Indian Polity & Economy MCQ Solved Paper for GRE

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. 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
2. Which one of the following is not a constitutional body ?
A. Election Commission
B. Union Public Service Commission
C. Planning Commission
D. Finance Commission
Answer : C
3. 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
4. The Constituent Assembly which framed the constitution for Independent India was set up in
A. 1945
B. 1946
C. 1947
D. 1949
Answer : B
5. Who among the following had the longest tenure as the Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Charan Singh
C. V. P. Singh
D. Lal Bhadur Shastri
Answer : A
6. 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
7. Magna Carta in England led to the Development of
A. Constitutional law
B. International law
C. Labour law
D. Criminal law
Answer : A
8. Who will decide the office of profit ?
A. President and Governor
B. Union Parliament
C. Supreme Court
D. Union Public Service Commission
Answer : A
9. 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
10. 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
11. Where is the permanent head quarter of International Court of Justice
A. London
B. Moscow
C. Washington
D. The Hague
Answer : D
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. The League of Nations was established in
A. 1917
B. 1918
C. 1919
D. 1920
Answer : D
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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 afer the year
A. 2010
B. 2015
C. 2021
D. 2026
Answer : D
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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
25. Right to education to all children between the age of 6 to 14 years is
A. Included in the directive principles of state policy
B. A Fundamental Right
C. A Statutory Right
D. None of these
Answer : B
26. 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
27. Who was the protem Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of India ?
A. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
B. C. Raja Gopalachari
C. Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha
D. Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer : C
28. The Indian constitution borrowed the directive principles of the state policy from the constitution of which of the following countries ?
A. United Kingdom (U.K.) Britain
B. United States of America (USA)
C. Ireland
D. Japan
Answer : C
29. 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
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. 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. Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?
A. 30
B. 31
C. 35
D. 32
Answer : D
33. Which of the following statements regrading 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
34. 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
35. 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
36. Where is the headquarters of the UNO ?
A. Geneva
B. The Hague
C. New York
D. Paris
Answer : C
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constituted in a state, having a populatio less than
A. Ten Lakhs
B. Fifteen Lakhs
C. Twenty Lakhs
D. Twenty five Lakhs
Answer : C
42. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Vallabhbhai Patel
C. G. B. Pant
D. Devi Lal
Answer : B
43. 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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
47. 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
48. 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
49. Who was the president of the Constituent Assembly
A. Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Dr.B.R Ambedkar
D. C. Rajagopalachari
Answer : B
50. Chief Justice of High Court is appointed by
A. President
B. Governor
C. Chief Justice of India
D. President at the advice of Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the concerned state
Answer : D

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