Organisations and Policies

1

The Superintendence, direction and control of elections in India is vested in

  1. The supreme Court of India
  2. The Parliament of India
  3. The Election Commission of India
  4. The Chief Election Commissioner
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2

Which one of the following statements with regard to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is not correct?

  1. He is appointed by the President of India.
  2. He can be removed from office in the same way as the judge of the Supreme Court of India.
  3. The CAG is eligible for further office under the government of India after he has ceased to hold his office.
  4. The salary of the CAG is charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India.
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3

Right to Privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty. Which of the following in the Constitution of India correctly and appropriately imply the above statement?

  1. Article 14 and the provisions under the 42nd Amendment to the Constitution
  2. Article 17 and the Directive Principles of State Policy in Part IV
  3. Article 21 and the freedoms guaranteed in Part III
  4. Article 24 and the provisions under the 44th Amendment to the Constitution
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4

India enacted The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 in order to comply with the obligations to

  1. ILO
  2. IMF
  3. UNCTAD
  4. WTO
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5

How is the National Green Tribunal (NGT) different from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)?

  1. The NGT has been established by an Act whereas the CPCB has been created by an executive order of the Government.
  2. The NGT provides environmental justice and helps reduce the burden of litigation in the higher courts whereas the CPCB promotes cleanliness of streams and wells, and aims to improve the quality of air in the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
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6

With reference to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, consider the following statements:

  1. It is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  2. It, among other things, will also impart training in soft skills, entrepreneurship, financial and digital literacy.
  3. It aims to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce of the country to the National Skill Qualification Framework.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
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7

The creation of the institution of Lokpal was first recommended by

  1. Law Commission
  2. Santhanam Committee
  3. Shah Commission
  4. Administrative Reforms Commission
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8

With reference to the Delimitation Commission, consider the following statements:

  • 1. The orders of the Delimitation Commission cannot be challenged in a Court of Law.
  • 2. When the orders of the Delimitation 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?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
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