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Emergency Provisions MCQs and Answers are most important for your upcoming Political Science examinations. These Emergency Provisions Multiple Choice Questions with answers will help you in scoring better marks in this particular subject. After reading these questions, you will be able to explain the different provisions of an emergency. Emergency provisions are those which enable the government to take action for keeping the country’s internal security. These provisions have been mentioned in Articles 352, 356, 360, and 365 of the constitution.

Emergency Provisions MCQs and Answers

1. When was the word "armed rebellion" added to the Constitution to declare a National Emergency?

2. How soon imposition of National Emergency should be approved by the Parliament?

3. If the announcement of the National Emergency has been approved by both Houses of Parliament, how long will it be effective?

4. Which kind of emergency will be imposed in the case of war, external aggression and armed rebellion?

5. How many times have the financial emergency imposed in India?

6. Which of the following Fundamental Rights do not get abolished automatically during National Emergency?

7. Which of the following statements is not true?

8. How many times have the National Emergency been implemented in India?

9. Which of the following is a synonym of emergency?

10. Which of the following constitutional amendments equipped President to impose National Emergency on any particular part of India?

11. Which of the following is/are true?

1) Part 20 deals with emergency provisions.

2) An Emergency, converts the federal structure into a unitary one without a formal amendment of the Constitution.

12. In which of the following situations is the use of President’s Rule allowed?

1) Mal-administration in the state or allegations of corruption against the ministry or stringent financial exigencies of the state.

2) Hung Assembly.

3) Constitutional direction of the Central government is disregarded by the state government.

13. Which of the following is/are true?
1) Article 358 extends to all those fundamental rights whose enforcement is suspended.
2) Article 358 automatically suspends the fundamental rights under article 19 as soon as the emergency is declared.
3) Article 358 extends to entire country.
4) Article 358 enables the state to make any law or take any executive action inconsistent with fundamental rights under article 19.

14. Which of the following was proposed by the Supreme Court in the Bommai Case (1994)?

1) The burden lies on the Centre to prove that relevant reasons exist to justify the imposition of the President’s Rule.

2) The state legislative assembly should be dissolved only after the Parliament has approved the presidential proclamation.

3) A state government pursuing anti-secular politics is liable to action under Article 356.

15. Which of the following is/are true?

1) Critics claim that emergency provisions undermine Fundamental Rights.

2) President becomes dictator by emergency provisions as per the critics.

16. National emergency remains in operation with approval of the Parliament for -

17. In case of declaration of financial emergency -

18. Which of the following is/are true?

1) Maximum period for President’s Rule is 3 years.

2) President’s Rule doesn’t affect Fundamental Rights of citizens as opposed to National Emergency.

19. Which of the following state has had the President’ Rule imposed for a maximum number of times?

20. Which of the following is/are true?

1) President can declare an internal emergency on grounds of internal disturbance.

2) The President can proclaim a national emergency only after receiving a written recommendation from the cabinet.

3) The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 enabled the president to limit the operation of a National Emergency to a specified part of India.

4) President can declare a national emergency even before the actual occurrence of war or external aggression.

21. Which of the following sentence/sentences is/are correct?

1) Article 359 does not actually suspend the Fundamental Rights.

2) Article 20 and Article 21 can be restricted only during National Emergency on grounds of war or external aggression.

22. Which of the following sentence/sentences is/are correct?

1) During National Emergency, life of the Lok Sabha may be extended for one year at a time.

2) Fundamental Rights under Article 19 can be suspended only when the National Emergency is declared on the ground of war.

23. Which of the following is/are true regarding effects of National Emergency on Centre-State relations?

1) During normal times the President has power to give directions to the states on all the matters.

2) During emergency,legislative power of state legislature is suspended.

3) During emergency, the President can issue ordinances on the state subjects.

4) During emergency, President may modify distribution of financial resources between the center and the state.

24. If president of India exercises his power under article 356 of the constitution in the respect of a particular state, then

25. Which of the following statement/statements is/are true regarding President’s rule (356)?

1) It has no effect on fundamental rights of the citizens.

2) It can be revoked by the president only; on his own. There is no other provision.

3) Lok Sabha can pass a resolution for its revocation.

4) Every resolution of parliament approving proclamation or its continuance can be passed only by a simple majority.