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Freedom Does Not Mean License, but Thewisdom to Chose Right for Oneself

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SOLVED GENERAL AWARENESS PAPER
Civil Services Prelims Examination, 2004
1. With reference to Indian Public Finance, consider the following statements: 1. Disbursements from Public Accounts of India are subject to the Vote of Parliament. 2. The Indian Constitution provides for the establishment of a Consolidated Fund, a Public Account and a Contingency Fund for each State. 3. Appropriations and disbursements under the Railway Budget are subject to the same form of parliamentary control as other appropriations and disbursements. Which of the statements given above are correct? (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3 2. Consider the following statements: 1. Narasimha Saluva ended the Sangama dynasty and seized the throne for himself and started the Saluva dynasty. 2. Vira Narasimha deposed the last Saluva ruler and seized the throne for himself. 3. Vira Narasimha was succeeded by his younger brother, Krishnadeva Raya. 4. Krishnadeva Raya was succeeded by his half-brother, Achyuta Raya. Which of the statements given above are correct? (b) 2, 3 and 4 (a) 1, 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 3. Consider the following statements: Some of the main features of the Government of India Act, 1935 were the 1. abolition of diarchy in the Governors’ provinces 2. power of the Governors to veto legislative action and to legislate on their own 3. abolition of the principle of communal representation Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2 (c) 2 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3 4. Consider the following statements: 1. The First Session of the Indian National Congress was held in Calcutta. 2. The Second Session of the Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji. 3. Both Indian National Congress and Muslim League held their sessions at Lucknow in 1916 and concluded the Lucknow Pact. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 only (c) 2 and 3 (d) 3...

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