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

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1. How many times has financial emergency been declared in India so far ?
A. 5 times
B. 4 times
C. Once
D. Never
Answer : D
2. Which of the following was not the work of the League of Nations
A. To prevent wars in the world
B. To encourage the feelings of co-operation among the nations
C. To settle the disputes among the nations in a peaceful manner
D. To make every nation militarily strong
Answer : D
3. The 84th Amendment Act has frozen the total number of existing seats in the Lok Sabha on the basis of 1971 census. They shall remain unaltered till the first census to be taken after the year
A. 2010
B. 2015
C. 2021
D. 2026
Answer : D
4. 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
5. Of the following, which country is not the permanent member of the Security Council
A. Russia
B. U.S.A
C. Britain
D. Italy
Answer : D
6. The bureaucracy performs
A. Only administrative functions
B. Only judicial functions
C. Only legislative functions
D. Administrative as well as quasi-judicial and quasi-legislative functions
Answer : D
7. Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
A. The Vice-President of India holds office for a period of five years
B. The Vice-President of India can be removed by a simple majority of votes passed in the Rajya Sabha only
C. The Vice-President of India continues to be in office even after the expiry of his term till his successor talkes over
D. The Supreme Court of India has to look into all disputes with regard to the election the Vice-President of India
Answer : B
8. Which of the following statements about the Vice-President of India are not correct ?
1. In order to be Vice-President a person must be qualified for election as a number of the house
of the people.
2. A member of the state legislative can seek election to that office.
3. The term of the office of the Vice-President is the same as that of the President.
4. He can be removed through a formal impleachment.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 4
D. 3 and 4
Answer : C
9. The right to vote in India is given to all people on the basis of
A. Education
B. Age
C. Property
D. Religion
Answer : B
10. 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
11. 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
12. Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is
A. 341
B. 344
C. 333
D. 334
Answer : A
13. Individual liberty is best reflected in a
A. Socialist State
B. Communist State
C. Welfare State
D. Fascist State
Answer : C
14. 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
15. Money bills can be introduced in the state legislature with the prior consent of
A. The Speaker
B. The Chief Minister
C. The Governor
D. The President
Answer : C
16. 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
17. The main organ of U.N.O. is
A. General Assembly
B. Security Council
C. International Court of Justice
D. All the above
Answer : D
18. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 40th Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. 36th Amendment
Answer : D
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. Under which article of the Constitution of India can the President of India be impeached ?
A. Article 61
B. Article 75
C. Article 76
D. Article 356
Answer : A
23. Aristotle, the father or Political Science, believed that the State continues to exist for the sake of good life. His belief is right because
A. The state alone can provide opportunities for the proper development of the individual's faculties
B. State has the power to regulate and control
C. State is what is made by the people
D. State is the result of a contract
Answer : A
24. 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
25. The President of the Union of India has the same constitutional authority as the
A. British Monarch
B. President of USA
C. President of Pakistan
D. President of France
Answer : A
26. 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
27. Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ?
A. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B. The Vice-President
C. The President
D. The Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Answer : A
28. 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
29. Which one of the following made the Indian Legislature bicameral
A. Indian Councils Act, 1909
B. Government of India Act, 1919
C. Government of India Act,1935
D. Indian Independence Act, 1947
Answer : B
30. 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
31. Indian constitution contains
A. 9 schedules and 300 articles
B. 335 articles and 11 schedules
C. 400 articles and 10 schedules
D. 395 (444) articles and 12 schedules
Answer : D
32. The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was
A. 43rd
B. 41st
C. 42nd
D. 44th
Answer : C
33. The Governor of a state in India is
A. Directly elected by the people of the state
B. Appointed by the Prime Minister
C. Appointed by the President
D. Appointed by the State Chief Minister
Answer : C
34. 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
35. What is the maximum time interval permissible between two successive sessions of the Parliament ?
A. Four months
B. Six months
C. Eight months
D. Nine months
Answer : B
36. 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
37. 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
38. The idea of Directive principles of state policy has been borrowed from the Constitution of
A. Japan
B. Canada
C. France
D. Ireland
Answer : D
39. Human Rights Day is observed all over the world every year on
A. 24 October
B. 7 November
C. 10 December
D. 25 December
Answer : C
40. Which of the following Motions can the Council of Ministers in India move ?
A. No confidence Motion
B. Censure Motion
C. Adjournment Motion
D. Confidence Motion
Answer : D
41. Which one of the following is the time limit for the ratification of an emergency period by the
Parliament ?

A. 14 days
B. 1 Month
C. 3 Months
D. 6 Months Answer : B
42. Which among the following is/are appointed by the President of India ?
1. Vice-Chairman of the planning commission.
2. Chairman of the finance commission.
3. Chief Ministers of the union territories.
Select the correct answer by using the following codes.

A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 3 are correct
D. Only 1 is correct
Answer : B
43. The National Development Council (NDC)
1. Discusses the progress of the National Plan.
2. Suggests the ways to achieve goals of the National Plan.
3. Gives guidelines to for mulate the National Plan.
4. Suggests plan allocations.
Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below.

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 2 and 4
D. All of the above
Answer : A
44. Which one of the following states/Uts of the country has more than fifty per cent tribal population of the total population ?
A. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
B. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Puducherry
Answer : B
45. The Parliament or a state legislature can declare a seat vacant if a member absents himself without permission from the sessions for
A. 30 days
B. 60 days
C. 90 days
D. Does not has this power
Answer : B
46. When did the United Nations Organization come into existence ?
A. October 24, 1945
B. October 24, 1943
C. November 26, 1945
D. November 26, 1943
Answer : A
47. Number of districts in West Bengal at present is
A. 18
B. 19
C. 17
D. 16
Answer : B
48. 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
49. The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is
A. 500
B. 525
C. 542
D. 552
Answer : D
50. The Indian constitution establishes India as a
A. Theocracy
B. Republic
C. Democratic Republic
D. None of the above
Answer : C

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