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1
What amidst the following is not true of the general electoral roll prepared through the agency of the Election Commission? It is to be used for elections to the
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D
The Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Council) is the upper house in those states of India that have a bicameral legislature. In contrast with state’s Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly), the Legislative Council is permanent body and cannot be dissolve; each Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) serves for a six year term, with terms staggered so that the terms of one third of Council’s members expires every two year. This arrangement parallels that for the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India.

Hence, the option D is correct.

 
2
Which of the following categories of citizens of the prescribed age may be registered as voter?
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C
The Indian citizenship and nationality law and the Constitution of India provide single citizenship for all of India. The provisions relating to citizenship upon adoption of the constitution are contained in Articles 5 to 11 in Part II of the Constitution of India. There is a form of Indian Nationality. The holders of which are known as Overseas Citizens of India. The Constitution of India forbids dual citizenship or dual nationality, except for minors where the second nationality was involuntarily acquired. The Central Indian Government, on application, may register any person as an Overseas Citizen of India if that Person is of Indian Origin and is from a country which allows dual citizenship in some form or the other.

Hence, the option C is correct.

 
3
The maximum time a person can continue to be the minister of the State Government without being a member the state legislature ________.
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C
A non-member may be appointed a Minister in the state Government provided he gets a seat in the State Legislature within a period of six months from the date of his appointment. This has been mentioned in Article 164 of the Indian Constitution.

Hence, the option C is correct.

 
4
With respect to Article 371 A of the Constitution of India, the Governor of which one of the following States has special responsibility with respect to law and order of the State?
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C
Article 371 A deals with special provisions with respect to the State of Nagaland.

Hence, the option C is correct.

 
5
How many members of the State Legislative Council are elected by the Assembly?
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B
The Legislative Council or the Vidhan Parishad is the Upper Chamber of the State Legislature. As mentioned in the constitution the total membership of the Legislative Council shall not be less than forty and more than one third of the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of the concerned state. One-third of the members of this House are elected by the Legislative Assembly from amongst persons who are not its members. One-third of its members “are elected by the local bodies like Municipalities or District Boards or any other local authority as specified by the law of the Parliament. One-twelfth of the members are elected by graduates of at least three years standing. One-twelfth of the members are elected by teachers of secondary schools having at least three years experience. About one-sixth of the members are nominated by the Governor from among persons possessing special knowledge and experience in the field of art, science, literature, social service and cooperative movement.

Hence, the option B is correct.