By: D.K Chaudhary
Q.1 Which Article of the Indian Constitution describes the appointment and disqualification of the council of ministers? (UP. U.D.A./L.D.A. 2001)
(A) Article 70 (B) Article 72
(C) Article 74 (D) Article 75
|Article 75 (1) states that the prime minister shall be appointed by the president and other ministers shall be appointed by the president on the advice of the prime minister. Article 75 (2) states that the ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the president.|
Q.2 Prime Minister of India is generally? (B. PCS 2005)
(A) Not a Member of Parliament. (B) Member of Lok Sabha.
(C) Member of Rajya Sabha. (D) Member of both the houses.
|The prime minister of India is generally a member of Lok Sabha, but this is not compulsory of restricted. He can be a member of Rajya Sabha. Indira Gandhi was the first PM, from Rajya Sabha at the time of appointment but later became the member of Lok Sabha.|
Q.3 Who is the president of the council of scientific and Industrial Research?(UK. Lower Sub. 2010)
(A) President of India. (B) Vice president of India.
(C) Prime minister of India. (D) Union minister of Science and Technology.
|The president of the council of scientific and Industrial research is the prime minister of India.|
Q.4 Who is the head of the National Defence committee? (B. PCS 2011)
(A) Home Minister. (B) Prime Minister.
(C) President. (D) Vice—President.
|The National Defence Committee is headed by the Prime Minister.|
Q.5 What is the minimum age requirement to become the Prime Minister of India? (UK. UDA/LDA 2007)
(A) 21 years (B) 25 years
(C) 30 years (D) 35 years
|The minimum age requirement to become the prime minister of India is same as is required by a person to be a member of Lok Sabha i.e. 25 years.|
Q.6 The office of the Deputy Prime Minister? (UP. PCS 2009)
(A) We created under the original constitution.
(B) Is an extra—Constitutional growth.
(C) Was created by 44th Amendment.
(D) Was created by the 85th Amendment.
|The office of deputy prime minister is not mentioned any where in the constitution of India. The post is created due to the political necessity which is purely a non—constitutional post.|
Q.7 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a? (MP. PCS 2010)
(A) Member of Lok Sabha from Punjab.
(B) Member of Rajya Sabha from Punjab.
(C) Member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
(D) Member of Rajya Sabha from Assam.
|Dr. Manmohan Singh was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha from Assam in 1991. Later, he again became a member of Rajya Sabha from Assam in the year 1996, 2001, 2007 and 2013.|
Q.8 The Prime Minister is? (Jharkhand PCS 2011)
(A) Elected by the Lok Sabha. (B) Elected by the Parliament.
(C) Appointed by the President. (D) Nominated by the party in majority of Lok Sabha.
|Article 75 (1) says that the prime minister shall be appointed by the president and other ministers shall be appointed by the president on the advice of the prime minister. Article 75 (2) says that the ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the president.|
Q.9 A Central minister who is not the member of any house can remain in the office for? (UP. PCS 2015)
(A) 12 months. (B) Six months.
(C) Two months. (D) Three months.
Q.10 In India a minister who is not a member of either house of parliament will cease to be a minister after? (UP. PCS 1995)
(A) 1 years. (B) Six Month.
(C) Two months. (D) Three years.