Q. Who of the following administers the oath to newly elected members of a state legislative assembly?

[A] The Speaker of the Assembly

[B] The Chief Minister

[C] The Governor or a person appointed by the Governor

[D] The President of India

Answer: C

Explanation – Article 188 of the Indian Constitution, which states that every member of the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative Council of a State shall, before taking his seat, make and subscribe before the Governor, or some person appointed in that behalf by him, an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule.

Source: The Hindu