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Online Practice Quiz Questions on Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha):

Indian Parliament Quiz Questions

Question 1
Who prepares the agenda in meeting of the Council of Ministers?
A
Prime Minister
B
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
C
President
D
Deputy Prime Minister
Question 2
In India a person can be a member of the Council of Ministers without being a Member of Parliament for a maximum period
A
2 years
B
6 month
C
1 month
D
1 year
Question 3

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42nd amendment Act was adopted by the Parliament in
A
1968
B
1967
C
1977
D
1976
Question 4
One house of Parliament is not capable to form the ____
A
Statements
B
Decisions
C
Ordinance
D
Law
Question 5
Adjournment of the House is the power of the
A
Prime Minister
B
Council of Ministers
C
President
D
Speaker
Question 6
The Speaker use the ‘casting vote’
A
in the absence of the Prime Minister
B
to defeat the government
C
to maintain status quo
D
to challenge the opposition
Question 7
Majority provisions of the Constitution of India can be amended by
A
The State Legislature
B
The Parliament
C
The Parliament of the consent of states
D
The President
Question 8
The Council of state in India has how many elected members
A
245
B
250
C
230
D
238
Question 9
The sequence of procedure for passing a Bill in the House is
A
First reading, Committee stage, second reading, third reading
B
First reading, Committee stage, report stage, second reading, third reading
C
First reading, second reading, third reading, Committee stage, report stage
D
First reading, second reading, committee stage, report stage, third reading
Question 10
The Parliament of India consists of

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A
President, House of the People and Council of state
B
Vice President, House of People and Council of states
C
President, Vice President, House of the People and Council of States
D
House of the People and Council of states
Question 11
Who elects the Vice President of India
A
Both Houses of Parliament
B
Council of States
C
House of the People
D
Both Houses of Parliament and state legislatures
Question 12
The Chairman of Council of States is elected by
A
Elected members of Council of States
B
All members of the Council of States
C
Members of both Houses of Parliament
D
Elected members of the Parliament
Question 13

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The Head of the government under a Parliamentary government enjoys
A
nominal power
B
limited power
C
Real power
D
no power
Question 14
The President of India can ___ the House
A
adjourn
B
None of these
C
prorogue
D
Sine die
Question 15
Unstarred questions requires
A
Zero Hour
B
written answer
C
supplementary question
D
Oral answer
Question 16

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The executive power in India is actually exercised by
A
Parliament
B
Council of Ministers
C
President
D
Speaker
Question 17
Who was appointed as the first woman Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?
A
Sonia Gandhi
B
Meenakshi Lekhi
C
Snehlata Shrivastava
D
Maneka Gandhi
Question 18
Who presides over the joint session of the Parliament?
A
Speaker
B
Deputy Chairman
C
Vice President
D
President
Question 19

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Recess means
A
The Parliament in session
B
Adjournment of the House
C
Dissolution of the House
D
The interval between the prorogation of Parliament and its reassembly
Question 20
Public Accounts Committee has members from

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A
Both Houses of Parliament
B
State legislatures
C
House of the People
D
Council of states only
Question 21
Committee in Public Undertakings has members from
A
Lok Sabha only
B
Rajya Sabha only
C
State Legislative Council
D
Both Houses of Parliament
Question 22
A member of the Parliament formally loss his membership if he consecutively abstain himself from ___ sitting of the House
A
15
B
60
C
90
D
30
Question 23
Public Undertaking Committee is a
A
None of these
B
Parliamentary Committee
C
Cabinet Committee
D
Committee of a political party
Question 24
The members of the Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to
A
Judiciary
B
Council of States
C
House of the People
D
The President
Question 25
The President of India is elected by
A
Elected members of both Houses of Parliament
B
Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and state legislative assemblies
C
Members of both Houses of Parliament
D
Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and both Houses of the state legislatures
Question 26
Sine Die is associated with the power of the
A
President
B
Prime Minister
C
Speaker
D
Chief Justice
Question 27
What is the maximum gap permissible between two sessions of the Parliament?
A
12 months
B
3 months
C
6 months
D
4 months
Question 28
The watchword of a Parliamentary government is
A
checks and balances
B
Political homogeneity
C
responsibility
D
Stability
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