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

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1. Through which of the following a Federal Court was established?
[A] Indian Councils Act 1909
[B] Indian Councils Act 1892
[C] Government of India act 1919
[D] Government of India act 1935

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2. In context of our constitution the date of 13 December 1946 is known for which of the following?
[A] Cabinet Mission Plan
[B] Setting up of Constituent Assembly
[C] First meeting of Constituent Assembly
[D] Objective Resolution was moved

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3. How long did the constituent assembly take to frame the constitution?
[A] Approximately 1 year
[B] Approximately 2 years
[C] Approximately 3 years
[D] 6 months

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4. Bring out the wrong statements:
[A] The first sitting of the Union parliament was held in 1952
[B] The idea of concurrent list has been borrowed from Australia
[C] Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court are drawn from Consolidated fund of India
[D] All are correct

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5. Bring Out the wrong statements:
[A] The fundamental rights were finalized by a committee of the constituent assembly headed by Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Article 32 empowers an individual to approach directly to supreme court for enforcement of his fundamental rights
[C] Article 17 & 24 are called absolute rights
[D] All are correct

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6. 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

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7. My Country My Life” is an autobiography of which of the following leaders?
[A] Dr. R venkatramanan
[B] Lal Krishna Advani
[C] AB Vajpayee
[D] APJ Abdul Kalam

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8. Who among the following belonged to Sakya clan of Kshatriyas?
[A] Gautam Buddha
[B] Mahavir jain
[C] Chandragupta Maurya
[D] Rishabhnath

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9. In which of the following Buddhist Councils , the compilation of Dhamma Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka took Place?
[A] 1st
[B] 2nd
[C] 3rd
[D] 4th

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10. Which of the following religious text is written in the form of questions and answers?
[A] Vinaya Pitaka
[B] Sutta Pitaka
[C] Abhidhamma Pitaka
[D] Prakirnas

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  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

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

  • Anonymous

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

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  • Biswajit

    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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  • $um!t $onk@r

    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

  • Shailesh singh

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

    • muruga

      when was ayukta start its 1971 maharastra or 1971 orissa

  • Admin

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

  • prabhakar

    20 cncurennt list now 47+5 52

  • lucent

    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

  • reddy

    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

  • reddy

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

  • tarun

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  • Mr.Nikhil

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

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  • harish

    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