IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 145 - 149 of 210

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Question number: 145

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

In India, it is legally mandatory for which of the following to report on cyber security incidents?

1. Service providers

2. Data centres

3. Body corporate

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 only

c.

3 only

d.

1 and 2 only

Question number: 146

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

The main advantage of the parliamentary form of government is that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the executive and legislature work independently.

b.

the head of the government cannot be changed without election.

c.

the executive remains responsible to the legislature.

d.

it provides continuity of policy and is more efficient.

Question number: 147

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

Local self-government can be best explained as an exercise in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Federalism

b.

Direct democracy

c.

Administrative delegation

d.

Democratic decentralization

Question number: 148

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

The Parliament of India exercises control over the functions of the Council of Ministers through

1. Adjournment motion

2. Question hour

3. Supplementary questions

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 3 only

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

2 and 3 only

d.

1 only

Question number: 149

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

Out of the following statements, choose the one that brings out the principle underlying the Cabinet form of Government:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A mechanism for speeding up the activities of the Government whose responsibilities are increasing day by day.

b.

A device for strengthening the hands of the head of the Government whose hold over the people is in a state of decline.

c.

A mechanism of parliamentary democracy for ensuring collective responsibility of the Government to the people.

d.

An arrangement for minimizing the criticism against the Government whose responsibilities are complex and hard to carry out to the satisfaction of all.

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