Election Commission One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 What is the tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner of India? Six years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier
2 Who can remove the Chief Election Commissioner from his office? Provision of the Cabinet
3 The Chief Election Commissioner of India is appointed by – President
4 The Constitution of India provides for an Election Commission under Article – 324
5 Election to the Office of the President is conducted by – The Election Commission of India
6 Who decides disputes regarding the disqualification of Members of Parliament?
The President in consultation with the Election Commission
7 While deciding any question relating to the disqualification of a Member of Parliament, the President shall obtain the opinion of – Election Commission of India
8 If in an election to a State Legislative Assembly, the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposit, it means that – A very large number of candidates contested
9 The decision to disqualify the person declared convicted by the Court to contest the elections has been made by – The Parliament
10 Right to Vote and Right to be elected in India is a – Legal Right under an Act
11 Voting rights by the youths at the age of 18 years were exercised for the first time in the General Election of which year? 1989
12 The age limit of voters of the Union and State Legislature was reduced from 21 years to 18 years by – 61st Amendment, 1989
13 What is the total number of electors in the Lok Sabha elections of 2009 in Millions? 714 millions
14 The Dinesh Goswami Committee recommended – Government funding of parliamentary elections
15 Who was the first woman to become the Chief Election Commissioner of India? V.S. Ramadevi
16 The Election Commission was converted into a ‘Three member Commission’ in which year? 1989
17 National Voters Day is celebrated on – 25th January