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Part 042 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. ‘Democratic Centralism’ is an important feature of a :(a) Communist state(b) Democratic state(c) Totalitarian state(d) Socialist state Ans: (a) Democratic centralism is the name given to the principles of ... Read More

Part 041 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which is a Permanent Institution?(a) Family (b) Political Party(c) Red Cross (d)UNOAns: (a) An institution is any structure or mechanism of social order and cooperation governing the behavior of ... Read More

Part 040 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Who said that “Oh Disrespectable democracy I love you ” ?(a) G.B. Shaw (b) Carpenter(c) Lord Bryce (d) Appa DoraiAns: (a) These were the famous words of George Bernard ... Read More

Part 039 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. What is the motto inscribed under our national emblem ?(a) Satyam, Shivam(b) Satyam, Sarvatra, Sundaram(c) Satyameva Jayate(d) Jai HindAns: (c) Satyameva Jayate is a mantra from the ancient Indian ... Read More

Part 038 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. How many schedules are there in the Indian Constitution?(a) 8 (b) 10(b) 11 (d) 12Ans: (d) Indian Constitution originally had eight schedules. Four more schedules were added by different ... Read More

Part 037 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. How many times was the Preamble of the Constitution amended ?(a) Three times (b) Two times(c) Once (d) Not amended Ans: (c) The 42nd Amendment of 1976 amended the ... Read More

Part 036 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The two words that were inserted by the 42nd Amendment to the Preamble of the Constitution are(a) Secular, Democratic(b) Sovereign, Democratic(c) Socialist, Secular(d) Secular, RepublicAns: (c) The Forty-second Amendment ... Read More

Part 035 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which Article of the Constitution of India abolishes untouchability and forbids its practice in any form ?(a) Article 16 (b) Article 17(c) Article 18 (d) Article 15Ans: (b) Article ... Read More

Part 034 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. In the year 1977, an official committee was appointed to examine Panchayat Raj, under the Chairmanship of(a) Ashok Mehta(b) Shri Ram Mehta(c) Balwant Rai Mehta(d) Manohar Lal Mehta Ans: ... Read More

Part 033 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which Institution has the final authority to interpret the Constitution of India?(a) Parliament(b) Supreme Court of India(c) President(d) Attorney General of IndiaAns: (b) The Supreme Court is the highest ... Read More

Part 032 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Who interprets the Constitution?(a) Legislature (b) Executive(c) Judiciary (d) PresidentAns: (c) The key function of the Judiciary is the adjudication of civil and criminal cases. In addition, it interprets ... Read More

Part 031 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. An appeal to the High Court lies in case the Session Court has awarded the punishment of(a) one year or more(b) two years or more(c) three years or more(d) ... Read More

Part 030 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The unification of Karnataka was achieved in the year(a) 1956 (b) 1957(c) 1958 (d) 1960 Ans: (a) The Unification of Karnataka refers to the formation of the Indian state ... Read More

Part 029 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. NITI Aayog is a(a) Statutory Body(b) Think Tank(c) NGO(d) Constitutional BodyAns: (b) The NITI Aayog is neither mentioned in the constitution nor has been established by an act of ... Read More

Part 028 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The Attorney General of India has the right of audience in(a) the Supreme Court(b) any High Court(c) any Sessions Court(d) any Court of Law within IndiaAns: (d) The Attorney ... Read More

Part 027 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Planning Commission of India was established in(a) 1947 (b) 1950(c) 1951 (d) 1949Ans: (b) After India gained indepen-dence, a formal model of planning was adopted, and accordingly the Planning ... Read More

Part 026 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The authority which is not established by the constitutional provisions is(a) Finance Commission(b) Planning Commission(c) UPSC(d) Election CommissionAns: (b) The Planning Commission does not derive its creation from either ... Read More

Part 025 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The deciding authority of States share in central taxes is the(a) Finance Commission(b) Planning Commission(c) Election Commission(d) Finance MinisterAns: (a) Functions of the Finance Commission can be explicitly stated ... Read More

Part 024 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. In relation to the State Government, local government exercises :(a) Co-ordinate Authority(b) Delegated Authority(c) Superior Authority(d) Independent Authority Ans: (b) In the Indian context, local government has only a ... Read More

Part 023 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Who presides over the sitting of the House of People ?(a) The Vice Present(b) The Chief Justice of India(c) The Speaker(d) The PresidentAns: (c) Each House of Parliament has ... Read More

