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1. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution ? (A) British Constitution (B) U.S.

Constitution (C) Irish Constitution (D) The Government of India Act, 1935 See Answer: 2. In which article of the Constitution of India has the Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha been provided ? (A) Article 101 (B) Article 108 (C) Article 133 (D) Article 102 See Answer: 3. Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive has been provided in which of the following parts of the Indian Constitution ? (A) The Preamble (B) The Fundamental Rights (C) The Directive Principles of State Policy (D) The Seventh Schedule See Answer: 4. A Money Bill passsed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House within— (A) 10 days (B) 14 days (C) 20 days (D) 30 days See Answer: 5. Name the committee for formulating the framework of restructuring railways— (A) Jain Committee (B) Venkatachelliah (C) Rakesh Mohan Committee (D) Dinesh Goswami Committee See Answer:

6. Who is legally competent under the Indian Constitution to declare war or conclude peace ? (A) The President (B) The Prime Minister (C) The Council of Ministers (D) The Parliament See Answer: 7. Who among the following is/are not appointed by the President of India ? (A) Governors of the States (B) Chief Justice and Judges of the High Courts (C) Vice-President (D) Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court

If the Speaker of the Lok Sabha intends to vacate his office before the expiry of his term. electioneering has to be stopped in a Constituency— (A) 24 hours before the poll commences (B) 24 hours before the closing hour of polling (C) 48 hours before the hour of commencement of polling (D) 48 hours before the closing hour of polling See Answer: 14. In an election. 1950 ? (A) A Democratic Republic (B) A Sovereign Democratic Republic (C) A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic (D) A Sovereign Secular Socialist Democratic Republic See Answer: 9. he sends his resignation to the— (A) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (B) Leader of the House (Lok Sabha) (C) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha . Which schedule of the Constitution deals with the disqualification of elected members on the ground of defection ? (A) 8th (B) 9th (C) 10th (D) 11th See Answer: 13. What was the exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic when the Constitution was brought into force with effect from January 26. The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office— (A) By the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (B) By the President (C) On the basis of a resolution of the Cabinet (D) On the basis of proved misbehaviour by 2/3rd majority of both Houses of Parliament See Answer: 12. 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 of Habeas Corpus (C) Writ of Mandamus (D) Writ of Quo Warranto See Answer: 11. A federal structure of India was first put forward by the— (A) Act of 1909 (B) Act of 1919 (C) Act of 1935 (D) Act of 1947 See Answer: 10.See Answer: 8.

The first woman judge to be appointed to Supreme Court was— (A) Rani Jethmalani (B) Anna George Malhotra (C) M. Which of the following is/are extra-constitutional and extralegal device(s) for securing cooperation and coordination between the States in India? [1995] 3. The National Development Council . Fathima Beevi (D) Leila Seth See Answer: 19. The Democratic Indira Congress (K) tied up with which party in the run up to Assembly polls in Kerala in April/May 2006 ? (A) CPI (M) (B) Nationalist Congress Party (C) BJP (D) Indian National Congress See Answer: 20. 1. but it cannot make any change in the basic structure of the Constitution ? (A) Golak Nath case (B) Keshavanand Bharati case (C) Both (A) and (B) (D) Neither (A) nor (B) See Answer: 18. In which case did the Supreme Court of India determine that the Parliament has power to make amendment in fundamental rights. Ambedkar as the ‘Heart and Soul’ of the Constitution? (A) Right to equality (B) Right against exploitation (C) Right to constitutional remedies (D) Right to freedom of religion See Answer: 17. Which of the following political parties was first derecognised and later on again recognised as a National Party by Election Commission of India ? (A) Communist Party of India (B) Communist Party of India-Marxist (C) Samajwadi Party (D) Republican Party of India See Answer: 2. 1. Parliament enjoys the exclusive right to legislate on the subjects contained in— (A) The Union List (B) The Concurrent List (C) The State List (D) Both (A) and (B) See Answer: 16. Which one of the following was described by Dr.(D) President of India See Answer: 15.

