Indian Polity & Economy 1000+ MCQ with answer for XAT

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. The electoral college that elects the Vice-President of India consists of
A. Members of Rajya Sabha only
B. Elected members of both the houses of Parliament
C. Members of both the houses of Parliament
D. Members of the Rajya Sabha and the Legislative Assemblies of states
Answer : C
2. 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
3. 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
4. Into how many parts the constitution of India divided
A. 10
B. 12
C. 32
D. 22
Answer : D
5. 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
6. whole or any part of India for implementing international

A. With the consent of all the states
B. With the consent of majority of states
C. With the consent of states conerned
D. Without the consent of any state
Answer : D
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. The Attorney General of India is appointed by
A. Chief Justice of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President of India
Answer : C
12. 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
13. 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
14. Which of the following states does not bear Panchayati Raj System ?
A. Mizoram
B. Haryana
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka
Answer : A
15. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
16. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the formation of the following as full states of the Indian Union ?
A. Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh Nagaland Haryana
B. Nagaland Haryana Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh
C. Sikkim Haryana Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh
D. Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh Sikkim Haryana
Answer : B
17. 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
18. 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
19. The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is
A. 500
B. 525
C. 542
D. 552
Answer : D
20. The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by
A. Stafford Cripps
B. A.V Alexander
C. Lord Pethick Lawrence
D. Hugh Gaitskell
Answer : C
21. 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
22. 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
23. Which of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India ?
A. The Government of India Act, 1919
B. The Government of India Act, 1935
C. The Indian Independence Act, 1947
D. None of the above
Answer : B
24. Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?
A. Department of elementary education and literacy
B. Department of Secondary and Higher Education
C. Department of technical education
D. Department of women and child development
Answer : C
25. Where is the permanent head quarter of International Court of Justice
A. London
B. Moscow
C. Washington
D. The Hague
Answer : D
26. 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
27. Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India
A. Dr.B.N Rao
B. Dr.B.R Ambedkar
C. K.M Munshi
D. M.C Setalvad
Answer : A
28. 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
29. Which of the following is not more a Fundamental Right ?
A. Right to equality
B. Right to freedom
C. Right to property
D. Right against exploitation
Answer : C
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. Parliamentary system in India has been borrowed from which country ?
A. America
B. Britain
C. Australia
D. Ireland
Answer : B
34. 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
35. Which of the following is not included in the directive principles of state policy ?
A. Prohibition of liquor
B. Right to work
C. Equal wage for equal work
D. Right to information
Answer : D
36. 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
37. Who, amongst the following, was the Chairperson of the Drafting Committee set up by the Constituent Assembly ?
A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
D. None of the above
Answer : C
38. 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
39. 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
40. The most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution was exercised by the
A. U.S.Constitution
B. British Constitution
C. Government of India Act,1935
D. French ideals of Liberty an Fraternity
Answer : C
41. 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
42. 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
43. 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
44. The Finance Commission is constituted under arti-0cle .……....... of the constitution of India.
A. 275
B. 280
C. 282
D. None of the above
Answer : B
45. 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
46. 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
47. Which among the following is the correct expression of the term Secular in India ?
A. India has many religious
B. Indians have religious freedom
C. To follow the religion depends upon the will of an individual
D. There is no religion of the state in India
Answer : D
48. Magna Carta in England led to the Development of
A. Constitutional law
B. International law
C. Labour law
D. Criminal law
Answer : A
49. Idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from
A. England
B. America
C. Australia
D. Russia
Answer : C
50. The demand for the Constituent assembly was put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at it's session held at
A. Kanpur
B. Bombay
C. Lucknow
D. Lahore
Answer : C

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