346 .Which one of the following resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President?
A.  Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
B.  V.V. Giri
C.  Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
D.  Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
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347 .The 'President's Rule' in a state means that the state is ruled by:
A.  the President directly
B.  a caretaker government
C.  the Chief Minister nominated by the President
D.  the Governor of the State
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348 .Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?
A.  Jawaharlal Nehru
B.  B.R. Ambedkar
C.  B.N. Rao
D.  Mahatma Gandhi
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349 .The Vice-President's letter of resignation is to be addressed to the:
A.  Deputy Chaiman of Raiya Sabha
B.  Chief Justice of India
C.  President
D.  Speaker
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350 .The elections to Panchayats are to be held:
A.  every four years
B.  every five years
C.  when the State Government decides to do so
D.  at the Centre's directive
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351 .Rajya Sabha is less powerful than Lok Sabha in terms of its financial powers because:
A.  it does not participate in the passing of money bill
B.  No money bill can be introduced in Rajya Sabha
C.  Both of the above
D.  None of these
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352 .An individual who is not a member of either House of Parliament can be appointed a member of the Council of Ministers, but he has to become a member of either House within a period of :
A.  1 month
B.  2 months
C.  3 months
D.  6 months
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353 .Panchayati Raj was started in the country in:
A.  1957
B.  1952
C.  1959
D.  1951
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354 .Which of the following writs is issued by the court in case of illegal detention of a person?
A.  Habeas Corpus
B.  Mandamus
C.  Certiorari
D.  Quo Warranto
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355 .Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?
A.  Sachidananda Sinha
B.  B.R. Ambedkar
C.  Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D.  P. Upendra
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356 .Members of the Rajya Sabha are elected according to :
A.  Cumulative Vote System
B.  Single Non-transferable Vote System
C.  Single Transferable Vote System
D.  None of the above
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357 .Which of the following Union Territories attained statehood in February, 1987?
A.  Goa
B.  Arunachal Pradesh
C.  Pondicherry
D.  Daman and Diu
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358 .Which of the following is not a source of revenue to the village panchayats?
A.  Property Tax
B.  House Tax
C.  Land Tax
D.  Vehicles Tax
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359 .Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached?
A.  Justice H.R. Khanna
B.  Justice A.N. Grover
C.  Justice M. Hidayatullah
D.  Justice Ramaswami
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360 .Which is at the apex of the three tier system of Panchayati Raj ?
A.  Gram Sabha
B.  Gram Panchayat
C.  Zila Parishad
D.  Panchayat Samiti
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