Constitution of India - MCQs (Pages :104)

  • 61 The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Indian Federation from the Constitution of:?

    (A) USA
    (B) Canada
    (C) Ireland
    (D) UK
  • 62 The Indian Constitution closely follows the constitutional system of:?

    (A) USA
    (B) UK
    (C) Switzerland
    (D) Russia
  • 63 Which of the following is a feature common to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation?

    (A) A single citizenship
    (B) Dual Judiciary
    (C) Three lists in the Constitution
    (D) A Federal Supreme Court to interpret the Constitution
  • 64 The inspiration of 'Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' was derived from:?

    (A) American revolution
    (B) French revolution
    (C) Russian revolution
    (D) None of the above
  • 65 Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?

    (A) Britain
    (B) USA
    (C) Ireland
    (D) Russia
  • 66 The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as the:?

    (A) British Monarch
    (B) President of USA
    (C) President of Egypt
    (D) President of Russia
  • 67 Which of the following describes India as a Secular State?

    (A) Fundamental Rights
    (B) Ninth Schedule
    (C) Directive Principles
    (D) Preamble to the Constitution
  • 68 In a parliamentary form of government, real powers of the State are vested in the:?

    (A) Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister
    (B) President
    (C) Government
    (D) Parliament
  • 69 Which of the following is not a basic feature of the Indian Constitution?

    (A) Presidential Government
    (B) Parliamentary Government
    (C) Federal Government
    (D) Independence of Judiciary
  • 70 Which of the following is a feature of the Parliamentary form of government?

    (A) Executive is responsible to Judiciary
    (B) Executive is responsible to Legislature
    (C) Judiciary is responsible to Executive
    (D) Legislature is responsible to Executive
  • 71 Match the following:Constitutional Provisions Sources A. Federation 1. USA B. Parliamentary 2. Britain C. Directive Principle 3. Canada D. Fundamental Rights 4. Ireland A B C D?

    (A) 2 1 4 1
    (B) 2 3 1 4
    (C) 3 4 2 1
    (D) 3 2 4 1
  • 72 Which of the following features does the Indian Constitution borrow from the Weimar Constitution of Germany?

    (A) The idea of a federation with a strong centre
    (B) The method of presidential elections
    (C) The Emergency powers
    (D) Provisions concerning the suspension of fundamental rights during National Emergency
  • 73 Match the following:Constitutional Features Sources A. Rule of Law 1. German Constitution B. Directive Principles 2. Australian Constitution C. Concurrent List 3. Irish Constitution D. Suspension of Fundamental Rights during Emergency 4. British Constitution A B C D?

    (A) 4 2 1 3
    (B) 4 3 2 1
    (C) 2 3 4 1
    (D) 2 1 4 3
  • 74 Which of the following features and their source is wrongly matched?

    (A) Judicial review – British practice
    (B) Concurrent List – Australian Constitution
    (C) Directive Principles – Irish Constitution
    (D) Fundamental Rights – US Constitution
  • 75 Which Constitution has inspired the Indian concepts of rule of law, parliamentary system and law-making procedure?

    (A) US Constitution
    (B) British Constitution
    (C) Canadian Constitution
    (D) All of the above
  • 76 The Constitution of India is designed to work as a unitary government:?

    (A) in normal times
    (B) in times of Emergency
    (C) when the Parliament so desires
    (D) at the will of the President
  • 77 Which of the following features of the Constitution of India does not resemble the American Constitution?

    (A) Written Constitution
    (B) Federal form of government
    (C) Fundamental Rights
    (D) Parliamentary form of government
  • 78 Which of the following emerges clearly from the Preamble:1. When the Constitution was enacted. 2. The ideals that were to be achieved. 3. The system of government 4. The source of authority?

    (A) II; III and IV
    (B) I and II
    (C) I; II and III
    (D) I; II; III and IV
  • 79 Which one of the following statements regarding the Preamble is correct?

    (A) It is not enforceable in a court of law
    (B) the Supreme Court has recently ruled that it is not a part of the Constitution
    (C) It has been amended twice
    (D) All the above are correct
  • 80 The Indian Constitution has borrowed the ideas of Preamble from the:?

    (A) Italian Constitution
    (B) Canadian Constitution
    (C) French Constitution
    (D) Constitution of USA
  • 81 Secularism means:?

    (A) suppression of all religions
    (B) freedom of worship to minorities
    (C) separation of religion from State
    (D) a system of political and social philosophy that does not favour any particular religious faith
  • 82 In a Federal State:?

    (A) States are more powerful than the Centre
    (B) Centre is more powerful than States
    (C) a Presidential form of government functions
    (D) Constitution effects division of powers between the Centre and States with safeguards against transgression of jurisdiction
  • 83 India opted for a federal form of government because of:?

    (A) vast-territory
    (B) cultural integration
    (C) linguistic and regional diversity
    (D) administrative convenience
  • 84 The Preamble of the Indian Constitution reads:?

    (A) We; the people of India – adopt; enact and give to India this Constitution
    (B) We; the people of Constitutent Assembly –adopt; enact and give to India this Constitution
    (C) We; the citizens of India – adopt; enact and give to ourselves this Constitution
    (D) We; the people of India – in our Constituent Assembly – adopt; enact and give to ourselves this Constitution
  • 85 Which one of the following statements is correct?

    (A) Preamble of the Constitution is the part of the Constitution and can be amended under Article 368
    (B) Preamble of the Constitution is not a part of the Constitution and cannot be amended
    (C) Preamble is the part of the basic structure of the Constitution and can be amended only if no change in the basic structure is made
    (D) Preamble can be amended by Parliament simply by an objective Resolution
  • 86 The word 'socialist secular' and 'unity and integrity of the Nation' were added to our Constitution by:?

    (A) 42nd Amendment of the Constitution
    (B) 44th Amendment of the Constitution
    (C) 46th Amendment of the Constitution
    (D) None of the above
  • 87 The Preamble of the Constitution of India envisages that:?

    (A) it shall stand part of the Constitution
    (B) it could be abrogated or wiped out from the Constitution
    (C) it does not acknowledge; recognise or proclaim anything about the Constitution
    (D) it has separate entity in the Constitution
  • 88 The correct nomenclature of India according to the Preamble is:?

    (A) Sovereign; Secular; Democratic Republic
    (B) Sovereign; Democratic Republic
    (C) Sovereign; Socialist; Secular; Democratic Republic
    (D) Sovereign; Secular; Socialist Democracy
  • 89 India is a democratic republic, because:?

    (A) there is independence of judiciary
    (B) the Head of the State is elected by the people
    (C) there is distribution of powers between the Centre and the States
    (D) there is Parliamentary supremacy
  • 90 The Preamble of our Constitution:?

    (A) is a part of the Constitution
    (B) contains the spirit of the Constitution
    (C) is a limitation upon the granted power
    (D) None of the above

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