Part 022 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The Speaker of Lok Sabha addresses his letter of resignation to the(a) President of India(b) Prime Minister(c) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha(d) The Chief Justice of IndiaAns: (c) According ... Read More

Part 021 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Who was the first speaker of the LokSabha :(a) Dr. S.P. Mukerjee(b) G.V. Mavalankar(c) N. Sanjeev Reddy(d) B.R. Ambedkar Ans: (b) Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar was, on 15 May 1952, ... Read More

Part 020 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Name the two non-permanent Houses in the Parliamentary setup of India.(a) The Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Sabha(b) The Lok Sabha and Vidhan Parishad(c) The Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Parishad(d) ... Read More

Part 019 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The Estimate Committee consists of(a) 30 members from Lok Sabha(b) 30 members from Rajya Sabha(c) 30 members from both Sabha(d) 22 members from Lok Sabha Ans: (a) The Estimates ... Read More

Part 018 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which of the following does not come under ligislative control over administration ?(a) Zero hour(b) Adjournment motion(c) Budget session(d) Formulation of a BillAns: (c) There are several ways in ... Read More

Part 017 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which one of the following committees does not consists of any member from the Rajya Sabha?(a) Estimates Committee(b) Public Accounts Committee(c) Public Grievance Committee(d) Committee on Public UndertakingsAns: (a) ... Read More

Part 016 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Under which of the following situations can Rajya Sabha be dissolved?(a) When financial emergency is declared in the country.(b) When emergency is declared due to failure of Constitutional machinery.(c) ... Read More

Part 015 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The final authority to interpret our Constitution is the(a) President(b) Parliament(c) Prime Minister(d) Superme CourtAns: (d) The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court ... Read More

Part 014 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Who held the office of the Vice-President of India for two consecutive terms ?(a) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan(b) Mr. R. Venkataraman(c) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma(d) Mr. V.V. GiriAns: (a) Dr ... Read More

Part 013 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. A candidate, to become a member of the Rajya Sabha, should not be less than(a) 21 years of age(b) 25 years of age(c) 30 years of age(d) 32 years ... Read More

Part 012 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The maximum number of members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha has been fixed by the Constitution of India respectively as(a) 500 and 250(b) 525 and 270(c) 537 and ... Read More

Part 011 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. No Money bill can be introduced in the Lok Sabha without the prior approval of the(a) Vice-President(b) President(c) Prime Minister(d) Finance MinisterAns: (b) The money bill originates only in ... Read More

Part 010 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The directive principles incorporated in the Indian Constitution have been inspired by the constitution of(a) Australia (b) Ireland(c) USA (d) Canada Ans: (b) The Directive Principles of State Policy ... Read More

Part 009 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Dual citizenship is an important feature in which form of government ?(a) Parliamentary(b) Federal(c) Unitary(d) Authoritarian Ans: (b) It is a feature of federal government. Under the Fourteenth Amendment ... Read More

Part 008 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. What is the chief source of political power in India ?(a) The people(b) The Constitution(c) The Parliament(d) The Parliament and the State LegislaturesAns: (a) The preamble makes it very ... Read More

Part 007 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution deals with the Fundamental Duties ?(a) Article 39 C(b) Article 51 A(c) Article 29 B(d) None of the aboveAns: (b) The ... Read More

Part 006 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which of the following is not a ‘Fundamental Right’ ?(a) Right to Equality(b) Right to Property(c) Right to Freedom(d) Right to Constitutional RemediesAns: (b) The right to property, also ... Read More

Part 005 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which Writ is issued by a High Court or the Supreme Court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing?(a) Writ of Certiorari(b) Writ ... Read More

Part 004 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The phrase “equality before law” used in Article-14 of Indian Constitution has been borrowed from _____(a) U.S.A. (b) Germany(c) Britain (d) Greece Ans: (c) The concept of “equality before ... Read More

Part 003 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. Which one of the following is not an element of the State ?(a) Population (b) Land(c) Army (d) GovernmentAns: (c) The state has four essential elements. These are: (a) ... Read More

Part 002 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. The term “Greater India” denotes(a) Political unity(b) Cultural unity(c) Religious unity(d) Social unityAns: (b) Greater India was the historical extent of the culture of India beyond the Indian subcontinent ... Read More

Part 001 – Polity & Constitut...

Q1. A federal structure for India was first put forward by the :(a) Act of 1909 (b) Act of 1919(c) Act of 1935 (d) Act of 1947Ans: (c) The Government ... Read More
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