Representation of states in Parliament 3. 15. Who among the following have the right to vote in the elections to both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha? [1995] 24. 14. 8.3and4 (c) 3 and 4 (d) 4 only 2. (a) Maharashtra (b) Bihar . Election of the President 2.Council of states House of the People Not more than 250 members Not more than 552 members Not more than 238 representatives of States and Union Territories Not more than 530 representative of states plus not more than 2 nominated AngloIndians plus X 18. (c) Not more than 20 representative of Union Territories 22. 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? [1995] 1. 10. (a) Elected members of the Lower House of the Parliament 25. 17. 11. 3 and 4 (d) 2. (b) Elected members of the Upper House of the Parliament 26. 9. 16. 6. 13. 2 and 4 (c) 1. 2. 12. Abolition of the Legislature Council of a State Codes: (a) 1. (b) Not more than 20 nominated members 21. The Governor's Conference 3.4. Inter-State Council Codes: (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1. 1956 provides for it? [1995] 29. (c) Elected members of the Upper House of the state Legislature 27. 5. 7. Which one of the following States of India does not have a Legislative Council so far even though the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act. Which one of the following will fit in the place marked 'X'? [1995] 19. (d) Elected members of the Lower House of the State Legislature 28. Any of the Lists in the 7th Schedule 4. 4. 5. (a) Ministers who are not members of Parliament but who have to get themselves elected to either House of Parliament within six months after assuming office 20. 3 and 4 3. Zonal Councils 4. (d) The Attorney General who has the right to speak and take part in the proceedings of either House of Parliament 23. 2 and 3 (b) 1.

Article 156 of the Constitution of India provides that a Governor shall hold office for a term of five year from the date on which he enters upon his office. 8. No Governor can continue in office beyond a period of five years 34. Which one of the following was not proposed by the 73rd Constitutional Amendment in the area of Panchayati Raj? [1997] 53. (d) Has only limited power in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary powers vested with the President of India? 52. (a) he will not be able to vote in his favour in the event of a no-confidence motion 59. (a) Is free to choose his minister only from among those who are members of either House of the Parliament 49. (b) The States will constitute their Finance Commissions to allocate resources to Panchayati Raj institutions 55. (b) he will not be able to speak on the budget in the Lower House 60. (b) Can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India. 6. (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 37. (b) The Prime Minister has to resign if he loses majority in the Lower House 40. Which one of the following is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed as a convention? [1995] 38. the duties of Prime Minister are correct? [1996] 48.30. in this regard 50. (b) Rajya Sabha 45. 1. (d) In the event of both the President and the' Vice-President demitting office simultaneously before the end of the tenure the Speaker of the Lower House of the Parliament will officiate as the President 42. 11. (a) Thirty percent seats in all elected rural local bodies 54. (c) State Legislative Councils 46. 10. Codes: 35. (c) The Panchayati Raj elected functionaries will be disqualified to hold their offices if they have more than two children 56. 7. No Governor can be removed from office till the completion of his term 33. (c) he can make statements only in the Upper House . 9. (a) 1 only (b) 2 only 36. (d) The elections will be held in six months time if Panchayati Raj bodies are superceded or dissolved by the State government. Which of the following can be deduced from this? [1995] 32. If the Prime Minister of India belonged to the Upper House of Parliament: [1997] 58. Which one of the following statements w. Which one of the following is part of the electoral college for the President but does not forum for his impeachment? 43. 2. (c) All the parts of India are to be represented in the Councils of Ministers 41. (a) Lok Sabha [1996] 44. (c) Has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet 51. (c) Karnataka (d) Madhya Pradesh 31.t. 57. (a) The Finance Minister is to be a Member of the Lower House 39.r. (d) State Legislative Assemblies 47.

In the following quotation. D-1 91. Secrecy of information 86. every elected member of the Legislative Assembly of a State shall have as many votes as there are multiples of one thousands in the quotient obtained by dividing the population of the State by the total number of the elected members of the Assembly. B-3. EQUALITY of status and of opportunity: and to promote among them all. 12. B-3. having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a Sovereign Socialist secular Democratic Republic and to secure to all its citizens: 93. (a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 66. 2. List II (Oaths or affirmations) 85. FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the Individual and the unity and the integrity of the . The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament 74. (d) A is false but R is true 69. Faithful Discharge of duties 87. Assertion (A): The reservation of thirty-three per-cent of seats for women in Parliament and State Legislature does not require Constitutional amendment: Reason (R): Political parties contesting elections can allocate thirty-three percent of seats they contest to women candidates without any Constitutional amendment. 14. In the Presidential election in India. social. "WE THE PEOPLE OF INDIA. (d) he has to become a member of the Lower House within six months after being sworn in as the Prime Minister 62. D-1 (d) A-4. (c) 1971 Census (d) 1961 Census 72. 4.C-2. List I (Functionaries) 80. D-2 92. JUSTICE. The Parliament shall consist of the President and two Houses 75. (c) 1 alone (d) 2 alone 78. Members of Parliament 83. economic and political. Faith and Allegiance to the Constitution of India 88. Judges of Supreme Court 82. (a) 1991 Census (b) 1981 Census 71. Which of the following are/is stated in the Constitution of India? [1997] 73.C-1. B. 3. 64. 15. belief faith and worship.C-2. As at present (1997) the expression "population" here means the population as ascertained by the: [1997] 70.61. (c) A is true but R is false 68. Choose the correct answer from the codes given below: 76. LIBERTY of thought. In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct? [1997] 65. 1. 63. C. Given below are two statements. 13. B-4-C-1 D-2 (b) A-4. Upholding the Constitution and the law 89. D. one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). (b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A 67. 2. Codes: 90. (a) A-3. 16. A. 1.B-4. (a) Neither 1 nor 2 (b) Both 1 and 2. Minister for the Union 84. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer: [1997] 79. President of India 81. expression. (c) A-3. 77.

