Question 1

Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?

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Either House of Parliament can initiate impeachment proceedings. Article 61 tells about the procedure for impeachment of President of India.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Archive

Question 2

The President of India addresses his resignation letter to the ____.

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President of India will submit resignation to Vice-President. According to Article 56 of the Indian Constitution makes it clear that the term of the President is five years from the date on which he enters the office. His term may terminate earlier by resignation addressed to the Vice-President OR by removal by impeachment for violation of the constitution.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Archive

Question 3

Who administers the oath of office to the President?

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The oath of the President is administered by the Chief Justice of India and in his absence by the most senior judge of the Supreme Court.
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Topic: Archive

Question 4

In the absence of the president of India, if vice-President is not available, who of the following can act as the President?

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The Constitution of India has been made that the Chief Justice of India will discharge the functions of the President’s post during the accidental vacancy in the office of both the President and Vice President and in the absence of both.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: President & Vice President

Question 5

Who acts as the channel of communication between the President and the Council Ministers?

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  • The Prime Minister acts as the connecting link between the President and the Cabinet.
  • Article 78 of the Constitution lays down that it is duty of the Prime Minister to communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers and to furnish such information relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union.
  • The Prime Minister is also the main link between the Cabinet and Parliament.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 6

Who was the first President of India?

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Rajendra Prasad was the first President of the Republic of India. He was an Indian political leader, lawyer by training. Dr. Rajendra Prasad joined the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement and became a major leader from the region of Bihar.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Modern History

Question 7

The Parliament of India consists of (i) President (ii) Rajya Sabha (iii) Lok Sabha (iv) Vice President

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Article 79: There shall be a Parliament for the Union which shall consist of the President and two Houses to be known respectively as the Council of States(Rajya Sabha) and the House of the People(Lok Sabha).

Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Parliament

Question 8

Who was the third President of the Indian Republic?

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Dr Zakir Hussain became Republic India’s first Muslim President. He was the third President of the country serving for just two years before he passed away during the middle of his term.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 9

In India the Supreme Command of the Defence Forces is vested in the President. This means that in the exercise of this power.

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The primary duty of the President is to preserve, protect and defend the constitution and the law of India as made part of his oath (Article 60 of Indian constitution). The President is the common head of all independent constitutional entities. All his actions, recommendations (Article 3, Article 111, etc.) and supervisory powers (Article 78 c, Article 108, Article 111, etc.) over the executive and legislative entities of India shall be used in accordance to uphold the constitution. There is no bar on the actions of the President to contest in the court of law.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Constitution

Question 10

Which of the following are true with respect to ordinance making power of the president :

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President recently approved an Ordinance permitting Kambala. Ordiannce making power of the President figures in Art- 123 of the Constitution.
It is not a parallel power for the President cannot issue ordinances when the Parliament is in session. Only during a recess can a President issue ordinances.
It is co-extensive with the legislative powers of Union, for it can deal with all the subjects, which the Union can legislate on.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: Polity & Governance

Question 11

To whom the President has to submit his resignation?

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President has to submit his resignation to the Vice president.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 12

How many members can be nominated to both the Houses of the Parliament by the President ?

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The President of India can nominate no more than two members from Anglo-Indian community to the Lok Sabh if he or she feels that the community is not adequately represented. The President can nominate 12 members to the Rajya Sabha who have special knowledge or practical experience in respect of literature, science, art and social service.

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 13

The president of India has the discretionary power to

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The discretionary powers of the Indian president are not explicitly mentioned in the Indian constitution. But cases, where the Indian President do not act on the advice of CoM, can be understood if one carefully read the provisions related to Indian President.
The cases of discretionary powers are as below:
(a) Pocket Veto
(b) Right to seek information from the PM regarding the administration of the affairs of the union.
(c) When no political party or coalition of parties enjoy the majority in Lok Sabha, then the President has discretion in inviting the leader of that party or coalition of parties who in his opinion is able to form a stable government. etc

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 14

Which Article empowers the President to impose Financial Emergency?

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Financial emergency under article 360,If the President is satisfied that there is an economic situation in which the financial stability or credit of India is threatened, he or she can declare financial emergency. Such an emergency must be approved by the Parliament within two months.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 15

A person eligible to become the President of India should not be less than ____.

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According to Article 58 of the constitution a President of India must be a citizen of India and of 35 years of age or above. He qualified to become a member of the Lok Sabha.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Archive

Question 16

What can the President do if a State fails to comply with the Directives of the Central Government

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President’s rule refers to Article 356 of the Constitution of India deals with the failure of the constitutional machinery of an Indian state. In the event that government in a state is not able to function as per the Constitution, the state comes under the direct control of the central government, with executive authority exercised through the Governor instead of a Council of Ministers headed by an elected Chief Minister accountable to the state legislature. Article 356 is invoked if there has been failure of the constitutional machinery in any state of India. During President’s rule, the Governor has the authority to appoint retired civil servants or other administrators, to assist him.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 17

The power to grant pardons, reprive or remissions of punishment under Article 72 is exercised by the President by the President of India

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The power to grant pardons, reprive or remissions of punishment under Article 72 is exercised by the President is NOT absolute. It is governed by the advice of the Council of Ministers.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 18

In case a President dies while in office, the vice President can act as President for a maximum period of

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In case a President dies while in office, the vice President can act as President for a maximum period of 6 months.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 19

The president can be removed by the way of impeachment which can be made only

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Impeachment is a formal process in which an official is accused of unlawful activity, the outcome of which, depending on the country, may include the removal of that official from offices as well as criminal or civil punishment. The president can be removed by this way which can be made only by the Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha through impeachment.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 20

When the offices of the President and Vice ­President fall vacant simultaneously, who acts as President?

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Constitution mentions provisions in order to avoid “interregnum” i.e. vacuum in the key posts of the country. So when the offices of both president and vice president falls vacant, it’s the chief justice of India that can act as the president for the maximum period of 6 months from the date of swearing in as president.
Hence option B is the right answer.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

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