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Vice President of India
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CSE-2017
Q1. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(a) Only the Rajya Sabha and not the Lok Sabha can have nominated members.
(b) There is a constitutional provision for nominating two members belonging to the Anglo-Indian community to the Rajya Sabha.
(c) There is no constitutional bar for a nominated member to be appointed as a Union minister.
(d) A nominated member can vote both in the Presidential and Vice Presidential elections.

CSE-2015
Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.
2. While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the right to vote in the election of the Vice President.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

CSE-2004
Q33. The resolution for removing the ViceĀ­President of India can be moved in the:
(a) Lok Sabha alone
(b) Either House of Parliament
(c) Joint Sitting of Parliament
(d) Rajya Sabha alone

Practice Questions (Sample)

PQ1. Consider the following statement/s.
1. All disputes in relation to Vice-President's election are looked into by the Supreme Court whose decision is final.
2. The election of the office of the Vice-President cannot be challenged on the ground of the existence of any vacancy among the members of electoral college.
3. If the election of a person as Vice-President is canceled by the Supreme Court, acts done by him till he was in office are not invalidated.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) All of the above

PQ2. Consider the following statement/s.
1. The Vice President can be removed from office on grounds of violation of the Constitution.
2. If elections for the Vice-President are not held due to some reason after the term of five years, he can continue to hold office till a successor is elected.
3. The Vice President is eligible for re-election up to two terms.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 2
(b) Both 1 & 2
(c) Both 2 and 3
(d) None of the above

PQ3. Consider the following statement/s.
1. The oath of office to the Vice-President is administered by the Chief Justice of India.
2. An individual elected as the Vice-President is deemed to have vacated his seat in either houses of the parliament or in a state legislature if he is a member of the same on the date on which he enters upon his office as Vice-President.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) None of the above

PQ4. Consider the following statement/s.
1. To be eligible for election as Vice-President, a person should not hold any office of profit under the Union government or any state government or any local authority or any other public authority.
2. The office of the Vice-President, governor of any state, a minister of the Central government or a minister of the state government is not deemed as a office of profit for election to the post of Vice-President.
3. To be nominated as a candidate for election of Vice-President one must be subscribed by at least 50 electors as proposers and 50 electors as seconders.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) All of the above

PQ5. Consider the following statement/s.
1. Originally the Constitution provided that the Vice-President be elected by a joint meeting of the two Houses of Parliament.
2. The 11th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1961 did away with the provision of electing the Vice President in a joint sitting of both houses.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) None of the above

PQ6. Consider the following statement/s.
1. The Vice-President of India is elected by the method of indirect election.
2. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college which includes the members of the state legislative assemblies.
3. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college consisting of the members of both Houses of Parliament.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 3
(c) Both 1 and 3
(d) All of the above

Answers

PQ1 : d
PQ2 : a
PQ3 : b
PQ4 : C
PQ5 : C
PQ6 : C

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