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1. Which Article of the Constitution abolishes untouchability ?

(a) Article 42

(b) Article 15

(c) Article 14

(d) Article 17  (Ans)


2.  Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission ?

(a) Prime Minister   (Ans)

(b) President

(c) Home Minister

(d) Minister of Planning


3.  Who was the permanent President of the Constituent Assembly ?

(a) B. N. Rao

(b) Dr. Ambedkar

(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad   (Ans)

(d) Sachidanand Sinha


4.  Which Constitutional Amendment introduced the anti-defection provisions in the Constitution ?

(a) 51st Amendment

(b) 52nd Amendment   (Ans)

(c) 53rd Amendment

(d) 54th Amendment


5.  Which one of the following is NOT mentioned in the Preamble to the Constitution ?

(a) Dignity of the individual

(b) Dignity of the Constitution   (Ans)

(c) Fraternity

(d) Unity and integrity of the Nation


6.  After independence, the first State organized on the basis of language is

(a) Tamilnadu

(b) Kerala

(c) Karnataka

(d) Andhra Pradesh   (Ans)


7.  Lame-duck session of Parliament means

(a) The first session of Parliament after the elections to the Lok Sabha

(b) The last session of Parliament before the dissolution of the Lok Sabha   (Ans)

(c) The session of Parliament in which the no-confidence motion is discussed

(d) A session of Parliament, which fails to pass any Bill


8.  If a no-confidence motion is passed against a Minister

(a) The concerned Minister has to resign

(b) The whole council of Ministers has to resign   (Ans)

(c) The Lok Sabha has to be dissolved

(d) The Prime Minister and the concerned Minister have to resign


9.  The President has the power to nominate two members to Parliament belonging to

(a) Christian Community

(b) Anglo-Indian Community   (Ans)

(c) Business Community

(d) Sikh Community


10.  Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly ?

(a) Dr. Ambedkar

(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru

(d) B. N. Rao   (Ans)


11.  Who participate in the election of the Vice-President ?

(a) Members of the Lok Sabha

(b) Elected members of the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha

(c) Members of the the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha    (Ans)

(d) Members of Legislative Assemblies of the States


12.  Which of the following Directive Principles of State Policy were added by 42nd Amendment ?

1. Participation of workers in the management of industry

2. Minimizing inequality of income and status

3. Protection of environment

4. Free legal aid to poor

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

(a) 1, 3 and 4    (Ans)

(b) 1, 2 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 4

(d) 2, 3 and 4


13.  Which of the following are the type of authority attributed to the President of India ?

(a) Real and popular

(b) Titular and de-jure

(c) Political and nominal

(d) Constitutional and nominal    (Ans)


14.  Which of the following provisions are NOT included in the Indian Constitution ?

1. President can suspend any of the fundamental rights during emergency

2. Prime Minister can dismiss any Chief Minister

3. States have power to amend any law of parliament on a subject in the concurrent list with the assent of the President

4. Governor can reserve any Bill for consideration by the President

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below :

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 3 and 4   (Ans)

(d) 1 and 4


15.  Which one of the following are the exclusive powers of the Lok Sabha ?

(a) To introduce Money bills   (Ans)

(b) To ratify the declaration of emergency

(c) To pass a motion of no-confidence against the Council of Ministers

(d) To impeach the President


16. It is mandatory for the Governor to reserve a Bill for the consideration by the President if such a Bill affects

(a) The rate of land revenue

(b) Power of High Court    (Ans)

(c) The powers of the Advocate General of the State

(d) The amount of salary paid to the Members of Legislative Assembly


17.  Which is the most important reason to consider India as a Secular State ?

(a) Peoples of different religions live in India 

(b) Government works for the welfare of people of all religions 

(c) Religion is separated from politics

(d) Minority religions are given special  protection    (Ans)


18.  Under Indian Constitution, the concentration of wealth violates the

(a) Directive Principles    (Ans)

(b) Right to equality

(c) Right to freedom

(d) Concept of welfare state


19.  Which of the following statements correctly defines the Judicial Review ?

(a) The authority of the Courts to punish political offenders

(b) The authority of the Courts to correct the errors of the Government 

(c) The authority of the Courts to issue various writs 

(d) The authority of the Courts to interpret the legality of laws    (Ans)


20.  The Doctrine that the Fundamental Rights cannot be amended under Article 368 was propounded by the Supreme Court in

(a) Gopalan Vs. State of Madras

(b) Keshvanand Bharati Vs. State of Kerala

(c) Golaknath Vs. State of Punjab    (Ans)

(d) Maneka Vs. Union of India


21.  What was the exact Constitutional Status of the Indian Republic on January 26, 1950 ? 

(a) A Democratic Republic

(b) A Sovereign Democratic Republic    (Ans)

(c) A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic

(d) A Sovereign Social Secular Democratic Republic


22.  Who amongst the following acts as the presiding officer of the House without being its member ?

(a) Vice-President of India    (Ans)

(b) Speaker of Lok Sabha

(c) Chairman of the Legislative Council

(d) Speaker of the Legislative Assembly


23.  Who first described the Indian Political system as 'one party dominance' to explain the congress party's hegemony in India ?

(a) W. H. Morris-Jones    (Ans)

(b) Rajni Kothari

(c) Myron Weiner

(d) Lloyd Rudolph and Susan Rudolph


24.  In which of the following lists of the Indian Constitution is the subject of 'Population control' and 'family planning' included ?