Consider the following statements: 108. In our Constituent Assembly this 'X' do hereby adopt. 2 and 4 121. 17. 2 and 3 113. 'X' stands for: 94. There is an increase in the security deposit which a candidate has to make to contest the election to the Lok Sabha 117. (a) only religious minorities 104. 1.National. 1949 97. Any conviction for the offence of insulting the Indian National flag or the Constitution of Indian shall entail disqualification for contesting elections to Parliament and State Legislatures for six year from the date of conviction 116. The Constitution of India recognises: [1999] 103. (c) twenty-sixth day of January. 21. No election will now be countermanded on the death of a contesting candidate 119. (c) religious and linguistic minorities 106.(c) 1 and 3 (d) 1. Consider the following statements about the recent amendments to the elections law by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 1996: [1999] 115. (d) religious. (b) twenty-sixth day of November. (a) Second Schedule (b) Fifth Schedule 101. LokSabha 2. 4. (c) The Rajya Sabha must return a Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha and send it for consideration within 14 days 126. RajyaSabha 110. 3.(c) 2.20. 1. (a) 2 and 3 (b) 1. 3. State Legislature 4. A candidate cannot now stand for election from more than one Parliament Constituency 118. Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is not correct? [2000] 123. 3 and 4 (d) 1 and 2 114. 18. (a) A Money Bill can be tabled in either House of Parliament 124. President 111.(a) 1 alone (b) 1. (d) None of the above 99. 19. 1949 98.2.". (b) The Speaker of Lok Sabha is the final authority to decide whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not 125. (c) Eighth Schedule (d) Tenth Schedule 102. (d) The President cannot return a Money Bill to the Lok Sabha for reconsideration 127. 22. (a) twenty-sixth day of January. 2. enact and give to ourselves this Constitution. linguistic and ethnic minorities 107. 3 and4 122. Which one of the following schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection Act? [1998] 100. Which of the above statements is/are correct? [1999] 112. 1950 96. (b) only linguistic minorities 105. 1992 refers to the:[2000] .Which of the above statements are correct? 120. [1997] 95. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by the: [1999] 109. The 73rd Constitution Amendment Act.

23. 28. (c) laying the foundation for strong and vibrant Panchayati Raj Institutions in the country 131. He must be a member of either House of Parliament 139.128. manufacturing. (b) It contains the languages listed in the Constitution 159. (c) interpellation (d) yielding the floor 135. 1. liberty and security of person equality before law and equal protection without discrimination 132. (c) Article 350-A (d) Article 351 151. (b) generation of employment for the able bodied adults who are in need and desirous of work during the lean agricultural reason 130. 2. and to ensure that the public revenue is lodged in the exchequer 156. The Speaker can ask a member of the House to stop speaking and let another member speak. Which one of the following duties is not performed by Comptroller and Auditor general of India? [2001] 152. (a) decorum (b) crossing the floor 134. 4. Consider the following statements about the Attorney General of India: [2000] 136. profit and loss accounts 155. (a) It lists the distribution of powers between the Union and the states 158. (c) To audit and report on all trading.(a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 142. (c) advise the President on financial matters 147. (a) To audit and report on all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India 153. (b) To audit and report on all expenditure from the Contingency Funds and Public Accounts 154. 26. The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to: [2000] 144. (a) distribution revenue between the Centre and the States 145. 27. He must have the same qualifications as are required for a judge of the Supreme Court 138. (d) It allocates seats in the Council of States .3 and 4 (d) 3 and 4 143. (d) allocate funds to various ministries of the Union and State Governments 148. (c) 2. 25.(d) guarantee of right to life. He can be removed by impeachment by Parliament 140. 3. (c) It contains the languages listed in the Constitution 160. (a) Article 349 (b) Article 350 150. (a) generation of gainful employment for the unemployed and the under employed men and women in rural area 129. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India? [2001] 157. (d) To control the receipt and issue of public money. This phenomenon is known as: [2000] 133. Which of these statements are correct? 141. 24. He is appointed by the President of India 137. (b) prepare the Annual Budget 146. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education? [2001] 149.

