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Indian Polity Model Test Questions - English

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Question 1
Who was the temporary chairman of the constituent assembly?
A
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B
Dr. Ambedkar
C
Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha
D
. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 2
The drafting of the constitution was completed on
A
26th December, 1949
B
26th January, 1950
C
26th November, 1949
D
30th November, 1949
Question 3
The Vice President of India is elected by
A
The Rajya sabha
B
Rajya sabha and Lok sabha
C
Rajya sabha, Lok sabha and State legislatures
D
The elected members of Lok sabha and Rajya sabha
Question 4
The President can vacate his office by addressing his resignation to
A
The Vice President of India
B
The Speaker of Lok sabha
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Chief of India
Question 5
The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the
A
President
B
Prime Minister
C
Lok sabha
D
Rajya sabha
Question 6
The fundamental rights can be suspended by the
A
Governor
B
President
C
LawMinister
D
. Prime Minister
Question 7
The frames of the Indian constitution borrowed  the concept the concept of fundamental rights from the
A
Constitution of USA
B
Constitution of Soviet Russia
C
Irish constitution
D
Constitution of Canada
Question 8
The directive principles of state policy have been included in
A
Part Iv of the constitution
B
Part V of the constitution
C
Part VI of the constitution
D
Part III of the constitution
Question 9
The chairman of the Indian planning commission is
A
The Planning Minister
B
The Deputy Prime Minister
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Finance Minister
Question 10
How many items the concurrent list comprises in the Indian constitution?
A
96 items
B
66 items
C
47 items
D
99 items
Question 11
You will be entitled to Indian citizenship if you are
A
domiciled in India
B
born in India
C
refuge from Pakistan
D
in all these cases
Question 12
Which of the following is not a feature of the Indian constitution?
A
Federal Government
B
Parliamentary Government
C
Presidential Government
D
Independence judiciary
Question 13
The judges of the high court retire at the age of
A
62 years
B
65 years
C
60 years
D
64 years
Question 14
The Supreme court has been given advisory powers under
A
Article 243
B
Article 43
C
Article 142
D
Article 143
Question 15
The parliament of India consists of
A
Lok sabha and Rajya sabha
B
The President, the Lok sabha and Rajya sabha
C
Lok sabha, President and council of ministers
D
Lok sabha, Rajya sabha council of Ministers and President
Question 16
The Supreme court of India was set up
A
by the constitution
B
by a law of parliament
C
by a presidential order
D
none of these
Question 17
The introduction of no confidence motion in the Lok sabha requires the support of at least
A
50 members
B
70 members
C
60 members
D
80 members
Question 18
The speaker of the Lok sabha enjoys
A
the right to vote only in case of a tie
B
the right to vote like other members of the house
C
no right to vote
D
two votes – one in ordinary course and the other in case of a tie
Question 19
Which one of the following is the guardian of fundamental rights?
A
Legislature
B
Executive
C
Political parties
D
Judiciary
Question 20
The right to constitutional remedies available to citizen of India is under article
A
19
B
17
C
32
D
30
Question 21
The grant of universal adult franchise creates
A
legal equality
B
social equality
C
economic equality
D
political equality
Question 22
Judicial review means
A
the power of the executive to review the functioning of judiciary
B
the power of the judiciary to review legislation
C
the power of the judicial committee to review the functioning of the judiciary
D
the power of the court to review the functioning of the executive
Question 23
Which one of the following parts of the Indian constitution enjoins upon the state “to provide free and compulsory education for children upto 14 years of age”?
A
directive principles of state policy
B
fundamental rights
C
fundamental duties
D
special provisions related to certain classes.
Question 24
Fundamental duties were laid down by
A
40th amendment
B
the original constitution
C
39th amendment
D
42nd amendment
Question 25
After the passing  of 44th amendment the right to property
A
has ceased to be a fundamental right and has become only a legal right
B
is both fundamental right as well as legal right
C
was not affected and stands as earlier
D
none of these
Question 26
Which High court has jurisdiction over Lakshadweep?
A
New Delhi
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Mumbai
Question 27
Which article accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir?
A
356
B
360
C
372
D
370
Question 28
The chairman of the Rajya sabha has
A
no right to vote
B
a right to vote incase of a tie
C
voting right in all the matters
D
a right to vote only on amendment bills
Question 29
The law making body at the centre and in Tamilnadu are having
A
one house at centre and two houses in Tamilnadu
B
one house in Tamilnadu and one house at the centre
C
two houses at the centre and two houses in Tamilnadu
D
two houses at the centre and one house in Tamilnadu
Question 30
The president of India is elected
A
by the people of India directly
B
through an electoral college consisting of elected members of both the houses of the parliament and the elected members of the state legislative assemblies.
C
by the members of both the houses of the parliament
D
by the members of the parliament and the members of both the houses of state legislatures.
Question 31
Who was called the father of separation of powers?
