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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21. The provision for establishment of Supreme Court of Calcutta was made in which act?

[A] Regulating Act of 1773
[B] Indian Council Act, 1861
[C] Charter Act of 1813
[D] Pitt’s India Act, 1784

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22. The original constitution of India had included 14 languages in the 8th schedule. Which of the following was the 15th language to be included in this schedule?

[A] Konkani
[B] Dogri
[C] Sindhi
[D] Manipuri

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23. Which of the following writs issue a command to a public official asking him to perform his official duties that he has failed or refused to perform?

[A] Certiorari
[B] Mandamus
[C] Habeas Corpus
[D] Quo-Warranto

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24. Which Articles of the Constitution deal with the parliamentary system at the Centre?

[A] Articles 163 and 164
[B] Articles 74 and 75
[C] Articles 73 and 74
[D] Article 67 and 68

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25. In which case the Supreme Court characterised federalism as its ‘basic feature’ of the Constitution of India?

[A] Keshvananda Bharti case
[B] Bommai case
[C] LIC of India case
[D] Minerva Mills case

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26. Which of the following is not a part of the Union executive?

[A] The President
[B] The Vice President
[C] The Attorney General of India
[D] Chief Justice of India

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27. What is the term of Prime Minister as mentioned in the Constitution?

[A] 5 Years
[B] 6 Years
[C] No fixed term
[D] None of the above

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28. Who described Prime Minister as ‘primus inter pares’ (first among equals) and ‘key stone of the cabinet arch’?

[A] Herbert Marrison
[B] Sir William Vernor Harcourt
[C] H.J. Laski
[D] Lord Morely

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29. Who described Prime Minister as “the steersman of steering wheel of the ship of the state”?

[A] Jennings
[B] H.R.G. Greaves
[C] Ramsay Muir
[D] Munro

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30. Who can dissolve the Lok Sabha prior to completion of its tenure?

[A] President on recommendation of Council of Ministers
[B] President on recommendation of the Speaker
[C] Speaker
[D] President on his own will

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