MCQ Questions On Indian Polity and Constitution GK Questions & Answers

Q1. Legally able to declare war or decide peace—
(a) President
(b) Parliament
(c) Council of Ministers
(d) Prime Minister

Answer: (a) President

Q2. President’s Rule can be imposed initially for a minimum duration of
(a) 6 Months
(b) 1 Year
(c) 2 Years
(d) 3 Years

Answer: (a) 6 Months

Q3. In which state, the President’s Rule was first imposed in India
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Assam
(d) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: (a) Andhra Pradesh

Q4. Who is the first Chief Election Commissioner of India?

(a) V. S. Ramadevi
(b) KalyanSundaram
(c) Sukumar Sen
(d) T N Seshan

Answer: (c) Sukumar Sen

Q5. Who is the author of the book ‘Rebooting Government’.

(a) Pravan Mukherjee
(b) Nandan Nilekani
(c) Manmohan Singh
(d) Khushwant Singh

Answer: (b) Nandan Nilekani

Q6. Who is the Chairman of Drafting Committee?

(a) N. Gopalswamy
(b) K.M. Munshi
(c) N. Madhav Rao
(d) Dr. B.R Ambedkar

Answer: (d) Dr. B.R Ambedkar

Q7. Under which article of the constitution can the central government give directions to the state governments?

(a) Article 256
(b) Article 263
(c) Article 356
(d) Article 370

Answer: (a) Article 256

Q8. Under which article of Indian Constitution is there a provision for the formation of Finance Commission?

(a) Article 249
(b) Article 280
(c) Article 368
(d) Article 370

Answer: (b) Article 280

Q9. Which article of constitution give the power to President’s to impose President Rule in a State?

(a) Article 66
(b) Article 112
(c) Article 223
(d) Article 356

Answer: (d) Article 356

Q10. Who is the first female Speaker of Lok Sabha?

(a) PratibhaPatil
(b) Urmilla Singh
(c) Meira Kumar
(d) Sarojini Naidu

Answer: (c) Meira Kumar

Q11. In which Constitutional Amendment Act Goa was made a full fledged State with a State assembly ?

(a) 43rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1977
(b) 44th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1978
(c) 56th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987
(d) 57th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987

Answer: (c) 56th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987

Q12. In which Constitutional Amendment Act An authoritative text of the Constitution in Hindi was provided to the people of India by the President ?

(a) 57th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987
(b) 58th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987
(c) 59th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1988
(d) 61st Constitutional Amendment Act, 1988

Answer: (b) 58th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987

Q13. Which Constitutional Amendment Act, provided reservation in admissions in private unaided educational institutions for students belonging to scheduled castes/tribes and other backward classes ?

(a) 92nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2003
(b) 93rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2005
(c) 94th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2006
(d) 95th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2009

Answer: (b) 93rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2005

Q14. How many articles were there originally in Constitution of India ?

(a) 395
(b) 397
(c) 403
(d) 410

Answer: (a) 395

Q15. Under the constitution of India who are the ultimate Sovereign ?

(a) Indian People
(b) Prime Minister of India
(c) President of India
(d) All elected leaders of India

Answer: (a) Indian People

Q16. When is Human Rights Day celebrated?

(a) 10 March
(b) 20 December
(c) 10 September
(d) 10 December

Answer: (d) 10 December

Q17. Which of the following is not compatible with democratic position?

(a) Republic
(b) Dictatorship
(c) Socialism
(d) Monarchy

Answer: (b) Dictatorship

Q18. Under the Indian Constitution, any person who is arrested or imprisoned must appear before the nearest magistrate-

(a) Within 12 hours
(b) Within 48 hours
(c) Within 24 hours
(d) Within 72 hours

Answer: (c) Within 24 hours

Q19. By which amendment of the Indian Constitution is it clearly provided that the President of India is obliged to obey the advice of the Council of Ministers?

(a) 24 th
(b) 25 th
(c) 41 th
(d) 42 th

Answer: (d) 42 th

Q20. Which of the following is not a fundamental right?

(a) Right to equality
(b) Right to freedom
(c) Right against exploitation
(d) Right to property

Answer: (d) Right to property

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