The Constitution (Sixty-ninth Amendment) Act. (c) The minimum age prescribed for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court is 40 years 197. D.C-4. Appointment of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of a State 189. Election of the President of India 186. 3. Accepting the recommendations of the Tenth Finance Commission 172. 4. The Constitution (Eighty-third Amendment) Act.(a) First (b) Second 178. The Constitution (Seventy-fifth Amendment) Act. With reference to Indian Polity. D-3 193. 1991 164.B-1. 3. 2. B. Establishment of state level Rent Tribunals 169.C-4. 32. B. No reservations for Scheduled Castes in Panchayats in Arunachal Pradesh 170. Article 155 183. C. List II 168. 5. List II (Content) 185.D-4 175.B-1. 31. B-2. 4.C-3. Article 164 184. 2000 167.C-3. Appointment of the Governor of a State 188.D-5 (d) A-2. (a) A-5. 2. According the status of National Capital Territory to Delhi 173. Composition of Legislative Assemblies 190. 1. 5. D-5 192. A. Constitution of Panchayats in Villages or at other local level 171. B-5. (a) Planning Commission is accountable statement 195. 30. (d) National development Council is constituted of Union Finance Minister and the Chief Ministers of ail the States .29. (c) A-5. A.B-5. List I (Amendments to the Constitution) 163.(a) A-1. Article 75 182. which one of the following statements is correct? 194. 1. 1994 165. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2001] 180. which one of the following schedules of the Constitution must be amended? [2001] 177. B-1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2001] 162. Codes: 174.D-4 (d) A-1.D-2 176.C-4.161. (b) President can make ordinance only when either of the two Houses of Parliament is not in session 196. (c) A-2. (c) Third (d) Fifth 179.C-3. The Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act.C-3. C. 2000 166. If a new state of the Indian Union is to be created. D. Appointment of the Prime Minister 187. D-4 (b) A-1. B-2. Codes: 191. B-1. Article 54 181.C-4.D-2 (b) A-1.

No citizen shall be denied admission into any educational institution maintained by the State.C-2. 38. (a) First Amendment 227. 2. 3. C-3. 1. or receiving State aid. 34. List I (Article of Indian Constitution) 213. D-1 225. The term of the Lok Sabha: [2002] 202. Article 16(2) 214. No person can be discriminated against in the matter of public appointment on the ground of race. (a) A-2. Article 30 (I) 216. (c) Ninth Amendment 229.D-1 (c) A-2. (d) can be extended for two years at a time during the proclamation of emergency 206. Codes: 223. 4. 33.198. A. Article 29 (2) 215. (b) free and compulsory education for all children be been the age of 6 and 14 years 209. (b) can be extended by six months at a time 204. 35. Article 31(1) 217. D-4 (d) A-3. (a) 39th (b) 40th 200. (c) can be extended by one year at a time during the proclamation of emergency 205. Consider the following statements: [2003] 231. Which one of the following amendments to the Indian Constitution empowers the President to send back any matter for reconsideration by the Council of Ministers? [2002] 199. No person shall be deprived of his property save by the authority of law 219. (c) 42nd (d) 44th 201. race. (a) continuation of reservation for backward classes in government employment 208. (a) cannot be extended under any circumstances 203. B. The first joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was held in the year 1961 233.C-2. The second joint sitting of the two Houses of Indian Parliament was held to pass the Banking Service Commission (Repeal) Bill .B-1. 93rd Constitution Amendment deals with the: [2002] 207. caste. D. 1. 2. B-4. C. 3. 37. List II (Provisions) 218. (d) allocation of more number of parliamentary seats for recently created States 211. on grounds of religion.36. The joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament in India is sanctioned under Article 108 of the Constitution 232. Match List I (Article of Indian Constitution) with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2002] 212.C-3. religious or caste 220. B-1. All minorities whether based on religion or language shall have to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice 221. (d) Forty Second Amendment 230. (c) reservation of 30 percent posts for women in government recruitments 210. (b) Eighth Amendment 228. language or any of them 222. The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by: [2003] 226.D-4 224. B-4. (b) A-3.

