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The Contingency Fund of India has been placed at the disposal of the 

A) Prime Minister B) President
C) Comptroller and Auditor-General D) Home Ministry

Answer:   B) President

Explanation:

The Contingency Fund of India was constituted in 1950, by an act of parliament (Article 267). The Fund has been placed at the disposal of the president, who can make advances out of the Fund to meet unforeseen expenditure. The expenses must be subsequently authorised by Union Parliament (Articles 115, 116) and recovered through additional, supplementary or excess grants.

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Who of the following threw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly along with Bhagat Singh ?

A) B.K. Dutt B) Sukhdev
C) Jatin Das D) Rajguru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) B.K. Dutt

Explanation:

Bhagat Singh and B.K. Dutt threw bombs in the Legislative Assembly as a protest against "Passage of public Safety bill".

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Which is the second largest judicial complex in the world ? 

A) Madras Highcourt B) Gauhati Highcourt
C) Delhi Highcourt D) Mumbai Highcourt
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Madras Highcourt

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Which of the following ministry has turned down the proposal to rename West Bengal to ‘Bangla’ ?

A) Ministry of Home Affairs B) Ministry of Law and Justice
C) Ministry of Culture D) Ministry of External Affairs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ministry of External Affairs

Explanation:

Foreign Affairs Ministry has turned down the proposal to rename West Bengal to ‘Bangla’, citing diplomatic confusion over similarities with the neighbouring country Bangladesh, according to reports. The West Bengal Assembly had passed a resolution last year stating that the name of the state would be changed to ‘Bangla’ in Bengali, ‘Bengal’ in English and ‘Bangal’ in Hindi.

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By which Act was the Public Service Commission established for the first time in India ?

A) Government of India Act, 1919 B) Government of India Act, 1935
C) Indian Council Act, 1909 D) Indian Council Act, 1892
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Government of India Act, 1919

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When was the wealth tax first introduced in India ?

A) 1948 B) 1957
C) 1976 D) 1991
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1957

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