Q. Consider the following statements regarding Public Accounts Committee:
1.It was set up first in 1921 under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1919.
2.It consists of 22 members, 17 from Lok Sabha and 5 from Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Public Accounts committee was set up first in 1921 under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1919 and has since been in existence.

  • At present, it consists of 22 members (15 from the Lok Sabha and 7 from the Rajya Sabha).
  • The members are elected by the Parliament every year from amongst its members according to the principle of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity