Indian Politics MCQs Set -8

Question 1.

The number of High Courts in India is :

A. 21
B. 22
C. 25
D. 24

Ans: C. 2.

Question 2.

The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish :

A. Political Democracy
B. Social Democracy
C. Gandhian Democracy
D.Social and Economic Democracy

Ans: D.Social and Economic Democracy

Question 3.

Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions is enshrined in :

A. Article 22
B. Article 20
C. Article 29
D. Article 30

Ans: D. Article 30

Question 4.

The Union List in Seventh Schedule contains:

A. 97 Matters/Items.
B. 87 Matters/Items.
C. 95 Matters/Items.
D. 91 Matters/Items.

Ans: A. 97 Matters/Items.

Question 5.

The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of the Department/Ministry of :

A. Culture
B. Tourism
C. Science and Technology
D. Human Resource Development

Ans: A. Culture

Question 6.

Cultural and Education Rights as enshrined in the Constitution of India are covered by :

A. Article 28
B. Article 29 and Article 30
C. Article 25
D. Article 27

Ans: B. Article 29 and Article 30

Question 7.

On Prorogation, the Lok Sabha can be summoned only by :

A. The President of India
B. The Prime Minister of India
C. Speaker of Lok Sabha
D. None of the above

Ans: A. The President of India

Question 8.

The questions asked in the Lok Sabha by the member during question hour requiring written answer are :

A. Unstarred questions
B. Starred questions
C. short notice
D. none of the above

Ans: A. Unstarred questions

Question 9.

The District Judges are appointed by :

A. The President of India
B. The Governor in Consultation with the High Courts
C. The Chief Justice of respective high courts
D. The Chief Justice of India

Ans: B. The Governor in Consultation with the High Courts

Question 10.

Who wrote in ‘Hind Swaraj- Our leaders are divided into two parties: the moderates and the extremists. These may be considered as the slow party and the impatient party. Some call the Moderates the timid party and the extremists the bold party.’

A. J. Joshi
B. Mahatma Gandhi.
C. Barendra Ghosh
D. Pandit Jawahar Lal Neharu

Ans: B. Mahatma Gandhi.

Question 11.

Participatory Notes are associated with:

A. Consolidated Fund of India
B. Foreign Institutional Investors
C. United Nations Development Programme
D. Kyoto Protocol

Ans: B. Foreign Institutional Investors

Question 12.

The members of the panchayat are

A. nominated by the district officer
B. the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies
C. nominated by local self-government minister of the state
D. nominated by the block development organization

Ans: B. the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies

Question 13.

Who was the first Speaker of Lok Sabha?

A. Mavlankar
B. Hukum Singh
C. B.D. Jatti
D. V.V. Giri

Ans: A. Mavlankar

Question 14.

The power to decide an election petition is vested in the

A. Parliament
B. Supreme Court
C. High courts
D. Election Commission

Ans: C. High courts

Question 15.

The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because

A. it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution
B. it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution
C. the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution
D. All of the above

Ans: D. All of the above

Question 16.

The Parliament of India can make use of the residuary powers

A. at all times
B. only during national emergency
C. during national emergency as well as constitutional emergency as well in a state
D. None of the above

Ans: A. at all times

Question 17.

The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

A. 1970
B. 1971
C. 1972
D. 1973

Ans: D. 1973

Question 18.

The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of

A. 4 years
B. 5 years
C. 6 years
D. 3 years

Ans: B. 5 years

Question 19.

The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by

A. the people
B. Lok Sabha
C. elected members of the legislative assembly
D. elected members of the legislative council

Ans: C. elected members of the legislative assembly

Question 20.

The Parliament exercises control over council of ministers, the real executive, in several ways. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a method of control over executive?

A. Questions
B. Supplementary questions
C. Adjournment motions
D. None of the above

Ans: D. None of the above

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