MCQ Questions On Indian Polity and Constitution GK Questions & Answers

Q1. Present Lok Sabha is the

(a) 15th
(b) 17th
(c) 13th
(d) 14th

Answer: (a) 15th

Q2. Who is the first Woman Governor in India?

(a) FathimaBeevi
(b) VijayalakshmiPandit
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Padmaja Naidu

Answer: (c) Sarojini Naidu

Q3. Who is the first Woman Chief Minister in India?

(a) Janaki Ramachandran
(b) Sucheta Kriplani
(c) Shashikala Kakodkar
(d) Nandini Satpathy

Answer: (b) Sucheta Kriplani

Q4. Where the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration is located

(a) Shimla
(b) Delhi
(c) Ooty
(d) Mussoorie

Answer: (d) Mussoorie

Q5. What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj system is called?

(a) Zila Parishad
(b) Taluka Pachayat
(c) Pachayat Samiti
(d) Gram Sabha

Answer: (c) Pachayat Samiti

Q6. Which state first adopted the Pachayati Raj in India in 1959?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Karnataka
(c) Gujrat
(d) Punjab

Answer: (a) Rajasthan

Q7. If both the office of President and Vice-President vacant, who has been empowered the President function?

(a) Prime Minister
(b) Chief Justice
(c) Speaker of Loksabha
(d) Chief of Army Staff

Answer: (b) Chief Justice

Q8. Who was the president of India at the time of emergency in 1975?

(a) Zail Singh
(b) VV Giri
(c) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(d) Shankar Dayal Sharma

Answer: (c) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Q9. The Second largest judicial complex in the World

(a) Gauhati High Court
(b) Delhi High Court
(c) Madras High Court
(d) Bombay High Court

Answer: (c) Madras High Court

Q10. When the first General Election held in India

(a) 1950
(b) 1951
(c) 1952
(d) 1955

Answer: (b) 1951

Q11. Under what circumstances can the President declare a National Emergency under Article 352 all over the country or in any part of it:

(a) external attack
(b) Armed Rebellion
(c) internal disturbance
(d) Both 1 and 2

Answer: (d) Both 1 and 2

Q12. Which High Court has the largest judicial area?

(a) Bombay High Court
(b) Guwahati High Court
(c) Allahabad High Court
(d) Calcutta High Court

Answer: (b) Guwahati High Court

Q13. For which of the following bills, there is no constitutional provision to resolve the deadlock by holding a joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament?

(a) Ordinary Bill
(b) Money Bill
(c) Constitution Amendment Bill
(d) 2 and 3

Answer: (b) Money Bill

Q14. Which statement about Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is untrue?

(a) It is a constitutional body
(b) It is a staffing agency for the Prime Minister
(c) It has been given the status of a department
(d) There is no attached and subordinate office under it

Answer: (a) It is a constitutional body

Q15. Many key features of the constitution such as federal structure, provincial autonomy, a bicameral central legislature and the principle of separation of powers are derived from where?

(a) Nehru Report of 1928
(b) Government of India Act 1919
(c) Government of India Act 1935
(d) India Independence Act 1947

Answer: (d) India Independence Act 1947

Q16. Which of the following languages is not in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution?

(a) Persian
(b) Sanskrit
(c) Kashmiri
(d) Nepali

Answer: (a) Persian

Q17. Which was the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly held?

(a) 9 December, 1946
(b) 26 January 1950
(c) 20 July 1950
(d) 26 January 1950

Answer: (a) 9 December, 1946

Q18. A result of the reorganization, what was the number of members of the Constituent Assembly in the year 1947?

(a) 450
(b) 572
(c) 299
(d) 272

Answer: (c) 299

Q19. Number of standing committees in the Indian Parliament

(a) 12
(b) 17
(c) 38
(d) 45

Answer: (d) 45

Q20. Number of Constituencies in Uttar Pradesh for Lok Sabha election

(a) 66
(b) 55
(c) 80
(d) 92

Answer: (c) 80

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