Indian Polity Model Test Questions 17 in English
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Who was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India in April 2015?
Dr. Raman Singh
Question 1 Explanation:
Note: In 2019 - Sunil Arora - 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India
Fundamental duties were incorporated in the constitution on the recommendation of
Administrative Reforms commission
Swaran Sing committee
Which of the following is/are not the main features of the parliamentary system of government?
- Fusion of powers 2. Judicial review 3. Written constitution
1 and 3
2 and 3
Who among the following is authorized to certify whether a particular bill is a money bill or not?
Concerned Minister for the bill
The Prime Minister
Who among the following was the first speaker of the Indian Parliament?
Bali Ram Bhagat
Point out a wrong statement from the following statements. In the following conditions, no person shall be eligible for election as President unless he
is a citizen of India
has completed the age of 35 years
is qualified for election as a member of House of people
holds any office of profit under the government of India
The first National Commission for Women was constituted on
31st January 1990
31st January 1992
31st January 1989
31st January 1991
Which article of the constitution empowers the parliament to legislate on any matters of State list?
Who among the following persons moved the largest number of amendments in the Constituent Assembly?
Consider the following two statements consisting of Assertion(A) and Reason(R) and select your answer using the codes given below:
- Assertion(A): The administrative reforms commission recommended Lokpal and Lokayukta.
- Reason(R): Theseare for the Redressalof Citizens grievances.
Both (A) and (R) are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both (A) and (R) are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(A) is true but (R) is false
(A) is false but (R) is correct
Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
Article 153- Office of the Governor
Article 156- Term of the Governor
Article 154 – Executive authority of Governor
Article 155- Removal of Governor
Which one of the following statement is/are true with regard to formulation of the Government?
There is a Rule in the Business of the Government which mentions that single largest party that gets majority will form the government.
There is no written rules on inviting the single largest party by the 2nd largest party to form the government. It is a convention.
There is a provision in Part I of the Constitution.
Representation of Peoples Act provides for inviting the longest party to form the government.
Match List I with List II.
- Laws Years
- The Banking Companies Ordinance 1. 1966
- Special Bearers Bonds Ordinance 2. 1980
- Unlawful activities Prevention ordinance 3.1984
- Terrorist affected areas ordinance 4. 1981
4 2 3 1
3 1 2 4
2 4 1 3
1 3 4 2
The Protection of Civil Rights Act came into force on
19th December 1974
19th November 1976
19th December 1975
19th November 1977
Who are of the following persons is the ex-officio chairman of the Rules Committee, General Purpose Committee and Business Advisory Committee?
A member elected by the house
The Deputy Speaker
A member of ruling Party
Match the following Establishment of states and choose the correct one:
- 36th Amendment 1. Goa
- 13th Amendment 2. Manipur and Tripura
- 27th Amendment 3. Sikkim
- d.56th Amendment 4. Nagaland
3 4 2 1
1 3 4 2
2 3 1 4
1 2 3 4
Which of the following are major features of the constitution of Lokpal and Lokayukta as recommended by the Administrative Reforms commission?
- They should be demonstrably independent and impartial.
- They should compare with the highest judicial functionary in the country.
- They should be directly accountable to parliament.
- Their appointments should as far as possible be non-political.
1 and 4
1,2 and 4
1,2,3 and 4
None of the above (or) 1, 2 and 3
The Indian Constitution describes Legislative Relations between Union and States in Article from
Articles 245 to 255
Articles 256 to 263
Articles 264 to 267
Articles 268 to 276
The leader of the Congress Party in the Lok Sabha as on September 2015
Ghulam Nabi Azad
Article 25 of the Constitution of India guarantees
Right to Religion
Right to Property
Right to life
Right to equality
Which one of the following is not a formally prescribed device available to the members of Parliament?
Half- an hour discussion
Short duration discussion
The National Commission to review the working of the Constitution was set-up in the year
Match the list.
- Fourth Schedule 1. Division of Powers
- Seventh Schedule 2. Seats allotted in the council of states
- Eleventh Schedule 3. Languages
- Eighth Schedule 4. 73rd Amendment
1 2 3 4
2 1 4 3
2 1 3 4
1 2 4 3
Which one of the following amendment was called a revision of the constitution and it introduced changes in preamble, as many as 53 articles and seventh schedule?
Which one of the following statement with regard to the enactment of the Act of 1935 is WRONG?
Turko-Italian was happened
Rowlatt Act and JallianwalaBagh Tragedy occurred
Round – Table Conferences held
Lord Curzon Partitioned Bengal
Which of the following recommendations are made by the Administrative Reforms Commission to improve relations between the political and permanent executive?
- Minister should try to develop a climate of fearlessness and fair play among senior officers.
- Minister should not intervene in day to day administration except in case of servous maladministration.
