Indian Polity & Economy MCQ Solved Paper for RBI Assistant

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. Which one of the following states has the highest number of reserve seats for the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha ?
A. Bihar
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gujarat
Answer : C
2. Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?
A. Assam
B. Tripura
C. Kerala
D. Nagaland
Answer : D
3. 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
4. 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
5. Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government
A. India
B. Britain
C. Canada
D. U.S.A.
Answer : D
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. Which of the following statements about the Vice-President of India are not correct ?
1. In order to be Vice-President a person must be qualified for election as a number of the house
of the people.
2. A member of the state legislative can seek election to that office.
3. The term of the office of the Vice-President is the same as that of the President.
4. He can be removed through a formal impleachment.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 4
D. 3 and 4
Answer : C
10. 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
11. The Indian constitution establishes India as a
A. Theocracy
B. Republic
C. Democratic Republic
D. None of the above
Answer : C
12. Idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from
A. England
B. America
C. Australia
D. Russia
Answer : C
13. 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
14. 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
15. In India, the states derive their power from the
A. People
B. Constitution
C. State Assembly
D. Parliament
Answer : B
16. 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
17. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of union territories of India in the increasing order of there area ?
A. Puducherry Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands
B. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Puducherry
C. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Puducherry Andaman and Nicobar Islands
D. Puducherry Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep
Answer : C
18. Which one of the following political theories advocates the withering away of the state and ushering in a new society in which there will be no state and no ceasses ?
A. Liberalism
B. Democratic Socialism
C. Marxism
D. Fabian Socialism
Answer : C
19. Chief Justice of High Court is appointed by
A. President
B. Governor
C. Chief Justice of India
D. President at the advice of Chief Justce of India and the Governor of the concerned state
Answer : D
20. 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
21. According to the Preamble of the Constitution, India is a
A. Sovereign democratic socialist republic
B. Sovereign socialist secular republic
C. Sovereign democratic republic
D. Sovereign socialist secular democratic republic
Answer : D
22. 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
23. The Constituent Assembly which framed the constitution for Independent India was set up in
A. 1945
B. 1946
C. 1947
D. 1949
Answer : B
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?
A. 30
B. 31
C. 35
D. 32
Answer : D
28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. The first day session of the Indian Constituent Assembly was chaired by
A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru
C. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
D. Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha
Answer : D
35. Which part of the following is described as the soul of Indian Constitution ?
A. Directive principles of state policy
B. The preamble of the Constitution
C. Fundamental rights
D. None of the above
Answer : B
36. 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
37. Under the Constitution, the power to issue a writ of Habeas Corpus is vested in
A. High Court alone
B. Both Supreme Court and High Courts
C. All courts down to the District Courts
D. None of these
Answer : B
38. 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
39. 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
40. What was the scheme to reduce interest burden of the state Government of India through gradual conversion of high cost debt into a low cost debt known as ?
. Debt swap scheme
B. Debt write off scheme
C. Grantsinaid scheme
D. Debt consolidation scheme
Answer : A
41. The Government of West Bengal introduced democratic elections to the local bodies in
A. 1977
B. 1978
C. 1979
D. 1980
Answer : D
42. 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
43. No. of municipal towns in West Bengal, at present
A. 119
B. 104
C. 256
D. 191
Answer : A
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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
47. The approach paper for the 11th five year plan of India was approved by National Development Council in its meeting held on
A. 7th November
B. 20th November
C. 9th December
D. 10th January
Answer : C
48. 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
49. The constitution of india was adopted by the
A. Governor General
B. British Parliament
C. Constituent Assembly
D. Parliament of India
Answer : C
50. In our constitution, Directive principles of the state policy aim at -
A. Free compulsory education for children
B. Equal wages for equal work for women and men
C. Equitable distribution of wealth
D. All the above
Answer : D

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