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Q:

The most essential feature of the Paliamentary form of Government is the 

A) Sovereignty of the Parliament B) Written Constitution
C) Accountability of the executive to the legislature D) Independent judiciary

Answer:   A) Sovereignty of the Parliament



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Q:

Which political process is necessary for redistricting?

A) Gerrymandering B) Filibuster
C) Census D) Election
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Census

Explanation:

Redistricting is the process of drawing electoral district boundaries in the United States.

The state legislature has primary responsibility for creating a redistricting plan, in many cases subject to approval by the state governor.

Redistricting has to follow certain criteria to be accepted:

* compactness
* contiguity
* equal population
* preservation of existing political communities
* partisan fairness
* racial fairness

 

The practice of gerrymandering involves the manipulation of district drawing in aims to leave out, or include, specific populations in a legislator's district to ensure his/her reelection.

 

Gerrymandering is the practice of drawing district lines to achieve political gain for legislators.

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Bureaucracy literally means a system of government by

A) Elected representative B) Officials
C) Group of landlords D) Nominated representative
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Officials

Explanation:

A bureaucracy is a way of administratively organizing large numbers of people who need to work together.

The term bureaucracy literally means "rule by desks or offices".

Organizations in the public and private sector, including universities and governments, rely on bureaucracies to function.

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What is the political party of the president now?

A) BJP B) INC
C) BSP D) NCP
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) BJP

Explanation:

Ram Nath Kovind, the present President of India is from BJP, Bharatiya Janata Party.

The president of the Republic India is the head of state of India. He is also the commander-in-chief of Indian Armed Forces. He is indirectly elected by the people through members of both houses of the parliament of India, legislative assemblies of all the states of India, the legislative assembly of the Union

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By tradition, when does the presidential campaign begin?

A) When a candidate is officially nominated at the national convention B) With the New Hampshire primary
C) In September, following the national convention D) After a candidate has gained enough electoral votes in the primaries
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) When a candidate is officially nominated at the national convention

Explanation:

When a candidate is officially nominated at the national convention, then the presidential campaign begins.

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Which statement about the Supreme Court is true?

A) The court hears all cases for which two or more justices agree that the case has merit. B) The court decides which cases it will hear. In deciding cases, the chief justice’s vote counts as two votes.
C) Every case appealed to the Supreme Court is ruled upon by the court. D) The court can hear only cases that have worked their way up from local courts.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) The court decides which cases it will hear. In deciding cases, the chief justice’s vote counts as two votes.

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Which branch of government declares war?

A) Legislative B) Executive
C) Judicial D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Executive

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Q:

Which of these is an example of government corruption?

A) tax revenue B) contracting
C) cronyism D) all the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) cronyism

Explanation:

Cronyism is the practice of partiality in awarding jobs and other advantages to friends, family relatives or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations.

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Who formulates fiscal policy in India?

A) Ministry of Finance B) Reserve Bank of India
C) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) D) Finance Commission
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ministry of Finance

Explanation:

In India, Fiscal Policy is formulated by the Ministry of Finance.

 

Fiscal policy is playing an important role on the economic and social front of a country. Traditionally, fiscal policy is concerned with the determination of state income and expenditure policy. But with the passage of time, the importance of fiscal policy has been increasing continuously for attaining rapid economic growth.

An effective fiscal policy is composed of policy decisions relating to the entire financial structure of the government including tax revenue, public expenditures, loans, transfers, debt management, budgetary deficit, etc.

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