MCQs ON INDIAN POLITY
(Multiple Choice Questions on Indian Polity)
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1. What is incorrectly matched?
|A||Integrated Child Development|
|tackle malnutrition and health problems in children|
below 6 years of age and their mothers
|B||INSPIRE Programme||Scholarships for top Science students, Fellowships|
for pursuing PhD, Research Grants to researchers
|C||Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas|
|provide encouragement to youth for development|
of employable skills
|D||‘Stand up India’||an initiative to promote organic farming in the|
2. What is incorrectly matched?
|A||‘Stand up India’||to promote|
entrepreneurship in India, especially among women,
SC and ST communities.
Mantri Mudra Yojana
|for development and|
refinancing activities relating to micro units.
|C||Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana||Launched to provide free LPG connections to|
women from below poverty line families.
|D||Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak|
planning and development.
Q3. What is full form of AMRUT?
a) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
b) Atal Mission for Rural and Urban Transformation
c) Atal Mission for Regional and Urban Transformation
d) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Trade
Q4. The idea of constituent assembly for making the Constitution was first mooted by whom in 1934.
a) MN roy
b) Gandhi ji
d) BR Ambedkar
5. Which of following is not correctly matched?
|a) Drafting Committee||Dr. B.R. Ambedkar|
|b) Union Constitution Committee|
|c) Provincial Constitution Committee|
|Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel|
|d) Committee on Fundamental Rights and Minorities||Rajendra Prasad|
6. Which of following is incorrectly matched?
|a) United Kingdom||Parliamentary System|
|b) USA||Fundamental Rights|
|c) USSR||Federal Scheme|
|d) Ireland||Concept of Directive Principles of State Policy.|
7. Which of the following words were added to the preamble by 42nd Amendment?
c) Both a & b
8. Which of the following regarding preamble is incorrect?
a) Indicates the source of Constitutional Authority
b) It serves as a beacon for both, the Constitution and judges who interpret the Constitution in his light.
c) It is based on the objective resolution
d) Preamble cannot be amended
9. Which of following is not feature of Indian Constitution?
a) A written and lengthy constitution
b) Constitution declares India to be Sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic
c) Presidential government
d) Partly Rigid & Partly Flexible
10. Which of following about Fundamental Duties is incorrect?
a) On the basis of the recommendations of Swarn Singh Committee, ten duties were included in the Constitution under Article 51A of part IV by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976.
b) 11th duty was adopted by 86th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2002.
c) They apply on every citizen of India
d) They can be enforced in a court of law
11. Which of the following is not a fundamental duty?
a) To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideas and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem;
b) To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so
c) To protect and improve the natural environment
d) To prohibit intoxicating drinks and drugs that are injurious to health.
12. What is incorrectly matched?
|a) Habeaus Corpus||Produce the Body|
|b) Mandamus||the form of command to either take a particular form of action or refrain from doing it.|
|c) Certiorari||issued to lower courts, when these courts have gone beyong the scope of their jurisdictions.|
|d) Quo Warranto||issued by the high court or the Supreme Court to the local courts to prevent|
people from proceeding with a case which does not fall under its jurisdiction.
13. Which one of the following is not true regd DPSP?
a) Although these principles are not subject to protection in a court of law, they are fundamental in the governance of the country.
b) Directive Principles of State Policy are in the form of instructions/ guidelines to the center as well as states government.
c) Article 44 of DPSP relates to setting up a Uniform Civil Code for the whole country
d) They were added by 42nd Amendment to Indian Constitution
14. Which of following subjects does not fall in union list?
a) Atomic Energy
b) Banking & Insurance
c) Patent, Copyright etc
d) Captivation taxes
15. Which of the following does not fall in State List?
a) Public order.
b) Local Govt
d) Corporation tax.
16. Which of following do not fall in concurrent list?
a) Marriage and divorce.
b) Economic and social planning.
d) Public health and sanitation.
17. Our Parliament comprises of the President and the two Houses-Lok Sabha (House of the People) and Rajya Sabha (Council of States).
18. What is incorrect regarding Presidential Election?
a) President shall be elected by an electoral college consisting of Elected members of both Houses of Parliament and Elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States
b) the President shall be held in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote through secret ballot.
c) Parity is maintained between votes of MPs & MLAs
d) all disputes arising out of the election of President or Vice-President shall be ‘inquired’ into and ‘decided’ by the Election Commission whose decision shall be final.