A
Roussrau
B
John Locke
C
Montesque
D
Marx
Question 32
The father of Political Science is
A
Socrates
B
Plato
C
Cicero
D
Aristotle
Question 33
The directive principles of state policy was adopted from
A
U.S. constitution
B
British constitution
C
Swiss constitution
D
Irish constitution
Question 34
The number of members, the President of India can nominate to upper house is
A
10
B
7
C
13
D
12
Question 35
Writ of Mandamus means
A
produce the body
B
command
C
by whose authority
D
certify the records
Question 36
Planning commission is a
A
constitutional body
B
cabinet created body
C
subsidiary of finance commission
D
extra constitutional body
Question 37
Which one of the following is the example of plural executive?
A
England
B
America
C
Switzerland
D
India
Question 38
When was the Panchayat Raj introduced in India?
A
1950
B
1959
C
1952
D
1962
Question 39
The planning commission was set up by the government of India in
A
1944
B
1947
C
1950
D
1951
Question 40
The first coalition Govt. was formed at the centre by
A
Mr. Chandrasekar
B
Mr. A.B.Vajpayee
C
Mr.V.P. Singh
D
Mr. Morarji Desai
Question 41
What is the chief source of political power in India?
A
People
B
Constitution
C
Parliament
D
Parliament and state legislature
Question 42
Which of the following has been dropped from the list of fundamental rights?
A
right to equality
B
right to freedom
C
right to property
D
none of these
Question 43
Indian parliament consists of
A
Lok sabha only
B
Lok sabha and Rajya sabha
C
President, Lok sabha and Rajya sabha
D
Lok sabha, Rajya sabha and state legislatures
Question 44
Indian constitution provides for
A
single citizenship
B
double citizenship
C
multiple citizenship
D
none of these
Question 45
What is the maximum gap permissible between two sessions of parliament?
A
3 months
B
6 months
C
9 months
D
1 year
Question 46
Who was the first speaker of Lok sabha?
A
Hukam Singh
B
G.S.Dhillon
C
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
D
Ananthasayanam Ayyangar
Question 47
When was D.M.K founded?
A
1947
B
1948
C
1949
D
1950
Question 48
Who was the founder of Swatantra party in 1959?
A
C. Rajagopalachari
B
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
C
Dr. H.V. Hande
D
N.G. Ranga
Question 49
The Eighth schedule of Indian constitution has
A
13 languages
B
15 languages
C
17 languages
D
None of these
Question 50
Which part of Indian constitution does contain fundamental rights?
A
Part I
B
Part II
C
Part III
D
Part IV
Question 51
Indian constitution contains
A
one list
B
. two lists
C
three lists
D
four lists
Question 52
How many members are nominated by President to Rajya sabha?
A
6 members
B
8 members
C
10 members
D
12 members
Question 53
A bill in each house is subject to
A
one reading
B
two readings
C
three readings
D
four readings
Question 54
Consider the statements:
  1. Supreme court of India is the highest court of appeals
  2. Supreme court is the custodian of the constitution
  3. Supreme court’s advice is binding on the President of India
  4. Supreme court is empowered to appoint judges of lower courts
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 55
The words “Socialist” and “Secular” were added to the preamble of the constitution on India by
A
38th amendment
B
39th amendment
C
41st amendment
D
42nd amendment
Question 56
Finance commission is appointed by the President once in
A
6 years
B
5 years
C
4 years
D
3 years
Question 57
The reservation for Sc and St is extended once in
A
20 years
B
15 years
C
10 years
D
5 years
Question 58
The President of India is
A
the head of the government
B
the head of the state
C
the head of the parliament
D
the head of the judiciary
Question 59
The chairman of the planning commission in India is
A
President
B
Vice-President
C
speaker
D
Prime Minister
Question 60
The council of Ministers is , in reality responsible to the
A
Lok sabha
B
President
C
Electorate
D
None
Question 61
Indian federal system is greatly influenced by the federal system in
A
Australia
B
Canada
C
United States
D
U.S.S.R
Question 62
The number of members nominated by the President to Rajya sabha is
A
16
B
14
C
13
D
12
Question 63
The ordinances by the Governor are subject to approval by
A
the President
B
the Chief Minister
C
the Parliament
D
the state legislature
Question 64
Can once person act as Governor for more than one state?
A
yes
B
no
C
only for three months
D
only for six months
Question 65
Raja sabha has a strength of
A
200 members
B
225 members
C
250 members
D
300 members
Question 66
The administration is fully accountable to
A
the lok sabha
B
the rajya sabha
C
both the houses
D
the president
Question 67
Now Tamilnadu has
A
unicameral legislature
B
bicameral legislature
C
tricameral legislature
D
none of the above
Question 68
Select the correct sequence in ascending order:
A
Deputy Ministers, Ministers of state and Cabinet Ministers
B
Ministers of state, Deputy Ministers and Cabinet Ministers
C
Ministers of state, Cabinet Ministers and Deputy Ministers
D
Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of state and Deputy Ministers
Question 69
Vice-President of India presides over
A
House of the people
B
. Rajya sabha
C
Both (A) and (B)
D
Union cabinet
Question 70
Who is empowered to appoint the Governor?
