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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41. Who establishes inter-state council?

[A] The Parliament
[B] The Vice President
[C] The President
[D] The Prime Minister

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42. Who is the Chairman of Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] Union Finance Minister
[C] Union Home Minister
[D] Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

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43. Which Prime Minister advised the President to proclaim emergency without consulting the cabinet?

[A] Jawaharlal Nehru
[B] Gulzarilal Nanda
[C] Indira Gandhi
[D] Morarji Desai

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44. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to National Emergency?
1. President can declare a national emergency even before the actual occurrence of war or external aggression or armed         rebellion
2. President can also issue different proclamations whether or not there is a proclamation already issued by him and             such proclamation is in operation       
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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45. Who takes up the functions of the state government during President’s Rule?

[A] The Chief Justice of India
[B] The Cabinet
[C] The council of Ministers
[D] The President

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46. Who coined the term judicial activism?

[A] Montesquieu
[B] Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
[C] Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
[D] None of the above

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47. Which of the following statements are correct about the Governor of the state?

[A] The governor is the chief executive head of the state
[B] Governor acts independent of the central government
[C] One person can be appointed governor only for one state
[D] Governor is not a titular head of the state

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48. Which amendment facilitated the appointment of the same person as a governor for two or more states?

[A] 1st Constitutional Amendment Act of 1951
[B] 7th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1956
[C] 4th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1955
[D] 6th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1956

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49. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the appointments made by the Governor?

[A] Appoints an eminent personality to preside over its proceedings when the offices of Speaker and the Deputy Speaker are vacant
[B] Appoints a non-member of state legislature council to preside over its proceedings when offices of Chairman and Deputy Chairman are vacant
[C] Both of them
[D] None of them

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50. In which of the following states there should be a tribal welfare minister?

[A] Bihar
[B] West Bengal
[C] Telangana
[D] Jharkhand

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