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Consider the following statements
1. For a person to be eligible for election as the Vice-President of India, he must be qualified for election as a member of the Rajya Sabha.
2. No person has ever been elected as the Vice-President of India for a second term.
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

Correct Answer :

A. 1 only


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The constitution of india was adopted by the

A. Governor General

B. British Parliament

C. Constituent Assembly

D. Parliament of India

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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

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Which Article of the Constitution of India abolishes untouchability and forbids its practice in any form ?

A. Article 16

B. Article 17

C. Article 18

D. Article 15

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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

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Members of Constituent Assembly were

A. Elected by provincial assemblies

B. Elected directly by people

C. Nominated by government

D. Represented only by the princely states

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The total number of members of legislative council can in no case be less than

A. 40

B. 60

C. 50

D. No minimum strength has been fixed

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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

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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

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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

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Which one of the following countries does not follow the West Minster system of Parliament ?

A. Malaysia

B. Singapore

C. Australia

D. Switzerland

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How many representatives for Vidhan Parishad of U.P. are elected from the teacher's constituency

A. 18

B. 12

C. 9

D. 6

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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

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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

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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

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The Indian constitution establishes India as a

A. Theocracy

B. Republic

C. Democratic Republic

D. None of the above

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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

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The Finance Commission is premarily Concerned with recommending to the president about

A. The principle governing grants in aid to be given to the states

B. Distributing the net proceeds of the taxes between the centre and the states

C. Neither (A) Nor (B)

D. Both (A) and (B)

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Consider the following statements
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India can be removed only on an address from both Houses of Parliament.
2. In India, the Comptroller and Auditor General has no control over the issue of money from the consolidated fund 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

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Which one of the following is correct about the Supreme Court regarding its judgement ?

A. It can change the judgement

B. It cannot change the judgement

C. Only the Chief Justice of India can change the judgement

D. Only the ministry of law can change the judgement

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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

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Money bills can be introduced in the state legislature with the prior consent of

A. The Speaker

B. The Chief Minister

C. The Governor

D. The President

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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

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whole or any part of India for implementing international
treaties

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

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Consider the following statements in respect of financial emergency under Article 360 of the Constitution of India :
1. A proclamation of financial emergency issued shall cease to operate at the expiration of two months, unless before the expiration of that period it has been approved by the resolutions of both Houses of Parliament.
2. If any proclamation of financial emergency is in operation, it is competent for the President of India to issue direction for the reduction of salaries and allowances of all or any class of person serving in connection with the affairs of the union but excluding the judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts.
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

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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

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Of the following which is not the salient feature of Indian constitution

A. Lengthiest document in the world

B. Directive principles of state policy

C. Supreme Court

D. Presidential type of government

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Who was the speaker of the first Lok-Sabha ?

A. Hukam Singh

B. G. V. Mavalankar

C. K. M. Munshi

D. U. N. Dhebar

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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

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In which general election did the Congress Party lose majority in the Parliament for the first time ?

A. 1967

B. 1977

C. 1980

D. None of the above

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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