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Constitution of India - MCQs (Pages :104)

  • 31 The nationalist demand for a Constituent Assembly was for the first time conceded by the British Government, though indirectly and with reservations in the:?

    (A) Cripps proposals
    (B) August Offer
    (C) Cabinet Mission Plan
    (D) Act of 1935
  • 32 Which of the following was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India?

    (A) Four lions
    (B) Chariot wheel
    (C) Horse
    (D) Words 'Satyameva Jayate’
  • 33 The office of Governor General of India was created by:?

    (A) Charter Act; 1813
    (B) Charter Act; 1833
    (C) Government of India Act; 1858
    (D) Government of India Act; 1935
  • 34 Who among the following is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?

    (A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
    (B) Mahatma Gandhi
    (C) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (D) Vallabhbhai PateI
  • 35 When did Mr. Attlee, Prime Minister of England, announce the transfer of power to the Indians?

    (A) February; 1947
    (B) August; 1947
    (C) June; 1948
    (D) June; 1949
  • 36 Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?

    (A) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (B) B.R. Ambedkar
    (C) B.N. Rao
    (D) Mahatma Gandhi
  • 37 Which of the following is correct regarding the Indian Constitution?

    (A) It is completely based on British Constitution
    (B) It is made only on the basis of Government of India Act; 1935
    (C) It is a mixture of several Constitutions
    (D) It is original
  • 38 Match the following:A. Govt. of India Act, 1919 1. Provincial autonomy B. Govt. of India Act, 1935 2. Separate Electorate C. Minto-Morley Reforms 3. Dyarchy D. Cabinet Mission Plan 4. Constituent Assembly A B C D?

    (A) 1 2 3 4
    (B) 2 4 3 1
    (C) 4 1 3 2
    (D) 3 1 2 4
  • 39 The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on the pattern of?

    (A) Government of India Act; 1935
    (B) Government of India Act; 1947
    (C) Constitution of South Africa
    (D) Constitution of UK
  • 40 The first session of the Constituent Assembly was held in:?

    (A) Bombay
    (B) Calcutta
    (C) Lahore
    (D) New Delhi
  • 41 Who among the following was the Chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

    (A) B.R. Ambedkar
    (B) J.B. Kripalani
    (C) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (D) Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar
  • 42 Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly?

    (A) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    (B) Acharya J.B. Kriplani
    (C) Lok Nayak Jayprakash Narayan
    (D) K.M. Munshi
  • 43 Which among the following is/are the feature (s) of a Federal State:1. The powers of the Central and the State (Constituent Unit) Governments are clearly laid down 2. It has an unwritten Constitution. Select the correct answer using the codes given below?

    (A) 1 only
    (B) 2 only
    (C) Both 1 and 2
    (D) Neither 1 nor 2
  • 44 Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?

    (A) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (B) Gulzari Lal Nanda
    (C) Lal Bahadur Shastri
    (D) John Mathai
  • 45 Under whom among the following was the first draft of the Constitution of India prepared in October 1947 by the advisory branch of the office of the Constituent Assembly?

    (A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
    (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (C) K.M. Munshi
    (D) B.N. Rau
  • 46 Which one among the following is a fundamental duty of citizens under the Constitution of India?

    (A) To provide friendly cooperation to the people of the neighbouring countries
    (B) To protect monuments of national importance
    (C) To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so
    (D) To know more and more about the history of India
  • 47 The first effort at drafting a Dominion Status Constitution for India was made in response to the?

    (A) Minto-Morley Reforms
    (B) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms
    (C) Simon Commission
    (D) First Round Table Conference
  • 48 The Constitution of India divided the states of India in categories A. B. C. and D in the year 1950. In this context which of the following statements is correct?

    (A) The Chief Commissioner was the executive head of category A states. The Rajpramukh was the executive head of category B states. The Governor was the executive head of categories C and D states.
    (B) The Pajpramukh was the executive head of category A states. The Chief Commissioner was the executive head of categories Band C states. The Governor was the executive head of the category D states.
    (C) The Governor was the executive head of category A states. The Rajpramukh was the executive head of category B states. The Chief Commissioner was the executive head of categories C and D states.
    (D) The Governor was the executive head of category A states. The Chief Commissioner was the executive head of category B states. The Rajpramukh was the executive head of categories C and D states.
  • 49 The Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because:?

    (A) this day was being celebrated as the Independence Day since 1929
    (B) it was the wish of the framers of the Constitution
    (C) the British did not want to leave India earlier than this date
    (D) it was an auspicious day
  • 50 The idea of the Constitution of India was first of all given by:?

    (A) Mahatma Gandhi
    (B) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
    (C) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (D) M.N. Roy
  • 51 The members of the Constituent Assembly were:?

    (A) elected by Provincial Assemblies
    (B) elected directly by people
    (C) nominated by the government
    (D) only representatives of the princely States
  • 52 Which of the following statements regarding the' Constituent Assembly are true:1. It was not based on Adult Franchise. 2. It resulted from direct elections. 3. It was a multi-party body. 4. It worked through several Committees.?

    (A) 1 and 2
    (B) 2 and 3
    (C) 3 and 4
    (D) 1; 2; 3 and 4
  • 53 Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly established in July 1946?

    (A) Vallabhbhai Patel
    (B) Mahatma Gandhi
    (C) K.M. Munshi
    (D) J.B. Kripalani
  • 54 India became a Sovereign, democratic republic on:?

    (A) Aug 15; 1947
    (B) Jan 30; 1948
    (C) Jan 26; 1950
    (D) Nov 26; 1929
  • 55 Which one of the following made the Indian Legislature bicameral:?

    (A) Indian Councils Act; 1909
    (B) Government of India Act; 1919
    (C) Government of India Act; 1935
    (D) Indian Independence Act; 1947
  • 56 The first attempt at introducing a representative and popular element in administration was made by:?

    (A) Indian Councils Act; 1900
    (B) Indian Councils Act; 1909
    (C) Government of India Act; 1935
    (D) Indian Councils Act; 1919
  • 57 The Government of India Act, 1935 vested the residuary power in the:?

    (A) British Parliament
    (B) Federal Legislature
    (C) State Legislature
    (D) Governor-General
  • 58 Which of the following was not one of the features of Government of India Act, 1935?

    (A) Provincial autonomy
    (B) Dyarchy of centre
    (C) Bicameral Legislature
    (D) All India federation
  • 59 Which one of the following aimed at providing a federal structure for India?

    (A) Indian Council Act; 1909
    (B) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms Act; 1919
    (C) Charter Act; 1831
    (D) Government of India Act; 1935
  • 60 What was the main stipulation of Government of India Act, 1935?

    (A) A federation was suggested
    (B) Unitary form of government was recommended
    (C) Complete independence guaranteed
    (D) Dyarchy was made applicable at provincial level

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