POLITY FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , TEST-5

Q 1 . Consider the following statements with respect to Inner Line Permit (ILP)
1. It is an official travel document required by Indian citizens residing outside certain protected states while entering them.
2. It is issued by the Government of India and is obligatory for all those who reside outside the protected states.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 2 .  With respect to Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, consider the following statements:
1. It provides for complete prohibition of employment of children below age 14 in any occupation without any exceptions.
2. The number of violations and convictions under the Act has seen a steady decline since 2014.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 3 . Consider the following statements with respect to Article 341 of the Indian Constitution
1. President, in consultation with the governor of a state concerned may notify a caste as a Scheduled Caste.
2. Under the Article, the power to make changes in the Scheduled Caste list lies only with the Parliament.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 4 . Consider the following statements with respect to Adjournment Motion
1. It only terminates a sitting of the House and not a session of the House.
2. Rajya Sabha is not permitted to make use of this device.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 5 . Consider the following statements:
1. Constitutional Amendment is required to change the name of a State.
2. State‟s approval is not mandatory to change the name of a State.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 6 . With respect to Parliamentary Privileges, consider the following statements:
1. It does not extend to the President who is also an integral part of the Parliament.
2. They were exhaustively codified in the Indian Constitution under the Article 105.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 7 . Consider the following statements with respect to Calling Attention motion
1. It is introduced in the Parliament by a member to call the attention of a minister to a matter of urgent public importance.
2. It can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha.
3. Like zero hour, it is also an Indian innovation.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 and 2 Only
b. 2 and 3 Only
c. 1 and 3 Only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Q 8 . The ex-officio members of the National Human Rights Commission are:
1. National commission for STs
2. National commission for Women
3. Chief Central commissioner for Disabled persons
4. National commission for Minorities
5. National commission for SCs
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
a. 1, 2, 4 and 5 only
b. 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
c. 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Q 9 . With respect to Foreigners Tribunal, consider the following statements:
1. They are quasi-judicial bodies.
2. Under the tribunal, the onus of proving one‟s nationality lies upon such person.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 10 . With reference to the Special officer for linguistic minorities, consider the following statements:
1. The reports of Special officer for linguistic minorities are placed before the Parliament by the President.
2. The procedure for removal of Special officer for linguistic minorities is provided in the Constitution.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2