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Who among the following was the first recognised Leader of the Opposition in the Indian Parliament?

A) Dr SP Mukherjee B) AK Gopalan
C) YB Chavan D) NG Ranga

Answer:   C) YB Chavan

Explanation:

The late YB Chavan of the Congress(I) was given the official status of the Leader of the Opposition, with the rank of a Cabinet Minister, in the Lok Sabha, in 1977 by the janata Government. Chavan was thus the first opposition leader to enjoy this status. Dr Ram Subhag Singh of Congress (O) was the first formally recognised opposition leader in Parliament in 1969.

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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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