Directive Principles of State Policy 248. 45. C. 40. Concurrent List in Union-State Relations 250. Ireland 255.C-2. Codes: 258. 1. B-4. B-4. House of the Indian Parliamentary separately by special majority? [2003] 261. 4. 41. B-5.2 and 3 237. (a) 6th and 22nd (b) 13th and 38th 267. B-5. (a) Article 142 (b) Article 143 242. (c) 1 and 3 (d) 1. 3.234. List I (Item in the Indian Constitution) 247. 2. C-1. 5. A. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution did the President give his asset to the ordinance on electoral reforms when it was sent back to him by the Union Cabinet without making any changes (in the year 2002) ? [2003] 238. India as a Union of States with greater powers to the Union 251. United Kingdom 256. Canada 254. C-2. (b) Money Bill 263. 39. (a) Article 121 (b) Article 122 239. D-1 259. List II (Country from which it was derived) 252. D. 44. (a) Article 215 (b) Article 275 245. Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution provides that 'It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance'? [2003] 244. Australia 253. Which of these statements is correct? 235. (c) Article 144 (d) Article 145 243. (a) A-5. (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3 236. Which of the following Constitutional Amendments are related to raising the number of Members of Lok Sabha to be elected from the States? [2003] 266. C-1. B. (a) Ordinary Bill 262. 43. Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each. (c) Article 123 (d) Article 124 240. (c) 7th and 31st (d) 11th and 42nd 268. (c) A-5. United States of America 257. (c) Article 325 (d) Article 355 Match List I with List II and select the correct answer: 246. (d) Constitution Amendment Bill 265. D-1 (d) A-3. D-2 260. Which one of the following schedules of the Indian Constitution lists the names of states and specifies their territories? [2003] . D-2 (b) A-3. (c) Finance Bill 264. Under which Article of the Indian President make a reference to the Supreme Court to seek the Court's opinion on the Constitutional validity of the Election Commission's decision on deferring the Gujarat Assembly Elections (in the year 2002) ? [2003] 241. Fundamental Rights 249.

3.C-4. Article 15 288. The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion. B. A.B-1. 49. d) It allocates seats in the Council of States 276. B-4. D-2 298. (c) A-2.C-1. b) No money shall be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India except under the appropriation made by the Appropriation Act 279. With reference to Indian Parliament. List I 286.C-1. There shall be equality of opportunity for all citizens in matters relating to employment or appointment to any office under the State 295. a) the Appropriation Bill must be passed by both the Houses of Parliament before it can be enacted into law 278. Codes: 296. 47. 46. C. (a) Article 257 (b) Article 258 283. 50. 48.D-2 297. D-3 (d) A-3. race. caste. The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of laws within the territory of India 293. Article 17 290.269. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India says that the executive power of every State shall be so exercise as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the executive power of the Union? [2004] 282. Article 16 289. c) It contains the provisions regarding the administration of tribal areas 275. a) It contains the scheme of the distribution of powers between the Union and the States 273. (c) Third (d) Fourth 271.B-4. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India? [2004] 272. 280. Article 14 287. 'No child below the age of fourteen years shall the employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment'? [2004] 299. B-1. which one of the following is not correct? [2004] 277. 2. c) Finance Bill is required for proposing new taxes but no another Bill/Act is required for making changes in the rates of taxes which are already under operation. D. Which Article of the Constitution of India says. 1. (a) Article 24 (b) Article 45 . 4. sex place of birth or any of term 292. List II 291. b) It contains the languages listed in the Constitution 274. 'Untouchability' is abolished and its practice in any from is forbidden 294. (c) Article 355 (d) Article 358 284. (a) First (b) Second 270.C-4. d) No Money Bill can be introduced except on the recommendation of the President 281. Match List I (Articles of the Constitution of India) with List II (Provision) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2004] 285. (a) A-2.D-3 (b) A-3.

