Indian Politics

36. The power to prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with

A. the speaker
B. the president
C. the prime minister
D. the minister for parliamentary affairs

Correct Answer: B. the president

37. The phrase ‘bicameral legislature’ means

A. a single assembly
B. an elected legislature
C. a legislature consisting of a lower and an upper chamber
D. parliamentary system of government

Correct Answer: C. a legislature consisting of a lower and an upper chamber

38. The position of the president which was undermined by the 42nd amendment was subsequently somewhat retrieved by the

A. 44th amendment
B. 45th amendment
C. 26th amendment
D. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. 44th amendment

39. The oath of office is administered to the members of the state council of ministers by

A. the governor
B. the chief minister
C. chief justice of the state high court
D. speaker of the legislative assembly

Correct Answer: A. the governor

40. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the center and states falls under its

A. advisory jurisdiction
B. appellate jurisdiction
C. original jurisdiction
D. constitutional jurisdiction

Correct Answer: C. original jurisdiction

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