Indian Polity & Economy MCQ Solved Paper for IBPS PO

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. The Government of the Union of India is parliamentary in character. One of the characteristics of a parliamentary system of Government is
A. The Ministry is collectively responsible to both Houses of Parliament
B. The Ministry is not responsible to the parliament
C. The Ministry is responsible to the Head of the State
D. The Ministry is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha
Answer : D
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. Judiciary is one of three branches of modern governments. In some governments the principle of judicial supremacy is recognised in theory as well as in practice. It is because
A. The judges possess knowledge the laws
B. The judges can help in making the laws
C. There is no need to protect the rights of the citizens
D. The judiciary is impartial and superior to other branches of the government as it interprets the constitution
Answer : D
9. Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government
A. India
B. Britain
C. Canada
D. U.S.A.
Answer : D
10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographic area as a scheduled area ?
A. Governor
B. Chief Minister
C. Prime Minister
D. President
Answer : D
14. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
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 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
17. A Money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendation of the
A. President of India
B. Union Cabinet
C. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D. Union Finance Minister
Answer : A
18. Mahatma Gandhi often stressed the importance of villages and wanted the establishment of 'Gram Raj' in India. It was because
A. Gandhiji was born in a village
B. Village administration is easy
C. Village people are good and hard working
D. Villages are the backbone of the nation and help for the welfare of all people
Answer : D
19. 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 ad 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. Magna Carta in England led to the Development of
A. Constitutional law
B. International law
C. Labour law
D. Criminal law
Answer : A
28. 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
29. 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
30. The Comptroller and Auditor General acts as
A. The guardian of peoples liberties
B. The guardian of public money
C. The chief financial adviser of Govt. of India
D. All of the above
Answer : B
31. 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 and Fraternity
Answer : C
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
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. Consider the following statements
1. In the Lok Sabha, 12 members are nominated by the President of India.
2. In the Rajya Sabha, a maximum of 2 members of the Anglo-Indian community can be nominated by the President 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 : D
37. The United Nations Charter was signed in
A. Postdam
B. Yalta
C. San Fransisco
D. Tehran
Answer : C
38. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 40th Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. 36th Amendment
Answer : D
39. 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
40. How many language have been recognised by he constitution ?
A. 13
B. 18
C. 15
D. 22
Answer : D
41. The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was
A. 43rd
B. 41st
C. 42nd
D. 44th
Answer : C
42. 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
43. 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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
47. A citizen of India is arrested and detained without trial. Which of the following writs should he invoke in the Court to secure freedom
A. Quo Warranto
B. Certiorari
C. Mandamus
D. Habeas Corpus
Answer : D
48. Consider the following statements
1. The Constitution of India classifies the members of the council of union ministers into three ranks.
2. A members of Rajya Sabha can be chosen as a union minister and he enjoys the right to vote
in the Lok 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
49. 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
50. 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

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