The Council of Ministers One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 The Prime Minister of India is the head of the – Central Government
2 Article 78 of the Constitution of India lays down the duties of the – Prime Minister
3 Which Article of the Indian Constitution describes the appointment and disqualification of the Council of Ministers? Article 75
4 The Prime Minister of India is generally a member of – Lok Sabha
5 Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research? Prime Minister of India
6 Who is the head of the National Defence Committee? Prime Minister
7 What is the minimum age requirement to become the Prime Minister of India? 25 years
8 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a member of – Rajya Sabha from Assam
9 How long can a Central Minister who is not a member of any House, can remain in office? 6 months
10 The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible for – Lok Sabha
11 The Council of Ministers has to resign if a no-confidence motion is passed by a majority of members of – Lok Sabha
12 After resigning, whose permission does a minister require to give a statement in Lok Sabha? Speaker
13 How many members of Lok Sabha is required to table a ‘No Confidence Motion’ against the Council of Ministers? 50
14 Who will decide the Office of Profit? President and Governor & Union Parliament
15 In Indian Polity, the executive is subordinate to whom? The Legislature
16 Which leader of Madhya Pradesh became the Defence Minister first and later Home Minister in Nehru’s Cabinet? Kailash Nath Katju
17 Who was the First Finance Minister of Independent India? R.K. Shanmukham Chetty
18 Who was the Law Minister in the first Cabinet of post-independence India? B.R. Ambedkar
19 Who was the 12th Prime Minister of India? Deve Gowda
20 Which Prime Minister died outside India? Lal Bahadur Shashtri
21 Who was not a Chief Minister of any state before holding the office of Prime Minister? Chandra Shekhar
22 Which Prime Minister of India never attended the Parliament during his tenure? Chaudhari Charan Singh
23 The word ‘matrimonial’ (cabinet) is mentioned only once in the Constitution, and that is in – Article 352
24 The Policy of Liberalisation, Privatisation, and Globalisation was announced as New Economic Policy by which Prime Minister? P.V.Narsimha Rao
25 Who are the highest Civil Services Officers of the Central Government? The Cabinet Secretary
26 Which Constitutional Amendment states that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister in the Council of Ministers, shall not exceed 15% percent of the total number of members of the House of the People? 91st Constitutional Amendment
27 Which Article of the Indian Constitution describes ‘’The Executive power of every State shall be so exercised as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the Executive power of the Union.’’? Article 257
28 The Reorganization of the Union Cabinet is based on the Report of – Gopalaswami Ayyangar
29 Who gave the slogan ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan?’ Lal Bahadur Shastri