The Parliament (3) One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 Minimum how many times the Parliament has to meet in a year? Twice
2 What should be the interval between the two consecutive sessions of Parliament? Six Month
3 Who constitutes the Indian Parliament? President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
4 Who is not an integral part of Parliament? Vice-President
5 The membership of a Parliament/Legislative Assembly membership may be terminated if he remains absent without informing to respective House for a term of – 60 days
6 Which provision deals with the privileges and immunities of the Members of Parliament under the Constitution of India? Article 105
7 What is not a collective privilege of the members of Parliament? Freedom from attendance as Witness
8 The Parliament can make law for the whole or any part of India for implementing International Treaties – Without the consent of any state
9 Under which article of the Indian Constitution, the Parliament can make laws on State List subject for giving eff ect to international agreements? Article – 253
10 Who can legislate on the subjects which are not included in any of the lists of subjects given in the Constitution? Parliament
11 The Speaker can ask a member of the House to stop speaking and let another member speak. This phenomenon is known as – Yielding the floor
12 ‘Zero Hour’ is the contribution of which country to the Parliamentary System? India
13 Zero Hour’ in the working of the Indian Parliament means – The time immediately following the question hour
14 What could be the maximum time limit of “Zero Hour” in the Lok Sabha? One hour
15 Time of zero-hour in Parliament is – 11 am to 12 noon & 12 noon to 1.00 pm
16 A Money Bill passed by Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Rajya Sabha within – 14 days
17 Which Bill can NOT be first introduced in Rajya Sabha? Money Bill
18 When a bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of the Parliament, it has to be passed by – A simple majority of members present and voting
19 Who presides over the joint session of both the Houses of the Parliament? Speaker
20 The 1st joint meeting of both Houses of the Indian Parliament was held in connection with – Dowry Abolition Bill
21 Which expression is appropriate regarding the message to call a joint sitting of both houses under Article 108 of the Constitution of India? Intention of the President
22 What will happen if the President summons a joint session of Parliament and in the meantime Lok Sabha is dissolved? A joint session will be held at the scheduled time
23 A legislative bill may be introduced in which House of Parliament? Either House of Parliament
24 Who has the right to issue money from the Consolidated Fund of India? The Parliament
25 Which Article of the Indian Constitution is related to the Contingency Fund? Article 267
26 Which is the largest item under Non-plan Expenditure of the Central Government? Interest Payment
27 The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from – The Parliament of India
28 All revenues received by the Union Government by way of taxes and other receipts for the conduct of Government business are credited to the – Consolidated Fund of India
29 Money Bill has been defined by the Constitution under Article – Article 110
30 Who decide whether a particular Bill is a Money Bill? Speaker of Lok Sabha
31 If the annual Union Budget is not passed by the Lok Sabha –
The Prime Minister submits the resignation of the Council of Ministers
32 If the budget is disclosed before being introduced in the Legislative Assembly, what will happen? The Finance Minister will have to resign
33 ‘Votes on Account’ permits the Union Government to –
Withdraw money from the Consolidated Fund of India for a specific period
34 Vote on Account is meant for –
Appropriating funds pending the passing of the budget
35 Estimates of expenditure are submitted to the Parliament of India in the form of – Demands for Grants
36 The Finance Bill of the Indian Government is presented in – Lower House
37 Which proposal is related to the Union Budget? Cut motion
38 What is the meaning of Guillotine in Parliamentary Procedure? To stop the debate on the bill
39 According to the Law enacted by Parliament in December 1989, the legal age for a citizen to become major is – 18 years
40 Who constituted the Consultative Committee of Members of Parliament for Railway Zones? Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
41 Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament? The Committee on Estimates
42 With reference to the Parliament of India, which of the following Parliamentary Committees scrutinizes and reports to the House whether the powers to make regulations rules, sub-rules, by-laws, etc. conferred by the Constitution or delegated by the Parliament are being properly exercised by the Executive within the scope of such delegation? Committee on Subordinate Legislation
43 Tenure of the members of the Estimates Committee is of – One year
44 The members of the Standing Committee of Parliament are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in which ratio? Two and one respectively
45 In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is –
To allow a discussion on a definite matter of urgent public importance
46 What is the object of “Cut Motion”?
To move a proposal to reduce expenditure in the Budget proposals
47 The Secretariat of Parliament of India is – Independent of the Government
48 In which year was the Office of the Parliamentary Secretary created first time in Independent India? 1952
49 Sovereignty of the Indian Parliament is restricted by – Judicial review
50 The Golden Jubilee of the Indian Parliament was celebrated on – 13-05-2002
51 Who was the Nationalist leader to be elected as Speaker of the Central Legislative Assembly in 1925? Vitthalbhai Patel
52 In which Committee there is no representation of the Rajya Sabha? Estimates Committee
53 The Public Accounts Committee presents its report to – Parliament
54 The Public Accounts Committee submits its reports to – The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
55 The main function of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is –
To examine the financial account of the government and report of the Comptroller and Auditor General
56 Who nominates the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Indian Parliament? The Speaker of Lok Sabha
57 The Joint Parliamentary Committee set up for probing the 2G spectrum issue, consists of –
20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha
58 The Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the 2G Scam is headed by – P.C. Chacko
59 In what way does the Indian Parliament exercise control over the administration? Through Parliamentary Committees