UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-10

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    Which provisions can be amended by simple majority in Parliament?
    1. Formation of new states.                      
    2. Representation of States in Parliament.
    3. Citizenship acquisition and termination.       
    4. 5th Schedule.
    5. 6th Schedule.                             
    6. 2nd Schedule.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1, 3, 4, 5 and 6

    B)         1, 2, 4 and 5

    C)  2, 3 and 6        

    D)  1, 3, 5 and 6

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] There are some provisions which are related to the federal character and structure can be amended by a special majority of the Parliament and also with the consent of half of the state legislature. The following provisions are Election of the president and its manner; representation of states in parliament; Supreme Court and Hight Courts; distribution of legislative powers between the union and the states; any of the list in the 7th schedule etc.

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