- The official relationship of Secretary to Minister should be one of confidence of that of Minister to Secretary one of loyalty.
- Prime Minister should take special interest to arrest/growing of unhealthy personal affiliations.
- All major decisions should be briefly reduced to writings.
1,2,4 and 5
1,2,3 and 5
2,3 and 4
1,2 and 5
Which is / are correct relating to the Tribunals?
- Part XV of the Indian constitution deals with the Tribunals.
- Article 323 A deals with Administrative tribunals and Article 323 B deals with the tribunals for other matters.
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following are matters on which a constitutional amendment is possible only with the ratification of the legislature of not less than One-Half of the states?
- Election of the President
- Representation of states in Parliament
- Any of the lists in the 7th Schedule
- Abolition of the legislative council of a state.
1, 2 and 3
1,2 and 4
1,3 and 4
2,3 and 4
The Secession of a state from the Indian union has been barred by the
Consider the following statements:
- The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is responsible for the audit of the accounts of
- The Union Govt.
- State Govts.
- The governments of union territories
- The Urban and rural local bodies.
1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
What is the peculiar nature of the Indian Federation?
Equal distribution of powers between the centre and state
Strong Local bodies
Which one of the following amendments to the Constitution of India sought to curb the political defection?
How many members were placed in the Indian Constituent Assembly?
Which language was not added in the English Schedule of the constitution by the 92nd Amendment Act?
Which Amendment Act is said to be the states Reorganization Act?
How many Land Reforms Acts were included in the Ninth schedule by the 78th Amendment Act?
The Salary of the Supreme Court Judges are provided from
Public Account of India
Contingency Fund of India
Consolidated Fund of India
Which is not included in the Concurrent List?
Marriage and divorce
Which Article of Indian Constitution empowers the Parliament to from new states?
Which State received the status of an Associate State of Indian Union?
Disqualification of the member of State Legislative Assembly is decided by
The power to create a new state from the territory of the existing state in India is vested with
How many recommendations were contributed by the Sarkaria Commission?
Which Amendment Act added Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the list of Union Territories?
8th Amendment Act
10th Amendment Act
12th Amendment Act
15th Amendment Act
In India National Development Council includes
All Union Cabinet Ministers
Chief Ministers of all states
All Union Cabinet Ministers and all the Chief Ministers
All the ministers of the states
Arrange the following in ascending order of their formation.
- Planning Commission
- Zonal Councils
- National Integration Council
- National Development Council
Arrange the following committee in chronological order
- Gorwala Committee
- Ayyangar Committee
- Appleby Report
- Administrative Reforms Commission
When did the Constituent Assembly for undivided India meet for the first time?
9th November, 1946
9th December, 1946
9th October, 1946
9th September, 1946
When was the state of Nagaland formed ?
Which of the following schedule was inserted by the 74th Amendment Act?
Which of the following Chief Justice of Supreme Court served as acting President of India?
Justice Subha Rao
Justice M. Hidayathullah
Justice Y.V. Chandrachud
Who headed steering committee of Constituent Assembly?
Which article of Indian Constitution deals with Right to Elementary Education?
Complete the following statement with appropriate choice and select the correct option. The State Information Commissioner shall be appointed by the Governor as the recommendation of a committee consisting of
- The Chief Minister
- The leader of opposition in the legislative assembly
- A Cabinet Minister, nominated by the Chief Minister
- The Chief Justice of the High Court
1 and 2only
1,2 and 4only
1,2and 3 only
1,3 and 4 only
When was supreme court of India inaugurated?
Jan 26, 1950
Jan 28, 1950
Feb 28, 1950
April 26, 1950
Who nominate the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Indian Parliament?
The Prime Minister
The speaker of the house of people
Minister of Parliament
Committee of Parliamentary Affairs
Which Article empowers the President to summon and prorogue either Houses of Parliament?
Which Indian Constitutional Amendment Act on Panchayat Raj mentions under clause I,1/3of the seats were to be allotted to women belonging to SC’s and ST’s
Who is the political head of the Corporation?
The Election Commission of India is a/an
The term of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly is
The Government of India introduced the Right to Education on
15th August 1947
26th January 1950
1st April 2010
10th December 1789
Consider the following statement, choose the correct answer:
- Assertion(A): “Liberty means the absence of restraints”- Prof. Seely
- Reason(R): Liberty is the eager maintenance of that atmosphere in which men have the opportunity to be their best selves.
Both (A) and (R) are true
(A) is true, (R) is false
(A) is false, (R) is true
(A) and (R) both false
Lok Adalat was introduced in
The Indian Constitution consists of fundamental rights under Part
Choose the correct descending order of hierarchy in the District Revenue Administration.
