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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

Correct Answer :

D. 2026


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The United Nations Charter was signed in

A. Postdam

B. Yalta

C. San Fransisco

D. Tehran

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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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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 statements about the Vice-President of India are not correct ?
1. In order to be Vice-President a person must be qualified for election as a number of the house
of the people.
2. A member of the state legislative can seek election to that office.
3. The term of the office of the Vice-President is the same as that of the President.
4. He can be removed through a formal impleachment.

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 and 4

D. 3 and 4

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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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The idea of Directive principles of state policy has been borrowed from the Constitution of

A. Japan

B. Canada

C. France

D. Ireland

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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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Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?

A. Department of elementary education and literacy

B. Department of Secondary and Higher Education

C. Department of technical education

D. Department of women and child development

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Which of the following states/union territories have a common High Court ?

A. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

B. Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir

C. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

D. Assam and Bengal

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The ultimate authority according to the preamble of the Indian constitution vests in

A. The President

B. The Prime Minister

C. The President, Prime Minister and rulers of native states

D. People of India as a whole

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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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Assertion (A) : The number of the members of the Union Public Service Commission is prescribed in the constitution of India.
Reason (R) : The Union Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India.

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

A. Mizoram

B. Haryana

C. Kerala

D. Karnataka

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Who will decide the office of profit ?

A. President and Governor

B. Union Parliament

C. Supreme Court

D. Union Public Service Commission

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Which of the following has been borrowed from Ireland by the framers of the Indian constitution

A. Preamble

B. Nomination of the members of Rajya Sabha

C. Directive principles of states policy

D. Supreme Court

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Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constituted in a state, having a population less than

A. Ten Lakhs

B. Fifteen Lakhs

C. Twenty Lakhs

D. Twenty five Lakhs

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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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Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is

A. 341

B. 344

C. 333

D. 334

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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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Which of the following Motions can the Council of Ministers in India move ?

A. No confidence Motion

B. Censure Motion

C. Adjournment Motion

D. Confidence Motion

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Number of districts in West Bengal at present is

A. 18

B. 19

C. 17

D. 16

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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

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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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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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A member of the Union Public Service Commission can be removed by the

A. President

B. Prime Minister

C. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

D. Chairman of the UPSC

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Which one of the following states has the highest number of reserve seats for the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha ?

A. Bihar

B. Uttar Pradesh

C. Madhya Pradesh

D. Gujarat

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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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Universal Adult Franchise makes a government

A. More responsive

B. More efficient

C. More popular amongst the minorities

D. More stable

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Of the following, which country is not the permanent member of the Security Council

A. Russia

B. U.S.A

C. Britain

D. Italy

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Which one of the following is the subject of concurrent list ?

A. Police

B. Criminal matters

C. Radio and Television

D. Foreign affairs