Quiz 286 : Indian Polity and Constitution For Civil Services and State Public Services Examinations

1.In context with GST , consider the following statements
1. It is expected that price of goods and services will come down as a result of introduction of GST as it will removes the cascading effect.
2. Commodities for export will be zero rated in GST however imports will be subject to GST
3. The Proposed tax system will be a single GST system in which GST will replace all the taxes by the state and central government
Which among the above statements are correct ?
(A)1 & 2 only
(B)1 & 3 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)all 1, 2, & 3
(E)1 & 3 only

2.Who among the following was the vice president of the executive council in the Interim Government 1946-47?
(A)Moti Lal Nehru
(B)Pandit Jawahar lal Nehru
(C)Sardar Patel
(D)Dr. John Mathai
(E)C Rajgopalachari

3.Which among the following fixed August 16, 1946 as ” Direct Action Day” ?
(A)Pundit Jawahr Lal Nehru
(B)Muslim League
(C)British Authorities
(D)Mahatma Gandhi
(E)Lord Atlee

4.In which of the following Objectives of the constitution were incorporated ?
(B)Fundamental rights
(C)Directive principles of state policy
(E)None of them

5.Which among the following is true about the judiciary in India and United States??
(A)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in India while Dual court system in USA
(B)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in USA while Dual court system in India
(C)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in India & USA
(D)Dual court system in India & USA
(E)None of them is correct

6.Which among the following is a correct statement?
(A)USA – Supremacy of the constitution ;Britain – Supremacy of the Parliament
(B)Britain – Supremacy of the constitution ;USA – Supremacy of the Parliament
(C)Britain & USA -Supremacy of the constitution
(D)Britain & USA -Supremacy of the Parliament
(E)None of them is correct

India’s constitution combines these two contradictory principles. In India the constitution have tried to keep a balance between the Judiciary and the parliament. While Judiciary (Supreme Court) through its power of Judicial review can declare laws passed by the parliament as unconstitutional the Parliament can amend the major portions of the constitution. (without affecting the basic structure of the constitution

7.Bring out the only wrong statement?
(A)During emergency virtually the federal constitution can be converted into a unitary constitution
(B)Indian constitution draws its authority from the People of India
(C)There are noRepresentatives of the people in Rajya Sabha
(D)In India Freedom of religion is absolute
(E)Fundamental rights in India are not absolute

8.In which year the Metropolitan Council of Delhi was replaced by a 70 member legislative assembly?

9.Which among the following statement is correct ? More
(A)Right to property is a fundamental right and right to privacy is a implied right
(B)Right to property is a legal right and right to privacy is a fundamental right
(C)Right to property is a implied right while right to privacy is a legal right
(D)Right to property is a Legal right while right to privacy is a implied right
(E)Right to property is a fundamental right and right to privacy is also a fundamental right

10.Which among the following is not a
1. establishment of powerful village panchayats
2. promotion of educational and economic interests of weaker sections of the society
3. promotion of cottage industries
4. pohibition of intoxicating drinks and drugs
5. prevention of slaughet of cows and milch animals and calves ‘, STICKY, CAPTION, ”);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>Gandhian Principles
(A)Powerful Village Panchayats
(B)Promotion of economically weaker sections of society
(C)promotion of cottage industries
(D)Prevention of slaughter of cows & calves
(E)equal pay for equal work without sexual discrimination

11.Which among the following is not correct ? (Minimum age for candidates)
(A)President – 35 years
(B)Vice President -30 years
(C)Prime Minister – 25 years
(D)Rajya Sabha – 30 years
(E)All are correct

12.Which among the following statements is not correct ?
(A)All money bills can originate in Lok Sabha Only More
(B)Resolution of removal of Vice President can originate in Rajya Sabha Only
(C)Resolution to create new all India services can be initiated in Lok Sabha Only
(D)No confidence motion against council of Ministers is exclusive power of Lok Sabha
(E)all are correct statements

13.In which year Government of India banned conducting exit polls and publishing these results from the time the polls start until all phases of the election are completed?

14.Recently Parliament passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2009. This bill has cleared was for setting up central universities, specially in?
(A)North East India
(C)Jammu & Kashmir

15.Among Meghalaya , Sikkim, Nagaland, & Assam , how many states were initially given status of autonomous states and subsequently made full fledged states?

16.In which year Uttranchal was renamed as Uttarakhand?

17.The JVP Committee which was constituted in 1948-49 was related to which of the following ?
(A)Industrialization of India
(B)Formation of new states on linguistic basis
(C)National language of India
(D)Reservation for SC & STS
(E)None of them

18.Which among the following was not a Union Territory before it was accorded the status of Full Fledged state ?
(A)Himachal Pradesh
(E)None of them

19.What was the outcome of The States Reorganization Act 1956?
(A)22 states , 9 Uts
(B)14 states, 6 Uts
(C)17 states, 7UTs
(D)18 states 7 Uts
(E)None of them

20.Which among the following fundamental rights has been to subject to maximum litigation after inauguration of the Constitution of India?
(A)Right to Freedom
(B)Right to Constitutional remedies
(C)Right to Property
(D)Right against exploitation
(E)none of them

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  • Anonymous

    Could you please enlist all the gandhian priciples that you have asked about in question 10? The gandhian principles given in wikipedia are truth, non-violence, vegetarianism, brahmacharya, simplicity, faith and swaraj… So kindly explain?

  • Anonymous

    Q.No:10, Option B cannot be true. I guess there is some mistake or a typo in that.

  • Anonymous

    Those days mostly the socially weaker section used to fall under economically backward status so there is no issue in option B.

  • Anonymous

    good quiz sir!!! thank u .

  • Anonymous


    Very Informative

    Thanx a ton.

  • Anonymous

    Sir can u enlist the Gandhian principles and Socialist principles… thank u!!

  • Sayali

    In Qt.No.7. option C and D both are incorrect as freedom of religion is not absolute and is subject to reasonable restrictions and as Lok sabha contains the representatives of the people and rajya sabha entails the representatives os the sates. So which option will be right answer?

  • Sayali

    Sorry. I undestood the error. The answer is correct :)

  • skand

    for Q.No.7 correct answer shall be D as religious fundamental rights are not absolute.state can put reasonable restriction.state can put some restriction if practicing of any religious ceremony againt public order or morality.
    Answer C is correct as Rajya Sabha has only elected indirectly and not directly by the people .