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The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committe of Parliament is appointed by the 

A) Prime Minister B) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
C) President D) Union Finance Minister

Answer:   B) Speaker of the Lok Sabha



Explanation:

Though this is essentially a Committee of the House of the people (Having 15 members from that house), by an agreement between the two houses, 7 members from the other Houses are also associated with this committee, in order to strengthen it.

Subject: Indian Politics
Q:

Who has become the first full time woman Defence Minister of India ?

A) Sushma Swaraj B) Nirmala Sitharaman
C) Uma Bharathi D) Smriti Irani
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Nirmala Sitharaman

Explanation:

Nirmala Sitharaman, who took oath as the new Cabinet member in september 2017 under Narendra Modi, has been given the Defence Ministry portfolio. Incidentally, she has become the first dedicated woman defence minister of India and only the second woman to hold the crucial ministry after Indira Gandhi. 

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Q:

The granting of fundamental rights to citizens aims at ensuring ?

A) Socialistic government B) Individual liberty
C) An Independent judiciary D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Individual liberty

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Q:

Proclamation of Emergency under Article 352 has been done How many times ?

A) 4 B) 3
C) 2 D) 1
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 3

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Who has been elected as 13th Vice President of India ?

A) M Venkaiah Naidu B) Gopalkrishna Gandhi
C) Hamid Ansari D) Ram Nath Kovind
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) M Venkaiah Naidu

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Q:

Which country has signed an agreement with India for transfer of sentenced prisoners ?

A) Japan B) Ghana
C) Somalia D) Italy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Somalia

Explanation:

Signing the Agreement with Somalia shall facilitate the Indian prisoners imprisoned in Somalia or vice-versa to be near to their families, for serving remaining part of their sentence and shall facilitate their social rehabilitation.

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