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1. The number of writs that can be prayed for and issued by the Supreme Court and/or a High Court is

3 4 5 6

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2. The Parliament of India can make use of the residuary powers

at all times only during national emergency during national emergency as well as constitutional emergency as well in a state None of the above

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3. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the

Parliament Supreme Court High courts Election Commission

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4. The members of the panchayat are

nominated by the district officer the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies nominated by local self-government minister of the state nominated by the block development organization

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5. The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of

4 years 5 years 6 years 3 years

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6. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

1970 1971 1972 1973

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7. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by

the people Lok Sabha elected members of the legislative assembly elected members of the legislative council

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8. The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because

it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution All of the above

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9. The present Lok Sabha is the

13th Lok Sabha 14th Lok Sabha 15th Lok Sabha 16th Lok Sabha

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10. The Parliament exercises control over council of ministers, the real executive, in several ways. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a method of control over executive?

Questions Supplementary questions Adjournment motions None of the above

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