Q. Which of the following committee/committees comes under the Standing Committees to enquire of Rajya Sabha? :
1. Committee on Petitions.
2. Committee of Privileges.
3. Rules Committee.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
  • The Committees may be classified as Ad-hoc Committees and Standing Committees. Standing Committees may be divided in terms of their functions:

Committees to enquire:

  • Committee on Petitions
  • Committee on Privileges
  • Ethics Committee
  • Committees to scrutinise and control:
  • Committee on Government Assurances
  • Committee on Subordinate Legislation and
  • Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
  • Committees relating to day-to-day business of the House:
  • Business advisory committee
  • Rules Committee

House Keeping Committees:

  • House Committee
  • General Purpose Committee
  • Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Rajya Sabha

Source: Source