Indian Constitutional Law 2 solved MCQs

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1. Keshavananda Bharati case is associated with

a. fundamental rights

B. directive principles of state policy

c. state right

d. armed rebellion

2. The members of the Council of states in India are elected for a period of

a. 4 years

B. 5 years

c. 6 years

d. life term

3. The President can’t------- Lok Sabha

a. dissolve

B. adjourn

c. prorogue

d. summon

4. The duration of an ordinance issued by the President of India is

a. 6weeks

B. 1 year

c. 6 months

d. 6 weeks from the date of assembly of the parliament

5. Who promulgates ordinance in states

a. governor

B. chief minister

c. president

d. chief justice

6. Who presides over the joint sitting of the Parliament?

a. president

B. vice president

c. speaker

d. chief justice

7. The amending power of the Constitution of India is described in Article

a. 352

B. 368

c. 360

d. 395

8. The ex-officio chairman of the Council of States is

a. speaker

B. vice president

c. deputy speaker

d. deputy chairman

9. In India the Council of State is responsible to

a. the people

B. the state

c. local government

d. none of these

10. The number of the Anglo Indians nominated to the House of People is

a. 4

B. 3

c. 2

d. 1

11. The number of nominated members to the Council of States is

a. 18

B. 12

c. 20

d. 16

12. How many methods are there to amend the Constitution of India?

a. 5

B. 4

c. 3

d. 2

13. Article 352 of the Indian Constitution deal with

a. centre-state relations

B. supreme court

c. state emergency

d. national emergency

14. Article 32 stands suspended during an emergency under Article

a. 352

B. 356

c. 360

d. 362

15. Which article of the constitution of India empower the President to take over theadministration of a state on the basis of failure of constitutional machinery

a. 365

B. 352

c. 356

d. 360

16. In India the power of ‘amnesty’ has been given to the

a. president

B. prime minister

c. chief of the army

d. parliament

17. The President’s rule in a state can be continued at a stretch for a maximum period of

a. 4years

B. 2years

c. 3 years

d. one year

18. The Council of State in India has how many elected members

a. 250

B. 238

c. 245

d. 230

19. 42ndamendment Act was adopted by the Parliament in

a. 1967

B. 1968

c. 1976

d. 1977

20. The supreme commander of the armed forces in India is

a. president

B. prime minister

c. defence minister

d. none of these

21. What is the maximum gap permissible between two sessions of the Parliament?

a. 3 months

B. 4 months

c. 6 months

d. 12 months

22. : The power of president to grant pardon is an independent power distinct from judicial
power. It is not judiciable on its merit. Only the area and scope of president’s power under
article 72 can be examined by the court” was observed by the Supreme Court in-

a. state of punjab v. joginder singh

B. kehar singh v. union of india

c. maru ram v. uion of india

d. all of the above

23. The President of India is elected by

a. elected members of both houses of parliament

B. members of both houses of parliament

c. elected members of both houses of parliament and state legislative assemblies

d. elected members of both houses of parliament and both houses of the state legislatures

24. Council of States in India can delay a money bill for

a. indefinite period

B. 6 months

c. 1 month

d. 14 days

25. Public Accounts Committee has members from

a. house of the people

B. council of states only

c. state legislatures

d. both houses of parliament


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