Election Commission of India - General Studies MCQs with answers 1) Which Article in the Indian Constitution provides for the Election Commission?
a) Article 324
b) Article 128
c) Article 256
d) Article 378 View Answer / Hide Answer2) Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of Election Commission?
a) Prime Minister
b) Chief Justice of India
d) Lok Sabha View Answer / Hide Answer
3) Currently, there are how many members in the Election Commission?
ANSWER: c) President
It is the President who does the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner, but he does not hold the office till the pleasure of the President.
d) 4 View Answer / Hide Answer
4) When was the Election Commission formed?
ANSWER: c) 3
Originally, the Election Commission was a single member commission. But since October 1993, it consists of 3 election commissioners.
d) 1950 View Answer / Hide Answer5) What is the tenure of office for the Chief Election Commissioner?
a) 5 years or 65 years, whichever is earlier
b) 6 years or 60 years, whichever is earlier
c) 6 years or 65 years, whichever is earlier
d) 5 years or 60 years, whichever is earlier View Answer / Hide Answer
6) Where are the headquarters of the Election Commission of India situated?
ANSWER: c) 6 years or 65 years, whichever is earlier
b) New Delhi
d) Gurgaon View Answer / Hide Answer7) Who was the first woman to become a Chief Election Commissioner of India?
a) V. S. Ramadevi
b) G. D. Das
c) S.K. Bedi
d) R.M. Nikam View Answer / Hide Answer
8) For the Election Commission, at the district level, who acts as the district returning officer?
ANSWER: a) V. S. Ramadevi
V.S. Ramadevi was the first woman to become a Chief Election Commissioner, and she occupied the office from 26 November 1990 to 11 December 1990
a)) District Collector
b) Police Commissioner
d) None of the above View Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a)) District Collector