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Public Service Commission & Election Commission MCQ Questions and Answers

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#1. Who appoints the Union Public Service Commission?

#2. Which of the following is correct about the Union Public Service Commission of India ?

#3. Which is NOT a Central Service?

#4. Which one of the following is NOT an All India Service ?

#5. Consider the following statements : 1.The number of the Members of Union Public Service Commission is determined by the President of India. 2. The Union PublicService Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#6. The expenses of Public Service Commission of a State (e.g. Uttar Pradesh) are charged upon:

#7. The annual report of the UPSC is submitted to :

#8. By which Act was the Public Service Commission established for the first time in India?

#9. Which of the following has the powers to create a new all-India Service?

#10. Who among the following is a Non-Resident Indian (NRI)?

#11. The election disputes regarding the election of President and Vice-President can be heard by:

#12. Which among the following is NOT a part of electoral reforms?

#13. Areawise, which one of the following is the?

#14. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

#15. The 84th Amendment Act has frozen the total number of existing seats in the Lok Sabha on the basis of 1971 Census. They shall remain unaltered till the first census to be taken after the year :

#16. The Election Commission was converted into Three Members Commission' in the following year:

#17. Election to the office of the President is conducted by:

#18. Which one among the following Commission was set up in pursuance of a definite provision under an Article of the Constitution of India?

#19. To be recognised as a national Party, it must secure at least :

#20. Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments introduced the anti-defection provision in the Constitution for the first time?

#21. Which of the following has banned floor crossing by the members elected on a party ticket to the legislature :

#22. In India, the Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office in the same manner and on the same grounds as :

#23. Now-a-days the Election Commission of India uses EVM during the General Election in the country. What is the full form of EVM ?

#24. The Constitutional Amendment by which the age for voting has been revised from 21 years to 18 years is:

#25. Age of a candidate to contest parliamentary election on should not be lesser than:

#26. When was the mandate that a candidate at an election should file with his nomination papers an affidavit recording his criminal antecedents, if any, enforced at a General Election for the first time?

#27. To be a regional party, the minimum percentage of votes that a party needs to secure in any election is:

#28. NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day is observed on which of the following days?

#29. Who accords recognition to various political parties in India as National or Regional Parties?

#30. Who conducts the State Assembly Elections?

#31. The first General Election in India, was held in:

#32. With reference to the Delimination Commission, consider the following statements : 1. The orders of the Delimination Commission cannot be challenged in a Court of Law. 2. When the orders of the Delimination Commission are laid before the Lok Sabha or State Legislative Assembly, they cannot effect any modifications in the orders. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#33. Which one of the following functions is NOT related to the Election Commission?

#34. Given below are two statements - Assertion (A): Powers for conducting elections to the Parliament and State Legislature in a free and fair manner have been given to an independent body i.e., the Election Commission. Reason(R): Powers of removal of Election Commissioners is with the Executive. In the context of the above, which one of the following is correct ?

#35. With reference to India, consider the following electoral system: 1. System of direct election on the basis of adult suffrage. 2. System of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote. 3. List system of proportional representation. 4. Cumulative system of indirect representation. Which of these have been adopted for various elections in India?

#36. If an election to State Legislative Assembly the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposit, it means that:

#37. What is the minimum age prescribed in India for its citizens to cast their vote?

#38. The right to vote in India is given to all people on the basis of?

#39. The first General Election in India on the basis of adult suffrage was held during the year:

#40. If a Member of Parliament becomes disqualified for membership, the decision of his removal is taken by :

#41. Consider the following tasks: 1. Superintendence, direction and conduct of free and fair elections 2. Preparation of electoral rolls for all elections to the Parliament, State Legislature and the office of the President and the Vice-President. 3. Giving recognition to political parties and allotting election symbols to political parties and individuals contesting the election. 4. Proclamation of final verdict in the Centre of the election disputes. Which of the above are the functions of the Election Commission of India ?

#42. When was the Anti-defection Act passed?

#43. To be recognised as a national party, a political party must be recognised party in at least :

#44. The functions of the Election Commission of India are : I. To conduct all the elections to Parliament and to the State Legislature. II. To conduct elections to the office of the President and the Vice-President. III. To recommend imposition of President's rule in a State where conditions are not conductive to holding of free and fair elections. IV. The superintendence, direction and control of preparation of electoral rolls.

#45. When was the mandate that a candidate at an election should file with his nomination papers an affidavit recording the particulars of the spouse and the dependents, enforced at a General Election for the first time?

#46. Which among the following countries was the earliest to give women the right to vote?

#47. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: List-I A. President B. Vice-President C. Speaker D. Member of Parliament. List-II 1. Elected by an electoral college 2. Elected by the members of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha 3. Elected by the members of Lok Sabha 4. Elected by adult voting Code: A B C D

#48. A national political party is one which receives 4% of the total votes polled in:

#49. Consider the following statements with reference to India : 1. The Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners enjoy equal powers but receive unequal salaries. 2. The Chief Election Commissioner is entitled to the same salary as provided to a judge of the Supreme Court. 3. The Chief Election Commissioner shall not be removed from his office except in like manner and on like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court. 4. The term of office of the Election Commissioner is five years from the date he assumes his office or till the day he attains the age of 62 years, whichever is earlier. Which of these statements are correct?

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