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Which Article of the Constitution of India accords Special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir?

A) 311 B) 324
C) 356 D) 370

Answer:   D) 370



Explanation:
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Q:

The cabinet minister of India who deals with Ministry of Defence in June 2017  ?

A) Shri Narendra Modi B) Shri Rajnath Singh
C) Shri Kalraj Mishra D) Shri Arun Jaitley
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Shri Arun Jaitley

Explanation:

1. Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in-charge of:
– Ministry of Personnel
– Public Grievances and Pensions
– Department of Atomic Energy
– Department of Space

All important policy issues and all other
portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

2. Shri Raj Nath Singh         -       Minister of Home Affairs
3. Smt. Sushma Swaraj       -       Minister of External Affairs
4. Shri Arun Jaitley             –       Minister of Finance
                                        –       Minister of Corporate Affairs
5. Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu   –       Minister of Urban Development
                                        –       Minister of Housing and
                                                 Urban Poverty Alleviation
                                        –       Minister of Information & Broadcasting
6. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari –      Minister of Road Transport
                                                 & Highway
                                                – Minister of Shipping
7. Shri Arun Jaitley
(Additional Charge)             -      Minister of Defence
8. Shri Suresh Prabhu          -     Minister of Railways
9. D.V Sadananda Gowda    -      Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation
10. Sushri Uma Bharati       -      Minister of Water Resources,
                                                River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
11. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi    -      Minister of Minority Affairs
12. Shri Ramvilas Paswan   -      Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
13. Shri Kalraj Mishra         -      Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
14. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi  -     Minister of Women & Child Development
15. Shri Ananth Kumar       -     Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers
16. Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad – Minister of Law & Justice
                                            – Minister of Electronics & Information Technology
17. Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda  - Minister of Health & Family Welfare
18. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati -  Minister of Civil Aviation
19. Shri. Anant Geete            -          Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
20. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal -        Minister of Food Processing Industries
21. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar – Minister of Rural Development
                                              – Minister of Panchayati Raj
                                              – Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation
22. Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh - Minister of Steel
23. Shri Jual Oram                   -      Minister of Tribal Affairs
24. Shri Radha Mohan Singh     -      Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
25. Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot   -      Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
26. Smt. Smriti Irani                 -      Minister of Textiles
27. Dr Harsh Vardhan                –     Minister of Science & Technology
                                               –     Minister of Earth Sciences
28. Prakash Javadekar               -     Human Resource Development

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Who has been appointed as the new economic affairs secretary in the Union Finance Ministry  ?

A) N. K. Sinha B) Tapan Ray
C) Subhash C. Garg D) Kirti Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Subhash C. Garg

Explanation:

Subhash C. Garg, a 1983 batch lAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, has been appointed as the new the economic affairs secretary in the Union Finance Ministry. The post fell vacant after Shaktikanta Das retired on May 31, 2017. Currently, Tapan Ray, the corporate affairs secretary, has the additional charge of the economic affairs department. Prior to this appointment, Garg was Executive Director at World Bank for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka.

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When was the Supreme Court of India first inaugurated  ?

A) 28th January, 1950 B) 26th November, 1949
C) 30th January, 1949 D) 15th August, 1947
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 28th January, 1950

Explanation:

The Supreme Court followed the Federal Court of India which was founded under the Government of India Act, 1935.

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The speaker of the Lok Sabha can ask a member of the house to stop speaking and let another member speak. This phenomenon is known as :

A) Yielding the floor B) Crossing the floor
C) Calling Attention Motion D) Point of Order
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Yielding the floor

Explanation:

Yielding the floor :  The speaker of the Lok sabha can ask a member of the house to stop speaking and let another member speak.

Crossing the floor:  Passing between the member addressing the House and the Chair which is considered breach of Parliamentary etiquette.

Point of Order:  A Member of Parliament may raise a point of order if he feels that the proceedings of' the House do not follow the normal rules. The presiding officer decides whether the point of order raised by the member should be allowed.

Calling Attention Motion:  With the prior permission of the Speaker, any member of the Parliament may call the attention of a Minister to a matter of urgent public importance. The Minister may make a brief statement about the matter or he may ask for time to make a statement later.

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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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