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)The decision of the Speaker is final weather a bill is or not is a money bill
(E)Rajya Sabha is dissolved every 3 years

2.The prime minister of India is not the head/ chairman of the following?
(A)Planning Commission
(B)National Defense Fund
(C)National Relief Fund
(D)Department of Atomic Energy
(E)National Productivity Council

3.Which article deals with the procedure for amendment of the Indian Constitution?
(A)Article 356
(B)Article 360
(C)Article 368
(D)Article 370
(E)none of them

4.In the wake of the sarkaria commission report, which state suggested the abolition of the office of the governor?
(B)Andhra Pradesh

5.How many Former Presidents have been awarded “Bharat Ratna ” till now?

6.The first non confidence motion was moved in the Lok Sabha in which of the following years?

7.Which among the following is / are not correctly matched?
(A)Uttar Pradesh High court – Lucknow
(B)Rajasthan High Court – Jodhpur
(C)Andhra Pradesh High court – Hyderabad
(D)Orissa High court – Bhubneshwar
(E)Kerala High court – Thiruvananthapuram

8.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
(E)None of them

9.Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Women Chief Ministers)
(A)Sucheta kriplani – Uttar Pradesh
(B)Nandini Satpaty – West Bengal
(C)Sashikala Kadokar – Goa
(D)Janaki Ramchandran – Tamil Nadu
(E)all correctly matched

10.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
(E)High court and lower courts

11.Which of the following states in India is exempted from reservation for Scheduled Castes in Panchayati Raj institutions?
(C)Arunanchal Pradesh

12.In which year the age for voting rights was reduced from 21 to 18?

13.Bring out the wrongly matched pairs (More than one options are wrong pairs)
(A)The Regulating Act 1773 – Supreme court to be set up at Madras
(B)Charter Act 1793- Power to Governor General to override his council
(C)Charter Act 1813 – Procedures for the use of Indian revenue
(D)Charter Act 1853- Governor General to be called Viceroy
(E)The Indian Council Act 1861- Fifth member added to Viceroy’s executive council

14.Indian Legislature became “bicameral” through which of the following?
(A)The Morley- Minto Reforms
(B)Montague-Chelmsford Reforms
(C)Government of India Act 1935
(D)Indian Councils Act 1892
(E)None of them

15.Through which of the following a Federal Court was established?
(A)Indian Councils Act 1909
(B)Indian Council Act 1892
(C)Government of India act 1919
(D)Government of India act 1935
(E)None of them

16.In context of our constitution the date of 13 December 1946 is known for which of the following?
(A)Cabinet Mission Plan
(B)Set up of Constituent Assembly
(C)First meeting of Constituent Assembly
(D)Objective Resolution was moved
(E)Set up of Drafting Committee

17.How long did the constituent assembly take to frame the constitution?
(A)Approximately 1 year
(B)Approximately 2 years
(C)Approximately 3 years
(D)Approximately 4 years
(E)6 months

18.Bring out the wrong statements .(more than one statements wrong)
(A)The first sitting of the Union parliament was held in 1952
(B)The idea of concurrent list has been borrowed from Australia
(C)Tamilnadu was the first state to be formed on linguistic basis
(D)Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court are drawn from Consolidated fund of India
(E)Article 17 prohibits the conferring of Titles.

19.Bring Out the wrong statements. (More than one statements wrong)
(A)The fundamental rights were finalized by a committee of the constituent assembly headed by Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B)Fundamental Rights are restricted rights
(C)Article 32 empowers an individual to approach directly to supreme court for enforcement of his fundamental rights
(D)Article 17 & 24 are called absolute rights
(E)Right to freedom was called “heart and soul” of the constitution was Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

20.When I respect the ideals and institutions of our constitution and respect national flag and national anthem perform which of the following?
(A)Exercise my right to freedom
(B)Exercise my cultural and educational rights
(C)Exercise my right to constitutional remedies
(D)perform my fundamental duties
(E)none of the above

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  • senthil

    Answer to question 9

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

  • vadivukarasi

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