Constitution of India - MCQs (Pages :104)

  • 2911 Which of the following Prime Minister is known for his “Iron Curtain Speech”?

    (A) Clement Attlee
    (B) Neville Chamberlain
    (C) Winston Churchill
    (D) Herbert Morrison
  • 2912 Which of the following provisions of the constitution did not come into force on November 26, 1949?

    (A) Provisions relating to citizenship
    (B) Provisions relating to elections
    (C) Fundamental rights
    (D) None of the above
  • Explanation: Though the constitution came into force on 26th Nov 1950. Some provisions relating to citizenship, Elections, Provisional Parliament, temporary and transitional provisions were given immediate effect of 26th Nov 1949 The articles which came into force on 26th Nov 1949 include articles 5, 6, 8, 9, 60, 324, 366, 372, 388, 391, 392 and 393
  • 2913 Which of the following rights deal with freedom of religion?

    (A) Articles 12-19
    (B) Articles 19-21
    (C) Articles -2223
    (D) Articles 25-28
  • 2914 Which of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India has to be amended to provide for the formation of a new State?

    (A) First Schedule
    (B) Second Schedule
    (C) Third Schedule
    (D) Ninth Schedule
  • 2915 Which of the following sections of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. prohibits the conducting of admission test in schools?

    (A) Section 11
    (B) Section 13
    (C) Section 15
    (D) Section 17
  • 2916 Which of the following state was the first to establish Panchayati raj institutions?

    (A) Rajasthan
    (B) Andhra pradesh
    (C) West Bengal
    (D) Gujarat
  • 2917 Which of the following statement is incorrect (in terms of functions of the public service commission): (1) To conduct examinations for the appointment to the services of the state & union (2) To advice on any matter so referred to them and on any other matter which the president or the governor of a state may refer to the appropriate commission. (3) To give directions to the home ministry regarding the appointment of the candidates.

    (A) 1; 2
    (B) 2; 3
    (C) Only 3
    (D) Only 2
  • 2918 Which of the following statement is incorrect?

    (A) The age retirement of a member of state public service commission is 65 years.
    (B) Only lower house of the Indian parliament has the right to start an all India service.
    (C) The term of a member of a public service commission is 6 yr.
    (D) The chairman of the state service commission is eligible for appointment as the chairman or member of the Union Public Service Commission.
  • 2919 Which of the following statement is not correct?

    (A) President is the head of the union executive.
    (B) To be president of India; one should have completed the age of 30 years.
    (C) To be president of India; one must not hold nay office of profit under the government of india.
    (D) To be president of India one should be eligible to be qualified as a member of the house of the people.
  • 2920 Which of the following statement is true regarding the Indian constitution?

    (A) Law making procedure is taken from Britain
    (B) Concept of single citizenship is taken from United kingdom
    (C) Concept of judicial review is taken from Canada
    (D) Appointment of the governor in different states is taken from Australia
  • 2921 Which of the following statement is/are correct about the Jammu & Kashmir: (i) Article 370 of the Indian constitution provides special status to jammu& Kashmir (ii) Special status to jammu& Kashmir is mentioned in part XX of the Indian constitution. (iii) All the provision of constitution of India do not apply on the Jammu& Kashmir

    (A) Only i
    (B) Only I; ii
    (C) Only I;iii
    (D) All I;ii;iii
  • 2922 Which of the following statement regarding the Financial Powers of President of India is wrong?

    (A) No Money bill can be introduced without the prior consent of President
    (B) President prepares the budget
    (C) President appoints the finance commission every five year
    (D) None of the above
  • 2923 Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)?

    (A) It is a statutory body.
    (B) It is a staff agency to the Prime Minister.
    (C) It has been given the status of a department.
    (D) It has no attached and subordinate office under it.
  • Explanation: PMO is a non-constitutional and non-statutory body.
  • 2924 Which of the following statements is incorrect?

    (A) Members of Lok Sabha are directly elected by the eligible voters
    (B) Money Bills can only be introduced in Lok Sabha
    (C) The Vice-President of India is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
    (D) President nominates four members of Anglo-Indian Community to Lok Sabha
  • Explanation: Fourth statement is incorrect. President nominates two members of Anglo-Indian Community to Lok Sabha, when it is felt that the community is not adequately represented.
  • 2925 Which of the following statements is not correct about the Rajya Sabha?

