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Question 1
Which one of the following is/are wrongly matched?
  1. 21 Feb 1947 1.  Submission of the report by the Drafting Committee to the                                                   Constituent Assembly
  2. 15 Oct. 1949 2. Acceptance of the proposal of the Drafting Committee
  3. 26 Nov. 1950 3. Members of the Constituent Assembly appended their signature
  4. 24th Jan. 1950 4. The Constitution was adopted
A
Both (a) and (c) are wrong
B
Both (a) and (c) are wrong
C
Both (b) and (c) are wrong
D
Both (c) and (d) are wrong
Question 2
Consider the following two statements consisting of Assertion(A) and Reason(R) and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • Assertion(A): One of the duties of High Commissioner of India at London was to look after the Education of the Indian students in England
  • Reason(R): Indian Councils Act of 1919 provided for the appointment of a High Commissioner of India at London.
A
(A) is correct, (R) is false
B
Both (A) and (R) are false
C
(A) is false, (R) is correct
D
Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the right explanation to (A)
Question 3
One of the following statement is true about amending procedures in India – Identify.
A
Parliament has power to amend the Constitution
B
‘Constitutional Convention’ exists in India to amend the Constitution
C
The State can initiate Constitutional amendments
D
Fundamental rights cannot be amended
Question 4
The power to levy an estate duty in respect of non-agricultural land belongs to
A
Commercial Department
B
State Legislatures
C
Parliament
D
None of these
Question 5
How many members are elected from Tamil Nadu to Rajya Sabha?
A
16
B
18
C
19
D
21
Question 6
When was the office of Cabinet Secretary created in India?
A
1950
B
1952
C
1953
D
1955
Question 7
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
  • List I                                             List II
  1. Regulating Act 1. 1773
  2. Pitts India Act 2. 1784
  3. The Government of India Act 3. 1858
  4. The Indian Council Act 4. 1909
A
1 2 3 4
B
3 1 2 4
C
4 3 2 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 8
The First Public Service Commission was up on
A
1st October 1925
B
1st October 1926
C
5th October 1927
D
27th October 1927
Question 9
A candidate  for the office of the President India should not be less than
A
40 years of age
B
35 years of age
C
38 years of age
D
45 years of age
Question 10
What is the strength of the new state assembly of Telangana?
A
117
B
121
C
119
D
118
Question 11
Which word was inserted to the preamble in 1977?
A
Democratic
B
Secular
C
Sovereign
D
Republic
Question 12
Who called the preamble as the ‘Identity Card of the Constitution’?
A
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
B
N.A. Palkhivala
C
Ram Manohar Lohia
D
Jaya Prakash Narayan
Question 13
Which of the following statements about salient feature of the Indian Constitution is true?
  1. It has Universal Adult Franchise.
  2. It provides Double Citizenship.
  3. It provides social equality
  4. It is more rigid than flexible
A
I and IV
B
II and III
C
I and III
D
II and IV
Question 14
The chairperson of the Public Service Commission jointly set up by Two or More states is appointed by
A
Governor of the biggest state
B
The President of India
C
Chief Secretary of the biggest state
D
Chief Minister of the biggest state
Question 15
Consider the following statements.
  1. State Legislative Councils are continuous bodies.
  2. Members of State Legislative Councils are indirectly elected.
  3. The President by an ordinance can dissolve a State Legislative Council.
  4. Actual strength of the State Legislative Council depends upon the strength of the State Legislative Assembly.
A
Statement I, II and III are correct
B
Statements III and IV are correct
C
All the statements are correct
D
All the statements are incorrect
Question 16
Consider the following statement.
  1. In  case of dispute, over a bill the constitution provides for a joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha for solving the dispute.
  2. There is no constitutional provision like Joint Sitting of the State Assembly and the State Council if there is a dispute between them over a bill.
A
Both the statements are correct
B
Statement I is correct but statement II is incorrect
C
Statement I is incorrect but statements is correct
D
Both the statements are incorrect
Question 17
Consider the following statements
  1. Right to information is only a tool.
  2. It will not always resolve our felt difficulties
What (I) and (II) denote?
