07th September, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYs ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-II

Q1. Answer the following questions (in about 20 words each): 5 x2= 1 0

a) Explain the following terms:

b) i) Dissolution of the House

ii) Prorogation of the House

iii)Adjournment of the business of the House

b) What is Consolidated Fund of India?

c) To what extent can the President withhold his assent to a Bill already passed by the Parliament?

d) What is India’s ‘Look East’ Policy?

e) What is meant by ‘empowerment of women’ in India?

[10marks/2006/GS-2] (in about 20 words each).

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