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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

Correct Answer :

C. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh


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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 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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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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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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Which one of the following countries has a presidential form of Government

A. India

B. Britain

C. Canada

D. U.S.A.

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While casting her vote in any election, a woman exercises her

A. Civics right

B. Social right

C. Natural right

D. Political right

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In case the post of President of India falls vacant and there is also no Vice-President, than who among the following would be the acting President ?

A. Viec-Chairman of Rajya Sabha

B. Attorney General of India

C. Lok Sabha Speaker

D. Chief Justice of Supreme Court

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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 Constituent Assembly which framed the constitution for Independent India was set up in

A. 1945

B. 1946

C. 1947

D. 1949

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Which organ is the custodian of the National purse ?

A. Executive

B. Judiciary

C. Legislature

D. Civil Servants

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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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The members of the Constituent Assembly were

A. elected by Provincial Assembly

B. elected directly by people

C. nominated by the government

D. only representatives of the princely states

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President of the Constituent Assembly with whose signature the Indian constitution was adopted was

A. Dr. Ambedka

B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

C. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

D. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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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 political theories advocates the withering away of the state and ushering in a new society in which there will be no state and no ceasses ?

A. Liberalism

B. Democratic Socialism

C. Marxism

D. Fabian Socialism

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Money bills can be introduced in the state legislature with the prior consent of

A. The Speaker

B. The Chief Minister

C. The Governor

D. The President

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The tenth schedule of Indian constitution deals with

A. Anti-defection legislation

B. Panchayati Raj

C. Land Reforms

D. Distribution of powers between the Union and States

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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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The parliamentary set up in the Indian constitution has been adopted from

A. U.S.A.

B. Russia

C. England

D. All the above

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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 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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Given below are two statements
Assertion (A) : Powers for conducting elections to the Parliament and state legislatures in a free and fair manner have been given to an independent body i.e. the Election Commission.
Reason (R) : Power of removal of Election Commissioners is with the executive.
In the context of above, which one of the following is correct ?

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

B. Both A and R are 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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Consider the following statements :
1. A money bill cannot be introduced in the Council of States.
2. The Council of States cannot reject a money bill nor amend it.
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 well-known case of Keshavananda Bharti vs The state of Kerala related to which one of the following issues ?

A. Acquiring private land for Government use

B. Exploitation of women at work place

C. Basic feature of the constitution of India

D. Reservation of jobs for the OBCs in the Government service

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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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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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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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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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Which one of the following is the time limit for the ratification of an emergency period by the
Parliament ?

A. 14 days

B. 1 Month

C. 3 Months

D. 6 Months