A
Statement (I) and (II) are correct
B
Statement (I) and (II) are wrong
C
Statement (I) is right and (II) is wrong
D
Statement (I) is wrong and (II) is right
Question 18
Which of the following states was a union territory before obtaining its statehood?
A
Delhi
B
Chandigarh
C
Goa
D
Gujarat
Question 19
Match the following statement and choose the correct answer:
  • List I                                 List II
  1. Law Making             1. Court
  2. Judiciary                 2. Impeachment
  3. President                3. No confidence motto
  4. Cabinet                   4. Legislature
A
2 3 1 4
B
4 1 2 3
C
2 3 4 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 20
The members of the Central Vigilance Commission hold office for a period of
A
6years or until they attain the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier
B
5 years or until they attain the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier
C
6 years or until they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier
D
3 years or until they attain the age of 62years, whichever is earlier
Question 21
District Collector is a
A
Generalist
B
Specialist
C
Technician
D
Entrepreneur
Question 22
Who appoints the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
A
President
B
Speaker
C
Prime Minister
D
Vice President
Question 23
Right to information Act 2005 is based on
A
Articles 19 & 21
B
Articles 14-18
C
Articles 23 -24
D
Articles 25 – 28
Question 24
How many languages were added to 8th schedule of Indian Constitution through 92nd Amendment?
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6
Question 25
Which constitutional amendment reduced voting age from 21 to 18years?
A
58th
B
60th
C
61st
D
63rd
Question 26
Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List I                                 List II
  1. Art 20        1. Protection of Life and Personal Liberty
  2. Art 19(5)     2. Freedom of movement throughout India
  3. Art 21         3. Right to Education
  4. Art 21(A)     4. Right of Protection in respect of conviction for offences
A
4 2 1 3
B
1 2 3 4
C
2 3 1 4
D
3 4 2 1
Question 27
Who determines the salaries and allowances of the Ministers in a State
A
Parliament
B
State Legislature
C
Governor
D
Chief Minister
Question 28
The Lok Sabha Secretariat works under the direct supervision of
A
The President of India
B
The Prime Minister
C
The Speaker
D
The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs
Question 29
Find the odd one out
A
Finance Commission
B
Official Language Commission
C
Election Commission
D
Planning Commission
Question 30
The Sarkaria Commission made recommendations to improve the efficiency and morale of the All India Services. Which among these bodies were established for this purpose?
  1. Intergovernmental Council
  2. North Eastern Council
  3. Zonal Councils
  4. National Development Council
A
I and II only
B
I and III only
C
II and IV only
D
I, II, III and IV
Question 31
When did the President of India give his assent to the National Food Security Bill?
A
29th August, 2013
B
10th September, 2013
C
12th September, 2013
D
13th September, 2013
Question 32
What is the main implication of the 91st Constitutional Amendment Act(2003)
A
It has eliminated defection in Indian Politics Altogether
B
The constitution has recognized the existence of political parties
C
It has eliminated political parties from participating at the panchayat elections
D
It has eliminated split in political parties.
Question 33
Which of the following statement(s) are true?
  1. State occupies an important place among all social institutions
  2. Without state there would be chaos and confusion
  3. State maintains peace and order
  4. Man cannot live without state
A
I alone is true
B
I,II and IV are true
C
I and IV are true
D
I,II, III and IV are true
Question 34
Consider the following statements:
  1. The President of India is elected by members of electoral college consisting of
  2. The elected members of both the Houses of Parliament
  3. the elected members of the legislative
  4. the elected members of the legislative assemblies of the union territories of Delhi and Pondicherry
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
I only
B
II and III
C
II and I
D
I, II and III
Question 35
Why are the years 1980 and 1990 important with regard to the MandalCommission.
A
In 1980, the Mandal Commission was constituted and 1990 it submitted its report
B
In 1980, the Mandal Commission submitted its report and in 1990, it was implemented
C
In 1980, the Mandal Commission was constituted and, 1990 it was abolished
D
In 1980, the Cabinet accepted the principle to constitute a commission and in 1990 it was actually constituted
Question 36
Article 320 of the Constitution of India deals with the Union Public Service Commission’s
A
Chairman
B
Size
C
Tennure
D
Functions
Question 37
With references to State Governor, consider the following statements
  1. The Governor is appointed by the President
  2. The Governor is a nominee of the party in power at the Centre
  3. He holds office during the pleasure of the President
  4. He acts as an agent of the Union government to control the policy and measures of the State Government.
Which of the above mentioned statements are true?
