Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

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41. Which of the following provisions in Directive Principles of State Policy reflect the Gandhian Principles?

[A] To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to the poor
[B] Equitable distribution of material resources of the community for the common good
[C] Uniform civil code
[D] Organise village panchayats

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42. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Duty?

[A] To protect monuments and places of public importance
[B] To respect National Anthem
[C] To protect and improve the natural environment
[D] To safeguard public property

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43. In which case the constitutional validity of First Amendment Act was questioned?

[A] Shankari Prasad case
[B] Kesavananda Bharati case
[C] Indira Nehru Gandhi case
[D] None above the above

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44. In which of the following cases the Supreme Court held that Parliament is empowered to take away any of the Fundamental Rights?

[A] Golak Nath case
[B] Minerva Mills case
[C] Kesavananda Bharati case
[D] Shankari Prasad case

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45. 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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46. Which form of government is also known as ‘responsible government’?

[A] Presidential government
[B] Autocracy
[C] Parliamentary government
[D] None of the above

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47. On which country’s model is the Indian federal system is based?

[A] USA
[B] Britain
[C] Canada
[D] France

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48. Who  characterises the Indian system as “extremely federal”?

[A] Paul Appleby
[B] KC Wheare
[C] K Santhanam
[D] Morris Jones

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49. From which date the President of India holds office for a term of five years?

[A] The date on which he enters upon his office
[B] The date on which he/she is elected
[C] The date decided by Parliament
[D] The date decided by Election Commission

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50. Who can appoint any member of the Lok Sabha to preside over its proceedings when the offices of both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker fall vacant?

[A] The Speaker himself
[B] The President
[C] The Prime Minister
[D] The Council of Ministers

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