Polity : Civil Services Exam 2015 Question Paper Analysis

Analysis of Polity Section of Civil Services exam 2015

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By   @shriyansh,   2 years ago

In this article we will analyse the Questions asked from polity section in the Civil Services exam 2015. We will have a comparison with the syllabus and sources we have already discussed.



Questions


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Directive Principles of State Policy

Resource : NCERT

Consider the following statements regarding the Directive Principles of State Policy :

1. The Principles spell out of the socio economic democracy in the country.

2. The provisions contained in these Principles are not enforceable by any court.

Which of statements given above is/are correct ?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1and 2
  4. Neither1nor2


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Legislature > Parliament > Rajya Sabha

Resource : NCERT

Consider the following statements :

1. The Rajya Sabha has no power either to reject or to amend a Money Bill.

2. The Rajya Sabha cannot vote on the Demands for Grants.

3. The Rajya Sabha cannot discuss the Annual Financial Statement.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3 


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Legislature > Parliament

Resource : NCERT

When a bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of the Parliament, it has to be passed by

  1. a simple majority of members present and voting
  2. three-fourths majority of members present and voting
  3. two-thirds majority of the Houses
  4. absolute majority of the Houses


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Executive > Prime Minister

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements :

1. The Executive Power of the Union of India is vested in the Prime Minister.

2. The Prime Minister is the ex Officio Chairman of the Civil Services Board.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1nor 2


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Schedules

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

The provisions in Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the Constitution of India are made in order to

  1. protect the interests of Scheduled Tribes
  2. determine the boundaries between States
  3. determine the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats
  4. protect the interests of all the border States 


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Executive > President

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Who/Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India?

  1. The President of India
  2. The Prime Minister of India
  3. The Lok Sabha Secretariat
  4. The Supreme Court of India


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Legislature > State Legislature

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements:

1. The Legislative Council of a State in India can be larger in size than half of the Legislative Assembly of that particular State.

2. The Governor of a State nominates the Chairman of Legislative Council of that particular State.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Preamble

Resource : NCERT

"To uphold and protect the Sovereignty, Unity and Integrity of India" is a provision made in the

  1. Preamble of the Constitution
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Fundamental Rights
  4. Fundamental Duties 


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Local Government > Panchayati Raj

Resource : NCERT

The fundamental object of Panchayati Raj system is to ensure which among the following?

1. People's participation in development

2. Political accountability

3. Democratic decentralization

4. Financial mobilization

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 4 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Directive Principles of State Policy

Resource : NCERT

The ideal of 'Welfare State' in the Indian Constitution is enshrined in its

  1. Preamble
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Fundamental Rights
  4. Seventh Schedule 


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Parliamentary System

Resource : NCERT

There is a Parliamentary System of Government in India because the

  1. Lok Sabha is elected directly by the people
  2. Parliament can amend the Constitution
  3. Rajya Sabha cannot be dissolved
  4. Council of Ministers is responsible to the Lok Sabha 

Analysis


Topic wise distribution :

  • Basic : 4 Questions
  • Executive : 2 Questions
  • Legislature : 3 Questions
  • Judiciary : 0 Question
  • Local Government : 1 Questions
  • Constitutional/Non-Constitutional Bodies : 0 Questions
  • Schedules : 1 Question


Resource wise distribution :

  • NCERTs : 7 Questions
  • Indian Polity - Laxmikant : 4 Questions


Difficulty wise distribution :

  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Difficult :



Author : Shriyansh Gautam
Shriyansh Gautam
@shriyansh

Civil Services Aspirant

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