A
I and III only
B
II and IV only
C
,II and IV only
D
I,II, III and IV
Question 38
Which of the following committee recommended that the Panchat Raj should be constitutionally recognized, protected and preserved by the inclusion of new chapter in the constitution?
A
G.V.K. Rao Committee
B
L.M.Singhvi Committee
C
Ashok Metha Committee
D
Administrative Reform Commission
Question 39
Which one of the following is not an objective of RTI Act?
A
Transparency in Administration
B
Committed Bureaucracy
C
Accountability
D
Openness in Administration
Question 40
Consider the following statements
  • Assertion(A): The Preamble of Indian Constitution defines the objectives of the Republic.
  • Reason(R): It embodies the spirit of the Constitution, the determination of the Indian people to build up a new  and independent nation which will ensure the triumph  of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme 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 41
Consider the following statement. Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Assertion(A): Fundamental Rights are not absolute but qualified.
  • Reason(R): The State can impose restriction on Fundamental Rights.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme 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 42
Which of the Following statement(s) about Deputy Speaker is True?
  1. He is not sub-ordinate to the Speaker.
  2. He is sub-ordinate to the Speaker
  3. He is not directly responsible to the House.
  4. The same process of removal applicable to both Speaker and Deputy Speaker.
A
I and II
B
II and III
C
III and IV
D
I and IV
Question 43
The maximum strength of the State Legislative Council has to be
A
1/4th of the Legislative Assembly
B
1/3rd of the Legislative Assembly
C
½ of the Legislative Assembly
D
1/5th of the Legislative Assembly
Question 44
Match the Acts with years in which they were passed with the help of codes given below:
  • List I                                                         List II
  1. Religious Disabilities Act             1. 1876
  2. Punjab Tenancy Act                   2. 1891
  3. The Royal Titles Act                   3. 1856
  4. The Age of Consent Act               4. 1868
A
4 2 3 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
2 1 3 4
D
1 3 4 2
Question 45
Which authority conducts the Local Bodies Elections?
A
State Election Commission
B
Central Election Commission
C
District Election Board
D
Observers
Question 46
During the period of which Indian Prime Minister was there hung Parliament?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Indira Gandhi
C
I.K.Gujral
D
Rajiv Gandhi
Question 47
The Period of Tenth Five Year Plan is
A
2002 – 2007
B
2007-2012
C
1997-2002
D
1992-1997
Question 48
Choose the answer
  • _________ Article of the Constitution prohibits the state from arbitrarily arresting any person.
A
Article 22
B
Article 23
C
Article 24
D
Article 25
Question 49
In which part of the Constitution of India is dealt with Fundamental Rights?
A
Part II
B
Part III
C
Part I
D
Part IV
Question 50
Forty –Second Amendment Act came into force in the Year
A
1947
B
1976
C
1967
D
1958
Question 51
The Governor is appointed by
A
Judge
B
Prime Minister
C
Chief Minister
D
President
Question 52
How long can a money bill be delayed by the Rajya Sabha?
A
Two months
B
Six months
C
30days
D
14 days
Question 53
Which article permits Separate Constitution for the State of Jammu-Kashmir?
A
Article 370
B
Article 390
C
Article 161
D
Article 356
Question 54
Arrange the Prime Minister of India in chronological order of their term in office
  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Tmt.Indira Gandhi
  3. Morarji Desai
  4. Thiru. Lal Bahadur Shastri
A
I,IV, II, III
B
I, II,III,IV
C
IV, I, III,II
D
II,III, IV,I
Question 55
The word citizen is derived from
A
Greek
B
Latin
C
Spanish
D
Urudu
Question 56
The Multi-Functionary at the district level is
A
District Health Officer
B
District Labour Officer
C
Tashsildar
D
District Collector
Question 57
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): Governor can promulgate ordinance when the state legislative is not in session under Article 213.
