By: D.K Choudhary
Q.1 Given below two statements(UPPSC Mains 2012 )
Assertion:- (A) The union executive is headed by the president of india.
Reason:- (B) There are no limitation on the power of the president.
In the context of the above which of the following is correct?
(a) Both A, and B are true and B is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A, and B are true but B is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A, is true but B, is false.
(d) A, is false but B, is true.
Article 53 of the Indian constitution mentioned that the executive power of the union shall be vested in the president, so the Assertion (A) is correct whereas Reason (B) is false because the president shall exercise this power either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with the constitution of India.
Q.2 How is the president elected in India. (MPPCS 1998)
(a) Directly (b) By Rajya Sabha Members
(c) By Lok Sabha Members (d) By Indirect Election.
|The president of india is elected by the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote and the voting at such election shall be by secret ballot. This is an indirect method of election. Article 54 describes the method of election of president. It says president shall be elected by the members of an electoral college of :-
(A) All the elected members of both the houses of parliament (R.S. + L.S)
(B) All the elected members of the legislative assemblies of the states.
Here “State” involves national capital territory delhi and union territory of puducherry by 70th Amendment Act. 1992.
Q.3 In india , the President is elected by? (BPSC 1996)
(a) Direct election (b) Single transferable vote system
(c) Proportional vote system (d) Open ballot system
|See the explanation of Question no 2.|
Q.4 The electoral college of president consisting of- (UPUDA 2001)
- elected members of both houses of parliament
- elected members of both houses of State Legislatures
- elected members of the legislative assemblies of all states
- elected members of legislative assemblies of delhi and Pondicherry.
(a) 1, 2, and 3 are right (b) 1 and 3 are right
(c) 1, 2 and 4 are right (d) 1, 3 and 4 are right
|See the Explanation of question no 2.|
Q.5 Who among the following are not included in the electoral college for the election of the president of india. (UPPCS 2015)
(a) Elected members of the house of the people.
(b) Elected members of the council of states.
(c) Elected member of the legislative assemblies of the states.
(d) Elected members of the legislative councils of the states.
|See the explanation of question no.2|
Q.6 Which of the following are the members of the electoral college for electing the president of india? (UPPCS 2012)
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
- All the members of the two houses of parliament
- All the elected members of the state legislative assemblies.
- All the elected members of the U.T.A Assemblies.
- All the governors and Lt. Governors.
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2, 3, and 4
|See the explanation of question no 2|
Q.7 The members of board of election of the president of india are?
- Elected members of Lok Sabha.
- Elected members of Rajya Sabha.
- Elected members of Vidhan Sabha.
- Elected members of Vidhan Parishad.
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 1, 3 and 4
|See the explanation of question no 2|
Q.8 Which one of the following is not correct regarding presidential election?(UPPCS 2016)
(a) Election of the successor must be held before the expiry of the term of the incumbent president.
(b) The president shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office.
(c) On the expiration of his term he continues to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.
(d) President’s election may be postponed on the ground that the electoral college is incomplete.
|President election may not be postponed on the ground that electoral college is incomplete. The legislative assembly which is dissolved cannot take part in the election. Thus option (d) is not correct while other options are correct is related to the election of the president.|
Q.9 Minimum number of electors needed to be proposer of the presidential candidate is? (UPPCS 2004)
(a) Ten Electors (b) Twenty Electors
(c) Five Electors (d) Fifty Electors
|For the nomination of a person for the election of the president minimum 50 electors need to be proposers, and further 50 electors need to be seconders of the nomination paper|
Q.10 Which of the following is not an essential qualification for the candidature of president?(UPPCS 1992)
(A) Completion of 35 years.
(C) Qualified for election as a member of the house of people.
(D) Citizen of india.
|Article 58(1) of Indian constitution enumerated Qualificatio for election as president—No person shall be eligible for election as president Unless he
(a) Is a citizen of india
(b) Has completed the age of 35 years and
(c) Is qualified for election as a member of the house of the people