Indian Polity & Economy 1000+ MCQ with answer for CTET

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. Which of the following is not a specialised agency of U.N.O.
A. International Labour Organisation
B. International Monetary Fund
C. World Health Organisation
D. World Hockey Federation
Answer : D
6. The total number of fundamental duties mentioned is the constitution of India now is
A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
Answer : B
7. 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
8. Who has been the only Lok Sabha Speaker to have become the President of India ?
A. Gyani Zail Singh
B. V. V. Giri
C. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
D. K. R. Narayanan
Answer : C
9. 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
10. 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
11. The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by the President. He can be remvoed
A. By the President
B. On the address from both Houses of Parliament
C. By the Supreme Court
D. On the recommendation of the President by the Supreme Court
Answer : A
12. 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
13. 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
14. The League of Nations was established in
A. 1917
B. 1918
C. 1919
D. 1920
Answer : D
15. 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
16. India became a sovereign, democratic republic on
A. Aug 15, 1947
B. Jan 30, 1948
C. Jan 26, 1950
D. Nov 26, 1929
Answer : C
17. 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
18. 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
19. Individual liberty is best reflected in a
A. Socialist State
B. Communist State
C. Welfare State
D. Fascist State
Answer : C
20. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right ?
A. Right against exploitation
B. Equal pay for equal work
C. Equality before law
D. Right to freedom of religion
Answer : B
21. The parliamentary set up in the Indian constitution has been adopted from
A. U.S.A.
B. Russia
C. England
All the above
Answer : C
22. The maximum strength of the Legislative Assembly of a state is
A. 450
B. 500
C. 400
D. 525
Answer : B
23. 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
24. The United Nations Charter was signed in
A. Postdam
B. Yalta
C. San Fransisco
D. Tehran
Answer : C
25. The Government of West Bengal introduced democratic elections to the local bodies in
A. 1977
B. 1978
C. 1979
D. 1980
Answer : D
26. Who among the following can participate in the proceedings of both the Houses of Parliament ?
A. Vice-President
B. Solicitor-General
C. Chief Justice
D. Attorney-General
Answer : D
27. 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
28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. What is the minimum age laid down for a candidate to seek election to the Lok Sabha ?
A. 18 years
B. 21 years
C. 25 years
D. 30 years
Answer : C
33. 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
34. 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
35. Who was the speaker of the first Lok-Sabha ?
A. Hukam Singh
B. G. V. Mavalankar
C. K. M. Munshi
D. U. N. Dhebar
Answer : B
36. How many representatives for Vidhan Parishad of U.P. are elected from the teacher's constituency
A. 18
B. 12
C. 9
D. 6
Answer : C
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. Consider the following statements
1. In the Parliamentary system of India. If the President of India returns a Bill for reconsideration of the Houses; and both the Houses pass the Bill again without any amendment and the Bill is again presented to the President, the President has the power to with hold his assent from the Bill.
2. As per the constitution of India the union council of ministers is responsible both to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
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 : D
41. Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is
A. 341
B. 344
C. 333
D. 334
Answer : A
42. 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
43. Consider the following statements :
1. The mode of removal of a judge of a High Court in India is same as that of removal of a judge of the Supreme Court.
2. After retirement from the office, a permanent judge of a High Court can not plead or act in any court or before any authority in 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?
A. Assam
B. Tripura
C. Kerala
D. Nagaland
Answer : D
47. 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
48. In Dictorship Executive is responsible to
A. An advisory council
B. The people's representative
C. The high administrative officers
D. No one
Answer : D
49. In the general elections to the 13th Lok Sabha, the Congress Party secured
A. 110
B. 114
C. 112
D. 122
Answer : B
50. 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

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