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1. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution ?

(A) British Constitution (B) U.S. Constitution (C) Irish Constitution (D) The Government of India Act, 1935 Answer: The Government of India Act, 1935 2. In which article of the Constitution of India has the Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha been provided ? (A) Article 101 (B) Article 108 (C) Article 133 (D) Article 102 Answer: Article 108 3. Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive has been provided in which of the following parts of the Indian Constitution ? (A) The Preamble (B) The Fundamental Rights (C) The Directive Principles of State Policy (D) The Seventh Schedule Answer: The Directive Principles of State Policy 4. A Money Bill passsed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House within (A) 10 days (B) 14 days (C) 20 days (D) 30 days Answer: 14 days 5. Name the committee for formulating the framework of restructuring railways (A) Jain Committee (B) Venkatachelliah (C) Rakesh Mohan Committee (D) Dinesh Goswami Committee Answer: Rakesh Mohan Committee

6. Who is legally competent under the Indian Constitution to declare war or conclude peace ? (A) The President

(B) The Prime Minister (C) The Council of Ministers (D) The Parliament Answer: The President 7. Who among the following is/are not appointed by the President of India ? (A) Governors of the States (B) Chief Justice and Judges of the High Courts (C) Vice-President (D) Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court Answer: Vice-President 8. What was the exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic when the Constitution was brought into force with effect from January 26, 1950 ? (A) A Democratic Republic (B) A Sovereign Democratic Republic (C) A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic (D) A Sovereign Secular Socialist Democratic Republic Answer: A Sovereign Democratic Republic 9. A federal structure of India was first put forward by the (A) Act of 1909 (B) Act of 1919 (C) Act of 1935 (D) Act of 1947 Answer: Act of 1919 10. Which writ is issued by a High Court or the Supreme Court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing ? (A) Writ of Certiorari (B) Writ of Habeas Corpus (C) Writ of Mandamus (D) Writ of Quo Warranto Answer: Writ of Mandamus 11. The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office (A) By the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (B) By the President (C) On the basis of a resolution of the Cabinet (D) On the basis of proved misbehaviour by 2/3rd majority of both Houses of Parliament Answer: On the basis of proved misbehaviour by 2/3rd majority of both Houses of Parliament

12. Which schedule of the Constitution deals with the disqualification of elected members on the ground of defection ? (A) 8th (B) 9th (C) 10th (D) 11th Answer: 10th 13. In an election, electioneering has to be stopped in a Constituency (A) 24 hours before the poll commences (B) 24 hours before the closing hour of polling (C) 48 hours before the hour of commencement of polling (D) 48 hours before the closing hour of polling Answer: 48 hours before the closing hour of polling 14. If the Speaker of the Lok Sabha intends to vacate his office before the expiry of his term, he sends his resignation to the (A) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (B) Leader of the House (Lok Sabha) (C) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha (D) President of India Answer: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha 15. Parliament enjoys the exclusive right to legislate on the subjects contained in (A) The Union List (B) The Concurrent List (C) The State List (D) Both (A) and (B) Answer: The Union List 16. Which one of the following was described by Dr. Ambedkar as the Heart and Soul of the Constitution? (A) Right to equality (B) Right against exploitation (C) Right to constitutional remedies (D) Right to freedom of religion Answer: Right to constitutional remedies 17. In which case did the Supreme Court of India determine that the Parliament has power to make amendment in fundamental rights, but it cannot make any change in the basic structure of the Constitution ? (A) Golak Nath case

(B) Keshavanand Bharati case (C) Both (A) and (B) (D) Neither (A) nor (B) Answer: Keshavanand Bharati case 18. The first woman judge to be appointed to Supreme Court was (A) Rani Jethmalani (B) Anna George Malhotra (C) M. Fathima Beevi (D) Leila Seth Answer: M. Fathima Beevi 19. The Democratic Indira Congress (K) tied up with which party in the run up to Assembly polls in Kerala in April/May 2006 ? (A) CPI (M) (B) Nationalist Congress Party (C) BJP (D) Indian National Congress Answer: Indian National Congress 20. Which of the following political parties was first derecognised and later on again recognised as a National Party by Election Commission of India ? (A) Communist Party of India (B) Communist Party of India-Marxist (C) Samajwadi Party (D) Republican Party of India Answer: Communist Party of India-Marxist

Q1. When was the first constituent assembly meeting held? The correct answer is December 9, 1946 Q2. Who was the first President of Independent India? The correct answer is Dr.Rajendra Prasad Q3. Who was the first Vice President of Independent India? The correct answer is Dr.S.Radhakrishnan Q4. Who was the first Prime Minister of Independent India? Jawaharlal Nehru Q5. Who was the chairman of Drafting Committee?

Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Q6. When did the Consititution come into force? January 26, 1950 Q7. How many Articles and Schedules does our Constitution consist? The correct answer is 444 Articles and 12 Schedules Q8. How many States and Union Territories India comprise of? 28 States and 7 Union Territories Q9. When was the Citizenship Act formed in India? The correct answer is 1955 Q10. What is the age limit for Citizen of India to be President? 35 Q11. When and who chaired First Finance Commission? The correct answer is K.C.Neogy in February 1953 Q12. When was the first General Elections held in India? 1952 Q13. Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of Independent India? The correct answer is Sukumar Sen Q14. In which year the first five year plan came into existence? The correct answer is 1951
1. When was the Constituent Assembly convened ? Answer: 1946 2. When was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held ? Answer:9 December, 1946 3. Under which Plan was the Constituent Assembly constituted ? Answer:Cabinet Mission Plan 4. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly ?

Answer:Dr. Rajandra Prasad 5. Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee ? Answer:B R. Ambedkar 6. When was the drafting of the Indian Constitution completed and adopted ? Answer:26 November, 1949 7. When was the Constitution of India put into effect ? Answer:26 January ,1950 8. Since when India became a Republic ? Answer:26 January, 1950 9. Who was the first Vice- President of the Indian Union ? Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad 10. Who was the first Vice- President of the Indian Union ? Answer:Radhakrishnan 11. Who was the first Prime Minister of the Indian Union ? Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru 12. Who was the last Governor- General (Viceroy) of British India ? Answer:Lord Mountbatten 13. Who was the first Governor- General of the Indian Dominion (Independent India) ? Answer:Lord Mountbatten 14. Who adopted the National Flag of India ? Answer:The Constituent Assembly (July 1947) 15. Who set forth the main objectives of the Constituent Assembly in the form of the Objective Resolution ? Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru 16. How many articles are there in the Indian Constitution ? Answer:395 Articles 17. How many Fundamental Rights have been guaranteed by the Indian Constitution ?

Answer:6(six) 18. How many Fundamental Duties have been assigned to the citizens of India ? Answer:10(ten) 19. Who appoints the Prime minister of India ? Answer:The President of India 20. How is the President of India elected ? Answer: By Electoral College 21. What is the name of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament? Answer: Rajya Sabha 22. What is the name of the Lower House of the Indian Parliament? Answer: Lok Sabha 23. Who presides over the session of the Lok Sabha? Answer: The Speaker 24. Who presides over the session of the Rajya Sabha? Answer: The Vice-President of India 25. Can President's rule be imposed on the Central like that in the states? Answer: No 26. Who appoints the Governors of States? Answer: The President of India 27. What is the total number of members in the Lok Sabha? Answer: 552 28. What is the number of elected members in the Lok Sabha? Answer: 530 29. How many members constitute the Rajya Sabha? Answer: 250 30. How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected? Answer: Proportional representation by single transferable vote

31. How many representatives are there in the Lok Sabha from West Bengal? Answer: 42 representatives 32. What is the total number of members in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly? Answer: 294 Members 33. What is the tenure of Lok Sabha? Answer: 5 years 34. Which is the highest Judicial Court of India? Answer: The Supreme Court 35. How many Judges constitute the Supreme Court? Answer: 26 Judges 36. How many times till 2006 the Parliamentary Elections have been held? Answer: 14 times 37. A citizen of how many years of age can cast vote? Answer: 18 years 38. How many Indian Territories are there in the Indian Union? Answer: 7 (seven) 39. How many times (till October 2006) Indian Constitution has been amended? Answer: 93 times

1. Which article of our constitution empowers the Supreme Court to review any judgment or order made by it previously? a) Article 137 b) Article 140 c) Article 256 d) Article 356 2. From which constitution did our constitution borrow the concept of Fundamental duties of citizens? a) United States of America b) Germany c) Ireland d) France

