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. A chapterwise course of total 2850 MCQs divided into 60 chapters and 16 Mock Tests is available in Android app of GKToday under UPSC Prelims Category. Download Now

21. Who headed the committee on Chief Commissioners’ Provinces in the Constituent Assembly?

[A] B. Pattabhi Sitaramayya
[B] Jawaharlal Nehru
[C] K M Munshi
[D] Alladi Krishnaswamy Ayyar

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22. A bill for the creation of new State in India is required to be passed in Parliament by?

[A] Simple majority
[B] Two-third majority
[C] Two-third majority plus ratification by half of all states
[D] None of the above

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23. How many Fundamental Rights did the Indian Constitution contain initially ?

[A] 5
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 8

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24. Which of the following amendment is related to the formation of cooperative societies?

[A] 97th Amendment Act of 2011
[B] 42nd Amendment Act of 1976
[C] 44th Amendment Act of 1974
[D] 86th Amendment Act of 2002

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25. How much majority is required to amend federal provisions in the Constitution of India?

[A] Simple majority of each house of Parliament
[B] Special majority of each house of Parliament
[C] One-fourth majority of each house of Parliament
[D] Special majority of each house of Parliament plus ratification by half of the states with simple majority

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26. In which case the Supreme Court laid down the doctrine of ‘Basic Structure’?

[A] Indira Nehru Gandhi case
[B] Minerva Mills case
[C] Central Coal Fields Ltd. Case
[D] Kesavananda Bharati case

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27. Which of the following are included in the basic structure of the constitution of India?
1. Supremacy of the Constitution
2. Judicial Review
3. Principle of equality
4. Free and fair elections
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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28. Which of the following described the British system of government as ‘prime ministerial government’?

[A] K.M. Munshi
[B] Jennings
[C] Mackintosh
[D] None of the above

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29. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Prime Minister?
1. He recommends persons who can be appointed as ministers by the president.
2. He presides over the meeting of council of ministers.
3. He can bring about the collapse of the council of ministers by resigning from office.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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30. Who can recommend recommend dissolution of the Lok Sabha to President at any time?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] Council of Ministers
[C] Lok Sabha
[D] Speaker

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