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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

Correct Answer :

B. Article 17


Article 15Any discrimination on the basis of race, caste, birth place or religion is illegal. Article 16Equality to all citizens in employment. Article 18Abolition of all titles except military honour or title conferred on the basis of educational accomplishments.

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The stages in the normal financial legislation included.
1. Presentation of the budget.
2. Discussion of the budget.
3. Passing of Appropriation bill.
4. Vote on Account.
5. Passing of the finance bill.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

A. 1, 2 and 3

B. 1, 3 and 5

C. 1, 2, 3 and 4

D. 1, 2, 3 and 5

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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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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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Which among the following is/are appointed by the President of India ?
1. Vice-Chairman of the planning commission.
2. Chairman of the finance commission.
3. Chief Ministers of the union territories.
Select the correct answer by using the following codes.

A. 1 and 2 are correct

B. 2 and 3 are correct

C. 1 and 3 are correct

D. Only 1 is correct

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

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

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The National Development Council (NDC)
1. Discusses the progress of the National Plan.
2. Suggests the ways to achieve goals of the National Plan.
3. Gives guidelines to for mulate the National Plan.
4. Suggests plan allocations.
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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Under which constitution amendment, 10 fundamental duties of the citizens were included in the constitution ?

A. 24th

B. 38th

C. 42nd

D. 44th

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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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Setting up of which one of the following is not stated in the constitution of India ?

A. Planning Commission

B. Finance Commission

C. Election Commission

D. Union Public Service Commission

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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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The Finance Commission is constituted under arti-0cle .……....... of the constitution of India.

A. 275

B. 280

C. 282

D. None of the above

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Which of the following is true for the Indian judicial system ?

A. It is controlled by the Parliament

B. The Supreme Court of India is controlled by the Parliament and the High Courts are controlled by the State Legislative Assemblies

C. It is an independent institution

D. None of the above

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How many members were initially there in the Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. 300

B. 304

C. 308

D. 310

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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 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 Indian, who was elected as the President of the General Assembly at its eighth sesssion was

A. Krishna Mohan

B. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

C. Mrs. Vijai Lakshmi Pandit

D. Sardar Swaran Singh

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No. of municipal towns in West Bengal, at present

A. 119

B. 104

C. 256

D. 191

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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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What are the residuary powers ?

A. Powers which are enumerated in the state list

B. Powers which are included in the state list

C. Powers which are enumerated in the concurrent list

D. Powers which are not mentioned in any of the lists

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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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The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is

A. 500

B. 525

C. 542

D. 552

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The President of the Union of India has the same constitutional authority as the

A. British Monarch

B. President of USA

C. President of Pakistan

D. President of France

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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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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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Consider the following statements
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India can be removed only on an address from both Houses of Parliament.
2. In India, the Comptroller and Auditor General has no control over the issue of money from the consolidated fund of India.
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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Human Rights Day is observed all over the world every year on

A. 24 October

B. 7 November

C. 10 December

D. 25 December

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Mahatma Gandhi often stressed the importance of villages and wanted the establishment of 'Gram Raj' in India. It was because

A. Gandhiji was born in a village

B. Village administration is easy

C. Village people are good and hard working

D. Villages are the backbone of the nation and help for the welfare of all people