Constitution of India - MCQs (Pages :104)

  • 151 Fundamental duties have been added in the Constitution by 42nd Amendment Act, 1976 in accordance with the recommendations of:?

    (A) Santhanam Committee
    (B) Sarkaria Committee
    (C) Swaran Singh Committee
    (D) Indira Gandhi Committee
  • 152 Respect for the National Flag and National Anthem is:?

    (A) Fundamental Right of every citizen
    (B) Fundamental Duty of every citizen
    (C) Directive Principle of State policy
    (D) ordinary duty of every citizen
  • 153 The Fundamental Duties:I. were introduced by the 44th Amendment. II. are incorporated in Part Ill-A. III. are not justiciable.?

    (A) I and II
    (B) I and III
    (C) II and III
    (D) III only
  • 154 Which of the following statements is/are correct? Article 26 of the Constitution of India states that subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section thereof shall have the right:1. to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes. 2. to manage its own affairs in matters of religion. 3. to own and acquire movable and immovable property.?

    (A) 1 only
    (B) 2 and 3
    (C) 1 and 3
    (D) 1; 2 and 3
  • 155 Which of the following are among the Fundamental Duties as listed in the Constitution? I. To preserve the heritage of our composite culture. II. To abide by the Constitution. III. To strive for excellence in scientific research to win international fame. IV. To render national service when called upon to do so.?

    (A) I; II and III
    (B) l and II
    (C) I; II and IV
    (D) II; III and IV
  • 156 The Fundamental Duties were included in the Constitution with the idea of:?

    (A) giving more importance to the Fundamental Rights
    (B) curbing subversive and unconstitutional activities
    (C) preventing abuse of Fundamental Rights
    (D) giving more power to the executive
  • 157 The Constitution describes India as a:?

    (A) Federation of States
    (B) Union of States
    (C) Confederation of States
    (D) Unitary State
  • 158 The 'Union of India' consists of:I. States II. Union Territories III. Acquired Territories?

    (A) l only
    (B) II only
    (C) I and II
    (D) I; II and III
  • 159 Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India?

    (A) Regulation of labour and safety in mines and oilfields
    (B) Agriculture
    (C) Fisheries
    (D) Public health
  • 160 Consider the following statements:1. A person who was born on 26th January, 1951 in Rangoon, whose father was a citizen of India by birth at the time of his birth is deemed to be an Indian citizen by descent. 2. A person who was born on 1st·July, 1988 in Itanagar, whose mother is a citizen of India at the time of his birth but the father was not, is deemed to be a citizen of India by birth. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    (A) I only
    (B) II only
    (C) Both I and II
    (D) Neither I nor II
  • 161 Which one among the following statements regarding the constitutionally guaranteed Right to Education in India is correct?

    (A) This right covers both child and adult illiteracy and' therefore universally guarantees education to all citizens of India
    (B) This right is a child right covering the age group of 6 to 14 years and becomes operational from the year 2015
    (C) This right has been taken from the British Constitution which was the first Welfare State in the world
    (D) This right has been given to all Indian children between the ages of 6 to 14 Years under the 86th Constitutional Amendment Act
  • 162 Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?

    (A) Election Commission
    (B) President
    (C) Parliament
    (D) Parliament and Assemblies
  • 163 In India the right to "freedom of speech and expression" is restricted on the grounds of:1. the sovereignty and integrity of India. 2. contempt of court. 3. friendly relation with foreign states. 4. protection of minorities. Select the correct answer using the code given below:?

    (A) 1; 2 and 3
    (B) 2; 3 and 4
    (C) 1 and 3
    (D) 1; 2 and 4
  • 164 Which among the following conditions are necessary for the issue of writ of quo warranto:1. The office must be public and must be created by a Statute or by the Constitution itself. 2. The office must be a substantive one and not merely the function or employment of a servant at the will and during the pleasure of another. 3. There has been a contravention of the constitution or a Statutory Instrument, in appointing such person to that office. Select the correct answer using the code given below:Code:?

    (A) 1 and 2 only
    (B) 1 and 3 only
    (C) 2 and 3 only
    (D) 1; 2 and 3
  • 165 Suppose a legislation was passed by the Parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page ceiling, price and advertisements. The legislation is included in the Ninth Schedule to the Constitution of India. In this context, which one among the following statements is correct?

