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Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

1. 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 Calcutta High Court at Port Blair
[D] A circuit bench of Supreme Court of India at Port Blair

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2. 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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3. 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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4. Which of the following Statements is correct regarding the Election Commission of India?
[A] It is an independent and statutory body.
[B] It consists of members having a tenure of six years.
[C] It acts as a court for arbitration of disputes related to granting of recognition to political parties.
[D] Being an all-India body, it is also concerned with the elections with the elections to Gram Panchayats and State Muncipalities.

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5. Which of the following is not one of the grounds for disqualification for being elected as a Member of Parliament?

  1. If the person holds an office of profit under the State Government.
  2. If the person has voluntarily acquired citizenship of a foreign State.
  3. If a person is so disqualified under the Tenth Schedule.
  4. If the person has/had been detained under the Preventive Detention Law.

Choose the correct option:

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

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6. The Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with the administration and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in the four states of :
[A] Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland
[B] Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
[C] Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland
[D] Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland

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7. Which of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India has to be amended to provide for the formation of a new State ?
[A] First Schedule
[B] Second Schedule
[C] Third Schedule
[D] Ninth Schedule

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8. The Constitution of India empowers the Supreme Court of India to adjudicate disputes between the Centre and the States through:
[A] Appellate Jurisdiction
[B] Original Jurisdiction
[C] Advisory Jurisdiction
[D] Writ Jurisdiction

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9. Which of the following is a part of the electoral college for the Election of the President but does not participate in the proceedings for his/her impeachment?
[A] Lok Sabha
[B] Rajya Sabha
[C] State Legislative Assemblies
[D] State Legislative Councils

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10. The Swaran Singh Committee recommended :
[A] The Constitution of State-Level Election Commissions.
[B] Panchayati-Raj reforms.
[C] Inclusion of Fundamental Duties in the Indian Constitution.
[D] Interlinking of himalayan and peninsular rivers.

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