3. Who was the Prime Minister of India when the Right to Property was excluded from the list of Fundamental Rights? a) Indira Gandhi b) Morarji Desai c) Jawaharlal Nehru d) Lal Bahadur Shastri 4. How many fundamental rights are guaranteed by our constitution? a) five b) six c) seven d) eight 5. By which amendment was the right to property excluded from the list of Fundamental rights? a) 42nd amendment b) 44th amendment c) 43rd amendment d) 45th amendment 6. Who was the Chairman of the first official language commission constituted by the President in 1955? a) KM Munshi b) BG Kher c) MC Chhagla d) Humayun Kabir 7. Which article of our constitution requires the constitution of official language commission? a) Article 344 b) Article 356 c) article 250 d) article 256 8. Whom should an Indian citizen approach for securing his Fundamental right of personal freedom? a) The President b) Governor c) Speaker of the Lok Sabha d) Supreme Court or High Court 9. The system of proportional representation is used in the election of a) The President b) speaker of Lok Sabha c) Members of Lok Sabha d) Members of State Assembly 10. What are the constituents of the Indian Parliament as mentioned in the constitution? a) President, Lok Sabha and the Council of Ministers b) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha c) President, Vice President and the two houses of Parliament d) President and the two houses of the Parliament 11. Who is the Chairman of Lok Sabha?

a) Prime Minister b) President c) Speaker d) Home Minister 12. The Constitutional Amendment removing the right to property from the list of fundamental rights came in a) 1978 b) 1972 c) 1976 d) 1975 13. In 1921 the Congress session was held when its President was in jail. Who was the President in question? a) CR Das b) Subash Chandra Bose c) Pattabhi Ramayyah d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale 14. Which of the following was the objective of the Minto-Morley reforms? a) Extension of Provincial Assemblies b) to give more power to local government c) to abolish the post of secretary of state for India d) to establish diarchy in provinces 15. Which of the following states was not annexed by Lord Dalhousie using the Doctrine of Lapse? a) Nagpur b) Udaipur c) Mysore d) Satara 16. Who formed the Indian National Union in 1854? a) AO Hume b) Henry Cotton c) Dadabhai Naoroji d) Badruddin Tyabji 17. Following the famous Quit India resolve, the top Congress leaders were arrested on a) August 9, 1942 b) August 8, 1942 c) August 10, 1942 d) August 11, 1942 18. Who headed the Cabinet Mission to India? a) AV Alexander b) Hugh Gaitskell c) Stafford Cripps d) Lord Penthick Lawrence 19. How many persons have so far been the Presidents of India? a) 10 b) 11

c) 12 d) 13 20. Which article empowers the High Courts to issue writs for the empowerment of Fundamental Rights? a) Article 226 b) Article 214 c) Article 256 d) Article 318 21. Which of the following Acts envisaged the Federal form of government? a) Govt of India Act 1909 b) Govt of India Act 1935 c) Govt of India Act, 1919 d) None of these 22. Which one of the following is not a Financial Committee of Parliament in India? a) Public Accounts Committee b) Estimates Committee c) Finance Commission d) Committee on public undertakings 23. The Union Territory of Mizoram was formed out of the north eastern territories of Assam in 1962. In which year was full status of State conferred upon it? a) 1972 b) 1975 c) 1982 d) 1985 24. By which of the following writs can the High Court or the Supreme Court secure the body of a person who has been imprisoned to be brought before it? a) Mandamus b) Habeas Corpus c) Certiorary d) Prohibition 25. Which of the following is the competent authority to verify the validity of an Act of Parliament? a) Prime Minister b) President c) Supreme Court d) Speaker of Lok Sabha

Answers
1. Article 137 2. United States of America 3. Morarji Desai 4. six 5. 44th amendment 6. BG Kher 7. Article 344 8. Supreme Court or High Court 9. The President

10. President and the two houses of the Parliament 11. Speaker 12. 1978 13. CR Das 14. Extension of Provincial Assemblies 15. Mysore 16. AO Hume 17. August 9, 1942 18. Stafford Cripps 19. 13 20. Article 226 21. Govt of India Act 1935 22. Finance Commission 23. 1985 24. Habeas Corpus 25. Supreme Court