Constitution of India - MCQs (Pages :104)

  • 121 The Constitution names our country as:?

    (A) Bharat
    (B) India; that is Bharat
    (C) Hindustan
    (D) Aryavarta
  • 122 The Constitution provides that Hindi shall be:?

    (A) the national language of India
    (B) the language of communication between the State Governments
    (C) the official language of the Union of India
    (D) the language of communication between the Union Government and the State Governments
  • 123 What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?

    (A) 12 years
    (B) 14 years
    (C) 16 years
    (D) 18 years
  • 124 Which of the following is not a condition for becoming a citizen of India?

    (A) Birth
    (B) Acquiring property
    (C) Descent
    (D) Naturalisation
  • 125 Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship? Grade?

    (A) Parliament
    (B) State Legislatures
    (C) President
    (D) Attorney General
  • 126 Which of the following statements regarding the acquisition of Indian citizenship is correct?

    (A) If citizenship is to be acquired by registration; six months residence in India is essential.
    (B) If citizenship is to be acquired by naturalisation the person concerned must have resided in India for 5 years.
    (C) If born in India; only that person can acquire citizenship at least one of whose parents is an Indian.
    (D) Rules regarding the citizenship of India shall not be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.
  • 127 According to the Citizenship Act, 1955, Indian citizenship cannot be acquired by:?

    (A) children of the diplomatic personnel or alien enemies born in India on or after 26th January; 1950
    (B) children born of Indian citizens abroad
    (C) incorporation of territory not forming part of India at the commencement of the Constitution
    (D) naturalization
  • 128 Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in:?

    (A) Part II
    (B) Part II; Articles 5-11
    (C) Part II; Articles 5-6
    (D) Part I; Articles 5-11
  • 129 Which of the following Articles describes about the person voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign state not to be citizens?

    (A) Article 5
    (B) Article 7
    (C) Article 8
    (D) Article 9
  • 130 Article 6 enshrines the provision conferring Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan. Which one of the following provisions is incorrect?

    (A) He or either of his parents or any of his grand-parents was born in India as defined in the Government of India Act; 1935
    (B) Such person has so migrated before 19 July; 1948
    (C) Such person has so migrated on or after the 19 July; 1948; he has been registered as a citizen
    (D) Such person has got married in India
  • 131 Details on how citizenship may be acquired and terminated are enumerated in:?

    (A) Part II of the Constitution
    (B) the Citizenship Act; 1955
    (C) Schedule I of the Constitution
    (D) various enactments by Parliament
  • 132 Indian citizenship of a person can be terminated if:1. a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country. 2. a person who has become a citizen through registration is sentenced to imprisonment for not less than 10 years within five years of his registration. 3. the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud. 4. a person who is a citizen by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during war.?

    (A) I and III
    (B) I; II and III
    (C) I; III and IV
    (D) I; II; III and IV
  • 133 A person can become a citizen of India even if born outside India if his/her:?

    (A) father is a citizen of India
    (B) mother is a citizen of India
    (C) father is a citizen of India at the time of the person's birth
    (D) father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person's birth
  • 134 To acquire citizenship by registration a person must have been resident in India for __ immediately before making an application:?

    (A) six months
    (B) one year
    (C) three years
    (D) five years
  • 135 Which of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as 'The Heart and Soul of the Constitution'?

    (A) Right of Freedom of Religion
    (B) Right to Property
    (C) Right to Equality
    (D) Right to Constitutional Remedies
  • 136 Which of the following Fundamental Rights is also available to a foreigner on the soil of India?

    (A) Equality of opportunity in the matter of public employment
    (B) Freedoms of movement; residence and profession
    (C) Protection from discrimination on grounds only of religion; race; caste or sex
    (D) Protection of life and personal liberty against action without authority of law
  • 137 With reference to the Constitution of India, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Subject List?

    (A) Stock Exchange State List
    (B) Forest Concurrent List
    (C) Insurance Union List
    (D) Marriage and Divorce Concurrent List
  • 138 On whom does the Constitution confer special responsibility for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights?

    (A) Parliament
    (B) Supreme Court
    (C) President
    (D) State legislature
  • 139 According to Article 23, the following are prohibited:?

    (A) traffic in human beings; beggary; slavery and bonded labour
    (B) monopoly of trade
    (C) sale of incenses
    (D) visit to terrorist infected areas
  • 140 Articles 20-22 relate to the fundamental right to life and personal liberty. These rights are available to:s?

    (A) citizens and non-citizens
    (B) natural persons as well as artificial persons
    (C) citizen only
    (D) all persons who have juristic personality
  • 141 Which one of the following has been dropped from the list of personal freedoms enshrined in Article 19 of the Constitution?

    (A) Freedom to assemble peacefully without arms
    (B) Freedom to acquire; hold and dispose of property
    (C) Freedom to reside and settle in any part of the country
    (D) Freedom to carry on any profession; occupation; trade or business
  • 142 Once the proclamation of emergency is made, the right of a citizen to move to the Supreme Court for the enforcement of his fundamental right is suspended by the:?

    (A) Prime Minister of India
    (B) President of India
    (C) Speaker of Lok Sabha
    (D) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
  • 143 Under Article 368, Parliament has no power to repeal Fundamental Rights because they are:?

    (A) enshrined in Part III of the Constitution
    (B) human rights
    (C) transcendental rights
    (D) part of bask structure of essential framework of the Constitution
  • 144 Which of the following statements is/are not indicative of the difference between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles? I. Directive Principles are aimed at promoting social welfare, while Fundamental Rights are for protecting individuals from State encroachment. II. Fundamental Rights are limitations on State action, while Directive Principles are positive instructions for the Government to work towards a just socioeconomic order. III. Fundamental Rights were included in the original Constitution, but Directive Principles were added by the first Amendment. IV. Fundamental Rights are amendable, but Directive Principles cannot be amended.?

    (A) I and II
    (B) II and III
    (C) III and IV
    (D) I; II and III
  • 145 The enforcement of Directive Principles depends most on:?

    (A) the Courts
    (B) an effective opposition in Parliament
    (C) resources available to the Government
    (D) public cooperation
  • 146 In the Constitution, opportunities for the development of scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry and reform are found in:?

    (A) Fundamental Rights
    (B) Preamble
    (C) Fundamental Futies
    (D) Directive Principles
  • 147 The Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens were provided by:?

    (A) an amendment of the Constiution
    (B) a judgement of the Supreme Court
    (C) an order issued by the President
    (D) a Legislation adopted by the Parliament
  • 148 Which of the following is correct about the Fundamental Duties? I. These are not enforceable. II. They are primarily moral duties. III. They are not related to any legal rights.?

    (A) I; II and III
    (B) I and III
    (C) II and III
    (D) I and II
  • 149 The total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution is:?

    (A) 9
    (B) 10
    (C) 11
    (D) 12
  • 150 Fundamental duties enacted in Part IV A of the Constitution are:?

    (A) enforceable duties and Parliament can impose penalties or punishments for the non- compliance
    (B) like Directive Principles that : are mandates to people
    (C) like Fundamental Rights that are enforceable
    (D) no more than meant to create psychological consciousness among the citizens and of education value

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