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Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the

A. 42nd Amendment

B. 40th Amendment

C. 39th Amendment

D. 36th Amendment

Correct Answer :

D. 36th Amendment


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Who was the protem Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

B. C. Raja Gopalachari

C. Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha

D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Which of the following states/union territories has a Legislative Assembly consisting of only 30 members ?

A. Puducherry

B. Mizoram

C. Goa

D. All the above

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Given below are two statements
Assertion (A) : The supreme command of the defence forces is vested in the president.
Reason (R) : The Presidents power as commander in-chief are in dependent of legislative control.
In the context of the above, which one of the following is correct ?

A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

B. (A) is false but (R) is true

C. (A) is true but (R) is false

D. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A

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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

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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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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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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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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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The union ministers hold office during the pleasure of

A. The President

B. The Prime Minister

C. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

D. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court 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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The 84th Amendment Act has frozen the total number of existing seats in the Lok Sabha on the basis of 1971 census. They shall remain unaltered till the first census to be taken after the year

A. 2010

B. 2015

C. 2021

D. 2026

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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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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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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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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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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 Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because

A. this day was being celebrated as the Independence day since 1929

B. it was the wish of the framers of the Constitution

C. the British did not want to leave Inadia earlier than this day

D. it was an auspicious day

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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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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

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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 League of Nations was established in

A. 1917

B. 1918

C. 1919

D. 1920

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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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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

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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

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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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Which of the following was not the work of the League of Nations

A. To prevent wars in the world

B. To encourage the feelings of co-operation among the nations

C. To settle the disputes among the nations in a peaceful manner

D. To make every nation militarily strong

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The executive powers of the state are vested in the governor under article of the Constitution

A. Article 154 (1)

B. Article 155

C. Article 14

D. Article 356

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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 number of Anglo-Indians who can be nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha is

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5