1. In which of the following judgmentsit was held that according to Art. 226, Courts are flooded with large number of PIL, so it is desirable for Courts to filter out frivolous petitions and dismiss them with costs?

A. Deepak Sharma vs. Vineeta Sharma
B. Dharampal vs. State of Uttar Pradesh
C. Holicow Pictures Pvt. Ltd. vs. Premchandra Mishra
D. M.C. Mehta vs. Union of India

2. A resolution for the revocation of the proclamation of National Emergency may be moved by

A. Ten members of Lok Sabha 
B. One-fifth of the total membership of the Lok Sabha.
C. One-tenth of the total membership of the Lok Sabha.
D. One-fifteenth of the total membership of the Lok Sabha.

3. By which amendment, it was made clear that the President in exercise of his functions shall act in accordance with the advice of his Council of Ministers ? 

A. 42nd Amendment 
B. 44th Amendment 
C. 45th Amendment 
D. 52nd Amendment 

4. In which of the following cases the entire council of Ministers is not dissolved ? 

1. If the Prime Minister dies. 
2. If the Prime Minister resigns. 
3. If a Cabinet Minister resigns. 

A. 1 and 3 only 
B. 2 and 3 only 
C. Only 3 
D. Only 2 

5. which Articles of the Constitution are relevant to analyse the Constitutional provisions that deal the relationship of the President with the Council of Ministers ?

A. Articles 71, 75 and 78 
B. Articles 74,75 and 78 
C. Articles 73,74 and 78 
D. Articles 73,75 and 78 

6. Who was the Prime Minister of India when the Anti Defection Bill was passed ? 

A. Indira Gandhi 
B. Rajiv Gandhi 
C. VP Singh 
D. H D Deve Gowda 

7. The Council of Ministers has to resign if a no-confidence motion is passed by a majority of members of 

A. Lok Sabha 
B. Rajya Sabha 
C. Both the houses separately 
D. Both the houses in joint sitting 

8. ’Cabinet’ means 

A. All Ministers in the Governance 
B. Ministers with Cabinet Rank 
C. Cabinet Ministers and their Secretaries 
D. Minister of State 

9. The Council of Ministers does not include 

A. Cabinet Ministers 
B. Ministers of State 
C. Ministers without Portfolio 
D. Cabinet Secretary 

10. With reference to the Constitution of India, consider the following statements 

1. The Council of Minsters of the Union are responsible to both the Houses of Parliament. 
2. The President of India cannot appoint any one as Union Minister not recommended by Prime Minister. 

Which of these statement(s)is/ are correct ? 

A. Only 1 
B. Only 2 
C. Both 1 and 2 
D. Neither 1 nor 2 

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