SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    The quorum of the Parliament is fixed at

    A)  one-tenth of the membership of the House

    B)  two-thirds of the membership of the House

    C)  one-third of the membership .of the House

    D)  one-eighth of the membership of the House

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Article 100 of the Constitution stipulates: Until Parliament by law otherwise provides, the quorum to constitute a meeting of either House of Parliament shall be one tenth of the total number of members of the House. If at any time during a meeting of a House there is no quorum, it shall be the duty of the chairman or Speaker, or person acting as such, either to adjourn the House or to suspend the meeting until there is a quorum.

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