India is a democratic country. And many Indian Citizens are interested in applying competitive exams. In this article we provide you the general knowledge questions related to Indian Politics which are very much useful for the competitive exams. And politics questions are important in the competitive exams.
Objective Type Questions and Answers on Indian Politics such as State commission, Public service commission, Election commission, Indian Politics on Parliament, Fundamental rights are available. You can also be able to test your IQ with the help of this article. It will also increase your confidence for the exams.
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#1. Who is responsible for conducting elections in a fearless atmosphere?
Comptroller and Auditor General
#2. How are political parties that operate in more than four States known?
#3. What is essential for increasing participation of people in running a government?
Decentralization of power
#4. What is extremely necessary for sustaining democracy?
two party system
one party rule
#5. What means abusing religion for political gains?
#6. What is given rise to when violence is used to attain political objectives?
#7. What is the narrow-minded attitude of thinking only in terms of one’s own region?
#8. What is the biggest challenge before Indian democracy?
#9. Which is the largest democracy in the world?
#10. Which country holds the largest single-day election?
#11. Which country experienced its first democratic transition of power in 2015?
#12. Which country has the highest number of women in parliament worldwide?
#13. What important legislation protecting the rights of persons with disabilities is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015?
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters on the Participation of People with Disabilities in Elections
Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
#14. The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because
the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution
it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution
it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution
All of the above
#15. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by
elected members of the legislative council
elected members of the legislative assembly
#16. The members of the panchayat are
nominated by local self-government minister of the state
nominated by the block development organization
the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies
nominated by the district officer
#17. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the
#18. The Parliament of India can make use of the residuary powers
only during national emergency
at all times
during national emergency as well as constitutional emergency as well in a state
None of the above
#19. The minimum age to qualify for election to the Lok Sabha is
#20. The pension of a high court judge is charged to the
Consolidated Funds of the different states where he has served
Consolidated Fund of India
Contingency Fund of India
Consolidated Fund of the state where he last served
#21. The members of the Rajya Sabha are
directly elected by the people on the basis of universal adult franchise
elected by the members of the state legislative councils
elected by the members of the state legislative councils and state legislative assemblies
elected by the members of the state legislative assemblies
#22. The president can dismiss a member of the council of ministers
only under emergency conditions
with the consent of the speaker
on the recommendation of the prime ministers
on his own
#23. The minimum number of members that must be present to hold the meeting of the Lok Sabha is
50 percent strength of the Lok Sabha
one-tenth of the total membership of the Houses
at least 100 members
one-fourth of the total membership
Article last re-published on July 18, 2020.