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The number of members nominated by the president to the Rajya Sabha is Constitutionally limited to

A) 12 B) 15
C) 10 D) 20

Answer:   A) 12

Explanation:

The Council of States (Rajya Sabha) is composed of not more than 250 members, of whom 12 are nominated by the President. The twelve members are chosen by him from among persons having special knowledge or practical experience in literature, science, art, and social service. The Constitution thus adopts the principle of nomination, for according distinguished Indians a place in the Upper Chamber (Rajya Sabha) of Parliament.

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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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The first Law Officer of the Government of India is the

A) Union Law Minister B) Secreatary, Ministry of Law
C) Attorney-General for India D) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Attorney-General for India

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In which year was the Supreme Court of India established?

A) 1951 B) 1949
C) 1950 D) 1947
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1950

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Which House of Parliament is sometimes called the "House of Elders"?

A) Rajya Sabha B) Lok Sabha
C) Both D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rajya Sabha

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