Quiz 313 : Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services Exam, CLAT Exam & Judicial Services Exams
1.”All those laws that were in force immediately before the enactment of the constitution shall be void to the extent of inconsistency with the fundamental rights”. Essence of Article 13(1) which quotes this can be placed under which of the following?
2.By exercising its amending power under article 368, parliament can amend even part III of the constitution. Through which among the following cases Supreme Court held this?
1. Golak Nath Case
2. Sajjan Singh v/s State of Rajasthan Case
3. Shankari Prasad v/s Union of India Case
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)1 & 3 only
(E)all 1, 2,3
3.Constitution Part IV (Article 36-51) contain the directive principles of state policy. In the following options bring out those which include the scope of Gandhian principles?
(A)Article 40, 43, 44
(B)Article 40, 47, 48
(C)Article 50, 50
(D)Article 40, 44, 50
(E)Article 47 only
4.Which among the following article says that “directive principles are not enforceable by any court but at the same time declared that they are nevertheless fundamental in the governance of the country and it shall be duty of the state to apply these principles in making laws?
5.Which among the following was the first programme launched by Government of India to implement the article 47 of the directive principles of state policy ?
(A)Integrated rural development programme
(B)Community development programme
(C)National Rural employment programme
(D)Desert development Programme
(E)Drought prone areas programme
6.Which among the following justifies the reason that Directive Principles were made explicitly unjustifiable?
(A)The state may not have political will to implement the Directive Principles
(B)The state may not need to implement the Directive principles as Fundamental rights were made justifiable
(C)The implementation of directive principles needs resources which the states may not have
(D)The Constitution does not provide any clear guidelines to implement the directive principles
(E)all of above
7.When vice president acts as the president , which among the following is/ are true?
(A)He/ She remains the chairman of the Rajya Sabha and performs the duties of the chairman of Rajya Sabha
(B)He/ She ceases to be the chairman of Rajya Sabha
(C)Lok Sabha Speaker performs the duty of the chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(D)A New chairman of the Rajya Sabha is elected
(E)None of them
8.In which year a non statutory minority commission was established in India ?
9.Who among the following was the chairman of the First National Commission for Women?
(B)Dr. Poornima Advani
(D)Dr. Girija Vyas
(E)None of the above
10.How many matters are listed in Schedule XII added by 74th Amendment , which are responsibility of the municipalities?
11.Which of the following Lok Sabha had the shortest duration?
(A)Ninth Lok Sabha
(B)Sixth Lok Sabha
(C)Twelfth Lok Sabha
(D)Thirteenth Lok Sabha
(E)Eleventh Lok Sabha
12.The Proposed Article 47 (A) by Constitution Review Commission of Justice M N Venkatchaliah in the directive Principles of state policy is related to which of the following?
(A)To amend the part IV and read it as Directive principles of State Policy and action
(B)Control of population
(C)Action against terrorism and terror activities
(D)set up National education commission
(E)None of the above
13.Which among the following is in concurrent list ?
(A)Bankruptcy and insolvency
(B)estate duty in respect of property other than agricultural land
(C)Production, supply and distribution of goods,
(E)Post office savings bank
14.In which of the following decade India saw, maximum number of Prime Ministers?
15.Where is the seat of Uttrakhand High court ?
(E)Udham Singh Nagar
16.Which of the following is known for first implementation of women suffrage?
17.Article 74, 75, 78 deal broadly with which of the following?
(A)Relationship between Prime Minister and president
(B)Relationship between Governor and Chief Ministers
(C)Size and nature of the council
(D)Composition of the cabinet
(E)None of them
18.Which of the following article deals with citizenship at the time of commencement of the constitution?
19.Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen are related to which of the following countries?
20.In which year Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) was repealed?