Polity : Civil Services Exam 2018 Question Paper Analysis

Analysis of Polity Section of Civil Services Exam 2018

Polity Previous Year Questions Analysis
By   @shriyansh,   3 years ago

In this article we will analyse the Questions asked from polity section in the Civil Services exam 2018. We will have a comparison with the syllabus and sources we have already discussed



Questions


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Legislature > Parliament

Resource : NCERT, Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements:

1. In the first Lok Sabha, the single largest party in the opposition was the Swatantra Party

2. In the Lok Sabha, a "Leader of the Opposition" was recognised for the first time in 1969.

3. In the Lok Sabha, if a party does not have a minimum of 75 members, its leader cannot be recognised as the Leader of the Opposition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Schedules

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements:

1. The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

2. The validity of a law placed in the Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgement can be made on it.

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 : Legislature > Parliamentary Committees

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

With reference to the Parliament of India, which of the following Parliamentary Committees scruitinizes and reports to the House whether the powers to make regulations, rules, sub -rules, by -laws, etc. conferred by the Constitution or delegated by the Parliament are being properly exercised by the Executive within the scope of such delegation?

  1. Committee on Government Assurances
  2. Committee on Subordinate Legislation
  3. Rules Committee
  4. Business Advisory Committee


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Legislature > Bills > Money Bill

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Regarding Money Bill, which of the following statements is not correct?

  1. A bill shall be deemed to be a Money Bill if it contains only provisions relating to imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation of any tax.
  2. A Money Bill has provisions for the custody of the Consolidated Fund of India or the Contingency Fund of India.
  3. A Money Bill is concerned with the appropriation of moneys out of the Contingency Fund of India.
  4. A Money Bill deals with the regulation of borrowing of money or giving of any guarantee by the Government of India.


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Executive > President

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

With reference to the election of the President of India, consider the following statements:

1. The value of the vote of each MLA varies from State to State.

2. The value of the vote of MPs of the Lok Sabha is more than the value of the vote of MPs of the Rajya Sabha.

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 : Legislature > Speaker

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements:

1. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly shall vacate his/her office if he/she ceases to be a member of the assembly.

2. Whenever the Legislative Assembly is dissolved, the Speaker shall vacate his/her office immediately.

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 ,Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Which one of the following reflects the most appropriate relationship between law and liberty?

  1. If there are more laws, there is less liberty.
  2. If there are no laws, there is no liberty.
  3. If there is liberty, laws have to be made by the people.
  4. If laws are changed too often, liberty is in danger.


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Executive > Governer

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Consider the following statements:

1. No criminal proceedings shall be instituted against the Governor of a State in any court during his term of office.

2. The emoluments and allowances of the Governor of a State shall not be diminished during his term of office.

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 > Fundamental Rights

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

Which of the following are regarded as the main features of the "Rule of Law"?

1. Limitation of Powers

2. Equality before law

3. People's responsibility to the Government

4. Liberty and civil rights

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Emergency

Resource : Indian Polity - Laxmikant

If the President of India exercises his power as provided under Article 356 of the Constitution of a particular State, then

  1. the Assembly of the State is automatically dissolved.
  2. the powers of the Legislature of that State shall be exercisable by or under the authority of the Parliament.
  3. Article 19 is suspended in that State
  4. the President can make laws relating to that State.


Difficulty : Medium

Topic Hierarchy : Basic > Fundamental Rights

Resource : NCERT

Right to Privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty. Which of the following in the Constitution of India correctly and appropriately imply the above statement?

  1. Article 14 and the provisions under the 42nd Amendment to the Constitution
  2. Article 17 and the Directive Principles of State Policy in Part IV
  3. Article 21 and the freedoms guaranteed in Part III
  4. Article 24 and the provisions under the 44th Amendment to the Constitution

Analysis


Topic wise distribution :

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


Resource wise distribution :

  • NCERTs : 3 Questions
  • Indian Polity - Laxmikant : 10 Questions


Difficulty wise distribution :

  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Difficult :



Author : Shriyansh Gautam
Shriyansh Gautam
@shriyansh

Civil Services Aspirant

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