Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

51. Which among the following is a NOT valid reason for slow implementation of the directive principles of state policy ?
[A] Lack of Political will
[B] Lack of Social will
[C] Lack of resources
[D] Vast area of country

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52. In which year Uttranchal was renamed as Uttarakhand?
[A] 2004
[B] 2005
[C] 2006
[D] 2007

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53. Which among the following is not correctly matched?
[A] India’s National Animal : Panthera tigris
[B] India’s National Bird : Pavo cristasus
[C] India’s National Fruit : Mangifera indica
[D] All are correct

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54. Who among the following past presidents of India never served as a Chief Minister of a state in India?
[A] Giani Jail Singh
[B] Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
[C] Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
[D] Dr, Zakir Hussain

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55. Which among the following presidents of India represented India in UNESCO once in his lifetime?
[A] Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
[B] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[C] Dr. S Radhakrishnan
[D] Giani Jail Singh

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56. Which among the following committees of Lok Sabha is assisted by Comptroller & Auditor General of India?
[A] Estimates committee
[B] Public Accounts Committee
[C] Joint Committee of salary and allowances
[D] Joint committee of Offices of Profit

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57. Which among the following statement is correct ?
[A] The state legislative assemblies have no role to play in Constitution Amendments
[B] All provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states
[C] Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states
[D] Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of all the states

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58. Which among the following was the first state in India where emergency was imposed due to failure of Constitutional Machinery of the state?
[A] Kerala
[B] Bombay
[C] Punjab
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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59. In which year a non statutory minority commission was established in India ?
[A] 1972
[B] 1975
[C] 1977
[D] 1978

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60. Who among the following was the first chairman of the National Commission for Women?
[A] Mohini Giri
[B] Dr. Poornima Advani
[C] Dr. Girija Vyas
[D] Jayanti Patnaik

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