Monday, December 31, 2012

SSC Combined Graduate Level Model Questions Part 5

Ques 57. Tenure of a Rajya Sabha member is

6 years

Ques 58. Which amendment to the constitution of India has bounded the President of India act as per the advice of the council of ministers ?

42nd Amendment

Ques 59. What are the objective,functions & composition of National Development council of India ? When was it founded ?

It has been set up with three objectives
  1. to strengthen and mobilize the effort and resources of the nation in support of the Plan
  2. to promote common economic policies in all vital spheres and
  3. to ensure the balanced and rapid development of all parts of the country.
The functions of the Council are
  1. to prescribe guidelines for the formulation of the National Plan, including the assessment of resources for the Plan;
  2. to consider the National Plan as formulated by the Planning Commission;
  3. to consider important questions of social and economic policy affecting national development; and
  4. to review the working of the Plan from time to time and to recommend such measures as are necessary for achieving the aims and targets set out in the National Plan.

The National Development Council is presided over by the Prime Minister of India and includes all Union MinistersChief Ministers of all the States and Administrators of Union Territories and Members of the Planning Commission. Ministers of State with independent charge are also invited to the deliberations of the Council.

It was founded on August 6th, 1952.

Ques 60. Which Indian state is the largest producer of Saffron ?

Jammu and Kashmir

Ques 61. Where is the South Western command of Indian Army located?


Ques 62. 49th Parallel is a boundary line between

USA & Canada

Ques 63. The 'Study of Insects' is called as


Ques 64. The Parliament of India comprises of

The President of India, Upper House known as Council of States(Rajya Sabha) & Lower House known as House of People(Lok Sabha)

Ques 65. Headquarters of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is located in

Vienna, Austria

Ques 66. India being a secular state is clearly proclaimed in which portion of the constitution

Preamble to the Constitution

Ques 67. Main advantage of rotation of crops is

Soil fertility preservation