Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs


The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision of __:

[A] A circuit bench of the Bombay High Court at Port Blair
[B] A circuit bench of the Madras High Court at Port Blair
[C] A circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair
[D] A circuit bench of Supreme Court of India at Port Blair

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Jurisdiction of which among the following high courts covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep?

[A] Tamil Nadu High Court
[B] Kerala High Court
[C] Calcutta High Court
[D] Bombay High Court

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The number of judges can be altered in the Supreme Court by __:

[A] Presidential Order
[B] Parliament by Law
[C] Supreme Court by Notification
[D] Central Government by notification

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How long a person should have practiced in a High Court to be eligible to be appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India?

[A] 10 Years
[B] 12 Years
[C] 15 Years
[D] 20 Years

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Via which among the following amendments of the Constitution of India, Delhi was designated as National Capital Territory (NCT)?

[A] 63rd Amendment Act
[B] 69th Amendment Act
[C] 74th Amendment Act
[D] 76th Amendment Act

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In India, a three tier Panchayat is envisaged for states which have a population above__:

[A] 15 Lakhs
[B] 20 Lakhs
[C] 25 Lakhs
[D] 30 Lakhs

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With reference to the executive power in a state in India, which among the following statements is / are correct?

  1. Executive power of the state is vested in Governor
  2. Real executive authority in a state is Council of Ministers
  3. All executive decisions in a state are taken in the name of Chief Minister

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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Who among the following can dismiss Governor of a state from his office?

[A] State Legislative Assembly
[B] Parliament
[C] President
[D] None of them

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Consider the following official languages of India:

1.Sindhi and Nepali
2.Konkani and Manipuri
3.Bodo and Santhali
4.Santhali and Konkani
5.Dogri and Maithili

Which of the above languages were added to the 8th Schedule by the 92nd Amendment Act of 2003?

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 3 and 5
[D] 4 and 5

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Consider the following Indian Religious Communities:


Which among the above have been conferred the ‘minority’ status by the Government of India?

[A] 1 and 4
[B] 1, 2 and 4
[C] 2, 3 and 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 and 4

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