1.Within their respective spheres, the union and the state legislatures are made supreme and they should not encroach on the sphere reserved for other. This concept is known as which of the following ?
(A)Doctrine of colorable legislation
(B)Doctrine of pith and substance
(C)Doctrine of double effect
2.Which among the following state does not have a bicameral legislature?
3.Which of the following is a most appropriate reason for Jammu & Kashmir as a whole of state enjoying special status among states of India under article 370?
(A)J& K possesses peculiar demographic characteristics
(B)J & K was brought under the governance of Union of India in special circumstances
(C)J & K possesses special geographical features
4.Which of the following states was joined to Dominion of India was signing Instrument of Accession on October 26, 1947?
(C)Jammu & Kashmir
5.Which among the following is not correct regarding the article 352 ?
(A)If national emergency is proclaimed because of war or external aggression It has automatic extension to Jammu & Kashmir
(B)If national emergency is proclaimed on the ground of armed rebellion then it does not automatically extend to Jammu & Kashmir
(C)If national emergency is proclaimed on the ground of armed rebellion then it automatically extends to Jammu & Kashmir
6.At the time of commencement of Indian constitution, the all states of Union of India were put in four parts A, B, C, D, later reorganized and reduced to 2 categories 'states and union territories' in 1956. Which of the following was only one member of D?
(C)Andaman & Nicobar Islands
7.The following are called "scheduled areas' as per Indian constitution?
(A)Tribal inhabited areas located in North East India
(B)Tribal inhabited areas which are located in other parts of India than North East India
(C)Tribal inhabited areas located all over India including NE states
8.Under the stewardship of which of the following Chief Justices of India , the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) acquired a new dimension?
(A)Justice P. N. Bhagwati
(B)Justice R. S. Pathak
(C)Justice Y. V. Chandrachud
9.All the judges of Supreme Court and High court retire on attaining the age of ____ & ____ respectively ?
(A)65 yrs , 62 yrs
(B)62 yrs, 62 yrs
(C)65 yrs, 65 yrs
10.If certain case required to take a decision regarding constitution of India then which court has power to do so?
(A)Supreme Court Only
(B)Both High Court & Supreme Court
(C)Neither High court nor Supreme Court
11.Indian lokpal is synonymous to the institution of Ombudsman existing the ___________countries?
12.To deal with the common problems of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram a North Eastern Council was set up in which year?
13.In which year Delimitation Commission was set up ?
14.Which of the following Union Territory has a legislative assembly ?
(A)Daman & Diu
15.In which year the eligibility to vote was substituted from 21 yrs to 18 years?
16.Which of the following disqualifies a political party from being a National Party as per the amendments made in order by the Election Commission ?
(A)It has secured at least 4 seats in Lok Sabha from one or more states
(B)It has secured at least 6 % of the valid votes in favor
(C)It has secured at least 4 % of the valid votes in favor
17.Which article empowers the president of India to appoint a Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities?
(C)Article 350 B
18.The first official language commission was appointed in 1955. Who was the chairman of this commission?
(B)B. G. Kher
19.Which among the following was a committee appointed by Government of India in 1977 to recommend for improving efficiency of Panchayati Raj institution?
(A)Ashok Mehta Committee
20.Which among the following is an apex body under Panchayati Raj?