    (A) The legislation is invalid as it violates the freedom of Press
    (B) The legislation is valid by virtue of Article 31 B
    (C) The legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution
    (D) The legislation is valid as the Press is not a citizen under Articles 19 of the Constitution
  • 166 Right to Information is?

    (A) fundamental right
    (B) legal right
    (C) neither fundamental right nor legal right
    (D) both fundamental right as well as legal Right
  • 167 Which of the following statements regarding the Fundamental Duties as contained in the Constitution of India is/are correct:1. They can be enforced through writ jurisdiction. 2. They have formed a part of the Constitution since its adoption. 3. They are applicable only to citizens of India. Select the correct answer using the code given below:?

    (A) 1; 2 and 3
    (B) 1 and 2 only
    (C) 2 and 3 only
    (D) 3 only
  • 168 Which one among the following pairs is no correctly matched?

    (A) Power of the Parliament : Creating a new state
    (B) Power of state legislature : Altering the name of the state
    (C) Equality before law : Guaranteed to both Indian citizens and noncitizens
    (D) Equality of opportunity : Guaranteed to only Indian citizens
  • 169 Which one among the following is not guaranteed by the Constitution of India?

    (A) Freedom to move freely throughout the country
    (B) Freedom to assemble peacefully without arms
    (C) Freedom to own; acquire and dispose of property anywhere in the country
    (D) Freedom to practice any trade or profession
  • 170 Which of the following are envisaged as being part of the 'Right against Exploitation' in the Constitution of India:1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour. 2. Abolition of untouchability. 3. Protection of the interests of the minorities. 4. Prohibition of employment of children in factories and mines. Select the correct answer using the code given below:?

    (A) 1 and 2
    (B) 1 and 3
    (C) 1 and 4
    (D) 2; 3 and 4
  • 171 The purpose of Directive Principles of State Policy is to?

    (A) lay down positive instructions which would guide State Policy at all levels
    (B) implement Gandhiji's idea for a decentralized state
    (C) check the use of arbitrary powers by the government
    (D) promote welfare of the backward sections of the society
  • 172 In which case did the Supreme Court restore the primacy of the Fundamental Rights over the Directive Principles of State Policy?

    (A) Golaknath Case
    (B) Keshavananda Bharti Case
    (C) Minerva Mills Case
    (D) All the above cases
  • 173 Which of the following rights conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non-citizens?

    (A) Right to constitutional remedies
    (B) Freedom to speech
    (C) Freedom to move and settle in any part of the country
    (D) Freedom to acquire property
  • 174 Which one of the following is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?

    (A) Right to Information
    (B) Right to Work
    (C) Right to Education
    (D) Right to Housing
  • 175 Under the Constitution of India, which one of the following is not a fundamental duty?

    (A) To vote in public elections
    (B) To develop the scientific temper
    (C) To safeguard public property
    (D) To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals
  • 176 A government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations between the:?

    (A) three organs of government
    (B) Centre and States
    (C) Legislature and the Executive
    (D) Constitution and the States
  • 177 Which of the following statements is/are correct:1. The territory of the units of the Indian federation may be altered by Parliament by a simple majority. 2. The consent of a State Legislature is necessary before Parliament redistributes its territory. 3. The President's recommendation is necessary for introducing in Parliament a Bill on redistributing territory of any State. 4. The President must receive the State's opinion before recommending a Bill on altering the name of the State.?

    (A) I only
    (B) I and II
    (C) I; II and IV
    (D) I and III
  • 178 Regarding equality before law, the Indian Constitution makes exceptions in the case of:?

    (A) the President or a Governor
    (B) foreign sovereigns only
    (C) the President only
    (D) None
  • 179 Censorship of the press:?

    (A) is prohibited by the Constitution
    (B) has to be judged by the test of reasonableness
    (C) is a restriction on the freedom of the press mentioned in Article 19
    (D) is specified in Article 31 of the Constitution
  • 180 Freedom of speech and expression are restricted in the Constitution on grounds of I. defamation II. contempt of court III. protecting a scheduled tribe IV. friendly relations with foreign states?

    (A) I; II and III
    (B) II; III and IV
    (C) I and IV
    (D) I; II and IV

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