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How many members of Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President ?

A. 12

B. 15

C. 10

D. 20

Correct Answer :

A. 12


The President nominates 12 members of the Rajya Sabha from the field of Literature, Art, Science and Social Work.

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Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?

A. Assam

B. Tripura

C. Kerala

D. Nagaland

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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

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The Governor of a state in India is

A. Directly elected by the people of the state

B. Appointed by the Prime Minister

C. Appointed by the President

D. Appointed by the State Chief Minister

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Consider the following statements :
1. A money bill cannot be introduced in the Council of States.
2. The Council of States cannot reject a money bill nor amend it.
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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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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The Attorney General of India is appointed by

A. Chief Justice of India

B. The Prime Minister

C. The President of India

D. The UPSC

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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

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The most controversial amendment passed during the emergency was

A. 43rd

B. 41st

C. 42nd

D. 44th

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Where is the headquarters of the UNO ?

A. Geneva

B. The Hague

C. New York

D. Paris

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The electoral college that elects the Vice-President of India consists of

A. Members of Rajya Sabha only

B. Elected members of both the houses of Parliament

C. Members of both the houses of Parliament

D. Members of the Rajya Sabha and the Legislative Assemblies of states

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Individual liberty is best reflected in a

A. Socialist State

B. Communist State

C. Welfare State

D. Fascist State

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Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is

A. 341

B. 344

C. 333

D. 334

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India became a sovereign, democratic republic on

A. Aug 15, 1947

B. Jan 30, 1948

C. Jan 26, 1950

D. Nov 26, 1929

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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

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Which of the following statements is correct

A. The Constituent Assembly of India was elected by the Provincial Assemblies in the year 1946

B. Jawaharlal Nehru, M.A.Jinnah and Sardar vallabhbhai Patel were members of the Constituent Assembly of India

C. The Frist Session of the constituent Assembly of India was held in January, 1947

D. The constitution of India was adopted on 26th January, 1950

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Who among the following had the longest tenure as the Prime Minister of India ?

A. Morarji Desai

B. Charan Singh

C. V. P. Singh

D. Lal Bhadur Shastri

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Which among the following is the correct expression of the term Secular in India ?

A. India has many religious

B. Indians have religious freedom

C. To follow the religion depends upon the will of an individual

D. There is no religion of the state in India

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Which one of the following is the essential function of the General Assembly

A. To discuss the problems facing the world

B. Took prepare the whole budget for U.N.O. and to find out the ways and means to meet the expenses therein

C. To prepare and improve the International Laws

D. All the above

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In which of the following countries are direct democratic checks such as Referendum, Initiative and Recall provided for

A. U.S.S.R.

B. U.K.

C. Switzerland

D. Australia

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How many times has financial emergency been declared in India so far ?

A. 5 times

B. 4 times

C. Once

D. Never

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Who has given this statement ?
Man is born free but he is always in chains.

A. Locke

B. Rousseaue

C. Benthan

D. Robert Mill

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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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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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Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ?

A. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

B. The Vice-President

C. The President

D. The Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

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Which one of the following states/Uts of the country has more than fifty per cent tribal population of the total population ?

A. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

B. Dadra and Nagar Haveli

C. Himachal Pradesh

D. Puducherry

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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

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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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Which one of the following Indian states does not keep its own High Court ?

A. Orissa

B. Sikkim

C. Himachal Pradesh

D. Manipur

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Under which article of the Constitution of India can the Indian Parliament make laws under the residuary powers ?

A. Article 248

B. Article 249

C. Article 250

D. Article 251

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No. of municipal towns in West Bengal, at present

A. 119

B. 104

C. 256

D. 191