1000+ Indian Polity & Economy MCQ for LSAT [Solved]

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. The Fundamental Rights in our Constitution are inspired by the Constitution of
A. United States of America
B. United Kingdom
C. Switzerland
D. Canada
Answer : A
2. Consider the following statements
1. For a person to be eligible for election as the Vice-President of India, he must be qualified for election as a member of the Rajya Sabha.
2. No person has ever been elected as the Vice-President of India for a second term.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : A
3. Vote on Account is a grant voted/passed by Parliament
A. After the budget and grant has been voted/passed by Lok Sabha
B. Grant to manage the administrative work in Interim period till budget and grant for financial year are passed
C. Passage of account of expenditure is actually done during last year
D. Approval of account of public undertakings
Answer : B
4. Which of the following courts is responsible for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights ?
A. Supreme Court
B. High Court
C. District Court
D. Both (A) and (B) above
Answer : A
5. What are the residuary powers ?
A. Powers which are enumerated in the state list
B. Powers which are included in the state list
C. Powers which are enumerated in the concurrent list
D. Powers which are not mentioned in any of the lists
Answer : D
6. The provisions related to official language of India can be amended by
A. Simple majority
B. Minimum 2/3 majority
C. Minimum ¾ majority
D. Cannot be amended
Answer : A
7. While casting her vote in any election, a woman exercises her
A. Civics right
B. Social right
C. Natural right
D. Political right
Answer : D
8. During which of the following periods did the Constituent Assembly deliberate upon finalization of the Constitution of India ?
A. November, 1946 November, 1949
B. November, 1947 November, 1949
C. December, 1946 November, 1949
D. December, 1947 November, 1949
Answer : C
9. Universal Adult Franchise makes a government
A. More responsive
B. More efficient
C. More popular amongst the minorities
D. More stable
Answer : A
10. Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India
A. Dr.B.N Rao
B. Dr.B.R Ambedkar
C. K.M Munshi
D. M.C Setalvad
Answer : A
11. The Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution
A. by a majority
B. by a two-thirds majority
C. by consensus
D. unanimously
Answer : C
12. Who has given this statement ?
Man is born free but he is always in chains.

A. Locke
B. Rousseaue
C. Benthan
D. Robert Mill
Answer : B
13. The total number of members of legislative council can in no case be less than
A. 40
B. 60
C. 50
D. No minimum strength has been fixed
Answer : A
14. The idea of the Constitution of India was firstof all given by
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. M.N.Roy
Answer : D
15. Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India ?
A. Ram Jethmalani
B. Y. K. Sabharwal
C. Bijubhai Patnaik
D. K. G. Balkrishnan
Answer : D
16. Consider the following statements :
1. The judges (inquiry) bill 2006 contemplates to establish a judicial council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India, High Court Chief Justices and Judges.
2. Under the protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 a woman can file a petition before a Ist class judicial magistrate. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : C
17. The most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution was exercised by the
A. U.S.Constitution
B. British Constitution
C. Government of India Act,1935
D. French ideals of Liberty and Fraternity
Answer : C
18. 'The relation between individual and society is not one-sided: both are essential for the comprehension of either." Whose words are these
A. Karl Marx
B. Plato
C. Mac Iver
D. M. K. Gandhi
Answer : C
19. President of the Constituent Assembly with whose signature the Indian constitution was adopted was
A. Dr. Ambedka
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
D. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Answer : B
20. whole or any part of India for implementing international

A. With the consent of all the states
B. With the consent of majority of states
C. With the consent of states conerned
D. Without th consent of any state
Answer : D
21. Who among the following gave the following statements about the Indian constitution ?
Indian constitution strikes a good balance between extreme regedity and too much flexibility.

