1. Period for disposing first appeal can be expand by ------ days from 30 days  if necessary

(a) 10 days
(b) 30 days
(c) 15 days
(d) 25 days

2. The long title of the RTI Act seeks to promote the following qualities in the working of every public authority:

(a) Transparency
(b) Punctuality
(c) Efficiency
(d) Reputation 

3. Second appeal to the Central Information Commission/ the State Information Commission can be preferred by the applicant within ------ days from the date on which the decision was given or should have been made by the First Appellate Authority.

(a) 30 days
(b) 45 days
(c) 60 days
(d) 90 days

4. Appointment Committee of Central Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) includes

(a) Prime Minister
(b) Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha
(c) One Union Cabinet Minister to be nominated by the Prime Minister
(d) All the above

5. Consider the following statements about the right to information (RTI) Act, 2005 and select one which is not provided for or specially exempted 

(a) It is not applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir 
(b) An applicant making request for information will have to give reasons for seeking information 
(c) Removal of chief information officer 
(d) Every information commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier.

6. The RTI Act gives right to seek information from the following:

(a) private companies
(b) MNCs
(c) public authorities
(d) associations 

7. Central Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) is appointed by  

(a) President
(b) Vice President
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Home Minister

8. Under RTI Act, the grounds for a complaint could be 

(i) being asked to pay an unreasonable amount of fee. 
(ii) being given incomplete or false information. 
(iii) any matter relating to requesting or obtaining access to records.

Select the correct code

(a) All (i), (ii) & (iii)
(b) Only (i) & (iii)
(c) Only (ii) & (iii)
(d) Only (iii)

9. Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) shall be appointed for a term of ------years from date on which he enters upon his office or till he attains the age of -------- years, whichever is earlier

(a) 6 yeras / 66 yeras
(b) 5 yeras/ 70 yeras
(c) 5 years / 65 years
(d) 5 years /60 years

10. Section 4 (1) (b) (xi) of RTI Act states that a public authority should publish:

(a) The budget allocated to each of its agency
(b) Proposed expenditures
(c) Reports on disbursements made
(d) All the above 

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