UPSC Polity: Emergency Provisions-2

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Today’s Topic: Emergency Provisions-2

  1. Which constitutional article defines the provision in respect of financial emergency—

a) Article 348              b) Article 351              c) Article 360              d) Article 362

Ans      C

2. Who declares the financial emergency—

a) President              b) Prime Minister              c) Finance Minister              d) None of the above

Ans      A

3. After declaration of financial emergency by the President, what is the period of operation without approval by the Parliament—

a) Three months              b) Four Months              c) Two Months            d) One Month

Ans      C

4. Which Constitutional Articles defines that only the union has the power to protect states against external aggression and internal disturbance—

a) Article 359              b) Article 360              c) Article 355               d) Article 361

Ans      C

5. Which article defines suspension of the provisions of article 18 during emergency—

a) Article 344              b) Article 345              c) Article 343              d) Article 358

Ans      D

6. Which Prime Minister of Indian Imposed President Rule for more number of times—

a) JawaharLal Nehru              b) LalBahadurShastri

c) N.D. Deva Gowda              d) Indira Gandhi

Ans      D

7. Within what period, the Parliament has to approve Financial emergency declared by the President—

a) Six Months              b) Two Months              c) Three Months          d) Four Months

Ans      B

8. Who was the President of India when emergency was declared in 1975?

a) V.V.Giri                                         b) B.D.Jatti

c) Dr.Rajendra Prasad                     d) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmmed

Ans      D

9. Which of the following shall not be considered an adequate ground for the issue of a proclamation of national emergency?

a) War                                                     b) External aggression

c) Armed rebellion                                   d) Internal disturbance

Ans      D

10. Proclamation of emergency by the President of India can be made on the written provision of the Cabinet only. This has been added.

a) After 44th constitutional amendment              b) After 42nd amendment

c) By the Constituent assembly                          d) The Supreme Court of India in 1975

Ans      A