Indian Polity & Economy 1000+ MCQ with answer for IBPS SO

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. 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
2. 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
3. The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on the subject of state list unless
1. The President of India directs it to do so.
2. The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it is necessary to do so in National interests.
3. The speaker of the Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary.
4. There is National emergency
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 and 2
D. 2 and 4
Answer : D
4. The objective of the Eklavya Model Residential Schools is to provide quality education to which of the following ?
A. Scheduled caste students
B. Tribal students
C. Orphan girl students
D. Unorganized women labour
Answer : B
5. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 40th Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. 36th Amendment
Answer : D
6. Which one of the following is the subject of concurrent list ?
A. Police
B. Criminal matters
C. Radio and Television
D. Foreign affairs
Answer : A
7. 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
8. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
9. Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is
A. 341
B. 344
C. 333
D. 334
Answer : A
10. Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India
A. Sachidananda Sinha
B. B.R Ambedkar
C. Dr.Rajendra Prasad
D. P. Upendra
Answer : A
11. 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
12. In the general elections to the 13th Lok Sabha, the Congress Party secured
A. 110
B. 114
C. 112
D. 122
Answer : B
13. Who can be the member of the Rajya Sabha but can speak both in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha ?
A. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
B. Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha
C. Nominated members of the Rajya Sabha
D. Ministers who are members of the Rajya Sabha
Answer : D
14. 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
15. The Attorney General of India is appointed by
A. Chief Justice of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President of India
Answer : C
16. Which of the following states does not bear Panchayati Raj System ?
A. Mizoram
B. Haryana
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka
Answer : A
17. 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
18. Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?
A. 30
B. 31
C. 35
D. 32
Answer : D
19. The total number of fundamental duties mentioned is the constitution of India now is
A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
Answer : B
20. 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
21. Under which constitution amendment, 10 fundamental duties of the citizenswere included in the constitution ?
A. 24th
B. 38th
C. 42nd
D. 44th
Answer : C
22. 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
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. Who was the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of India ?
A. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
B. C. Rajagopalachari
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer : C
25. 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
26. 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
27. The right to vote in elections to a Parliament is a
A. Fundamental Right
B. Political Right
C. Legal Right
D. Natural Right
Answer : B
28. Individual liberty is best reflected in a
A. Socialist State
B. Communist State
C. Welfare State
D. Fascist State
Answer : C
29. Consider the following statements
1. In Part IX of the constitution of India, there is no provision of reservation for women in any seat to be filled by direct election in every Panchayat.
2. The Eleventh schedule of the constitution of India distributes power between the state legislature and the panchayat just as the seventh schedule distributes powers between the union of India and the states.
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
30. Nyaya Panchayats in Panchayati Raj system have no powers of awarding imprisonment except in the state of
A. Bihar
B. Jammu-Kashmir
C. Maharashtra
D. West Bengal
Answer : B
31. 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
32. 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
33. The Union Cabinet is responsible to
A. The Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha
B. The President of India
C. The Lok Sabha only
D. The electorate
Answer : C
34. A motion of no confidence against the Council of Ministers can be moved in Lok Sabha if it is
supported by at least

A. 50 members
B. 55 members
C. 100 members
D. One-fifth of total number
Answer : A
35. 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
36. 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
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. Monthly salary of President of India is
A. Rs. 10,000
B. Rs. 8,000
C. Rs. 15,000
D. Rs. 1,50,00
Answer : D
42. 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
43. 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
44. Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India ?
A. Ram Jethmalani
B. Y. K. Sabharwal
C. Bijubhai Patnaik
D. K. G. Balkrishnan
Answer : D
45. 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
46. Which one of the following is the period for the legislative council to detain the ordinary bills ?
A. 3 Months
B. 4 Months
C. 6 Months
D. 14 days
Answer : A
47. Which of the following states/union territories has a Legislative Assembly consisting of only 30 members ?
A. Puducherry
B. Mizoram
C. Goa
D. All the above
Answer : A
48. 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
49. 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
50. Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government
A. India
B. Britain
C. Canada
D. U.S.A.
Answer : D

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