1000+ Indian Polity & Economy Multiple Choice Question Answer [Solved]

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?
A. 30
B. 31
C. 35
D. 32
Answer : D
2. The Government of the Union of India is parliamentary in character. One of the characteristics of a parliamentary system of Government is
A. The Ministry is collectively responsible to both Houses of Parliament
B. The Ministry is not responsible to the parliament
C. The Ministry is responsible to the Head of the State
D. The Ministry is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha
Answer : D
3. Where is the headquarters of the UNO ?
A. Geneva
B. The Hague
C. New York
D. Paris
Answer : C
4. To be eligible for election as President of India a person must have completed the age of
A. 35 years
B. 40 years
C. 30 years
D. 25 years
Answer : A
5. Consider the following statements
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India can be removed only on an address from both Houses of Parliament.
2. In India, the Comptroller and Auditor General has no control over the issue of money from the consolidated fund of India.
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
6. Given below are two statements
Assertion (A) : Powers for conducting elections to the Parliament and state legislatures in a free and fair manner have been given to an independent body i.e. the Election Commission.
Reason (R) : Power of removal of Election Commissioners is with the executive.
In the context of above, which one of the following is correct ?

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are 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 : B
7. 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
8. 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
9. The well-known case of Keshavananda Bharti vs The state of Kerala related to which one of the following issues ?
A. Acquiring private land for Government use
B. Exploitation of women at work place
C. Basic feature of the constitution of India
D. Reservation of jobs for the OBCs in the Government service
Answer : C
10. In our constitution, Directive principles of the state policy aim at -
A. Free compulsory education for children
B. Equal wages for equal work for women and men
C. Equitable distribution of wealth
D. All the above
Answer : D
11. Which of the following states/union territories have a common High Court ?
A. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
B. Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
C. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
D. Assam and Bengal
Answer : C
12. The United Nations Charter was signed in
A. Postdam
B. Yalta
C. San Fransisco
D. Tehran
Answer : C
13. The Directive Principles of State Policy of India have similarity with
A. The Constitution of U. K.
B. The Constitution of U. S. A.
C. The Constitution of Ireland
D. None of the above
Answer : C
14. 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
15. Who among the following Indians was the President of the International Court of Justice at Hague
A. R. S. Pathak
B. P. N. Bhagwati
C. A. N. Mullah
D. Shree Nagendra Singh
Answer : D
16. The constitution of India was enacted by a constituent Assembly set up
A. Under the Indian Independence Act,1947
B. Under the Cabinet Mission Plan,1946
C. Through a resolution of the provisional government
D. By the Indian National Congess
Answer : B
17. 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
18. The parliamentary set up in the Indian constitution has been adopted from
A. U.S.A.
B. Russia
C. England
D. All the above
Answer : C
19. 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
20. Indian constitution contains
A. 9 schedules and 300 articles
B. 335 articles and 11 schedles
C. 400 articles and 10 schedules
D. 395 (444) articles and 12 schedules
Answer : D
21. Individual liberty is best reflected in a
A. Socialist State
B. Communist State
C. Welfare State
D. Fascist State
Answer : C
22. Judiciary is one of three branches of modern governments. In some governments the principle of judicial supremacy is recognised in theory as well as in practice. It is because
A. The judges possess knowledge the laws
B. The judges can help in making the laws
C. There is no need to protect the rights of the citizens
D. The judiciary is impartial and superior to other branches of the government as it interprets the constitution
Answer : D
23. Power and position of Supreme Court in India are very much like those of the highest court in
A. Russia
B. England
C. Japan
D. U.S.A.
Answer : D
24. Which of the following is true for the Indian judicial system ?
A. It is controlled by the Parliament
B. The Supreme Court of India is controlled by the Parliament and the High Courts are controlled by the State Legislative Assemblies
C. It is an independent institution
D. None of the above
Answer : C
25. 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
26. The function of the Protem Speaker is to
A. Conduct the proceedings of Houses in absence of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker
B. Officiate as Speaker when the Speaker is unlikely to be elected
C. Swear-in members and hold charge till a regular Speaker is elected
D. Checks if the election certificates of the members are in order
Answer : C
27. Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of
A. One month
B. One year
C. Seven days
D. Fourteen days
Answer : D
28. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
29. Which are the two states (other than UP) having the highest representation in Lok Sabha ?
A. Bihar and Madhya Pradesh
B. Bihar and Maharashtra
C. Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan
Answer : B
30. 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
31. Consider the following statements
1. The Governor of a state may reserve a Bill for consideration of the President of India.
2. The Governor of a state is competent to withdraw an ordinace issued in the state at any time.
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
32. The number of Anglo-Indians who can be nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha is
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
Answer : A
33. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Vallabhbhai Patel
C. G. B. Pant
D. Devi Lal
Answer : B
34. Which organ is the custodian of the National purse ?
A. Executive
B. Judiciary
C. Legislature
D. Civil Servants
Answer : C
35. The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is
A. 500
B. 525
C. 542
D. 552
Answer : D
36. All the following are fundamental rights guaranteed by the Indian constitution except
A. The right to equality
B. The right against exploitation
C. The right to adequate means of livelihood
D. The right to freedom of religion
Answer : C
37. The total number of members in the legislative council of a state cannot exceed
A. One-fourth of the total numbers in the legislative Assembly
B. One-third of the total number of members of the legislative five assembly
C. One-sixth of the total number of members of the legislative Assembly
D. No such limit has been fixed
Answer : B
38. Of the following which is not the salient feature of Indian constitution
A. Lengthiest document in the world
B. Directive principles of state policy
C. Supreme Court
D. Presidential type of government
Answer : D
39. Which of the following has been borrowed from Ireland by the framers of the Indian constitution
A. Preamble
B. Nomination of the members of Rajya Sabha
C. Directive principles of states policy
D. Supreme Court
Answer : C
40. In which of the following countries are direct democratic checks such as Referendum, Initiative and Recall provided for
A. U.S.S.R.
B. U.K.
C. Switzerland
D. Australia
Answer : C
41. The League of Nations was established in
A. 1917
B. 1918
C. 1919
D. 1920
Answer : D
42. Who among the following was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution
A. Rajendra Prasad
B. Tej Bahadur Sapru
C. C. Rajagopalachari
D. B.R Ambedkar
Answer : D
43. When the Constituent Assembly for the Dominion of India reassembled on 31st October,1947,it's reduced membership was
A. 299
B. 311
C. 319
D. 331
Answer : A
44. The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by
A. Stafford Cripps
B. A.V Alexander
C. Lord Pethick Lawrence
D. Hugh Gaitskell
Answer : C
45. 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 respectively ?
A. 91st
B. 93rd
C. 95th
D. 97th
Answer : A
46. The Comptroller and Auditor General acts as
A. The guardian of peoples liberties
B. The guardian of public money
C. The chief financial adviser of Govt. of India
D. All of the above
Answer : B
47. Setting up of which one of the following is not stated in the constitution of India ?
A. Planning Commission
B. Finance Commission
C. Election Commission
D. Union Public Service Commission
Answer : A
48. Which one of the following is not a parliamentary committee ?
A. Demands for grants committee
B. Committee on public accounts
C. Committee on public under takings
D. Committee on estimates
Answer : A
49. Given below are two statements
Assertion (A) : The supreme command of the defence forces is vested in the president.
Reason (R) : The Presidents power as commander in-chief are in dependent of legislative control.
In the context of the above, which one of the following is correct ?

A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B. (A) is false but (R) is true
C. (A) is true but (R) is false
D. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A
Answer : C
50. 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

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