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UPSC Prelims 2020: Daily Practice Test – 8

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Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020: Practice Test – 8

1. Consider the following statements about Directive Principles:

  1. They have been derived from the Irish Constitution.
  2. Similar instructions to the State also existed in Government of India Act, 1935
  3. The explicit provision to minimise inequalities was not there in the original Constitution.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 a) 1 only

 b) 2, 3

 c) 3 only

 d) 1, 2, 3

2.  Consider the following statements regarding Committee on Public Accounts:

  1. It is constituted each year for examination of accounts showing the appropriation of sums granted by Parliament for expenditure of Government of India.
  2. The Committee consists of 22 members comprising 15 members elected by Lok Sabha and 7 members elected by Rajya Sabha.
  3. A Minister is not eligible to be elected as a member of the Committee.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 a) 1, 2

 b) 1 only

 c) 2, 3

 d) 1, 2, 3

3.  Which of the following are true about qualifications for a Supreme Court Judge?

  1. A naturalised citizen is eligible.
  2. Should be of age more than 35 years.
  3. Should have been a judge of High Court for 10 years.

Select the correct answer code

 a) 1 only

 b) 1, 2

 c) 2, 3

 d) 1, 3

4.  Article 110 of the Constitution deals with the definition of money bills. It states that a bill is deemed to be a money bill if it contains ‘only’ provisions dealing with?

  1. The imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation of any tax
  2. The regulation of the borrowing of money by the Union government.
  3. The appropriation of money out of the Consolidated Fund of India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 a) 1 only

 b) 1, 2

 c) 2, 3

 d) 1, 2, 3

5. Consider the following statements regarding Delimitation of Constituencies.

  1. In the delimitation process, the number of seats allocated to different states in Lok Sabha and the total number seats in a Legislative Assembly remains the same.
  2. The Delimitation Commission in India is a high-power body whose orders have the force of law and cannot be called in question before any court.
  3. The first delimitation exercise in 1950-51 was carried out by the President with the help of the Election Commission.

Which of the above statements is/are?

 a) 1 only

 b) 1, 2

 c) 3 only

 d) 2, 3

Solution: 1-d, 2-d, 3- a, 4- d, 5- a

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