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Quiz 370: Indian Constitution for Civil Services, State Civil Services and Judiciary Examinations

1.Which among the following Union Territory has a Judicial Commissioner?
(A)Pondicherry
(B)Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(C)Daman & Diu
(D)Lakshadweep
(E)Chandigarh

2.In context with the High Courts in India, please 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)Only 2 & 3 are correct
(E)None of them is correct

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
(E)Panchayat

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
(E)ask the High Court to advise

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
(E)Supreme Court of Ireland

6.Which of the following articles makes the Supreme Court a Court of Record?
(A)127
(B)128
(C)129
(D)130
(E)131
What is a Court of Record?

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
(E)Amendment of the constitution itself

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
(E)All matched correctly

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
(E)Ministries

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
(E)Article 17

11.In which year National Policy For The Empowerment Of Women was passed in India?
(A)1997
(B)1998
(C)1999
(D)2000
(E)2001

12.”If the cry of “wolf” is made too often as a prank, assistance and protection may not be available when the actual wolf appears”
In context with which of the following, a bench of India’s Supreme court made this famous remark?
(A)Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act
(B)Maintenance of Internal Security Act
(C)Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act
(D)IPC Section 498A
(E)IPC Section 304b

13.Which of the following articles says that executive power of the state is vested in the Governor?
(A)Article 152
(B)Article 153
(C)Article 154
(D)Article 155
(E)Article 156

14.By which amendment bill , article 323A (Administrative tribunals) & Article 323B (Tribunals for other matters) in a new part XIV A was inserted in the Indian Constitution?
(A)Constitution 40th Amendment Bill
(B)Constitution 41st Amendment Bill
(C)Constitution 42nd Amendment Bill
(D)Constitution 43rd Amendment Bill
(E)None of them

15.Which among the following is the second tier (Block level) in the 3 tier system of local self governance in India?
(A)Gram Sabha
(B)Panchayat
(C)Panchayat Samiti
(D)Zila parishad
(E)Nagar palika

16.Which among the following post is NOT dependent on the pleasure of the president or governor?
(A)A Judge of Supreme Court
(B)A Judge of High Court
(C)Comptroller and Auditor General of India
(D)Chairman of the UPSC
(E)Attorney-General for India

17.Which of the following articles hints “Doctrine of Pleasure” in context with Services under union or states?
(A)308
(B)309
(C)310
(D)311
(E)312

18.Who among the following is the ex officio Chairman of the Council of States?
(A)Governor
(B)Chief Minister
(C)President
(D)Vice President
(E)Prime Minister

19.Bring out the incorrect statement:
(A)In India Parliament is not supreme but the Supreme court is Supreme
(B)The constitutional amendments made under Article 368 can not be challenged
(C)The independence of Judiciary is a part of basic structure of the constitution
(D)In federal constitution the procedure of amendment is complicated
(E)The makers of the Indian constitution kept a balance between the rigidity & flexibility in context with amendments

20.Which of the following article was omitted from the Indian constitution by 80th amendment Bill?
(A)268
(B)269
(C)270
(D)271
(E)272

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