreme Court
  • C)High courts
  • D)Election Commission
Answer: C