UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-2

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    Consider the following statements regarding the various types of motions in Parliament.
    1. Substantive motion are proposal dealing with impeachment of the President.
    2. Substitute motions are taken up after the original motion has failed to pass.
    3. Subsidiary motions depend on other motions and have no independent existence.
    4. A motion to refer a bill to a Parliamentary Committee is a subsidiary motion.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1, 3 and 4                    

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Substitute motions are not moved, when the original motion has failed, but as an alternative to the original motion. If the substitute motion is adopted, then the original motion is not put to vote So, Statement 1 is correct and Statement 2 is incorrect Subsidiary motions are always related to some other motion and do not have an independent existence, e.g. the motion to send a Bill for the consideration of a Parliamentary committee is related to the motion. So Statement 3 and 4 are correct

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