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Consider the following statements
1. The design of the National flag of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 22nd July, 1947.
2. The National Anthem was first sung on 27th December, 1911 at the Calcutta Session of Indian National Congress.
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 :

C. Both 1 and 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 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

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What is the maximum time interval permissible between two successive sessions of the Parliament ?

A. Four months

B. Six months

C. Eight months

D. Nine months

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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

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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

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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

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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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Which of the following is a member of the SAARC

A. Bhutan

B. Tibet

C. Myanmar

D. Malaysia

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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

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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

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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

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The Constituent Assembly which framed the constitution for Independent India was set up in

A. 1945

B. 1946

C. 1947

D. 1949

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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

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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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The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and

A. 12 judges

B. 15 judges

C. 20 judges

D. 30 judges

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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 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

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Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government

A. India

B. Britain

C. Canada

D. U.S.A.

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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

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The main organ of U.N.O. is

A. General Assembly

B. Security Council

C. International Court of Justice

D. All the above

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Idea of concurrent list in Indian constitution was borrowed from

A. England

B. America

C. Australia

D. Russia

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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

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Into how many parts the constitution of India divided

A. 10

B. 12

C. 32

D. 22

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In which year did the Supreme Court of India dismiss the petitions of the cement, fertilizer and sugar industries challenging the jute packing material Act, 1987 ?

A. 1980

B. 1990

C. 1993

D. 1996

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In case the post of President of India falls vacant and there is also no Vice-President, than who among the following would be the acting President ?

A. Viec-Chairman of Rajya Sabha

B. Attorney General of India

C. Lok Sabha Speaker

D. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

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In India, the states derive their power from the

A. People

B. Constitution

C. State Assembly

D. Parliament

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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 United Nations Charter was signed in

A. Postdam

B. Yalta

C. San Fransisco

D. Tehran

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Which organ is the custodian of the National purse ?

A. Executive

B. Judiciary

C. Legislature

D. Civil Servants

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Magna Carta in England led to the Development of

A. Constitutional law

B. International law

C. Labour law

D. Criminal law