Indian Polity General Knowledge Questions


By which of the following amendments of the Indian Constitution, Sikkim became a state of India?
[A]32nd, 1974
[B]35th, 1975
[C]36th, 1975
[D]37th, 1978

36th, 1975
Sikkim became a state of India via the Thirty-sixth Amendment Act, 1975 on 26th April, 1975. The Sikkim State day is observed on 16th May of every year because this was the day when the first Chief Minister of Sikkim assumed office.


In which state the Sattanathan Commission recommended to introduce the creamy layer?
[B]Tamil Nadu
[D]Andhra Pradesh

Tamil Nadu


Consider the following statements:
1. 9th schedule provides the constitutional immunity to a particular law
2. The law under 9th schedule is beyond judicial review
Which among the above statements is/are correct?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only
[C]1 & 2 both

1 only


Who among the following works as the Chairman of a Zonal Council in India?
[A]Prime Minister
[B]Home Minister
[C]Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
[D]Chief Ministers of State by Rotation

Home Minister


Which among the following court has maximum number of sanctioned Judges in India?
[A]Allahabad High Court
[B]Delhi High Court
[C]Calcutta High Court
[D]Bombay High Court

Allahabad High Court


Dr. BR Ambedkar was elected to The constituent assembly from which among the following ?
[A]United provinces
[B]West Bengal
[C]The Bombay Presidency

West Bengal


In which year High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces at Agra was established?



Consider the following:
1. Sudder Diwani Adalats
2. Sudder Foujdari Adalats
3. Supreme Court From
which of the above, the High Courts had derived the appellate jurisdiction ?
[A]1 only
[B]1 & 2 only
[C]2 only
[D]3 only

1 & 2 only
From Supreme Court they derived Original jurisdiction


Consider the following statements in context with Indian High Courts Act 1861:
1. All Judges were the be in the office on the pleasure of the Governor General
2. All judges were to be qualified barristers before their appointment as a judge
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only

All Judges were the be in the office on the pleasure of the crown and NOT Governor General . Out of maximum 15, one third were to be barristers and one third from Covenanted Civil Service


On which date a separate constituent assembly was set up for Pakistan?
[A]June 3, 1947
[B]June 8, 1947
[C]June 13, 1947
[D]June 20, 1947