    (A) Rajya Sabha is a permanent body
    (B) It was duly constituted for the first time on April 3; 1952
    (C) Twelve of Rajya Sabha members are nominated by the President
    (D) One-third of its members retire every year
  • Explanation: Fourth statement is incorrect because one-third of its members retire every two years. Rajya Sabha is a permanent body. It was duly constituted for the first time on April 3, 1952. Twelve of Rajya Sabha members are nominated by the President.
  • 2926 Which of the following states have no panchayati raj institution at all?

    (A) Nagaland
    (B) Assam
    (C) kerala
    (D) Tripura
  • 2927 Which of the following states in India established Panchayati Raj in 1956?

    (A) Rajasthan & Maharastra
    (B) Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh
    (C) Rajasthan Only
    (D) Maharastra only
  • 2928 Which of the following states in India is exempted from reservation for Scheduled Castes in Panchayati Raj institutions?

    (A) Rajasthan
    (B) Assam
    (C) Arunanchal Pradesh
    (D) Sikkim
  • Explanation: Arunanchal Pradesh by Constitution (Eighty-third Amendment) Act, 2000
  • 2929 Which of the following states is not included in the sixth schedule of Indian Constitution?

    (A) Meghalaya
    (B) Tripura
    (C) Mizoram
    (D) Manipur
  • Explanation: Sixth Schedule of Indian Constitution consists of provisions for administration of Tribal Area in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh. District or the Regional Councils in these states may after its first constitution make rules with the approval of the Governor.
  • 2930 Which of the following states was joined to Dominion of India was signing Instrument of Accession on October 26, 1947?

    (A) Hyderabad
    (B) Goa
    (C) Jammu & Kashmir
    (D) Assam
  • Explanation: Immediately after independence, a major column of armed men from Pakistan had invaded Kashmir and they were nearly successful in capturing Srinagar. Confronted with the chances of losing Kashmir to Pakistan, Maharaja Hari Singh requested help from India. Immediately, Patel’s aid V P Menon arrived in Srinagar and told the maharaja that India could take action only if Kashmir acceded to India. It is widely believed that Maharaja wanted to keep is independence but reluctantly acceded to India due to the grave situation created by the Pakistani invaders. Thus, on October 26, 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession.
  • 2931 Which of the following states were created in 1987?

    (A) Maharastra; Goa & Arunanchal Pradesh
    (B) Goa and Arunanchal Pradesh
    (C) Goa Only
    (D) Arunanchal Pradesh only
  • 2932 Which of the following Supreme Court decisions stated that the Directive Principles of State policy cannot override fundamental rights?

    (A) In State of Madras Vs. Champakam Dorairajan
    (B) In Keshavananda Bharti vs. UOI
    (C) In Minerva Mills vs. UOI
    (D) In Unna Krishnan vs. State of Andhra Pradesh
  • 2933 Which of the following tax is levied and collected by the Union government but the proceeds are distributed between the Union and states?

    (A) Sales tax
    (B) Income tax
    (C) Estate duty
    (D) Land revenue
  • 2934 Which of the following taxes are imposed and collected by the state government?

    (A) Estate duty
    (B) Sales tax
    (C) Land revnue
    (D) All the above
  • 2935 Which of the following taxes are levied by the Union but are collected and appropriated by the states?

    (A) Stamp duties
    (B) Excise duties on medical and toilet materials
    (C) Sales tax
    (D) a and b
  • 2936 Which of the following Union Territory has one Rajya Sabha seat?

    (A) Dadra & nagar Haveli
    (B) Daman & Diu
    (C) Puducherry
    (D) Lakshadweep
  • 2937 Which of the following was set up on the basis of recommendation of Shri K. Santhanam committee?

    (A) Central Vigilance Commission
    (B) National Commission for Minorities
    (C) States Reorganization Commission
    (D) National Knowledge Commission
  • 2938 Which of the following were envisaged in the 74th Constitutional Amendment Bill?

    (A) Constitution and Composition of a municipality
    (B) Personnel system in a Municipality
    (C) Relations between elected members (executive) of a municipality and bureaucracy
    (D) All are correct
  • 2939 Which of the following were the first two states in India which established Panchayati Raj in 1956?

    (A) Rajasthan and Maharastra
    (B) Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh
    (C) Rajasthan and Odisha
    (D) Rajasthan and Punjab
  • Explanation:
  • 2940 Which of the following were Union Territories before becoming states?

    (A) Himachal Pradesh; & Tripura
    (B) Himachal Pradesh; Manipur and Tripura
    (C) Himachal Pradesh; Manipur; Sikkim & Tripura
    (D) None of the above

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