Quiz # 21



#1 The Central Government gives grants-in-aid to the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India on the basis of the recommendations of –

The central govt gives grants in aid to the states out of the consolidated fund of India on the basis of the recommendation of the Finance committee of India. The state government uses these funds used to develop the rural areas and also develop the administration in the rural areas.

#2 Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a Union Territory?

The seven current union territories are: Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

#3 The Proclamation of National Emergency ceases to operate unless approved by the Parliament within –

The proclamation has to be ratified within two months by both Houses of Parliament. If the Lok Sabha stands dissolved, the proclamation ceases to operate at the end of thirty days after the reconstitution of the Lok Sabha, unless it is approved by the reconstituted body.

#4 A national emergency remains in operation, with the approval of the Parliament, for –

As per the the 44th amendment of 1978, if the Parliament approves proclamation of a National Emergency, then it remains in operation on pleasure or desire of the Cabinet or the Executive.

#5 Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo China War of 1962?

Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon (3 May 1896 – 6 October 1974) was an Indian nationalist, diplomat, and politician, described by some as the second most powerful man in India, after his ally, the 1st Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

January 2, 2020

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