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MCQs on Vice President of India - 1

1. Which article says that 'there shall be a Vice-President of India'
(a) Article 63
(b) Article 62
(c) Article 61
(d) Article 64

2. Which article says that 'the Vice President to be ex-officio Chairman of the Council of States'
(a) Article 63
(b) Article 64
(c) Article 61
(d) Article 62

3. When the Vice president acts as President or discharges the functions of the President under Article 65
(a) He shall not perform the duties of the office of the Chairman of the Council of States
(b) He shall not be entitled to any salary or allowance payable to the Chairman of the Council of States
(c) Both (a) & (b)
(d) None of the above

4.Vice President of India draws salary in the designation of 
(a) Vice President of India
(b) President of India
(c) Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(d) None of the above

5.the President wants to tender the resignation before expiry of normal term, he / she has to address the same to ---- 
(a) Vice President
(b) Supreme Court Chief Justice
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Lok Sabha Speaker

6. As per the procedure, the election of Vice President is conducted at first at
(a) Lok Sabha
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
(d) None of the above

7. Vice President of India can be removed from Office before expiry of his / her term by 
(a) President
(b) Supreme Court
(c) Two Houses of Parliament
(d) None of the above

8. The Vice President of India discharges the duties of President in the event of
(a) His death
(b) His resignation
(c) His absence due to illness
(d) All the above

9. The Vice President of India is the ex-officio Chairman of 
(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) UPSC
(d) UG

10. Who decides disputes regarding the election of the Vice President? 
(a) President
(b) Supreme Court
(c) Election Commission
(d) Parliament

11. The Vice President discharges the duties of the President during his / her illness for a maximum period of
(a) 6 months
(b) 3 months
(c) 1 year
(d) Indefinitely

12. Which of the following dignitaries who became Vice Presidents after having held diplomatic positions?
(a) S. Radhakrishnan
(b) G. S. Pathak
(c) K R Narayanan
(d)  All the above

13.Which one of the following Vice President(s) resigned from his Office to contest for the Office of the President?
(a) VV Giri
(b) G. S. Pathak
(c) S. Radhakrishnan
(d) B D Jatti

14.Who of the following held the Office of the Vice President of India for two full terms?
(a) K R Narayanan
(b) S. Radhakrishnan
(c) Shankar Dayal Sharma
(d) Krishna Kant

15.Who of the following became President of India without serving as Vice President?  
(a) Zakir Husain
(b) V V Giri
(c) Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
(d) K R Narayanan

MCQs on Vice President of India - 2

1. Which article says about election of Vice-President
(a) Article 66
(b) Article 65
(c) Article 67
(d) Article 64

2. Electoral college for electing the Vice-President shall consist of 
(a) Elected members of both the Houses of Parliament
(b) Nominated members of both the Houses of Parliament
(c) All members of the state legislative assemblies as well of UT Legislative Assemblies
(d) Both 1 & 2

3. No person shall be eligible for election as Vice-President unless he—
(a) is a citizen of India
(b) has completed the age of thirty-five years
(c) is qualified for election as a member of the Council of States
(d) All the above

4.The Vice-President shall hold office for a term of --------- years from the date on which he enters upon his office
(a) 6
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 5

5. The process for removing Vice President from his office may be initiated from 
(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) Supreme Court
(d) President

6. Vice-President may be removed from his office by 
(a) a resolution of the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) passed by a majority of all the then members of the Council and agreed to by the House of the People (Lok Sabha) 
(b) Supreme Court
(c) President
(d) Union cabinet

7. All doubts and disputes arising out of or in connection with the election of Vice-President shall be inquired into and decided by
(a) Lok Sabha
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Supreme Court
(d) President

8.Vice President may resign from his office anytime by submitting his resignation to 
(a) Prime Minister
(b) Supreme Court Chief Justice
(c) Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha
(d) President

9. Which one of the following statement is true about election of Vice President  
(a) Both elected and nominated members of the both Houses of Parliament can vote
(b) Only elected members of the both Houses of Parliament can vote
(c) All members of the state legislative assemblies as well of UT Legislative Assemblies can vote
(d) All of the above are false

10. Which article of Indian Constitution provides the Oath of Affirmation for the Office of Vice President
(a) Article 68
(b) Article 69
(c) Article 70
(d) Article 67

11. The office of Vice President was adopted from the  constitution of which country
(a) Britain
(b) Canada
(c) United States
(d) Australia
Answer: c

12. In the election of Vice-President -------- type of ballots are used 
(a) Semi Secret Ballot
(b) Open Ballot
(c) Secret Ballot
(d) None of the above

