Indian Politics Set - 7 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Politics Set - 7 MCQs

Question 1.

To become a member of the Rajya Sabha a person must be at least_____ years old.

A.

 18

B.

 30

C.

 36

D.

 24

Explanation :

As per provisions of Article-84(b) minimum age to become a member of Rajya Sabha is 30 years as against 25 years in case of Lok Sabha.

Question 2.

What is the minimum age to qualify for Lok Sabha Elections?

A.

 25

B.

 30

C.

 21

D.

 18

Explanation :

As per provisions of Article-84(b) minimum age to become a member of Rajya Sabha is 30 years as against 25 years in case of Lok Sabha.

Question 3.

Who elects the members of Rajya Sabha?

A.

 Elected members of the Legislative Council

B.

 The People

C.

 Elected members of the Legislative Assembly

D.

 Lok Sabha

Explanation :

As per provisions under Article-80, members of Rajya Sabha are elected indirectly by elected members of State Legislative Assemblies and Legislative Assemblies of Delhi and Pondicherry, in accordance with system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote system.

Question 4.

What is the maximum number of Members of the Rajya Sabha?

A.

 150

B.

 200

C.

 250

D.

 300

Explanation :

As per provisions under Article-80, Rajya Sabha can have maximum of 250 members. Out of 250, 238 shall be representatives of States and Union Territories while remaining 12 members shall be nominated by President. At present, it has 245 members, out of which 233 represents States and Union Territories and rest are nominated.

Question 5.

What is the total number of members in Rajya Sabha from States and Union Territories?

A.

 218

B.

 228

C.

 238

D.

 248

Explanation :

As per provisions under Article-80, Rajya Sabha can have maximum of 250 members. Out of 250, 238 shall be representatives of States and Union Territories while remaining 12 members shall be nominated by President. At present, it has 245 members, out of which 233 represents States and Union Territories and rest are nominated.