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. 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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12. 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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13. The decision of an inferior court or tribunal can be quashed when there is an error of law, by issuing a writ of which of the following nature?

[A] Mandamus
[B] Prohibition
[C] Certiorari
[D] None of them

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14. With reference to the Keshavananda Bharati Case, the Supreme Court of India mandated that __:

  1. Basic features of the constitution of India are not amendable at all
  2. Fundamental Rights are counted in the basic features

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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15. Article 32 of the Constitution of India guarantees the right to move the Supreme Court for enforcement of fundamental rights. This falls under which among the following kinds of jurisdiction of the supreme court?

[A] Original Jurisdiction
[B] Advisory Jurisdiction
[C] Appellate Jurisdiction
[D] It depends upon the nature of remedy

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16. The Indian Councils Act of 1909 is associated with one major change that propagated the British agenda of divide and rule?

[A] Decentralization of power
[B] Introduction of separate electorates
[C] Increase in size of legislative council
[D] Retention of official majority in central legislative council

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17. 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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18. Independence of India Act was result of which of the following plans / pacts?

[A] Mountbatten Plan
[B] Lucknow Pact
[C] Delhi Manifesto
[D] Delhi Pact

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19. Which of the following is incorrect about Indian Independence Act?

[A] It provided for the partition of India
[B] It abolished the office of Viceroy
[C] Freedom to princely states to join the Dominion of India or the Dominion of Pakistan or to remain
[D] British monarch retained his right to veto bills for certain period

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20. How many sessions did Constituent Assembly take to draft the Constitution of India?

[A] 10
[B] 11
[C] 13
[D] 15

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