1. What is the minimum age for appointment as a Governor?

(a) 35 years
(b) 40 years
(c) 25 years
(d) 30 years

2. Chief Minister of a State is responsible to

(a) Prime Minister
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Legislative Assembly
(d) Governor

3. The administrative and operational control of the Armed Forces is exercised by the

(a) Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs with Prime Minister as the Chairman 
(b) Ministry of Defence
(c) Three Chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force Staff
(d) President

4. What is the position of a Minister of State in the Central Government?

(a) He is a Minister of Central Government but not a member of the Cabinet.
(b) He looks after the interests of the State Cabinet.
(c) He is the nominee of the State Governor.
(d) He is the nominee of the State Cabinet.

5. The Union Council of Ministers is appointed by the

(a) President of India according to his discretion
(b) President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister
(c) Prime Minister of India
(d) Parliament

6. The President can proclaim emergency on the written advice of the

(a) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Chief Justice of India
(d) Union Cabinet

7. The Union Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to

(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) President
(c) House of the People
(d) Prime Minister

8. Article 78 of the Constitution deals with

(a) President's power to get information from the Council of Ministers.
(b) Prime Minister's duty regarding keeping the President informed about the government's decisions and policies.
(c) Emergency powers of the President
(d) President's power to send advisory messages to the Parliament.

9. The maximum duration for which the Vice President may officiate as the President, is

(a) 1 year
(b) 6 months
(c) 4 months
(d) 9 months

10. The President's Rule in a State can be continued for a maximum period of

(a) 2 years
(b) 1 year
(c) 6 months
(d) 2 1/2 years