Rajya Sabha (The Council of States)
1.Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha ?
(a) The Chairman, Rajya Sabha (b) The President (c) The Joint-Session of Parliament (d) None E
2.Rajya Sabha enjoys more power than the Lok Sabha in the case of –
(a) Money bills (b) None-money bills (c) Setting up of new All India Services (d) Amendment of the Constitution
3.The tenure of the Rajya Sabha is
(a) 2 years (b) 5 years (c) 6 years (d) Permanent
4.What is the term of a member of the Rajya Sabha
(a) 3 years (b) 4 years (c) 5 years (d) 6 years
5.The Vice-President is the ex-officio Chairman of •
(a) Rajya Sabha (b) Lok Sabha (c) Planning Commission (d) National Development Council
6.The Rajya Sabha is dissolved after
(a) Every five years (b) Every six years (c) On the advice of the Prime Minister (d) None of these
7.The upper house of Indian Parliament is known as—
(a) The Rajya Sabhat (b) The Lok Sabha The National Assembly (d) The Indian Parliament None of these
8.who is the Chairman of Rajya Sabha ?
(a) The President (b) The Vice-President The Prime Minister (d) The Speaker
9.which is the House where the Chair person is not the member of that House ?
(a) Rajya Sabha (b) Lok Sabha Legislative Council (d) Legislative Assembly
10.How many members are nominated by the President in the Rajya Sabha ?
(a) 2(b) 10 12 (d) 15
11.The quorum of Rajya Sabha is—
(a) 1/5th of the total membership los ) b) 1/6th of the total membership (c) 1/8th of the total membership (d) 1/10th of the total membership [UP PCS(Main) 2004]
12.The resolution for the removal of the Vice-President of India can be proposed in
(a) Lok Sabha only (b) Rajya Sabha only c) Joint Session of Parliament (d) Any House of Parliament is [UP PCS(Main) 2004)
13..Which one of the following is presided over by one who is not its member?
(a) Vidhan Sabha (b) Council of Ministers ©) Lok Sabha (d) Rajya Sabha
14.Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of
(a) One year (b) One month (c) Fourteen days on (d) Seven days y Sedie la en [UP PCS (Pre) 2006]
15.What could be the maximum time limit of ‘Zero Hour’?
(a) 30 minutes (b) 1 hour (c) 2 hours (d) Indefinite period
16.Which one of the following cannot be dissolved but can be abolished ?
(a) Lok Sabha (b) Rajya Sabha (c) State Legislative Assemblies (d) None of these
17.Which one of the following states has be lowest number of elected members in the Rajya Sabha ? 22
(a) Jharkhand (b) Chhattisgarh (c) Jammu and Kashmir (d) Himachal Pradesh
18.Consider the following statements with respect to qualification to become the member of Rajya Sabha and select the correct answer from the codes given below1. should be at least 30 years of age 2. should be registered as a voter on the list of voters in nd the State from which the candidates is to be elected 3. should not hold office of profit under the State Codes :
(a) 1 and 2 are correcto (b) 1 and 3 are correct (c) 2 and 3 are correct stb (d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
19.What is the fixed strength of Rajya Sabha ?
(a) 210 (b) 220 (c) 230 (d) 250
20.How is Rajya Sabha dissolved ?
(a) At the end of Chairman’s tenure (b) President dissolves after 5 years (c) Dissolved with Lok Sabha automatically (d) None of the above
21.In which House of the Parliament, the Presiding Officer is not a member of the House ?
(a) Lok Sabhasa sen aglinda loob (b) Rajya Sabha bong o bloga (c) Vidhan Sabha (d) Vidhan Parishad
22.Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India?
(a) To change the existing territory of a State and to change the name of the State (b) To pass a resolution empowering the Parilament to make laws in the State List and to create one or more All India Services Po (c) To amend the election procedure of the President and to determine the pension of the President after his/ her retirement (d) To determine the functions of the Election Commission and the determine the number of Election Commissioners
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