(a) Union List

(b) Concurrent List    (Ans)

(c) State List

(d) Residuary List


25.  Under which of the following circumstances can the President declare an emergency ?

1. External Aggression

2. Armed Rebellion

3. Government instability

4. Financial crises

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1, 3 and 4

(c) 2, 3 and 4

(d) 1, 2 and 4   (Ans)


26.  Under which Article of the Constitution of India can the President of India be impeached ?

(a) 356

(b) 75

(c) 76

(d) 61   (Ans)


27.  The source of all political power in India lies with

(a) Parliament

(b) The Lok Sabha

(c) The people

(d) The Constitution    (Ans)


28. The Supreme Court of India, enunciated the doctrine of 'Basic structure' of the Constitution in the 

(a) Golaknath case in 1967

(b) Sajjan Singh case in 1965

(c) Shakari Prasad case in 1951

(d) Keshvanand Bharati case in 1973   (Ans)


29.  Under which Five Year Plans was the introduction of Panchayati Raj suggested ?

(a) First Five Year Plan

(b) Second Five Year Plan    (Ans)

(c) Third Five Year Plan

(d) Fourth Five Year Plan


30.  The authority to alter the boundaries of States in India rests with

(a) State Government

(b) President

(c) Prime Minister

(d) Parliament    (Ans)


31. Which of the following federal principles re found in the Indian Federation ?

1. Equal representation of States in the Second House of Parliament

2. Double citizenship

3. Bicameral Legislature at federal level

4. Independent and Impartial judiciary

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 3 and 4   (Ans)

(d) 1 and 3


32.  Sarkaria Commission was concerned with

(a) Judicial Reforms

(b) Electoral Reforms

(c) Centre-State relations    (Ans)

(d) Financial Reforms


33.  The authority empowered to make laws in respect to the matters not included in any of the three lists is

(a) State Legislatures

(b) Parliament   (Ans)

(c) Supreme Court

(d) President


34.  Writs can be issued for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights by

(a) District Courts

(b) President

(c) The Supreme Court only

(d) Both the Supreme Court and the High Courts   (Ans)


35.  Who among the following was the President of Congress during independence ?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Maulana Azad   (Ans)

(d) Sardar Patel


36.  Which of the following categories of Fundamental Rights incorporate 'Abolition of Untouchability ?

(a) The Right to religion

(b) The Right to equality   (Ans)

(c) The Right against exploitation

(d) The Right to freedom


37.  If the President is to resign from office, he should address his letter of resignation to

(a) The Prime Minister

(b) The Vice-President   (Ans)

(c) The Speaker of Lok Sabha

(d) The Chief Justice of India


38. The Rajya Sabha can take initiative in

(a) Censuring a Minister

(b) Creating a New All India Service   (Ans)

(c) Considering Money Bills

(d) Appointing judges


39.  The joint sitting of Indian Parliament for transacting Legislative business is presided over by

(a) The President of India

(b) The Senior most Member of Parliament

(c) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

(d) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha  (Ans)


40.  The Speaker of the Lok Sabha has to address his letter of resignation to

(a) Prime Minister of India

(b) President of India

(c) Dy. Speaker of the Lok Sabha  (Ans)

(d) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha


41. Which of the following categories of Rights does the Right to property belong ?

(a) Legal Right   (Ans)

(b) Fundamental Right

(c) Human Right

(d) Natural Right


42. Seats in the Lok Sabha are NOT reserved for

(a) Scheduled castes

(b) Scheduled tribes

(c) Scheduled tribes in the Autonomous Districts of Assam   (Ans)

(d) Anglo-Indians


43. Which of the following statements describes a 'Hung Parliament'?

(a) A parliament in which no party has clear majority   (Ans)

(b) The Prime Minister has resigned but parliament is not dissolved

(c) Parliament lacks quorum to conduct business

(d) A lame duck Parliament


44.  Who nominates the Chairman of the Public Account Committee of Indian Parliament ?

(a) The Prime Minister

(b) The President

(c) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha   (Ans)

(d) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha


45.  The Fundamental duties of Indian citizens have been

(a) Originally provided by the Constitution

(b) Included in the Constitution by the 44th Amendment

(c) Included in the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment   (Ans)

(d) Inserted into the Constitution by a judgment of the Supreme Court


46.  Which of the following cases is related to Fundamental Rights ?

(a) State of Bombay Vs. Balsara (1951)

(b) Sharma Vs. Krishna (1959)

(c) West Bengal Vs. Union of India (1963)

(d) Golaknath Vs. State of Punjab (1967)  (Ans)


47.  The normal term of the Lok Sabha may be extended by

(a) An Act passed by the Parliament

(b) An Order of the Supreme Court

(c) An Order of the President of India   (Ans)

(d) An Order of the Prime Minister of India


48.  Freedom of Speech under the Indian Constitution is subject to reasonable restriction on the ground of protection of

(a) Sovereignty and Integrity of the country   (Ans)

(b) The dignity of the office of the Prime Minister

(c) The dignity of Council of Ministers

(d) The dignity of Constitutional functionaries


49.  Under the provision of the Indian Constitution a community can be declared a minority community on the basis of

(a) Religion only

(b) Either Religion or Language   (Ans)

(c) Either Language or Caste

(d) Either Religion or Race


50.  Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched ?

(a) Equality before Law : Guaranteed to both citizens and non-citizens

(b) Altering the name of a State : Power of a State Legislature   (Ans)

(c) Creating a new State : Power of Parliament

(d) Equality of opportunity in Public Employment : Guaranteed only to Indian citizens