Indian Politics MCQs Set – 6

Question 1.

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was passed in :

A. The year 1968
B. The year 1970
C. The year 1969
D. The year 1967

Ans: D. The year 1967

Question 2.

Which constitutional Amendment Act facilitates the appointment of the same person as a governor for two or more states?

A. 1st Constitutional Amendment Act, 1951
B. 7th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1956
C. 15th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1963
D. 4th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1955

Ans: B. 7th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1956

Question 3.

The president of the constituent assembly of India was:

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
B. Jawahar Lal Nehru
C. Sachidanand Sahu
D. Hakim Ajmal Khan

Ans: A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

Question 4.

The duties of a chief minister with regard to the furnishing of information to governor are provided in :

A. Article 166
B. Article 165
C. Article 167
D. Article 168
E. Article 169

Ans: C. Article 167

Question 5.

Cultural and Educational Rights are enshrines in:

A. Article 15
B. Article 29-30
C. Article 18
D. Article 14

Ans: B. Article 29-30

Question 6.

Which Article of the constitution empowers the High court to issue writs including habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, prohibition and quo warranto for the enforcement of fundamental rights of the citizens and for any other purpose ?

A. Article 226
B. Article 227
C. Article 228
D. Article 229

Ans: A. Article 226

Question 7

The concept of Procedure established by Law as incorporated in the constitution of India is borrowed from :

A. Irish constitution
B. American constitution
C. English constitution
D. Japanese constitution.

Ans: D. Japanese constitution.

Question 8.

Part XX of the constitution of India covered by article 368 mentions:

A. Temporary, Transitional and Special provisions
B. Amendments of the constitution
C. Elections
D. Official Language

Ans: B. Amendments of the constitution

Question 9.

Which article declares that a constitutional amendment is not a law and hence cannot be challenged?

A. Article 13
B. Article 14
C. Article 15
D. Article 16

Ans: A. Article 13

Question 10.

To be eligible as Vice-president a person should have completed:

A. 30 years of age
B. 20 years of age
C. 25 years of age
D. 35 years of age

Ans: D. 35 years of age

Question 11.

In which schedule to the constitution of India is the division of powers between the union and the states in terms of the union list and the state list laid down?

A. Fifth schedule
B. Sixth schedule
C. Seventh schedule
D. Fourth schedule

Ans: C. Seventh schedule

Question 12.

Concurrent list freedom of trade commerce and joint sitting of the two houses of parliament are the provisions mentioned in Indian constitution. They have been borrowed from:

A. Australian constitution
B. American constitution
C. Irish constitution
D. Japanese constitution

Ans: A. Australian constitution

Question 13.

The most important law enforcing Article 24 prohibiting the employment of children below the age of 14 years in any factory of other hazardous activities is :

A. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986
B. The Unlawful Activities Act 1967
C. The Legal Services Authorities Act 1987
D. Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989

Ans: A. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986

Question 14.

The pardoning power of the president in India as enshrined in the Article 72 of the constitution of India includes :

A. remission, respite, reprieve
B. pardon, commutation
C. pardon, commutation, remission, respite, reprieve
D. commutation

Ans: C. pardon, commutation, remission, respite, reprieve

Question 15.

In which case did the Supreme Court hold that the preamble is not the part of the constitution?

A. The Berubari union case
B. Golak Nath case
C. Kesavananda Bharati case
D. none of the above

Ans: A. The Berubari union case

Question 16.

“The state does not owe loyalty to any particular religion as such; it is not irreligious or anti-religious; it gives equal freedom to all religious.” The definition as given by P. B. Gajendra-Gadkara – former Chief Justice of India is of :

A. Sovereignty
B. Socialism
C. Democracy
D. Secularism

Ans: D. Secularism

Question 17.

The Constitution of India has divided the powers between the Centre and the States in terms of:

A. Concurrent list
B. State list
C. The Union List, State List and Concurrent List
D. Union list

Ans: C. The Union List, State List and Concurrent List

Question 18.

Under which article of the constitution does the governor of state possess the pardoning power?

A. Article 161.
B. Article 162
C. Article 163
D. Article 164

Ans: A. Article 161.

Question 19.

Under which article is the right to freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion mentioned?

A. Article 24
B. Article 25
C. Article 26
D. Article 27

Ans: B. Article 25

Question 20.

The right to equal opportunity for all citizens in matter of public employment has been enshrined in :

A. Article 16
B. Article 17
C. Article 18
D. Article 19

Ans: A. Article 16

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