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

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    There are two statements. Assertion  and Reason (R):         
    Assertion (A) : The Constitution of India provides for the appointment of the Governor of a State for a period of five years.
    Reason (R): The Governor holds office during the pleasure of the President. In the context of the above two statements which one 61 the following is correct?

    A)  Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A) .

    B)  Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

    C)  (A) is true but (R) is false.

    D)  (A) is false but (R) is true.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The term of governor's office is normally 5 years but it can be terminated earlier by: Dismissal by the president (usually on the advice of the prime minister) at whose pleasure the governor holds office. Resignation by the governor. There is no provision of impeachment, as it happens for the president.

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