Quiz 250: Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services Preliminary Examination

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1. Who among the following can establish an Inter-State Council?

[A] President
[B] Supreme court
[C] Prime minister
[D] Parliament

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2. In which of the following situations a President can establish Inter -State Council?

[A] During an emergency
[B] When council of Ministers recommends him / her to do so
[C] When parliament passes a law
[D] When it appears to him / her that it would be serving the public interest

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3. Based on the recommendations of which commission Inter-State Council was set up?

[A] Sarkaria Commission
[B] Khosla Commission
[C] Mukherjee Commission
[D] Kapur Commission

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4. Who among the following has been given rights to legislate on residuary subjects?

[A] State government
[B] Central government
[C] both central and state governments
[D] President

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5. If the post of both the President and the Vice-President falls vacant, the Chief Justice of India discharges the functions of the President. For how many times this has happened in India?

[A] One time only
[B] Two Times
[C] Three times
[D] zero times

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6. What is the current (2020) salary of Chief Justice of India?

[A] Rs. 180,000
[B] Rs. 200,000
[C] Rs. 2,80,000
[D] Rs. 300,000

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7. The interpretation of the Constitution falls within the domain of the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court. At least how many members are required for this bench?

[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 5
[D] 7

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8. Which article of the Indian constitution gives an extensive original jurisdiction to the Supreme Court in regard to enforcement of Fundamental Rights?

[A] Article 22
[B] Article 32
[C] Article 35
[D] Article 37

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9. Who among the following can establish a common high court for two or more states / or Union Territories in India?

[A] President
[B] Supreme court
[C] Governors of the two states
[D] Parliament by The Law

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10. Which among the following Fundamental rights has been most controversial?

[A] Right to Freedom
[B] Right to property
[C] Right to Freedom of religion
[D] Right to cultural & education Rights

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  • Sayali

    Ans to qt no.18 is none of the above. so what will be the answer? Please reply. Thank you

    • Aaditya Mishra

      ARTICLE- 355. It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance and to ensure that the Government of every State is carried on in accordance with the provisions of this Constitution.

  • Rajendra

    very good job, nice work continue… please