Collector – District Revenue Officer – Revenue Divisional Officer – Tahsildar
District Revenue Officer – Collector – Revenue Divisional Officer – Tahsildar
Revenue Divisional Officer – District Revenue Officer – Collector - Tahsildar
Tahsildar – District Revenue Officer - Revenue Divisional Officer – Collector
Who is responsible for maintaining and reporting of survey stone?
Public Welfare Officer
Director of Survey
Village Administrative Officer
Consider the following statements:
- Assertion(A): The right to Information Act was passed by the Parliament on 12th October 2005
- Reason(R): Parliament passes the Act to enable all the citizens fundamental right to access information from public bodies.
Both A and R are individually true
A is true but R is false
Both A and R are false
A is false but R is true
In Tamil Nadu, the State Human Rights Commission was consisted in
Match the following
- Age of voting 1. Election Commission
- Symbols allocation 2. 18 years
- Open ballot 3. 42nd Amendment
- Fundamental duties 4. Raising hands
1 2 3 4
2 1 4 3
3 4 2 1
4 3 1 2
What is the age limit o Judges of High Court?
The Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee was
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The 43rd Chief Justice of India appointed in December 2015 is
Justice K.N. Basha
Justice H.C. Dattu
Justice Swatantra Kumar
Justice T.S. Thakur
What does the Tenth Schedule of the Indian Constitution deal with?
Names of States of Union Territories
Disqualification on ground of defection
Article 351 of Indian Constitution provides guidelines for the development of
North East Regions
Swaran Singh Committee (1976 suggested the inclusion of a separate chapter on ______ in the Indian Constitution.
Directive principles of state policy
Which article of the Indian Constitution says that the President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college?
The first hour of every sitting in both houses of Pariament is known as the
In which article the term ‘Place of Birth’ occurs in the Indian Constitution in relation to reservation?
which amendment re-designated the Indian Union Territory of Delhi as the National Capital Territory?
The TamilNadu Government appointed the Rajamannar Committee to deal with
Powers of the Governor
‘Habeas Corpus’ is to “To Have the Body of” Likewise ‘Mandamus’ is to “_________”
By what authority or warrant
To be certified
All India services is created by which article of the Indian Constitution?
Amendment procedure is provided under which article of the Indian Constitution?
Article 360of the Indian constitution deals with
An emergency due to war, external aggression or armed rebellion
All the above
Match the following and choose the correct option.
- List I List II
- G.V. Mavlankar 1. First CAG of India
- Sukumar Sen 2. First Deputy P.M. of India
- V.Narahari Rao 3. First Chief Election Commission of India
- Sardar Vallabhai Patel 4. First Speaker of India
4 1 2 3
3 1 4 2
4 3 1 2
4 3 2 1
The anti-defection law was passed in 1985 and was incorporated into the Constitution as
Which two committee have been set up to enable the financial business of the Parliament?
- The business advisory Committee
- The estimates committee
- Select Committee
- The Public Accounts Committee
(A) and (B)
(B) and (C)
(B) and (D)
(C) and (D)
In the legislative procedure, if the cut motion aims to reduce the demand by one rupee only the motion will be known as
Disapproval of Policy cut
Under which case the Supreme Court of India held that the preamble is the part of the constitution?
Kesavananda Bharati Case
The scheduled banks are those which are entered in the
First Schedule of RBI Act 1934
Second Schedule of RBI Act 1934
Third Schedule of RBI Act 1934
Fourth Schedule of RBI Act 1934
Double jeopardy is related to which Article of the Indian Constitution?
. Art. 226(2)
To suggest methods of change in recruitment, the UPSC appointed in 1974, a Committee of Recruitment and selection methods under the Chairmanship of
Match the following Commissions and their purpose and give correct answer by selecting the options given below:
- Commission Purpose
- Kalelkar Commission 1.Gandhi Murder Case
- Kapur Committee 2. Centre-State relations
- Sarkaria Commission 3. 1984, Anti-Sikh riots
- Nanavathi Commission 4. Backward Class Commission
1 2 3 4
2 4 1 3
4 1 2 3
3 4 2 1
The legal advisor to the state government is
Comptroller and Auditor General
The provisions relating to citizenship are embodied in the ______ of the Indian constitution.
Articles 5 to 11 in Part II
Articles 6 to 11in Part II
Articles 14 to 21 in part II
Articles 5to 21 in Part II
The First Article of the Indian constitution declares India as
Union of States
Which article of the Indian Constitution declares that “the elections to the House of people and to the legislative assembly of every state shall be on the basis of adult suffrage”?
Which article of the constitution grants rights to minorities to establish educational institutions?
The President of India is elected indirectly by an electoral college. Which of the following members are not included in electoral college?
Elected members of Lok Sabha
Elected members of Rajya Sabha
Elected members of Assemblies in Union Territories
Elected members of State Assemblies
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