1. The Governor of a State is appointed by the President on the advice of the

(a) Prime Minister
(b) Vice- President
(c) Chief Minister
(d) Chief Justice

2. The President gives his resignation to the

(a) Chief Justice
(b) Parliament
(c) Vice President
(d) Prime Minister

3. For what period does the Vice President of India hold office?

(a) 5 years
(b) Till the age of 65 years
(c) 6 years
(d) 2 years

4. Who among the following holds office during the pleasure of the President?

(a) Governor
(b) Election Commissioner
(c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(d) Prime Minister

5. Who was the first Prime Minister of India?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Mrs. Indira Gandhi
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

6. In case a President dies while in office, the vice President can act as President for a maximum period of

(a) 1 years
(b) 3 months
(c) 6 months
(d) 2 years

7. The Union Council of Ministers consists of

(a) Cabinet Ministers, Minister of State and Deputy Ministers
(b) Cabinet Ministers and Chief Ministers of the States
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Cabinet Ministers

8. Who administers the oath of office to the President of India before he enters upon the office ?

 (a) Chief Justice
 (b) Speaker
 (c) Vice President
 (d) Prime Minister

 9. Who among the following enjoys the rank of a Cabinet Minister of the Indian Union?

(a) None of the Above
(b) Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission
(c) Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha
(d) Secretary to the Government of India

10. A person who is not a member of Parliament can be appointed as a Minister by the President for a maximum period of

(a) 9 months
(b) 3 months
(c) 12 months
(d) 6 months

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