13. In the election of Vice-President -------- method of voting system is used 
(a) Proportional representation method
(b) Semi proportional method
(c) Majoritarian method
(d) Cumulative voting method

14. Which article says about term of office of Vice President
(a) Article 66
(b) Article 67
(c) Article 65
(d) Article 69

15. Who can be Vice President can be removed by a resolution of the Rajya Sabha passed by an effective majority (more than 50% of effective membership(total membership - Vacant seats)) and agreed to by a simple majority (50% of present and voting members) of the Lok Sabha 
(a) President
(b) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
(c) Vice President
(d) Prime Minister

MCQs on Rabindra Sangeeth -15

1. Which ‘Tal’ was created by Tagore in 3/2/3 divisions?
(A) Jhampak
(B) Khemta
(C) Rupak
(D) Rupakda

2. ‘Marana re, Tuhu mama Shyam Saman’ – song is from which opera?
(A) Valmiki Pratibha
(B) Bhanu Singher Padabali
(C) Kal Mrigaya
(D) Mayar Khela

3. To whom Tagore mentioned as ‘the curator of all of my songs’?
(A) Abanindranath
(B) Dwijendranath
(C) Dinendranath
(D) Sourindranath

4. Mention the style of the following Rabindra Sangeet Compositions:
‘Amar Mallika Bane’ …or ‘Sakhi Bahe Gelo Bela…..’
(A) Baul
(B) Lok Geet
(C) Kirtan
(D) Thumri

5. Which one of the following mishraraga was not created by Tagore for his composition?
(A) Kafi-Kanda
(B) Sohini-Kalingra
(C) Bhup-Kalyan
(D) Pilu-Barwa

6. Which type of singing influenced Tagore mostly in his compositions?
(A) Khyal
(B) Thumri
(C) Dhrupad
(D) Lok-Geet

7. ‘Tomar Geeti, Jagalo Smriti’ belongs to which category of Rabindra Sangeet?
(A) Prakriti
(B) Prem
(C) Puja
(D) Baul

8. Who was the author of the book ‘Rabindra-Smriti’?
(A) Amiya Tagore
(B) Sahana Devi
(C) Indira Devi Choudhurani
(D) Kanak Biswas

9. The following songs are based on which raga?
(i) Majhe Majhe Taba Dekha Pai
(ii) Achho Antare Chirodin
(iii) Bendhechho Premer
(iv) Pratidin Ami He

(A) Gaud Mallhar
(B) Khamaj
(C) Kedara
(D) Kafi

10. The song ‘Simar Majhe Asim Tumi’ is based on which raga?
(A) Jai Jayanti
(B) Todi
(C) Chhayanat
(D) Paraj

11. The song ‘Aji Pranami Tomare…’ is based on which raga?
(A) Paraj
(B) Bibhas
(C) Bihagada
(D) Bhairavi

12. Which ‘Gharana’ or style of Hindustani vocal tradition influenced Tagore mostly in his compositions?
(A) Banaras Gharana
(B) Kirana Gharana
(C) Gwalior Gharana
(D) Vishnupur Gharana

13. Which ‘Prohibited note’ was used in his composition ‘Tomaro Ashime’ in raga ‘Bihag’ by Tagore?
(A) Komal ‘Re’
(B) Komal ‘Ga’
(C) Komal ‘Dha’
(D) Komal ‘Ni’

14. According to the Tagore, which one is the correct division for accompaniment with Rabindra Sangeet in ‘Ada-Chautal’?
(A) 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2
(B) 2 + 3 + 2 + 2 + 3 + 2
(C) 2 + 4 + 4 + 4
(D) 3 + 2 + 2 + 3 + 2 + 2

15. According to the Tagore, how many divisions are in Sur-faktal?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 2

MCQs on Rabindra Sangeeth -14

1. Which song was composed by Rabindranath following Raga Ashavari?
(A) Tumi Sandhyar Megha Mala
(B) Aaj Bari Jhare
(C) Anek Diyecho Nath
(D) Sada Thako Anande

2. Which song was composed by Rabindranath following Carnatic song ‘Purna Chandranane’?
(A) Aaji Subhodine
(B) Tumi Kichho Diye Jao
(C) Baje Karun Sure
(D) Eso he Grihadevata

3. Radhika Prasad Goswami was an expert of which style of vocal tradition?
(A) Bengali Folk music
(B) Baul
(C) Khyal
(D) Dhrupad

