Daily Five Apr 25 2017

Daily Five Apr 25 2017


Date: 25/04/2017
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Prelims Questions

1. With reference to Indian Constitution, consider the following statements:
1. The corporations or the companies created by the Central Government are immune from state taxation.
2. The property or income of a state is exempted from Central taxation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. With reference to the Chairman of Rajya Sabha, consider the following statements:
1. He cannot preside over a joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament.
2. He is a member of the house but cannot vote in the first instance.
3. When a resolution for his removal is under consideration he can speak and take part in the proceedings, without voting.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 3 only

3. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha derives his powers and duties from:

(a) The Constitution of India
(b) The Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of Lok Sabha
(c) Parliamentary conventions
(d) All of the above

4. For a citizen of India, the duty to pay taxes is a:
(a) Fundamental Duty
(b) Legal obligation
(c) Constitutional obligation
(d) Moral obligation

5. Which of the following departments of the Government of India are not under any Ministry?
1. Department of Disinvestment
2. Department of Space
3. Department of Pharmaceuticals
4. Department of Atomic Energy

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 4 only
(c) 3 and 4 only
(d) 1 and 3 only

Ans:
1. B
2. C
3. D
4. B
5. B

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