A
Prime Minister
B
President
C
Chief Minister
D
Home Minister
Question 71
Following are the names of the former presidents of India. Select the correct order using the codes given below:
  1. V.V.Giri
  2. Dr.Zakir Hussain
  3. Fakruddin Ali Ahmed
  4. Sanjeeva Reddy
A
I, II, III & IV
B
II,I,III&IV
C
III,IV,I &II
D
IV,II,II &I
Question 72
Which commission has recommended the institution of Lok pal in Indian administration ?
A
Gorwala
B
Administrative reforms commission
C
Finance commission
D
Planning commission
Question 73
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The directive principles of state policy has been borrowed from the Irish constitution.
  • Reason (R):            B.N.Rao emulated in his constitutional presidents the Irish example of distinguishing between justiciable rights.
Select the answer using the codes given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 74
Consider the following statements:
  1. Assertion (A): Under  the provision of the Indian constitution, president has the power to promulgate emergency.
  2. Reason (R) : President can suspend fundamental rights during the emergency.
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 75
Consider the following statements:
  1. Assertion (A):        Rights and duties are the two sides of the same coin.
  2. Reason (R):            It is not the duty of the state to maintain the rights of the citizens.
Select the answer using the codes given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 76
The constitution of India came into force on
A
January 26, 1948
B
January 26, 1950
C
January 26, 1952
D
January 26, 1954
Question 77
The constitution of India is
A
rigid
B
flexible
C
partly rigid and partly flexible
D
none of the above
Question 78
Which is the lengthiest amendment to the constitution of India?
A
24th Amendment
B
30th amendment
C
42nd Amendment
D
44th Amendment
Question 79
Money can be spent out of the consolidated fund of India with the approval of
A
President
B
Parliament
C
Comptroller & Auditor General
D
Finance Minister
Question 80
The retiring age of supreme court judge is
A
70
B
68
C
65
D
63
Question 81
Planning commission is established by
A
The Cabinet resolution
B
The Parliament resolution
C
The President
D
The Prime Minister
Question 82
The chairman of the planning commission is
A
The President
B
The Home Minister
C
The Finance Minister
D
The Prime Minister
Question 83
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by
A
The Parliament
B
The Cabinet
C
The President
D
The U.P.S.C
Question 84
The fundamental rights of the Indian constitution are enshrined in
A
. Part III
B
Part IV
C
Preamble
D
None of these
Question 85
The proclamation of emergency automatically brings to suspension the right to
A
freedom of religion
B
freedom
C
constitutional remedies
D
none of these
Question 86
The first Municipal Corporation of India was established at
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
Delhi
Question 87
Select the correct sequence Vice-President of India
A
S.Radha Krishnan, Mohd. Hidayathullah, V.V. Giri, K.R. Narayanan
B
Mohd. Hidayathullah, S. Radha Krishnan, V.V. Giri, K.R. Narayanan
C
S.Radha Krishnan, V.V.Giri, Mohd. Hidayadullah, K.R.Narayanan
D
K.R.Narayanan, S.Radha Krishnan, V.V.Giri, Mohd. Hidayadullah
Question 88
The centre-State relations is enquired by
A
Sarkaria commission
B
Santhanam committee
C
Ashok Mehta committee
D
none of the above
Question 89
President’s rule can be imposed in a state for maximum period of
A
3 years
B
6 months
C
1 year
D
2 years
Question 90
Who holds the power of judicial review in India?
A
The President
B
. The Prime Minister
C
The Supreme Court
D
The Parliament
Question 91
Which of the following state Governors enjoys special powers with regard to the administration of tribal area?
A
Orissa
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Bihar
D
Assam
Question 92
Which state has the largest number of Lok Sabha members?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
WestBengal
Question 93
Three-Tier system of Panchayat Raj is recommended by
A
Ashok Mehta
B
S.K. Dey
C
Balwant Rai Mehta
D
V.T.Krishnamachari
Question 94
The Governor of a state enjoys
A
office for five years
B
the confidence of the President
C
the confidence of the Chief Minister
D
the confidence of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Question 95
Election disputes are decided by
A
President
B
Lok Sabha
C
Election Commission
D
Supreme Court
Question 96
The planning commission was set up in which year?
A
1947
B
1950
C
1961
D
1964
Question 97
Jain commission enquiry is related to
A
assassination of Indira Gandhi
B
assassination of Rajiv Gandhi
C
death of Subash Chandra Bose
D
none of these
Question 98
Under what circumstances some of the fundamental rights be suspend?
A
on the orders of a court
B
when President’s rule is imposed
C
when a proclamation of national emergency is in operation
D
during financial emergency
Question 99
Planning commission of India is a/an
A
advisory
B
executive body
C
department of Government of India
D
autonomous body
Question 100
The minimum age for being eligible to become the Prime Minister of India is
A
21 years
B
25 years
C
30 years
D
35 years
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