  • Reason(R): These ordinance must be approved by the legislative within six months.
Select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and(R) are false
B
(A) is false and (R) is true
C
(A) is true and (R) is false
D
Both (A) and (R) are true
Question 58
Usually the population of a Corporation is
A
5 lakhs
B
7 lakhs
C
8 lakhs
D
10 lakhs
Question 59
The Right to Information Act was passed in the year
A
2003
B
2004
C
2005
D
2006
Question 60
Where was the first municipal corporation established?
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
Question 61
Match the following by choosing correct answer on the basis of formation of each states
  1. Kerala 1.1975
  2. Sikkim 2. 1966
  3. Haryana 3. 1986
  4. Mizoram 4. 1956+
A
4 3 1 2
B
4 3 2 1
C
4 1 2 3
D
4 1 3 2
Question 62
Which of the following is correctly matched?
  1. Article 153 - Executive power of state
  2. Article 155 - Qualifications of Appointment as Governor
  3.  Article 161      - Oath or affirmation by the Governor
  4. Article 167 - Duties of Chief Minister Regarding the furnishing of information with Governor
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
Question 63
Which of the following statements of Rajya Sabha is not true?
A
It is a continuous chamber
B
It is not subject to dissolution
C
1/3rd members retire every year
D
Retiring members are eligible for reelection and renomination
Question 64
Which of the following statement is wrong?
  1. The Directive, principles of state policy are enumerated in Part IV of constitution.
  2. The fundamental rights are enshrined in art-III of the constitution.
  3. The term, secular to was added by the 44th constitutional Amendment Act of 1976
  4. The term ‘socialist’ was added by the 42nd Amendment of 1976
A
III
B
I and II
C
I, II and IV
D
IV
Question 65
Which One is the correct statement?
  • Mayor of the Corporation
A
Nominated by the President
B
Elected by the members of legislative assembly
C
Elected by the people
D
Nominated by the Governor
Question 66
The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill 1968 passed by the Lok Sabha lapsed because
A
Rajya Sabha rejected the bill
B
President withheld the bill
C
Joint committee of the two housed rejected the
D
Of early dissolution of fourth Lok Sabha
Question 67
Which house of Indian Parliament can create a new All  India service?
A
Lok Sabha
B
Rajya Sabha
C
Parliament house
D
None of the above
Question 68
Panchayat raj is related with the following
  1. State Government
  2. Balwantray Mehta Committee
  3. 73rd Amendment
  4. Rural Development
A
I and III
B
II and III
C
I and IV
D
All
Question 69
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion(A): The secret service expenditure is a limitation on the auditing role of the comptroller and Auditor general of India.
  • Reason(R): The comptroller and Auditor general of India is controlled by the executive.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are individually true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are individually 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 70
Which of the following is correctly matched?
  • Constitution                                              Articles
  1. Fundamental Rights                                      12 -35
  2. Fundamental Duties                                       36-51
  3.  Directive  Principles of state policy                 51A
  4. Citizenship                                                        1 to 4
A
I only
B
II and III
C
III and IV
D
IV only
Question 71
The principal law officer of the government of India is
A
Advocate General
B
CAG
C
Attomey general
D
Chief secretary
Question 72
Consider the following statements:
  1. The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President of India on matters of Law or fact.
  2. On its own initiative
  3. if he seeks such an advice
  4. only of the matters relate is the fundamental rights of the citizens
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
A
I only
B
II only
C
III only
D
I and II only
Question 73
The chairman of Public Accounts Committee is appointed by the:
A
The Prime Minister
B
Speaker of the Lok Sabha
C
President
D
Union Finance Minister
Question 74
The idea of including the emergency provision in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from the
A
Constitution of Canada
B
Weiner Constitution of Germany
C
Constitution of Ireland
D
Constitution of U.S.A.
