CBSE Questions for Class 9 Civics Working Of Institutions Quiz 5 -

The system of govt. in which the Head of the State is elected _______________.
  • Communism
  • Dictatorship
  • Monarchy
  • Republic
All important policy decisions of the government are taken by the _______________.
  • Opposition party
  • Civil servants
  • Prime minister and cabinet ministers
  • Citizens
The first session of the Lok Sabha was held in _________.
  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1950
  • 1952
Necessary information to the ministers is provided by ______________.
  • Technical staff
  • Secretaries of each ministry
  • Members of the Lok sabha
  • Rajya sabha members
The Supreme Court is a court of record. This implies:
 I. It can punish for its contempt.
II. Its decisions are admitted as evidence and cannot be questioned in any court of law.
III. It has to keep a record of all the important cases that are conducted in India.
IV. Its decisions, once taken, are binding upon it
  • I, II and III
  • I and II
  • I, III and IV
  • I, II, III and IV
The Constitution of India clearly lays down that the dispute between the centre and the states or between states will be resolved by ___________.
  • The President
  • The High Court
  • The Supreme Court
  • The Advocate General
What is the tenure of office of the Prime Minister?
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • As long as he wants
  • He does not have a fixed tenure
What happens if there is a difference of opinion between Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha over an ordinary bill?
  • The President decides the matter
  • The will of Rajya Sabha prevails
  • There is a joint sitting of the two Houses
  • The bill is cancelled
Which of the following institutions can make changes to the existing law of the country?
  • The Supreme Court
  • The President
  • The Prime Minister
  • The Parliament
Two features of Indian judicial system are ___________.
  • Independent Judiciary
  • Integrated Judiciary
  • Dependent Judiciary
  • Both (1) and (2)
Who among the following is the final interpreter & guardian of Indian Constitution?
  • President
  • Prime Minsiter
  • Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court as well as High Court
Supreme Court of India is situated in ___________.
  • Calcutta
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Chennai
Apart from making laws, which of the following is/are also power(s) of the Parliament?
  • Exercising control over the government
  • Controlling finance of the country
  • Serving as the highest forum of discussion and debate
  • All the above
Which body acts as the guardian of Fundamental Rights?
  • District Courts
  • Supreme Court
  • Election Commission
  • Legislature
Who presides over the meeting of 'Council of Ministers' in India?
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Prime Minister
  • None of those
Whom does the President appoint as the Prime Minister?
  • Anyone he likes
  • Leader of the majority party
  • MP who has secured the largest number of votes
  • None of the above
The President can dissolve the Lok Sabha before expiry of its term, on the advice of ___________.
  • Prime Minister
  • Speaker
  • Vice-President
  • Election Commissioner
Who among the following is not appointed by the President?
  • Chairman of UPSC
  • Governor of State
  • Judge of a High Court
  • Vice-President
Supreme Court comes to the rescue of Fundamental Rights, if ________________.
  • Executive violates
  • Legislature violates
  • An individual violates
  • All of the above
Attorney-General of India is appointed by __________.
  • UPSC
  • President
  • Prime Minister
  • Lok Sabha Speaker
Which one of the following is enforceable in a court of law?
  • Directive Principles
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Preamble
Article 356 deals with ______________.
  • National emergency
  • Constitutional emergency
  • Financial emergency
  • Fundamental Rights during emergency
In case of unavailability of the President and Vice-President, the duties of the President are discharged by ___________.
  • Prime Minister
  • Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  • Senior-most Cabinet Minister
  • Chief Justice of India
Salaries of Supreme Court judges are drawn from ________.
  • Law Ministry Grants
  • Consolidated Fund of India
  • Home Ministry Grants
  • Parliamentary Grants
Which of the following article cannot be amended by simple majority?
  • Creation of new states
  • Procedure of election of the President
  • Official language of the Union
  • Quorum in the Parliament
Lok Sabha cannot be addressed by _____________.
  • Vice-President
  • Attorney-General
  • Minister, not a member of Lok Sabha
  • Speaker
The only President elected twice was ________________.
  • Dr Rajendra Prasad
  • Radhakrishnan
  • V. V. Giri
  • Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
President does not appoint ______________.
  • Prime Minister
  • Lok Sabha Speaker
  • Election Commissioner
  • Comptroller and Auditor-General
Prime Minister of India, at the time of appointment, need not be _____________.
  • Citizen of India
  • Above 25 years of age
  • Member of Parliament
  • Of sound mind
The Parliament, in India, consists of:
  • The Lok.Sabha only
  • The Rajya Sabha only
  • The President of India only
  • Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and the President of India

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