Expected Questions Based on Vice-President for SSC CGL-2018
Q.1 Which article of Indian Constitution says that India shall be a Vice-president?
Ans. (d) According to the Article 63 (Part – V). of Indian constitution “There shall be a Vice president of India”.
Q.2 The Vice- President is the ex-officio Chairman of:-
(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) Planning Commission
(d) Nation development council
Ans. (a) Mentioned under Article -64 and 89 (1).Ex-officio means: – By virtue of one office your are authorized to hold another and the moment you loose one office you will loose the other one too.
Q.3 Who completed two successive regimes of the Vice-president of India –
(a) S. Radhakrishnan
(b) V. V. Giri
(c) B. D. Jatti
(d) M. Hidayatullah
Ans. (a) Dr. Radhakrishnan served for two consecutive tenures from 1952-57 and 1957-62. After him Mohd. Hamid Ansari served from 2007 to 2017
Q.4. Who was the first Vice- President to die in office?
(a) Krishna Kant
(b) Zakir Husain
(c) Gopal Swarup Pathak
(d) Bhairon Singh Shekhaat
Ans. (c) Krishna Kant Passed away on 27 July 2002 while he was still serving as the 10th Vice President of India.
Q.5 Who does not participate in the election of the Vice-President of India?
(a) Elected member of Lok Sabha
(b) Nominated members of Rajya Sabha
(c) Elected members of Rajya Sabha
(d) Elected members of State Legislative Assemblies
Ans. (d) Only the elected and nominated members of both Lok Sabha and Rajaya Sabha participate in the Voting process.
Q.6 Which article in our constitution deals with the process of election of Vice-President –
(a) Article – 62
(b) Article -64
(c) Article – 65
(d) Article -66
Ans. (d) Article 66 of the Indian Constitution states the manner of election of the Vice President.
Q.7 The Maximum period for which the Vice President can act as the president is-
(a) 6 Months
(b) 90 days
(c) 1 Month
(d) 12 Months
Ans. (a) V. V. Giri Became the acting president and remains the only person to have held office both as a president and acting president.
Q.8 Which of the following can bring the impeachment process of Vice President –
(a) Legislative Council
(b) Legislative Assembly
(c) Rajya Sabha
(d) Lok Sabha
Ans. (c) Removal of Vice president is a special power of Rajya Sabha. Article – 67 provides the procedure of removal of Vice- Procedure.
Q.9 Vice-president may resign from his office anytime by submitting his resignation to-
(a) Chief Justice of India
(c) Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha
(d) Prime Minister
Ans. (b) The term of office of the Vice-President may end earlier by resignation, which should be addressed to the President.