Quiz 256: Indian Polity and Constitution for Civil Services Examination

1. Consider the following statements and bring out the only wrong statement?
[A] Official language of Jammu & Kashmir is Urdu
[B] Prime Minister is the functional head of the government
[C] Advocate General is the legal advisor to the state government provided by constitution
[D] All are correct

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2. Which article deals with the procedure for amendment of the Indian Constitution?
[A] Article 356
[B] Article 360
[C] Article 365
[D] Article 368

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3. In the wake of the sarkaria commission report, which state suggested the abolition of the office of the governor?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Kerala

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4. How many Former Presidents have been awarded “Bharat Ratna ” till now?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 6
[D] 5

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5. The first non confidence motion was moved in the Lok Sabha in which of the following years?
[A] 1960
[B] 1963
[C] 1965
[D] 1969

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6. Which among the following statements is correct ?
[A] A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned and presided by President
[B] A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned and presided by Speaker of the Lok Sabha
[C] A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned by President and presided by Speaker of Lok Sabha
[D] A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned by Speaker of Lok Sabha and presided by President

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7. Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Women Chief Ministers)
[A] Sucheta kriplani – Uttar Pradesh
[B] Nandini Satpaty – Orissa
[C] Sashikala Kadokar – Goa
[D] All are correct

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8. The power of Judicial review in India lies with the __?
[A] Supreme Court only
[B] High court and Supreme Court
[C] High Court only
[D] Lower courts only

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9. Which of the following states in India is exempted from reservation for Scheduled Castes in Panchayati Raj institutions?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Assam
[C] Arunanchal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim

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10. In which year the age for voting rights was reduced from 21 to 18?
[A] 1980
[B] 1982
[C] 1986
[D] 1989

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  • senthil
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    Answer to question 9

    Name = Nandini Satpathy
    Sate = Orissa
    Period = June 1972 – March 1974 & March 1974 – Dec 1976.
    Party = Congress

  • vadivukarasi
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    Qn No : 10 As per 73rd CAA 1977, high courts have the power of judicial review over state and union laws and orders.