4. Radhika Prasad Goswami sung which composition of Rabindranath in Gramaphone record?
(A) Bimalo Anande Jagore
(B) Baje Karun Sure
(C) Anandaloke Mangalaloke
(D) Amar Matha Nata Kore

5. The following songs are from which category of Rabindra Sangeet?
1. Amar Ange Ange
2. O Dekha Diye Chole Gelo
3. Keteche Ekela Birohero Bela

(A) Prakiti
(B) Puja
(C) Prem
(D) Anushthanik

6. ‘Subhro Aasane Birajo’ song is based on which Tal?
(A) Chautal
(B) Ada-chautal
(C) Jat Tal
(D) Sur-fak Tal

7. Ravindranath converted his story ‘Parishodh’ into a famous dancedrama which is called as
(A) Mayar khela
(B) Shyama
(C) Bhanu Singher Padabali
(D) Valmiki Pratibha

8. In which year ‘Vishwabharti’ was declared as a Central University?
(A) 1950
(B) 1951
(C) 1921
(D) 1927

9. Who authored the book ‘Yantra Kosh’?
(A) Jotirindranath Tagore
(B) Dinendranath Tagore
(C) Hemendranath Tagore
(D) Sourindra Mohan Tagore

10. Who was the ‘Acharya’ of ‘Vishwabharati’ after the death of Rabindranath?
(A) Somendranath
(B) Hemendranath
(C) Abanindranath
(D) Sarojini Naidu

11. Who created ‘Danda-Matrik Swarlipi’ system?
(A) Kshetra Mohan Goswami
(B) Radhika Prasad Goswami
(C) Sourindra Mohan Tagore
(D) Kali Prasanna Bandopadhyay

12. Which song was composed by Rabindranath on the occasion of his birthday?
(A) Ananda Dhara Bohiche Bhubane
(B) Aaj Jyotshna Rate
(C) Tahare Aarati Kare
(D) He Nutan Dekha Dik Bar Bar

13. Which song was composed by Rabindranath as inaugural song?
(A) Eso He Griha Debata
(B) Matri Mandir Punya Angan
(C) Sobare Kori Ahowan
(D) Phire Chal Matir Tane

14. The song ‘Tahare Aarati Kare Chandra’ is based on which Tal?
(A) Dadra
(B) Teental
(C) Ada Chautal
(D) Chautal

15. Which song is based on ‘Dadra Tal’ among the following?
(A) Pramode Dhaliya Dinu Man
(B) Himer Rate Oi Gaganer Deepgulire
(C) Tumi Rabe Nirabe
(D) Nivrita Praner Debata

MCQs on Rabindra Sangeeth -13

1. ‘Aaro Aaro Prabhu.....’ song is based on which ‘Taal’?
(A) Ekadashi
(B) Ada Theka
(C) Khemta
(D) Taal Ferta

2. The following ‘Theka’ belongs to which ‘Taal’ ?
1          2          3          4          5          6          7          8          9          10        11        12
Dha     Te        Te        | Na      Dhi      Na       | Te      Te        Dhi|     Na       Dhi      Na
X                                             2                                  0                                  3
(A) Jat Taal
(B) Ada Khemta
(C) Ek Taal
(D) Khemta

3. How many matras are in ‘Madhyaman Taal’?
(A) 12
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 16

4. ‘Megher Pare Megh Jamechhe...’ song is based on which category of Rabindra Sangeet
(A) Puja
(B) Prakriti
(C) Swadesh
(D) Prem

5. What are the name of the institute which was established in ‘Viswabharati’ in 1919 for painting and music?
(A) Vidya Bhavan
(B) Sangeet Bhavan
(C) Kala Bhavan
(D) Uttarayan

6. ‘Shaono Gagane Ghor Ghana Ghata’ – song is from which Dance-Drama written by Tagore?
(A) Shyama
(B) Bhanu Singher Padavali
(C) Chandalika
(D) Tasser Desh

7. Match the following:
                 List – I                                      List – II
I. Nishitha Sayane, Prabhu Kheliche       1. Puja
II. Naba Anande Jage                              2. Prem
III. Tumi Kon Kananer Phul                     3. Ragashrayi
IV. Gram Chara Oyi, Ranga Matir Path   4. Bhatiyali

I           II         III        IV
(A)      1          3          2          4
(B)      3          1          2          4
(C)      2          1          3          4
(D)      3          2          4          1

8. Jadu Bhatt was an expert of which instrument apart from Singing?
(A) Veena
(B) Sarangi
(C) Tabla
(D) Pakhawaj

9. Śa, Ré, Gá, Má – sign of ‘Akar Mat ik Swarlipi’ system denotes which of the following?
(A) Komal Swar
(B) Mandra Saptak Swar
(C) Tar Saptak Swar
(D) Madhya Saptak Swar