Question 75
The right to information Act came into force in
A
2004
B
2005
C
2006
D
2007
Question 76
National Human Rights Commission is a
A
Constitutional body
B
Extra-Constitutional body
C
Statutory body
D
The result of cabinets resolution
Question 77
‘Economic Justice’  as one of the objective of the Indian Constitution has been provided in
A
The preamble and the Fundamental Rights
B
The preamble and the Directive principles of state policy
C
The Fundamental Rights and the Directive principles of State Policy
D
None of these
Question 78
Article 360 of the Indian constitution denotes
A
Proclamation of emergency
B
Financial emergency
C
President rule
D
National emergency
Question 79
The concept of Directive Principles of state policy was borrowed from
A
Constitution of Germany
B
Iris Constitution
C
Constitution of Australia
D
Denmark Constitution
Question 80
Who had said that the preamble is the keynote to the constitution?
A
Ernest Barker
B
K.M. Munshi
C
B.R. Ambedkar
D
D.D. Basu
Question 81
Who was the ruler of the Princely State of Kashmir in 1947?
A
Ram Singh
B
Shah Nawaz Bhuti
C
Hari Singh
D
Riza Khan
Question 82
With reference to Lok adalats, which of the following statements is correct?
A
Lok adalats have the jurisdiction to settle the matters at the pre-Litigative state and not those matters pending before any court
B
Lok adalats can deal with matters which are civil and not criminal nature
C
Every Lok adalat consists of either serving or retired Judicial officers only and not any other person
D
None of the Statements given above is correct
Question 83
The parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties
A
With the consent of all the states
B
With the consent of the majority of states
C
With the consent of the states concerned
D
Without the consent of any state
Question 84
Fundamental duties of the citizens were added in the constitution by the recommendation of
A
Swaran Singh committee
B
Santhanam committee
C
Shah committee
D
Mehta committee
Question 85
Consider the following statements
  1. The foreign policy of any country stresses upon National security
  2. India’s foreign policy emphasizes on having autonomy in decision making process on global matters.
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
A
Both (A) and (B) are true
B
(A) is true and (B) is false
C
Only (A) is true
D
Only (B) is true
Question 86
Which amendment incorporated socialism in the preamble of the Indian Constitution?
A
42
B
43
C
44
D
41
Question 87
Panchayat Raj is based on the principles of:
A
Decentralization
B
Deconcentration
C
Democratic centralization
D
Democratic decentralization
Question 88
The office of the District collector was created in:
A
1771
B
1772
C
1774
D
1777
Question 89
A member of the State public service commission is removed from his office by the
A
President
B
Governor
C
Parliament
D
Legislative assembly
Question 90
The anti-defection law was passed in the year
A
1955
B
1965
C
1975
D
1985
Question 91
Gramma sabha includes:
A
All voters of the villages
B
All the adult citizens of the Village
C
All the elders
D
All the members of village Panchayat
Question 92
Consider the following statements
  1. The recommendation of the finance commission are binding on the government.
  2. These are generally accepted by the government as a matter of convention.
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
Question 93
Right to vote in India is a
A
Natural Right
B
Legal Right
C
Fundamental Right
D
Constitutional Right
Question 94
Who decides the disputes regarding election of the President?
A
The Supreme Court
B
The Election Commission
C
The Parliament
D
Both Supreme Court and High Courts
Question 95
Which of the following is NOT the power of the Prime Minister?
A
Recommend the names of the ministers for appointment
B
Advise the President
C
Appointment of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D
Head of the Government
Question 96
A Government is classified as federal or unitary on the basis of
A
Relations between Centre and States
B
Relation between the Executive and the Legislature
C
Relations between three organs of Government
D
None of these
Question 97
The power of Judicial Review in India is:
A
Explicit
B
Implicit
C
Given by the President
D
Given by the Parliament
Question 98

One of the following states is NOT include in the Eastern Zonal Council.

A
Bihar
B
Sikkim
C
Orissa
D
West Bengal
Question 99
Which one of the following is NOT appointed by Governor?
A
The Chief Minister
B
Advocate General
C
Member of the State Public Service Commission
D
Judges of the High Court
Question 100
Right to Information Act, is a
A
Fundamental Right
B
Legal Right
C
Neither Fundamental nor Legal Right
D
Both Fundamental as well as Legal Right
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