Mizoram. What does the 104111 Constitution Amendement Bill related to? [2006] 327. 1. Consider the following statements: [2005] 302. (b) Introduction of dual citizenship for persons of Indian origin living outside India. Part IX of the Constitution of India provisions for Panchyats and was inserted by the constitution (Amendment) Act 1992. 3. 311. There are 390 Articles in the constitution of India in all. (a) empowering the canter to levy and appropriate service tax 316. 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 3 313. 2. 3. The Constitution (98th Amendment) Act is related to: [2005] 315. The constitution of India has 40 parts. (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 only 325. A naturalized citizen of India can never be deprived of his citizenship. (c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 307. 1. 319. Ninth. Which one among the following commission was set up in pursuance of a definite provision under an Article of the Constitution of India? [2006] 332. Constitution of India and the United States of America envisage a dual policy (The Union and the States) but a single citizenship. (c) 3 only (d) 1. 331. 310. 53. 56. (b) National Human Rights Commission . (c) readjustment of electoral constituencies on the basis of the population census 2001 318. (c) Article 330 (d) Article 368 301. Sikkim. Consider the following statements: [2005] 320. 323. 2. Article 371 A to 371 1 were inserted in the Constitution of India to meet regional demands of Nagaland. Manipur. Andhra Pradesh. (a) University Grants Commission 333.2 and 3 326. (a) Abolition of Legislative Councils in certain states. Tenth.300. (a) 1 only (b) 2 only 306. 309. 329. 303. 322. 328. (a) 1. Part IX A of the Constitution of India contains provisions for municipalities and the Article 243 Q envisages two types of municipalities a Municipal Council and a Municipal Corporation for every State. 330. (c) Providing quota to socially and educationally backward classes in private educational institutions. 2. Eleventh and Twelfth schedules were added to the Constitution of India by the Constitution (Amendment) Acts. 52.Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 312. 304. (d) Providing quota for religious minorities in the services under the central Government. (b) the Constitution of the National Judicial Commission 317. (c) the demarcation of new boundaries between States. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 324. 55. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2005] 305. Assam. Arunchal Pradesh and Goa. 321. Consider the following statements: [2005] 308. 54. (c) 3 only (d) 1 only 314. 51. 1.

355. Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the Centre and in a State must not exceed 15 per cent of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that State. 1. 60. With reference to the Constitution of India. (c) Both 1 and2 (d) Neither 1 nor2 345. (a) 1 only (b) 2 only 344. (c) Seventh (d) Ninth 348. (c) 95th (d) 97th 339. 2. Under which one of the following Constitution Amendment Acts. 3. 2. thereby raising their number to 22? [2008] 349. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour 341. (a) 1 only (b) 2 only 358. Directive Principles of State Policy . 63. With reference to Union Government. 59. (d) Constitution (Ninety-third Amendment) Act 353. The Constitution of India provides that all Cabinet Ministers shall be compulsorily the sitting members of Lok Sabha only. 57. 2. consider the following statements: [2009] 354. (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 359. Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments states that the total number of Ministers. 356. Which of the following is/are included in the Directive Principles of State Policy? [2008] 340. (a) 91st (b) 93rd 338. 58. (a) 90th (b) 91st 361. 61. (c) Constitution (Ninety-second Amendment) Act 352. including the Prime Minister. (d) Central Vigilance Commission 336. Fundamental Duties 365. Fundamental rights 364. respectively? [2007] 337. 1. in the council of Minister shall not exceed fifteen percent of the total number of members of the House of the People? [2009] 360. Select the correct answer using the code given below: Code: 343. 1. (a) Third (b) Fifth 347.334. four languages were added to the languages under the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India. (c) 92nd (d) 93 rd 362. consider the following: [2010] \ 363. Prohibition of consumption except for medicinal purposes of intoxicating drinks and of other drugs which are injurious to health 342. The Union Cabinet Secretariat operates under the direction of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. 62. (a) Constitution (Ninetieth Amendment) Act 350. Which Schedule of the Constitution of India contains special provisions for the administration and control of Scheduled Areas in several States? [2008] 346. (b) Constitution (Ninety-first Amendment) Act 351. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 357. (c) Election Commission 335.

