SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Directions: The following 4 items consist of two statements, one labelled the 'Assertion [a]' and the other labelled the 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion A and reason R are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answers to these items using the codes given below. A: The salaries and allowances of the members of the UPSC are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India. R: Under the provisions of the Constitution, additional functions may be conferred on the commission by the President. Codes:

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

    B) Both A and R are true but 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: C

    Solution :

    Art. 322 declares that the salaries and allowances of these members including the chairman will be considered as expenditure charged upon the consolidated fund of India, which means that their salaries and allowances are not subjected to the approval of the Parliament.

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