19. Which of following is not Power of President?
a) Summon & Prorogue Parliament
b) Appointing Finance Commission every 5 yrs for finance distribution b/w centre & states
c) Adjourn Parliament
d) Appointment of Governor
e) No money bill or demand for grant can be introduced or moved in Parliament without his recommendation
20. Which of following is not true regarding Parliament?
a) While term of members of loksabha is 5 yrs, it is 6 yrs for Rajya sabha
b) Term of Lok sabha cannot be extended even during National emergency
c) Present strength of LS is 545 & of Rajya Sabha is 245
d) Maximum strength of LS is 552 & Rajya Sabha is 250
e) Rajya Sabha is Upper House or House of Elders
21. What is not correctly matched?
|a) Question Hour||First hour of every parliamentary sitting.|
|b) Zero Hour||Starts immediately after the question hour.|
|c) Adjournment Motion||To draw attention of Parliament to a matter of urgent public importance.|
|d) Calling Attention Motion||call the attention of a minister to matters of public importance.|
|e) No Confidence Motion||Moved to prove the confidence of Rajya Sabha in the Council of Ministers.|
22. What is not true regarding Joint Session of Parliament?
a) It is provided by Speaker of Lok Sabha & in his absence by Deputty Speaker of Lok Sabha
b) Chairman of Rajya Sabha can never Preside Joint Session
c) It cannot be called in case of Money Bills & Constitutional Amendment Bills
d) Decisions in Joint session are made by special Majority
23. Which amendment if known as mini-constituion?
24. Which is not correctly matched?
|a) The Constitution (24th Amendment) Act, 1971:||Education was transferred to the Concurrent List by this amendment.|
|b) The Constitution (44th Amendment) Act||Right to Property not fundamental right|
|c) The Constitution (69th Amendment) Act, 1991:||Special Provisions for Delhi|
|d) The Constitution (74th Amendment) Act, 1992||Panchayats|
25. What is incorrect regarding Attorney General of India?
a) Appointed by the President and hold office during the pleasure of President.
b) He is the first Law officer of the Government of India.
c) He is the only person who is not a member of Parliament yet can take part in its proceedings (without a right to vote).
d) Its Post is not mentioned in Constitution
26. What is incorrect regarding Supreme Court & its judges?
a) The CJI is appointed by the President.
b) Maximum strength of Supreme Court is 31
c) Seat of the SC is in New Delhi.
d) Salary of Judges of Supreme Court are not charged on Consolidated Fund of India
27. What is not true regarding election commission?
a) It is a permanent and an independent body established by the constitution of India directly to ensure free and fair elections in the country.
b) Elections to Parliament, State legislatures, President and Vice-President are vested in it.
c) concerned with the elections to Panchayats and Municipalities in the states.
d) Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners have equal powers and receive equal salary, allowances and other perquisites.
28. Three tier Panchayati Raj system is based on recommendations of which committee?
a) Balwant Rai
b) Ashok Mehta
c) LM singhvi
d) GVK Rao
29. Vacancy in the office of President has to be filed within 6 months while for Vice President it has to be filled as soon as possible.
30. Which of following is not correct regarding Emergency Provisions in Indian Constituion?
a) Constitution has made provision for three kinds of emergencies
b) President can impose National Emergency if he is satisfied that a grave situation exists or is likely to arise due to war, external aggression or armed rebellion
c) President is vested with wide discretionary powers to impose Presidential Rule in state when he is satisfied that the government of the state cannot be carried on in accordance with the provision of the Constitution of India.
d) Financial Emergency imposed by the President in a situation of financial crises where the credit of India, or any part is threatened or in danger.
e) In 1991, Financial emergency was imposed in India
31. What is not correct regarding Panchayats?
a) Indian panchayati raj system is three tier – Village, Block & District level
b) Every Panchayat shall continue for five years from the date appointed for its first meeting.
c) Gram Sabha comprises all registered voters in village
d) Reservations are made for SCs, STs & women.
e) Person who has attained the age of 18 years shall be eligible to member of Panchayat.
32. Which is not correctly matched?
|a) Nagar Panchayat||Transitional Area b/w Rural & Urban|
|b) Municipal Council||Smaller Urban Area|
|c) Municipal Corporation||Larger Urban Are|
|d) All are correct|
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