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Indian Constitution

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1. Who is the person fondly known as the Chief Architect of the Indian
Constitution?
(a) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (d) Sri M. K. Gandhi
2. First attempt in world to constitute a Constituent Assembly to frame
a Constitution was made by
(a) Russia (b) France (c) Britain (d) America
3. The first attempt by Indians to write a Constitution to India was
done by a Committee headed by Motilal Nehru, which is known as
(a) Swaraj Report (b) Nehru Report (c) The White Paper (d) None of
these
4. The idea of the Constitution of India was flashed for the first time
by
(a) B. R. Ambedkar (b) M. N. Roy (c) M. K. Gandhi (d) None of these

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5. The plan of setting up of a Constituent Assembly to draw up
the future Constitution for India was given by
(a) The Cabinet Mission Plan (b) Independence Act, 1947
(c) Wavell Plan (d) None of these
6. The members of the Constituent Assembly were
(a) Elected by Provincial Assemblies (b) Elected directly by the
people
(c) Nominated by the Government (d) Represented by the
Princely States
7. Which of the following word was added into the Preamble of
the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976?
(a) Federal (b) Sovereign
(c) Socialist (d) Republic

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8. From which Constitution was a concept of a 5-year plan
borrowed into our Constitution?
(a) Ireland (b) USA (c) UK (d) USSR
9. The procedure of Amendment to the Constitution is
borrowed from the Constitution of
(a) USA (b) South Africa (c) Australia (d) Britain
10. Which country is the best example for the Federal and
Unitary Governments?
(a) America and Britain (b) Britain and America
(c) India and Russia (d) Canada and Australia
11. Which of the following is not a Democratic Institution of
the Rig Vedic era?
(a) Vidatha (b) Samithi (c) Grama (d) Sabha

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12. During Medieval India, which kings first established
Local Self Government?
(a) Nolambas (b) Pallavas
(c) Rayas of Vijayanagara (d) Cholas
13. The East India Company was established in the
year
(a) 1857 (b) 1600 (c) 1755 (d) 1873
14. Which Charter empowered the British Governors of
Presidencies to make Bye-Laws, Rules, Regulations in
conformity with the British laws?
(a) Charter of 1726 (b) Charter of 1683
(c) Charter of 1677 (d) Charter of 1600

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15. Who started Dual Government in Bengal?
(a) Lord Cornwallis (b) Warren Hastings
(c) Robert Clive (d) Lord Dalhousie
16. Who is the first Governor General of Bengal?
(a) Lord Cubbon (b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Lord Hastings (d) Warren Hastings
17. Which is the first written document in the Constitutional History
of India?
(a) The Regulating Act, 1773 (b) The Pitts India Act, 1784
(c) The Charter Act of 1793 (d) The Charter Act of 1813
18. Which Act created for the first time in India Government of
India?
(a) Charter Act of 1813 (b) Charter Act of 1833
(c) Charter Act of 1793 (d) The Act of 1786

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19. Which Act created for the first The Supreme Court?
(a) The Act of 1786 (b) The Pitts India Act, 1784
(c) The Amending Act, 1781 (d) The Regulating Act, 1773
20. First Law Commission was appointed in India for codification of laws under
the
Chairmanship of
(a) Lord Sinha (b) Lord Hastings
(c) Lord Macaulay (d) Lord Wellesley
21. Which Act made the beginning of a Parliamentary System in India?
(a) Charter Act of 1853 (b) Charter Act of 1833
(c) Charter Act of 1813 (d) The Act of 1786
22. Under which of the following Act, the Crown of England took the affairs of
the
Government of India into its own hands?
(a) Government of India Act, 1935 (b) Government of India Act, 1858
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1861 (d) Indian Councils Act, 1909