1. The election Commission dose not conduct the elections to the

(a) Lok Sabha
(b) President's election
(c) Rajya Sabha
(d) Local Bodies

2. The maximum age prescribed for election as president is

(a) No such Limit
(b) 62 years
(c) 58 years
(d) 60 years

3. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the

(a) High Court
(b) Election Commission
(c) Parliament
(d) Supreme Court

4. To elect the President of India, which one of the following election procedures is used?

(a) System of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote
(b) Secondary voting system
(c) Proportional representation through list system
(d) Collective Voting system

5. In which year were the first general election held in India?

(a) 1950-51
(b) 1948-49
(c) 1951-52
(d) 1947-48

6. Election to the house of the people and the Legislative Assemblies of States in India are conducted on the basis of

(a) Single Transferable vote
(b) Proportional Representation
(c) Limited suffrage
(d) Adult Franchise

7. Who appoint the Chief Election Commissioner of India?

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

8. Which among the following is not a part of the electoral reforms?

(a) Installation of electronic voting machines
(b) Appointment of election Commissioner
(c) Registration of Political parties
(d) Disqualifying the offenders

9. Recognition to a political party is accorded by

(a) The Election Commission
(b) A Committee of Whips
(c) The ministry of parliament Affairs
(d) The speaker of the Lok Sabha in the case of national Parties and the Speaker of Legislative assemblies in the case of regional parties

10. The Chief Minister of a state in India is not eligible to vote in the Presidential election if

(a) He is a member of the Upper House of the State Legislature
(b) He is a caretaker Chief Minister
(c) He himself is a candidate
(d) He is yet to prove his majority on the floor of the Lower House of the state Legislature