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Number of districts in West Bengal at present is

A. 18

B. 19

C. 17

D. 16

Correct Answer :

B. 19


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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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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

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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

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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

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Under which article of the Constitution of India can the President of India be impeached ?

A. Article 61

B. Article 75

C. Article 76

D. Article 356

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the constitution

A. about 6 months in 1949

B. exactly a year since Nov 26,1948

C. about 2 years since Aug 15,1947

D. about 3 tears since Dec 9,1946

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Which of the following courts is responsible for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights ?

A. Supreme Court

B. High Court

C. District Court

D. Both (A) and (B) above

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Consider the following statements
1. In Part IX of the constitution of India, there is no provision of reservation for women in any seat to be filled by direct election in every Panchayat.
2. The Eleventh schedule of the constitution of India distributes power between the state legislature and the panchayat just as the seventh schedule distributes powers between the union of India and the states.
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 Government of the Union of India is parliamentary in character. One of the characteristics of a parliamentary system of Government is

A. The Ministry is collectively responsible to both Houses of Parliament

B. The Ministry is not responsible to the parliament

C. The Ministry is responsible to the Head of the State

D. The Ministry is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha

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What was the number of the princely states in India at the time of partition ?

A. 555

B. 558

C. 560

D. 562

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The President of India can nominate to the Rajya Sabha

A. 6 members

B. 9 members

C. 12 members

D. 15 members

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Which of the following states does not bear Panchayati Raj System ?

A. Mizoram

B. Haryana

C. Kerala

D. Karnataka

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Who among the following Indians was the President of the International Court of Justice at Hague

A. R. S. Pathak

B. P. N. Bhagwati

C. A. N. Mullah

D. Shree Nagendra Singh

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Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?

A. Morarji Desai

B. Vallabhbhai Patel

C. G. B. Pant

D. Devi Lal

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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 constituent assembly for undivided India first met on

A. 6th december,1946

B. 9th december,1946

C. 20th February,1947

D. 3rd June,1947

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During which of the following periods did the Constituent Assembly deliberate upon finalization of the Constitution of India ?

A. November, 1946 November, 1949

B. November, 1947 November, 1949

C. December, 1946 November, 1949

D. December, 1947 November, 1949

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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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When the Constituent Assembly for the Dominion of India reassembled on 31st October,1947,it's reduced membership was

A. 299

B. 311

C. 319

D. 331

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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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2 and 4Prior Sanction of the President of India is required before introducing the bill, in the Parliament on
1. Formation of a new state.
2. Affecting taxation in which states are interested.
3. Altering the boundaries of the states.
4. Money bill
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, 2 and 4

D. All of the above

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Assertion (A) : The council of ministers in the union of India is collectively responsible both to Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Reason (R) : The members of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the ministers of the Union Government.

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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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

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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