UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Which of the following statements regarding summoning and ending of parliamentary sessions is incorrect?

    A)  Adjournment Sine Die is done by the President, while Adjournment is done by the Speaker

    B)  Prorogation ends the session of the House, while Adjournment only ends the Sitting

    C)  Both Houses need not be prorogued at the same time

    D)  Dissolution of the House happens either automatically or by the President

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Both Adjournment and Adjournment Sine Die lies with the presiding officer of the house. It is the summoning prorogation and dissolution, which are done by the President. Thus, Statement [a] is incorrect. Statement ': is correct, since Adjournment is done only to end £ particular sitting and prorogation happens only after the Adjournment Sine Die. Statement [c] is also correct, since there is no need to prorogue both Houses at the same time. Statement [d] is also correct since dissolution of Lok Sabha (Rajya Sabre cannot be dissolved since it is a permanent chamber happens either at the expiry of the term of the House or through order of the President. Thus, the right answer [a].

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