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General Knowledge (GK) Quiz: Indian Parliament Question and Answers

GK Quiz:  Indian Parliament
GK Quiz: Indian Parliament

General Knowledge quiz on the Indian Parliament.  Questions with answers at the end of the quiz.  The quizzes are designed to increase your general awareness and general knowledge.

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1. The Council of States in India is generally known as:
a.    Lok Sabha
b.    Rajya  Sabha
c.    Parliament
d.    AD hoc Committee
e.    None of the Above

2. The First Lok Sabha commenced on which date:

a.    1947
b.    1952
c.    1954
d.    1957
e.    1962

3. The Lok Sabha is also known as:

a.    Council of states
b.    The Upper House
c.    The House of the People
d.    Parliament
e.    None of the above

4. The precursor to the Indian Parliament was the :

a.    AD hoc committee
b.    Provisional Parliament
c.    Constituent Assembly
d.    Supreme Assembly
e.    Executive Assembly

5. The maximum strength  (number of members) of the Rajya  Sabha :
a.    220
b.    235
c.    238
d.    250
e.    255

6. In the Rajya Sabha, the President can appoint how many representatives

a.    6
b.    8
c.    10
d.    12
e.    15

7. The chairman of the Rajya Sabha is the:
a.    President of India
b.    Vice President of India
c.    Prime Minister of India
d.    Chosen from the members of the Rajya Sabha
e.    None of the above

8.  The number of years that a member is elected to the Rajya Sabha is : The
a.    2 years
b.    4 Years
c.    6 Years
d.    8 Years
e.    None of the above

9. The current leader (2011) of the Rajya Sabha is
a.    Sonia Gandhi
b.    Dr. Manmohan Singh
c.    Mr. Arun Jaitly
d.    Pratibha Patil
e.    Mohd.  Hamid Ansari

10. The money bill can be amended by the Rajya Sabha
a.    True
b.    False
c.    Sometimes

11. Which of the following is not an eligibility qualification for the LOK sabha:
a.    Aged 25 or over
b.    Mentally sound
c.    Should not be bankrupt
d.    Should not have any criminal proceedings
e.    Must be physically fit

12. What is the maximum strength (number of members) of the Lok Sabha envisaged by the Constitution:
a.    530
b.    540
c.    550
d.    552
e.    555

13. The Presiding Chairman of the Lok Sabha is the following:

a.    Prime Minister
b.    President
c.    Vice President
d.    Elected from the Lok Sabha Members
e.    None of the Above

14. The minimum age for holding office in the Lok Sabha is:

a.    18 Years
b.    21 years
c.    25 Years
d.    28 Years
e.    30 years

15. A motion of no confidence against the government can be introduced by
a.    President
b.    Vice President
c.    Rajya Sabha
d.    Lok Sabha
e.    Prime Minister

16. How many sessions of the Lok Sabha take place in a year:

a.    2
b.    3
c.    4
d.    5
e.    As many as needed

17. Which of the following are not sessions of the Lok Sabha:
a.    Budget Session
b.    Monsoon Session
c.    Spring Session
d.    Summer Session
e.    Winter Session

18. The budget is presented by the Finance Minister to the:
a.    Prime Minister
b.    President
c.    Lok Sabha
d.    Rajya Sabha
e.    Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

19. The present Majority Leader of the Lok Sabha (2011) is:
a.    Pranab Mukerjee
b.    Sushma Swaraj
c.    Mrs. Meira Kumar
d.    Mr. Karla Munda
e.    Dr. Manmohan Singh

20. The Parliament of India consists of the following (more than  one answer applies)
a.    President
b.    Lok Sabha
c.    Rajya Sabha
d.    Prime Minister
e.    All of the Above

21. Who decides whether a bill is a money bill or not:
a.    President
b.    Prime Minister
c.    Speaker of the Lok Sabha
d.    Rajya Sabha
e.    Finance Minister


1. B
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. C
6. D
7. B
8. C
9. B
10. B
11. E
12. D
13. D
14. C
15. D
16. B
17. C & D
18. C
19. A
20. A, B, C
21. C

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5 th answer is wrong. Article 80 of the Constitution lays down the maximum strength of Rajya Sabha as 250, out of which 12 members are nominated by the President and 238 are representatives of the States and of the two Union Territories .

Pawan ,

Very important for us. I like it.


these are average questions . i want more typical question.


these are slow question.


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how come the rajya sabha elections is 6 years23.57.69.23, for every 2 years 1/3rd of its members retire. so elections would be for every 2 years.


5th answer is wrong it is 250

Bishal Jain,

good ,, but i need lot more than this...because i prepare for paliament quiz competition............for that this not enough....


very good

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