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The total number of members in the legislative council of a state cannot exceed

A. One-fourth of the total numbers in the legislative Assembly

B. One-third of the total number of members of the legislative five assembly

C. One-sixth of the total number of members of the legislative Assembly

D. No such limit has been fixed

Correct Answer :

B. One-third of the total number of members of the legislative five assembly


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Aristotle, the father or Political Science, believed that the State continues to exist for the sake of good life. His belief is right because

A. The state alone can provide opportunities for the proper development of the individual's faculties

B. State has the power to regulate and control

C. State is what is made by the people

D. State is the result of a contract

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The Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution

A. by a majority

B. by a two-thirds majority

C. by consensus

D. unanimously

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

A. 12

B. 15

C. 10

D. 20

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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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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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Which one of the following is the correct sequence of union territories of India in the increasing order of there area ?

A. Puducherry Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands

B. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Puducherry

C. Lakshadweep Chandigarh Puducherry Andaman and Nicobar Islands

D. Puducherry Chandigarh Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep

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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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Who presides over the meetings of the Lok Sabha?

A. Speaker

B. Vice President

C. Prime Minister

D. President

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The total number of members of legislative council can in no case be less than

A. 40

B. 60

C. 50

D. No minimum strength has been fixed

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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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Consider the following statements
1. In the Parliamentary system of India. If the President of India returns a Bill for reconsideration of the Houses; and both the Houses pass the Bill again without any amendment and the Bill is again presented to the President, the President has the power to with hold his assent from the Bill.
2. As per the constitution of India the union council of ministers is responsible both to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
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 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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'The relation between individual and society is not one-sided: both are essential for the comprehension of either." Whose words are these

A. Karl Marx

B. Plato

C. Mac Iver

D. M. K. Gandhi

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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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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 members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the president ?

A. Five

B. Twelve

C. One-fifth of the total members

D. Ten

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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 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. For a person to be eligible for election as the Vice-President of India, he must be qualified for election as a member of the Rajya Sabha.
2. No person has ever been elected as the Vice-President of India for a second term.
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 President of India at the time of proclamation of emergency in the year 1976 ?

A. V. V. Giri

B. Giani Zail Singh

C. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad

D. Shankar Dayal Sharma

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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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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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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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In India, the states derive their power from the

A. People

B. Constitution

C. State Assembly

D. Parliament

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Which of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India ?

A. The Government of India Act, 1919

B. The Government of India Act, 1935

C. The Indian Independence Act, 1947

D. None of the above

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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 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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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