Indian Polity & Economy MCQ Solved Paper for SSC CGL

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. Number of districts in West Bengal at present is
A. 18
B. 19
C. 17
D. 16
Answer : B
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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 ?
A. Debt swap scheme
B. Debt write off scheme
C. Grantsinaid scheme
D. Debt consolidation scheme
Answer : A
6. Which one of the following is not a parliamentary committee ?
A. Demands for grants committee
B. Committee on public accounts
C. Committee on public under takings
D. Committee on estimates
Answer : A
7. 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
8. The Fundamental Rights in our Constitution are inspired by the Constitution of
A. United States of America
B. United Kingdom
C. Switzerland
D. Canada
Answer : A
9. 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
10. The ultimate authority according to the preamble of the Indian constitution vests in
A. The President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President, Prime Minister and rulers of native states
D. People of India as a whole
Answer : D
11. 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
12. 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
13. What was the number of the princely states in India at the time of partition ?
A. 555
B. 558
C. 560
D. 562
Answer : D
14. The Indian constitution establishes India as a
A. Theocracy
B. Republic
C. Democratic Republic
D. None of the above
Answer : C
15. The League of Nations was established in
A. 1917
B. 1918
C. 1919
D. 1920
Answer : D
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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 passe 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. The Attorney General of India is appointed by
A. Chief Justice of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President of India
Answer : C
24. Where is the permanent head quarter of International Court of Justice
A. London
B. Moscow
C. Washington
D. The Hague
Answer : D
25. No. of municipal towns in West Bengal, at present
A. 119
B. 104
C. 256
D. 191
Answer : A
26. Which organ is the custodian of the National purse ?
A. Executive
B. Judiciary
C. Legislature
D. Civil Servants
Answer : C
27. Who is known as the First Law Officer of India ?
A. Chief Justice of India
B. Law Minister of India
C. Attorney General of India
D. Law Secretary
Answer : C
28. The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and
A. 12 judges
B. 15 judges
C. 20 judges
D. 30 judges
Answer : D
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. Right to constitutional remedy has been mentioned in which article of the constitution ?
A. 30
B. 31
C. 35
D. 32
Answer : D
36. 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
37. 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
38. The total number of fundamental duties mentioned is the constitution of India now is
A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13
Answer : B
39. 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
40. Which one of the following expenditures is not charged on the consolidated fund of India?
A. Salary and allowances of the President of India
B. Salary and allowances of the Governor of a State of India
C. Salary and allowances of the justice of the Supreme Court of India
D. Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Answer : B
41. All the following are fundamental rights guaranteed by the Indian constitution except
A. The right to equality
B. The right against exploitation
C. The right to adequate means of livelihood
D. The right to freedom of religion
Answer : C
42. Setting up of which one of the folloing is not stated in the constitution of India ?
A. Planning Commission
B. Finance Commission
C. Election Commission
D. Union Public Service Commission
Answer : A
43. 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
44. 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
45. 'The relation between individual and society is not one-sided: both are essential for the comprehension of either." Whose words are these
A. Karl Marx
B. Plato
C. Mac Iver
D. M. K. Gandhi
Answer : C
46. Who among the following was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution
A. Rajendra Prasad
B. Tej Bahadur Sapru
C. C. Rajagopalachari
D. B.R Ambedkar
Answer : D
47. Which of the following Motions can the Council of Ministers in India move ?
A. No confidence Motion
B. Censure Motion
C. Adjournment Motion
D. Confidence Motion
Answer : D
48. 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
49. Which one of the following is the time limit for the ratification of an emergency period by the
Parliament ?

A. 14 days
B. 1 Month
C. 3 Months
D. 6 Months
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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