Quiz 299 : Indian Polity & History for Civil Services, State Public Services & Judicial Services Examinations

Through which of the following a Federal Court was established?
In context of our constitution the date of 13 December 1946 is known for which of the following?
How long did the constituent assembly take to frame the constitution?
Which of the following is / are correct statements?
  1. The first sitting of the Union parliament was held in 1952
  2. The idea of concurrent list has been borrowed from Australia
  3. Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court are drawn from Consolidated Fund of India
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Bring Out the wrong statements:
When I respect the ideals and institutions of our constitution and respect national flag and national anthem perform which of the following?
"My Country My Life" is an autobiography of which of the following leaders?
Who among the following belonged to Sakya clan of Kshatriyas?
In which of the following Buddhist Councils , the compilation of Dhamma Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka took Place?
Which of the following religious text is written in the form of questions and answers?


  1. Anonymous

    December 26, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    nice one.

  2. Anonymous

    December 27, 2009 at 2:41 am


  3. Anonymous

    December 27, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Very nice collection of knowledge :-) thanks a ton

  4. Anonymous

    December 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    Q10 – I think all the options are legacy of British rule in India. Please correct the question.

  5. Anonymous

    December 28, 2009 at 1:51 am

    Sir Please clarify on Quetin No 10
    I thought all are legcies of British

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    February 22, 2010 at 2:37 am

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    March 7, 2010 at 11:29 pm

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  8. Biswajit

    April 13, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    I think there 100 items under union power, 61 under state and 52 under concurrent list. Please let me know if I am not.
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  10. $um!t $onk@r

    May 5, 2010 at 4:51 am

    The Union List: Also referred to as List I, this list contains legislations, on which the Union enjoys exclusive control. Of the total 99 subjects that are included in the Union list, some are enlisted below:

    * Defence
    * Banking
    * Taxes
    * Coinage
    * Insurance
    * Currency
    * Union Duties
    * Foreign Affairs

    The State List: This is the List II of the Indian Legislative. There are a total of 69 subjects in this particular list, all of which are exclusive legislative powers of the State. Some of the subjects enlisted in the State list are as follows:

    * Public Order and Police
    * State Taxes and Duties
    * Agriculture
    * Sanitation
    * Local governments
    * Forests
    * Fisheries
    * Public Health

    The Concurrent List: This list contains 52 items, which are powers vested on the State as well as the Union. Some of the subjects included in the Concurrent List are as follows:

    * Economic and Social Planning
    * Criminal Law and Procedure
    * Civil Procedure
    * Torts
    * Trusts
    * Marriage
    * Education
    * Welfare and Labor
    * Contracts

  11. Shailesh singh

    May 8, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    In question number 11 i think it should have been proportional representation.

    • muruga

      February 25, 2014 at 6:07 pm

      when was ayukta start its 1971 maharastra or 1971 orissa

  12. Admin

    May 8, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    No my friend, Proportiona representation is used in Rajya Sabha,.

  13. prabhakar

    June 11, 2011 at 8:13 am

    20 cncurennt list now 47+5 52

  14. lucent

    September 7, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    after seeing ths comments m totally confused abot comcurrent list . pla let me know the correct answer since ths is the only source for me to know the knowledge regarding this subject

  15. reddy

    December 17, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    For Q.6: Orissa was the first state to present a bill on establishment of Lokayukta in 1970, but Maharashtra was the first to establish the institution, in 1972. ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman#India

  16. reddy

    December 17, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    For Q.2: IT should be 52
    ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalism_in_India

  17. tarun

    December 15, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    nice contents

  18. Mr.Nikhil

    December 26, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Was it Maharashtra or orissa to establish the instistution of lokayukta first?

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    August 3, 2013 at 11:56 pm

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    June 27, 2014 at 9:50 pm

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  21. harish

    March 2, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    Which among the following was the first state in India to constitute an institution of Lokayukta?
    ans for this question is wrong

    as the first state is Maharashtra


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