Quiz 370: Indian Constitution

1. Which among the following Union Territory has a Judicial Commissioner?

[A] Pondicherry
[B] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[C] Daman & Diu
[D] Lakshadweep

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2. In context with the High Courts in India, consider the following statements :

  1. All High Courts in India were created after promulgation of the Constitution of India
  2. Position of the High Courts in India is very much similar to high courts in United States
  3. Supreme court may establish a common High Court for two or more than two states

Bring out the correct statements:

[A] only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] all 1 ,2 & 3 are correct
[D] None of them is correct

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3. The functions of which of the following body in India are limited to advisory nature only?
[A] Legislative Council
[B] Rajya Sabha
[C] Lok Sabha
[D] Legislative Assembly

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4. When a chief Minister of outgoing minority government advises the Governor to dissolve the legislative assembly the Governor has to _________?
[A] dismiss the assembly
[B] suspend the assembly
[C] ask the president to impose president’s rule
[D] work on own discretion

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5. Judicial Review is the most distinctive contribution of which of the following Supreme Courts?
[A] Supreme Court of the United States
[B] Supreme Court of Canada
[C] Supreme Court of India
[D] Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

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6. Which of the following articles makes the Supreme Court a Court of Record?
[A] 125
[B] 127
[C] 129
[D] 131

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7. A bill seeking to amend which among the following provisions will not require special majority and ratification by states?
[A] Formation of New States
[B] Election of the President
[C] Distribution of the legislative powers
[D] Representation of states in Parliament

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8. Which among the following is not correctly matched?
[A] Price Control – Concurrent List
[B] Taxes on Lands & Buildings- State List
[C] Taxes on Income and agricultural Income – Concurrent List
[D] Audit of the accounts of Union and states – Union List

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9. Which among the following in India have been referred to as “Glorified Municipalities” by critics?
[A] Nagar Nighams
[B] States
[C] Union Territories
[D] Panchayats

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10. Which among the following article allows special provisions to be made by the State in favor of women and children ?
[A] Article 15(1)
[B] Article 15(2)
[C] Article 15(3)
[D] Article 16

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  • Anonymous
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    bahut bahut dhanywaad.

  • Anonymous
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    in question no.17 i think that article 311 is correct option…
    plz. clarify

  • Admin
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    Article 310(1): Except as expressly provided by this Constitution, every person who is a member of a defence service or of a civil service of the Union or of an all-India service or holds any post connected with defence or any civil post under the Union holds office during the pleasure of the President, and every person who is a member of a civil service of a State or holds any civil post under a State holds office during thepleasure of the Governor _254*** of the State.

  • Anonymous
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    in Q-19(A)….is it not the "constitution" that is supreme instead of the supreme court????? please clarify….

  • Anonymous
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    Q. 16 type mismatch of NOT

  • Anonymous
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    Ans to Q 16 should be Comptroller and Auditor General of India
    He can be removed from his office only on ground of proved misbehavior or incapacity in a manner a judge of the Supreme Court is removed i.e., each House of the Parliament passing a resolution supported by two-thirds of the members present and voting and by a majority of the house.

  • Anonymous
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    superb.

  • bharath
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    question no 2 third provision is wrong two or more states can have common high court