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1. In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from –

a. England

B. U.S.A.

c. Canada

d. France

2. A federal structure for India was first put forward by the –

a. Act of 1909

B. Act of 1919

c. Act of 1935

d. Act of 1947

3. The Drafting of the Constitution was completed on :

a. 26th January, 1950

B. 26th DecembQer, 1949

c. 26th November, 1949

d. 30th November, 1949

4. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

a. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

B. Sardar Patel

c. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

d. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

5. Public Order as an item in the Constitution figures in -

a. the Union List

B. the State List

c. the Concurrent List

d. the Residuary Powers

6. Which among the following States has the highest number of seats in the Lok Sabha?

a. Maharashtra

B. Rajasthan

c. Tamil Nadu

d. West Bengal

7. Who was the first Chairman of Indian Constitution's Drafting Committee?

a. B L Mitter

B. Madhav Rao

c. Dr B R Ambedkar

d. T T Krishnamachari

8. In which year the constituent assembly of India started functioning?

a. 1945

B. 1946

c. 1947

d. 1948

9. Where in the Indian Constitution has “economic justice” been provided as one of the objectives?

a. mental Rights

B. Directive Principles

c. Fundamental Rights

d. Fundamental Rights and

10. Which one of the following is not enumerated as a right in the Constitution of India?

a. Political and social right

B. Educational right

c. Economic right

d. Right to religion

11. In which schedule of the Indian Constitution powers of panchayats are stated?

a. 8th schedule

B. 9th schedule

c. 1 0th schedule

d. 11th schedule

12. The Directive Principles of State Policy was adopted from the –

a. British Constitution

B. Swiss Constitution

c. U.S. Constitution

d. Irish Constitution

13. Which one of the following is the guardian of Fundamental Rights?

a. Legislature

B. Executive

c. Political parties

d. Judiciary

14. List of Fundamental Duties were added to the Indian Constitution as Part –

a. Four

B. Five

c. Two

d. Three

15. Under which one of the following writs an official can be prevented from taking an action which he is officially not entitled?

a. Mandamus

B. Quo Warranto

c. Certiorari

d. Habeas Corpus

16. Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution were taken from the Constitution of

a. Canada

B. Britain

c. Ireland

d. USA

17. As per Indian Constitution, the Right to Property is a –

a. Fundamental Right

B. Natural Right

c. Legal Right

d. Moral Right

18. Fill up : 'Right            duties.'

a. obstructs

B. instructs

c. implies

d. opposes

19. How many Fundamental Rights were granted initially?

a. Six

B. Seven

c. Four

d. Five

20. The system of Judicial Review exists in

a. India only

B. U.K. only

c. U.S.A. only

d. India and U.S.A.

21. When was zero hour introduced in the parliamentary affairs in India?

a. 1952

B. 1962

c. 1972

d. 1982

22. The maximum number of members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha has been fixed by the Constitution of India respectively as – (

a. 500 and 250

B. 525 and 270

c. 537 and 275

d. 545 and 250

23. What is the maximum time interval permissible between two successive sessions of the Parliament?

a. Four months

B. Six months

c. Eight months

d. Nine months

24. In case the President wishes to resign, to whom he is to address his resignation letter?

a. Chief Justice of India

B. Secretary of Lok Sabha

c. Vice-President

d. Prime Minister

25. The voting age in India was lowered from 21 year to 18 years through –

a. Presidential ordinance.

B. Constitutional Amendment.

c. Executive Order.

d. Parliamentary Legislation.

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