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Who holds the power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court?

A) Prime Minister B) President
C) Parliament D) Ministry of Law

Answer:   C) Parliament



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The preamble to our constitution provided that India is

A) a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic B) a sovereign republic with a socialist pattern of society
C) a socialist, secular and democratic republic D) a sovereign, socialist and democratic republic
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic

Explanation:

The Preamble was adopted with the constitution in the constituent assembly.

 

The Preamble proclaims the solemn resolution of the people of India to constitute India into a 'Sovereign socialist secular democratic republic'.

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Government regulation is intended to

A) discourage producers from taking harmful actions. B) encourage producers to follow the Constitution.
C) discourage producers from making a profit. D) encourage producers to take negative actions.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) discourage producers from taking harmful actions.

Explanation:

Government regulation protects constitutional rights, safety, and fairness.

 

Hence, Government regulation is intended to discourage producers from taking harmful actions.

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Under what section of trade union act, workers are entitled to protection if strike is illegal?

Answer

Dispute Act, 1947 put certain prohibitions on the right to strike. A strike may be illegal if it contravenes the provision of section 22, 23 or 24 of the Act.

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Maximum age limit of President of India

A) 30 B) 35
C) 45 D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) None of the above

Explanation:

There is no maximum age limit for the President of India. Minimum age limit for president of India is 35 years.

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Which of these was a goal of unions?

A) union ownership of business B) government ownership of business
C) a shorter workweek D) government reform
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) a shorter workweek

Explanation:

Labor unions are associations of workers who pursue common objectives. Workers use this platform to bargain collectively on behalf of the majority of workers.

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Which action is considered a primary function of State government?

A) supervising elected federal government officials B) regulating political parties and the media
C) organizing a local military to provide security D) enforcing laws regarding the public safety
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) enforcing laws regarding the public safety

Explanation:

The primary function of State government is enforcing laws regarding the public safety.

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What is the primary purpose of most constitutions?

A) to provide a substitute for government B) to define and limit government power
C) to give the government absolute power D) to define a moral code for people to follow
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) to define and limit government power

Explanation:

There are many reasons why a constitution is needed. One of the primary purposes is to define and limit power of the government.

It gives the structures for the functioning of the country such as courts and parliament and limits the power.

e.g. to imprison without trial for the government.

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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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