10. Which one is the symbol of ‘one Matra’ as per ‘Akar Matrik Swarlipi’?
(A) |
(B) Y
(C) :
(D) {

11. Song ‘Hridaya Nandana Bane….’ Is based on which Mishra Raga?
(A) Ananda – Bhairavi
(B) Asha – Bhairavi
(C) Kafi – Kanada
(D) Lalita – Gauri

12. Which ‘Tal’ was created by R.N. Tagore in 3/2 Chhanda?
(A) Ardha-Jhaptal
(B) Rupakda
(C) Jhampak
(D) Rupak

13. ‘Khanchar Pakhi Chilo, Sonar Khanchatite…’ song is originally included in which book of R.N. Tagore?
(A) ‘Manasi’
(B) ‘Utsarga’
(C) ‘Chitra’
(D) ‘Sonar Tori’

14. How many songs were composed by R.N. Tagore in his book ‘Geetanjali’?
(A) 147
(B) 114
(C) 96
(D) 86

15. In which book the song ‘Tumi Ki Kebal-i Chhabi…’ was included?
(A) Mahua
(B) Manasi
(C) Balaka
(D) Kalpana

MCQs on Rabindra Sangeeth -12

1. What are the Tagore songs that have adopted tunes from Hindustani classical music usually called?
(A) Bangla Kheyal
(B) Bhatiyali
(C) Raga based
(D) Baithaki Gaan

2. The song ‘Amar Praner Manus ache Prane’ has original tune from?
(A) Baul Song
(B) Kirtan
(C) Dhrupad
(D) Thumri

3. What is the Taal of Song ‘Ek Mone Tor Ektarate’?
(A) Ektaal
(B) Dadra
(C) Khemta
(D) Jat Taal

4. Match the following and select the correct combination from below:
List – I                                                           List – II
a. Aji Je Rajni Jaye                                 1. Chitra
b. Ekada Prate Kanjatale                        2. Sonar Tori
c. Bhanga Deuler Debata                       3. Mahua
d. Arokichhukan Na Hoy Bosiyo Pashe 4. Kalpana

       a b c d
(A) 2 1 4 3
(B) 1 3 2 4
(C) 2 3 1 4
(D) 1 2 4 3

5. Place the following in order and select the correct combination from the ‘codes’ below:
(i) Rabindranath
(ii) Jotirindranath
(iii) Dwijendranath
(iv) Rathindranath

(A) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(B) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(D) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)

6. In which book you can get all musical compositions by Tagore?
(A) Rabichaya
(B) Geetanjali
(C) Geetabitan
(D) Geeti Malya

7. ‘Aji Dakhino Pabane....’ song is based on which Mishra Raga?
(A) Pilu Barwa
(B) Yaman-Purbi
(C) Pancham-Sohini
(D) Bihag-Khamaj

8. In which Rabindra Dance-Drama, we find characters like ‘Ruitani & Hartani’?
(A) Valmiki Pratibha
(B) Taser Desh
(C) Mayar Khela
(D) Chandalika

9. Which song is based on Jhaptal among the following list?
(A) Amar Prane Govir Gopan
(B) Aachho Antare Chirodin
(C) Tabu Mane Rekho
(D) Tomari Koriyachhi Jiboner Dhruvatara

10. ‘Maha Vishwe, Mahakashe....’ song based on which Tal?
(A) Teora
(B) Rupak
(C) Kaharwa
(D) Dadra

11. As per ‘Akar Matrik Swarlipi’ system, the sign of standing or ending note is
(A) S ' a
(B) S''a
(C) Sa||
(D) ||Sa

12. Which one of the following Rabindra Sangeet is based on Raga ‘Adana’?
(A) Aachho Antare Chirodin
(B) Jay Tabo Bichitra Ananda
(C) Bani Taba Dhay
(D) Danrao Amar Ankhir Aage

13. ‘Rim JhimG hano Ghano Re...’ song is based on which raga?
(A) Kanada
(B) Bahar
(C) Desh
(D) Mallhar

14. Who composed some of the tunes of Rabindra Sangeet?
(A) Vishnu Chakravarty
(B) Sahana Devi
(C) Indira Devi
(D) Abanindranath Tagore

15. Which song was composed by Tagore to celebrate the harvest ceremony?
(A) O Amar Desher Mati
(B) Eso Shyamala Sundara
(C) Aaye re Mora Fasal Kati
(D) Amar Paraner Pare