4. electoral college of President includes elected members of LS. 385. (d) As per provisions given under article 80 & 81. (Legislative assembly as well as Legislative Council) . Conventions are those unwritten practices which are regarded legally binding on the three organs of State. Governor shall continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office. . 26. 16. 13. 380. 373. (b) Statement 1 is correct as per provisions under article 59. 2&3. 11. Oath or affirmation by Judge of SC. (d) Statement 1 is incorrect as article 156(1) provides that the Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the Resident and therefore can be removed from the office by the President anytime. 3. 2 and 3 369. (a) 1 only (b) 3 only 368. 378. 382. Statement 2 is also incorrect. (b) PM resigns. 377. Parliament shall consist of President and two Houses. RS and State legislative assemblies. 9. 12. Under article 61. 14. 1949 but it was commenced on Jan. (a) Best answer is 1. (c) The expression "population" in 1997 (and even in Presidential elections of 2007) means population as ascertained by 1971 census. (a) Because no-confidence motion can be moved only in Lok Sabha (not in RS) by the opposition. MP. 372. (d) According to article 54. Statement 2 is correct as according to article 79. 381. Bihar. (c) Statement given under option c is not mentioned in 73rd amendment act. Members of State legislative assemblies do not take part in the process of impeachment. Therefore 4 should not be included in the answer. (d) There are only five states with Bicameral legislature 375. 379. 386.366. Members of Parliament. 383. (d) Assertion is wrong as reservation for women in Parliament and state legislature require constitutional amendment. 6. 384. 371. 2. (b) The Constitution of India was enacted on Nov. 15. (a) According to article 169. 7. as under article 156(3). 1950. abolition of the legislative council of the states does not need the ratification of not less than Vi of the states. 8. 5. if he loses majority in the house is a convention and not mentioned in the constitution. Because only Inter state council is a constitutional body under article 263. But now this norm is applied in the states of Haryana. Karnataka and Jammu & Kashmir 376.UP. 26. Answers: 370. (c) Oath or affirmation by the President under article 60. 10. (c) PM has the full discretion to choose his ministers in the Cabinet not necessarily from the two Houses of Parliament but can also choose any other person. So option 4 should not be included. Ministers for the Union comes under Third schedule of the Constitution. 1. Rajasthan. (c) As per provisions given under article 81. Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. Which of the above provisions of the Constitution of India I is/are fulfilled by the National Social Assistance Programme launched by the government of India? 367. That person should become member of either house with in 6 months from the date he enters the office. (c) 1 and 3 only (d) 1. Maharashtra. 374.

General is not provided. (a) A Money bill can be introduced only in LS (not in RS) that too on the recommendation of the President. 404. 21. (d) An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by either House of Parliament under article 368. (a) These are Fundamental rights under Part III of the constitution. (a) President can make ordinance only when both houses of parliament are not in session (art 123). (d) as per provisions under article 149. 405. (d)Tenth schedule was added by 52nd constitutional amendment act 1985. (a)Under article 76. It does not require President's recommendation. 37. (c) 73rd amendment act added eleventh schedule to the Constitution and Part IX. the CMs of all states. 394. that's why it should be amended. 18. (c) The Constitution of India recognizes religious and linguistic minorities under article 29&30 (Cultural & Educational rights). 31. 33. which provides for Panchayati Raj System. 401. (a) Ninth schedule was added by First amendment act of 1951. 1978 amended article 74( 1) to insert the above provision. 396. (c) The term of the LS can be extended by not more than one year at a time during the proclamation of national emergency under article 352. He shall hold office during the pleasure of the President. 17.387. (c) A per provision given under article 280(3). 20. 34. all Union Cabinet ministers. 24.Special procedure for enactment of certain laws relating to language. (a) 402. 30. Article 351 Directive for development of the Hindi language 397. CMs/Administrators of all UTs. 390. No minimum age is prescribed for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court in the Constitution The age of a Judge of the SC shall be determined by such authority and in such manner as parliament may by law provide NDC is composed of the PM as its head. Article 349 . (a) First schedule contains names of the States and UTs. 26. 407.Language to be used in representations for redress of grievances. Rajya Sabha. 399. 36. 32. (d) 44th amendment act. the members of the Planning Commission. 389. Interpellation means formal right of a Parliament to submit formal question to the government. 25.e. 388. (b) 93rd Constitutional amendment bill (86th amendment act 2002) inserted article 21 A. 398. 395. (c) Article 350A was inserted by 7th constitutional amendment act 1956. 392. 27. 23. 22. He must not be a member of either House of Parliament. if a new state is created. 403. impeachment procedure of Attorney. 406. amended article 45 and inserted eleventh Fundamental duty. 35. which relates to Land Reforms. (d) Decorum means maintaining proper behavior. (a) 400. 29. Article 350 . (d) Fourth schedule allocates seats in the Council of States i. . (b) Statement 3 is incorrect as a candidate shall not be allowed to contest from more than two constituencies. 391. It provides for anti-defection law. However. 28. does not define the term Minority in the Constitution. All are related to education. Crossing the floor means vote against the party lines. 19. 393.

