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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Working of Institutions - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Working of Institutions - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Which one of the following decisions can one take if one
is elected as President of India ? [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Ask for reconsideration of a bill passed by both the houses
Nominate the leader of one's choice to the Council of Ministers.
Select the person one likes as Prime Minister.
Dismiss a Prime Minister who has a majority in the Lok Sabha


Question :

Which of the following is not correctly matched ? [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Judiciary : settles disputes
Legislature : makes laws
Permanent Executive : creates laws
Political Executive : creates laws


Question :

Distinguish between Political executive and Permanent executive. Choose the correct options.
(i) Political executives are elected by the President and Permanent executives are appointed by the people.
(ii) Political executives are elected by the people whereas Permanent executives are appointed by the President and selected through the competitive examinations.
(iii) Political executives are selected for the limited time period i.e. for five years but Permanent executives remain in their office till their retirement.
(iv) Political executives are responsible to the parliament but Permanent executives are accountable to the people.


Answer :

( i ) and (iv)
(ii) and (iii)
All (i) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
All are irrelevant statements


Question :

Which of the following statements about Judiciary is false ?


Answer :

Every law passed by the Parliament needs approval of the Supreme Court
Judiciary can strike down a law if it goes against the spirit of the Constitution
Judiciary is independent of the Executive
Any citizen can approach the courts if his/her rights, are violated


Question :

Which of the following institutions can make changes to an existing law of the country ?


Answer :

The Supreme Court
The President
The Prime Minister
The Parliament


Question :

Who among the following is a part of the Political Executive ?


Answer :

District Collector
Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs
Home Minister
Director General of Police


Question :

Judiciary (court) can take up any dispute like
(i) Between citizens and the judiciary
(ii) Between citizens and the government
(iii) Between two or more state governments
(iv) Between government at the Union and governments of
the other countries.
Observe the statements and select the best options


Answer :

(i)
(ii)
(i), (ii) and (iii)
(iv)


Question :

In what ways Lok Sabha exercises Supreme Power over Rajya Sabha ? Mark the right option.
(i) Lok Sabha exercises more powers on money matter.
(ii) Lok Sabha controls the President of India
(iii) During the joint session final decision is taken by Lok Sabha because of its larger number of members
(iv) It guides the functioning of Rajya Sabha.


Answer :

(i) and (iv)
(i) and (iii)
(ii) and (iv)
All above


Question :

What is the strength of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha ? Select the correct option.


Answer :

485 in Lok Sabha and 265 in Rajya Sabha
620 in Lok Sabha and 340 in Rajya Sabha
460 in Lok Sabha and 240 in Rajya Sabha
545 in Lok Sabha and 250 in Rajya Sabha


Question :

Select the preferred points related to the importance of Parliament on the basis of your understanding.
(i) The final law making authority
(ii) Its the institution which solves the dispute between States and Unions
(iii) It executes the law
(iv) It controls all the money that government have.


Answer :

(i) and (iv)
(ii) and (iii)
only (ii)
only (iii)