MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 4 Working of Institutions

Chapter 4 Working of Institutions MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics will be really helpful in dealing with tricky questions that can come in the exams and get the highest marks possible. Class 9 MCQ Questions will be knowing your syllabus fully and managing time which create payed a significant role in every student's preparation. Through the help of MCQ Questions, you can work on problematic topics and come with innovative study and concept clearing ideas.

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 4 Working of Institutions

1. When was the Second Backward Class Commission appointed?
(a) 1989
(b) 1979
(c) 1999
(d) 2001
► (b) 1979

2. What is ‘Parliament’?
(a) Assembly of elected representatives at the national level
(b) A body consisting of appointed ministers
(c) Body comprising judges
(d) Assembly of only appointed members
► (a) Assembly of elected representatives at the national level

3. Why did people react strongly to the Mandal Commission Report?
(a) It left out many backward communities
(b) It affected thousands of job opportunities
(c) Some high castes wanted to be included in it
(d) Both (a) and (c)
► (b) It affected thousands of job opportunities

4. What is meant by ‘Office Memorandum’?
(a) Order issued by the Government of India
(b) Memoirs of the leaders of the past
(c) Important defence documents
(d) None of the above
► (a) Order issued by the Government of India

5. Which of these are correct so far as powers of the Parliament are concerned, apart from making laws?
(a) Exercising control over the government
(b) Controlling finance of the country
(c) Serving as the highest forum of discussion and debate
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

6. What do the Civil Servants do?
(a) They take important policy decisions
(b) They implement the ministers’ decisions
(c) They settle the disputes
(d) None of the above
► (b) They implement the ministers’ decisions

7. For how long can the Rajya Sabha delay a Money Bill?
(a) 15 days
(b) 1 month
(c) 3 months
(d) 14 days
► (d) 14 days

8. Apart from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, who else constitutes the Parliament?
(a) Prime Minister
(b) Chief Minister
(c) Governor
(d) President
► (d) President

9. Two features of Indian judicial system are:
(a) Independent Judiciary
(b) Integrated Judiciary
(c) Dependent Judiciary
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

10. How can a judge of the Supreme Court be removed?
(a) By the Supreme Court itself
(b) By the Parliament through impeachment
(c) By the President alone
(d) By the Police
► (b) By the Parliament through impeachment

11. Which of these disputes can the Supreme Court take?
(a) Between citizens of the country
(b) Between citizens and the government
(c) Between two or more state governments
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

12. What is the power of the Supreme Court to judge the constitutional validity of a law passed by the Parliament or an action of the Executive called?
(a) Judicial Revision
(b) Judicial Review
(c) Judicial Consent
(d) Judicial Permission
► (b) Judicial Review

13. Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts?
(a) President, according to his own wishes
(b) President, on the advice of the PM
(c) President on the advice of the PM in consultation with the Chief Justice of India
(d) None of the above
► (c) President on the advice of the PM in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

14. What does the Supreme Court say over the Parliament’s power of amendment of the Constitution?
(a) Parliament can amend the entire Constitution
(b) Parliament can amend only the basic structure of the Constitution
(c) Parliament cannot amend the basic structure of the Constitution
(d) None of the above
► (c) Parliament cannot amend the basic structure of the Constitution

15. What is a Public Interest Litigation?
(a) Filing a case in the court in the interest of the public
(b) Reviewing of Supreme Court judgements
(c) Procedure of removal of a judge
(d) None of the above
► (a) Filing a case in the court in the interest of the public

16. What are the two types of ‘Executives’ in India?
(a) Political Executive
(b) Permanent Executive
(c) Judicial Executive
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

17. Whom does the President appoint as the Prime Minister?
(a) Anyone he likes
(b) Leader of the majority party
(c) MP who has secured the largest number of votes
(d) None of the above
► (b) Leader of the majority party

18. Why does the political executive have more powers than the permanent executive?
(a) Because hardly any expertise is required in taking policy decisions
(b) Because political executive consists of the direct representatives of the people
(c) Political leaders are more educated
(d) None of the above
► (b) Because political executive consists of the direct representatives of the people

19. Who among the following is a part of the political executive?
(a) Home Minister
(b) District Collector
(c) Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs
(d) Director General of Police
► (a) Home Minister

20. What is the tenure of office of the Prime Minister?
(a) 5 years
(b) 6 years
(c) As long as he wants
(d) He does not have a fixed tenure
► (d) He does not have a fixed tenure

21. Which organ of the government has the power to interpret the Constitution?
(a) Supreme Court
(b) District Court
(c) High Court
(d) Both (a) and (c)
► (a) Supreme Court

22. What is the government formed by an alliance of two or more political parties called?
(a) Cooperation government
(b) Coalition government
(c) Consensus government
(d) Cooperative government
► (b) Coalition government

23. Which of these options is/are correct regarding the powers of the Prime Minister?
(a) He chairs the Cabinet meetings
(b) He distributes work to the different departments
(c) He can dismiss ministers
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

24. Which of the following statements is not true?
(a) The Judiciary safeguards the laws
(b) The Legislature implements the laws
(c) The political executives are more powerful than the permanent executives
(d) The permanent executives comprises the civil servants
► (b) The Legislature implements the laws

25. The president of India is elected by
(a) Direct Election by citizens 18 years of age
(b) Indirect Election by the Electoral College
(c) The Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers
(d) None of the above
► (b) Indirect Election by the Electoral College

26. President of India is:
(a) Head of the Government
(b) Head of the State
(c) Head of the parliament
(d) None of the above
► (b) Head of the State
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