417. Article 355: Duty of the Union to protect States against external aggression and internal disturbance. 1992 which contain provisions for Municipalities but article 243 Q envisages three types of municipalities: Nagar Panchayats for a transitional area. (c) These are Fundamental rights under Part III of the Constitution.. (d) The Constitution of India envisages a single policy for both Union and the States. Article 358: Suspension of provisions of article 19 during emergencies 420. (b) It is 98th amendment Bill (and not act) which is related to the constitution of National Judicial Commission. 12 schedules and more than 444 articles at present In the original constitution. 48. (a) Appropriation Bill is a money bill. Art 275: Grants from the Union to certain States. 418. Part IX A and Twelveth schedule were added by 74thConstitutional amendment act. 51. In case of money bill. Third schedule deals with oaths or affirmations. (a) Part IX and Eleventh Schedule were added by 73rdconstitutional amendment act. 49. 45.408. RS is having only recommendatory power that's why need not to be passed by RS. 47. A naturalized citizen is one who acquires citizenship either by Naturalization or by Registration. 1992 which contain provisions for Panchayats. (a) Article 258: Power of the Union to confer powers etc on States in certain cases. 411. 52. 1985. (c) President enjoys ordinance making power under article 123. 39. Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament). 421. (d) 414. 31s' amendment act 1973 provides for raising the upper limit for the representation of states in the Lok Sabha from 500 to 525 and reducing the upper limit for the representation of UTs from 25 to 20. 54. 43.e. 1978 and Third was held on Prevention of Terrorism Bill. 415. Ninth Schedule was added by 1st Constitutional amendment act. 416. 425. (d) So far three joint sittings have been held. 1951. Fourth schedule deals with allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha. Art 325: in relation to elections. (c) The Constitution of India has 24 parts. 53. 1992. Art 215: High Court to be court of Record. 419. (d) 412. 46. (a) Article 24 is a Fundamental Right under Part III of the constitution. (d) As per provisions under article 368. (c) 7th amendment act 1956 provides for composition of the House of the people & re-adjustment after every census. 8 schedules and 395 articles. 40. 410. (b) Article 143 provides power of the President to consult Supreme Court. 1961. there were 22 parts. 413. Eleventh Schedule was added by 73rd Constitutional amendment act. 44. They can be deprived of citizenship if acquired citizenship by using fraudulent means. (d) Fourth schedule allocates seats in the Council of States i. A bill becomes an act after getting President's assent.41. 409. 424. 1992. (a) Second schedule deals with salaries. 422. First was held on Dowry Prohibition Bill. 38. Municipal Council for smaller urban areas and Municipal Corporation for larger urban areas. 423. Twelfth Schedule was added by 74th Constitutional amendment act. 2002. Second was held on Banking Service Commission (Repeal) Bill. . 42. 50. The presiding officer of joint sitting is Speaker of Lok Sabha. emoluments etc. Tenth Schedule was added by 52nd Constitutional amendment act.

(c) 104th amendment bill or 93rd amendment act 2006 added article 15(5) in the constitution which provides for provision given under option-(c). Statement 2 corresponds to Directive principles of State Policy under article 47 under Part IV of the constitution. 21st amendment act added Sindhi language. 55. Santhali. 71st amendment act added Konkani. Meghalaya. 59. Originally there were 14 languages in the 8th schedule. 428. 430. Statement 2 is incorrect as Cabinet secretariat is under the direct charge of the PM. 58. Manipuri & Nepali languages. 1995 represents a significant step towards the fulfillment of the Directive Principles in Article 41 (Right to work. 432. (a) The above provision has been added by 91st constitutional amendment act 2003. 62. 431. . (c) 92nd amendment act 2003 added Bodo. 429. Mizoram & Tripura. Meghalaya& Mizoram. (b) Fifth schedule relates to the control and administration of scheduled areas in states other than Tripura. (d) Statement 1 is incorrect as members of RS are also eligible to become cabinet ministers. (b) Statement 1 is incorrect as it is a Fundamental right under article 23 of Part III of the constitution. 427. While Sixth schedule deals with administration and control of tribal areas in the state of Assam. 61. 60. (b) The above provision has been added by 91st constitutional amendment act 2003 434. Assam. 63. 433. (c) As per provisions given under article 324. (b) The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) which came into effect from 15th August. 57. Maithali & Dogri languages in the 8th schedule of the constitution.426. to education and to public assistance in certain cases) of the Constitution. 56.