Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

Indian Polity & Constitution Objective / Multiple Choice (MCQs) Questions for Preparation of SSC-CGL, UPSC Civil Services, NDA, CDS, Railways and State Level Public Services Examinations of 2020-2021.

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11. Which of the following is / are qualifications to be appointed as governor of a state?

  1. Should be citizen of India 
  2. Should not be resident of the state of which he / she works as Governor 
  3. Should have completed age of 35 years 

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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12. Which among the following decides that there should be a Legislative Council in the state or not?

[A] President
[B] Governor
[C] Legislative Assembly
[D] Chief Minister

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13. Dr. BR Ambedkar was elected to constituent assembly of undivided India from which among the following ?

[A] United provinces
[B] West Bengal
[C] The Bombay Presidency
[D] Punjab

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14. The principle of dyarchy was introduced in India by British government through which act?

[A] Indian Councils Act, 1861
[B] Indian Councils Act, 1892
[C] Indian Councils Act, 1909
[D] Government of India Act, 1919

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15. Who was the Vice President of the executive council formed during the interim government in 1946?

[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] C. Rajagopalachari
[C] KM Munshi
[D] Jawaharlal Nehru

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16. The recommendations of the Simon Commission were incorporated in which of the following?

[A] Government of India Act, 1935
[B] Mountbatten Plan
[C] Indian Independence Act, 1947
[D] August Offer

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17. Which of the following features of the Indian Constitution is not borrowed from Canadian Constitution?

[A] Federation with a strong Centre
[B] Residuary powers with the Centre
[C] Advisory Jurisdiction of Supreme Court
[D] Impeachment of the President

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18. The constitution of India is considered federal in nature, and unitary in spirit. Which of the following is not a federal feature?

[A] Three-tier governmental structure
[B] Independent Judiciary
[C] Bicameralism
[D] Appointment of state governors by the central government

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19. Which of the following categories of persons became the citizens of India at its commencement i.e., on January, 1950?

  1. persons domiciled in India
  2. persons migrated from Pakistan
  3. persons migrated from Pakistan but later returned
  4. persons of Indian origin residing outside India

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 3 & 4
[C] Only 2 & 4
[D] All of the above

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20. Under which Article the Parliament can prescribe residence within a state or union territory?

[A] Article 15
[B] Article 16
[C] Article 17
[D] Article 18

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