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31. Many key features of the constitution such as the federal structure of government, provincial autonomy, a bicameral central legislature and the principle of separation of powers, are directly taken from:
[A] Nehru Report of 1928
[B] Government of India Act, 1919
[C] Government of India Act, 1935
[D] Indian Independence Act, 1947

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32. Which of the following is not one of the official languages mentioned in the VIIIth Schedule?
[A] Persian
[B] Sanskrit
[C] Kashmiri
[D] Nepali

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33. Which of the following parts/ provisions of the Indian Constitution cannot be amended :
[A] Preamble to the Constitution
[B] Directive Principles of State Policy
[C] Fundamental Rights
[D] Judicial Review

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34. There is a prescribed procedure for the amendment of the provisions of the Indian Constitution. This feature has been borrowed from the Constitution of :
[A] Weimer Republic of Germany
[B] South Africa
[C] Ireland
[D] Canada

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35. Which of the following is incorrect about the Rajya Sabha ?
[A] The Rajya Sabha consists of 12 members nominated by the Prime Minister.
[B] One-third of its members retire every second year.
[C] The Rajya Sabha is not subject to dissolution.
[D] The Vice President is the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

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36. Legislature of the Union which is called ‘Parliament’ consists of :
[A] Lok Sabha
[B] Rajya Sabha
[C] Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
[D] President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

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37.  Right to Education Act, 2009 mandates 25 pc free seats to the poor in which among the following schools of India?
[A] Government Schools only
[B] Government Schools and Government Aided Private Schools only
[C] Government Schools, Government aided Private Schools and Private unaided schools
[D] Private Schools only

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38. The Constitution of India provides that Trade, Commerce and Intercourse throughout the territory of Union of India is free. However, despite this provision, a state in India can make law for imposing taxes on imports of goods from other states in India, provided the goods produced in other states are also taxes in that state in the same manner. Who decides whether the states can make such law or not?
[A] The State which is imposing law itself
[B] The States which have interests in the taxes to be imposed
[C] Parliament of India
[D] President of India

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39. The Directive Principles of State policy, though attractive, are not enforceable by law. But there is one among the given options, which has been so far made enforceable by a Supreme Court fiat. Identify that DPSP from the given options:
[A] Uniform Civil Code
[B] Free Education till the children complete age of 6 years (provision after 86th amendment act)
[C] Equal pay for equal work
[D] Prohibition of intoxicating drinks and of drugs which are injurious to health

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40. The various Amendments of Citizenship Act in 1986 have resulted in the following:

  1. Dual Citizenship
  2. Voting right at the age of 18 yrs
  3. Difficulty in acquiring citizenship by refugees of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh etc.

Which among the above is / are correct?”

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

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