SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which one of the following statement about Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is NOT correct?

    A)  He has no direct access to the Parliament and no minister can represent him

    B)  His salary and emoluments are chargeable on the Consolidated Fund of India

    C)  He cannot disallow any expenditure which in his opinion violates the Constitution

    D)  He has been debarred from holding any office of profit under the Union or State Government after his retirement

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The CAG can disallow any expenditure violating the Constitution or any law and thus uphold the Constitution and the laws in the field of financial administration. He is duty bound to challenge any improper exercise of discretion by authorities; and comment on the propriety of sanctions and expenditure.

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