FCI Recruitment - Indian Polity & Economy 1000+ MCQ [Solved] PDF Download

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1. Which one of the following expenditures is not charged on the consolidated fund of India?
A. Salary and allowances of the President of India
B. Salary and allowances of the Governor of a State of India
C. Salary and allowances of the justice of the Supreme Court of India
D. Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Answer : B
2. What does the Constitution (Ninety Second Amendment) Act, 2003 deal with ?
A. Creation of a separate National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
B. Cyber Crime
C. Inclusion of Bodo, Dogri, Maithili and Santhali languages in the Eighth Schedule
D. Making right to free and compulsory education a fundamental right
Answer : C
3. 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
4. Monthly salary of President of India is
A. Rs. 10,000
B. Rs. 8,000
C. Rs. 15,000
D. Rs. 1,50,000
Answer : D
5. 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
6. The League of Nations was established in
A. 1917
B. 1918
C. 1919
D. 1920
Answer : D
7. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 40th Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. 36th Amendment
Answer : D
8. Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is
A. 341
B. 344
C. 333
D. 334
Answer : A
9. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
10. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?
A. Right to equality
B. Right to property
C. Right to freedom
D. Right to constitutional remedies
Answer : B
11. Idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from
A. England
B. America
C. Australia
D. Russia
Answer : C
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was
A. 43rd
B. 41st
C. 42nd
D. 44th
Answer : C
17. When did the Akali Movement start ?
A. 1901
B. 1911
C. 1921
D. 1931
Answer : C
18. Which of the following organisation was established to promote peace and co-operation among the nations of the world
A. The Holy Aliance
B. The League of Nations
C. The United Nations Organisation
D. All the above
Answer : D
19. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Vallabhbhai Patel
C. G. B. Pant
D. Devi Lal
Answer : B
20. The President of India can nominate to the Rajya Sabha
A. 6 members
B. 9 members
C. 12 members
D. 15 members
Answer : C
21. Which part of the following is described as the soul of Indian Constitution ?
A. Directive principles of state policy
B. The preamble of the Constitution
C. Fundamental rights
D. None of the above
Answer : B
22. Who was the President of the Republic of India who consistently described Indian secularism as Sarve Dharma Samabhav ?
A.Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
B. Dr. Jakir Hussain
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. Giani Zail Singh
Answer : A
23. Which one of the following is a national political party
A. All India Anna D. M. K.
B. National Conference
C. Communist Party of India
D. All India Forward Block
Answer : C
24. Who is known as the First Law Officer of India ?
A. Chief Justice of India
B. Law Minister of India
C. Attorney General of India
D. Law Secretary
Answer : C
25. The defeat of Government in Rajya Sabha leads to
A. Its dismissal by the President
B. Resignation by Prime Minister
C. Advice by President to Prime Minister to relinquish office
D. None of these
Answer : D
26. Who among the following has not been a Chief Justice of India ?
A. R. C. Lahoti
B. G. B. Pattanaik
C. S. S. Gill
D. V. N. Khare
Answer : C
27. 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
28. A Money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendation of the
A. President of India
B. Union Cabinet
C. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D. Union Finance Minister
Answer : A
29. Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constituted in a state, having a population less than
A. Ten Lakhs
B. Fifteen Lakhs
C. Twenty Lakhs
D. Twenty five Lakhs
Answer : C
30. 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
31. The Panchayati Raj Institution at the block level is known as
A. Gram Panchayat
B. Panchayat Samiti
C. Zilla Parishad
D. None of the above
Answer : B
32. Which of the following are included in the Constitution of India as the directive principles of state policy ?
1. Separation of judiciary from executive.
2. Participation of workers in management of industry.
3. Equal justice and free legal aid.
Select the correct answer using the code given below

A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3
Answer : D
33. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of union territories of India in the increasing order of there area ?
A. Puducherry Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands
B. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Puducherry
C. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Puducherry Andaman and Nicobar Islands
D. Puducherry Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep
Answer : C
34. In which year did the Supreme Court of India dismiss the petitions of the cement, fertilizer and sugar industries challenging the jute packing material Act, 1987 ?
A. 1980
B. 1990
C. 1993
D. 1996
Answer : C
35. 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
36. In which general election did the Congress Party lose majority in the Parliament for the first time ?
A. 1967
B. 1977
C. 1980
D. None of the above
Answer : B
37. Which one of the following statements about the state Governors is not true ?
A. He is a part of the state legislature
B. He can pardon a sentence of death
C. He appoints judges of the state High Court
D. He has no emergency powers
Answer : C
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?
A. Assam
B. Tripura
C. Kerala
D. Nagaland
Answer : D
42. 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
43. Which of the following statementsregrading the Contituent Assembly are true
1.It was not based on Adult Franchise .
2.It resulted from direct elections.
3.It was multi-party body.
4.It worked through several Committees.

A. 1 & 2
B. 2 & 3
C. 3 & 4
D. 1,2,3 & 4
Answer : C
44. Universal Adult Franchise makes a government
A. More responsive
B. More efficient
C. More popular amongst the minorities
D. More stable
Answer : A
45. 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
46. Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographic area as a scheduled area ?
A. Governor
B. Chief Minister
C. Prime Minister
D. President
Answer : D
47. 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
48. 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
49. Number of districts in West Bengal at present is
A. 18
B. 19
C. 17
D. 16
Answer : B
50. For removing the Vice President of Indian from his office a resolution is initiated in -
A. The joint sitting of both the House
B. The Rajya Sabha
C. The Lok Sabha
D. Any of the two Houses
Answer : B

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