A. B. R. Ambedkar
B. M. V. Pylee
C. Alexanderowicz
D. K. C. Wheare
Answer : D
22. The design of the National flag adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India in
A. July, 1948
B. July, 1950
C. July, 1947
D. August, 1947
Answer : C
23. What is the period of appointment of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ?
A. 6 years
B. 6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier
C. Upto 65 years of age
D. Upto 64 years of age
Answer : B
24. Who was the president of the Constituent Assembly
A. Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Dr.B.R Ambedkar
D. C. Rajagopalachari
Answer : B
25. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Vallabhbhai Patel
C. G. B. Pant
D. Devi Lal
Answer : B
26. Which one of the following describes India a secular state ?
A. Fundamental Rights
B. Preamble to the constitution
C. 9th Schedule
D. Directive principles
Answer : B
27. Which one of the following states has the highest number of reserve seats for the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha ?
A. Bihar
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gujarat
Answer : C
28. Which of the following is a member of the SAARC
A. Bhutan
B. Tibet
C. Myanmar
D. Malaysia
Answer : A
29. The Indian, who was elected as the President of the General Assembly at its eighth sesssion was
A. Krishna Mohan
B. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
C. Mrs. Vijai Lakshmi Pandit
D. Sardar Swaran Singh
Answer : C
30. 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 15
Answer : B
31. According to the Preamble of the Constitution, India is a
A. Sovereign democratic socialist republic
B. Sovereign socialist secular republic
C. Sovereign democratic republic
D. Sovereign socialist secular democratic republic
Answer : D
32. Parliamentary system in India has been borrowed from which country ?
A. America
B. Britain
C. Australia
D. Ireland
Answer : B
33. In India, the states derive their power from the
A. People
B. Constitution
C. State Assembly
D. Parliament
Answer : B
34. The Indian constitution borrowed the directive principles of the state policy from the constitution of which of the following countries ?
A. United Kingdom (U.K.) Britain
B. United States of America (USA)
C. Ireland
D. Japan
Answer : C
35. The executive powers of the state are vested in the governor under article of the Constitution
A. Article 154 (1)
B. Article 155
C. Article 14
D. Article 356
Answer : A
36. The members of the Constituent Assembly were
A. elected by Provincial Assembly
B. elected directly by people
C. nominated by the government
D. only representatives of the princely states
Answer : A
37. To be officially recognised by the speaker of the Lok Sabha as an opposition Group, a party or coalition of parties must have at least
A. 55 members
B. 60 members
C. 80 members
D. 1/3 of total members of the Lok Sabha
Answer : A
38. Assertion (A) : The council of ministers in the union of India is collectively responsible both to Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Reason (R) : The members of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the ministers of the Union Government.

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true
Answer : D
39. Assertion (A) : In the Indian system, the executive cannot impose any tax without legislative sanction.
Reason (R) : It is expressly laid down by our constitution that no tax can be imposed unless it is authorised by an appropriation Act

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true
Answer : C
40. The Planning Commission of India is
A. A statutory body
B. An advisory body
C. A constitutional body
D. An independent and autonomous body
Answer : B
41. Who among the following is the Chairman of the Steering Committee to oversee the functions of the National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) ?
A. The President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The National Security Adviser
D. The Cabinet Secretary
Answer : D
42. No. of municipal towns in West Bengal, at present
A. 119
B. 104
C. 256
D. 191
Answer : A
43. Panchyati Raj is organised at the
A. Block level
B. Village and block level
C. Village, block and district level
D. Village, block, district and state level
Answer : C
44. The stages in the normal financial legislation included.
1. Presentation of the budget.
2. Discussion of the budget.
3. Passing of Appropriation bill.
4. Vote on Account.
5. Passing of the finance bill.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 3 and 5
C. 1, 2, 3 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 5
Answer : D
45. The President of India can nominate to the Rajya Sabha
A. 6 members
B. 9 members
C. 12 members
D. 15 members
Answer : C
46. Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government
A. India
B. Britain
C. Canada
D. U.S.A.
Answer : D
47. The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was
A. 43rd
B. 41st
C. 42nd
D. 44th
Answer : C
48. The Attorney General of India is appointed by
A. Chief Justice of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President of India
Answer : C
49. The tenth schedule of Indian constitution deals with
A. Anti-defection legislation
B. Panchayati Raj
C. Land Reforms
D. Distribution of powers between the Union and States
Answer : A
50. Assertion (A) : The number of the members of the Union Public Service Commission is prescribed in the constitution of India.
Reason (R) : The Union Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India.

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true
Answer : D

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