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Question 1: How many congress Prime Ministers did India have?
Question 2: If the President of India wants to resign, he has to address the letter of resignation to the
a) Chief Justice of India
b) Prime Minister
Question 3: The maximum strength of Rajya Sabha is
Question 4: Who was the 14th Prime Minister of India ?
a) Manmohan Singh
b) Narendra Modi
c) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
d) None of these
Question 5: When was Alipore Conspiracy case take place?
Question 6: Which majority is required to pass the money bill?
a) Qualified majority
b) Special majority
c) Simple majority
d) Simple majority with the states ratification
Question 7: How many Department related standing committees are there in parliament?
Question 8: Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act was enacted in which year?
Question 9: Which body is responsible for registering political parties in India?
a) Union Public Service Commission
b) National Human Rights Commission
c) Election Commission of India
d) National Finance Commission
Question 10: What is the maximum strength of Council of Ministers in Loksabha?
a) 45% of total strength of Loksabha
b) 35% of total strength of Loksabha
c) 25% of total strength of Loksabha
d) 15% of total strength of Loksabha
Question 11: What is the meaning of the writ “Certiorari”?
a) To inform
b) To advise
c) To invent
d) To invite
Question 12: Which Governor-general has created the position of District Collector in India?
a) Lord Dalhousie
b) William Bentick
c) Warren Hastings
d) Lord Lillithgow
Question 13: Who shall introduce the Public bill in the parliament?
a) Member of Rajyasabha
b) Member of Loksabha
c) Member of Parliament
Question 14: How many subjects are in the Union list of Seventh schedule?
Question 15: Who heads the PMO (Prime Minister’s Office)?
a) Chief Secretary
b) Cabinet Secretary
c) Principal Secretary
d) Prime Secretary
Question 16: “Five Year Plans“ were borrowed from which country?
Question 17: Which pre-independence Indian Act has provided the structure of the Indian constitution?
a) Government of India Act, 1909
b) Government of India Act, 1919
c) Government of India Act, 1947
d) Government of India Act, 1935
Question 18: In which case was the demarcation line drawn for validating ammendments to the 9th schedule?
a) Berubari case
b) Visakha case
c) Waman Rao case
d) Minerva Mills case
Question 19: Minimum age prescribed for election as President of India is
a) 25 years
b) 30 years
c) 35 years
d) 45 years
Question 20: As per the reports published by the Govt.of India what is the approximate percentage of the people in rural India who hold a bank account ?
Question 21: As per the recent agreement between India and one other country the Indian Rupee can be easily swapped with ?
Question 22: The tenure of the members of Lok Sabha is for how many years?
Question 23: Article 41 of the Indian Constitution “Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases” deals with?
a) the Union Government
b) the directive principles of state policy
c) the State Government
d) the fundamental rights of the Indian Citizen
Question 24: Under which article of the Indian constitution, Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri cannot be used as titles?
a) Article 13(1)
b) Article 18(1)
c) Article 21(1)
d) Article 16(1)
Question 25: The number of parliamentary seats (Rajya Sabha) of West Bengal is
Question 26: Which Article of the constitution deals with All India Services?
a) Article 315
b) Article 356
c) Article 312
d) Article 324
Question 27: According to Indian constitution, government has how many organs?
Question 28: In Lok Sabha the number of seats is ________
Question 29: Oath of office is administered to the President of India by which of the following Persons?
a) Attorney General of India
b) Speaker of Rajya Sabha
c) Vice – President of India
d) Chief Justice of India
Question 30: Which Indian document starts with the words, “WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA”?
a) Preamble to the Constitution
b) Part I of the Indian Constitution
c) Jawaharlal Nehru’s speech on the eve of Independence
d) First Schedule of the Directive Principles
Question 31: The authority to specify which castes shall be deemed to be scheduled castes rests with the?
a) Commissioner for Scheduled Castes and Tribes
b) Prime Minister
Question 32: The President of India can nominate how many members of the Rajya Sabha?
Question 33: Who was Independent India’s first Law Minister?
a) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
b) Sardar Patel
c) Charu Chandra Biswas
d) Shanti Bhushan
Question 34: Which article of the Indian Constitution grants special autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir?
a) Article 370
b) Article 48
c) Article 377
d) Article 90
Question 35: India making ‘Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements’ (DTAA) with other countries for the promotion of :
a) Bilateral trade
b) External commercial borrowings
c) Foreign direct investments
d) Foreign institutional investment
Question 36: As per the figures released recently the per capita income in India has increased by approximately ?
Question 37: What is the minimum age required to become a sarpanch?
a) 25 years
b) 35 years
c) 21 years
d) 30 years
Question 38: Who said, The State exists because crime exists in society, otherwise there would be no need of a State’ ?
a) Herbert Spencer
b) J.S. Mill
c) John Locke
Question 39: Who was the first Woman President of Indian National Congress ?
a) Sarojini Naidu
b) Sucheta Kripalani
c) Rajkumari Arnrit Kaur
d) Annie Besant
Question 40: Who has the right to decide whether a Bill is a money bill or not?
a) Speaker of Lok Sabha
b) Prime Minister
d) Finance Minister
Question 41: ”Industry, Impartiality, Integrity” is the logo of
b) Supreme Court of India
c) Indian Army
Question 42: Who was the first Vice-President of India ?
a) Dr Zakir Hussain
c) V.V Giri
d) G.S Pathak
Question 43: The ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is ?
c) Prime Minister
d) None of these
Question 44: What is the total number of MLA constituencies in India?
Question 45: “Prevention of cruelty to animals” is listed in the __________ list given in the Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of India.
Question 46: Who was the first chairman of Rajya Sabha?
a) Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
b) S V Krishnamoorthy
c) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 47: The states and their territories are specified in the ___________ of the constitution
a) First Schedule
b) Second Schedule
c) Third Schedule
d) Fourth Schedule
Question 48: Which schedule deals with the allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha?
a) 6th schedule
b) 5th schedule
c) 4th schedule
d) 7th schedule
Question 49: Parliamentary elections in India were not held in
Question 50: The article 280 in the Indian constitution deals with _______
a) Functioning of Public Service Commissions
b) Finance commission
c) Language to be used in the State Legislature
d) Power of President to consult Supreme Court
Answers & Solutions:
1) Answer (D)
2) Answer (C)
3) Answer (C)
4) Answer (A)
5) Answer (B)
6) Answer (C)
7) Answer (A)
8) Answer (D)
9) Answer (C)
10) Answer (D)
11) Answer (A)
12) Answer (C)
13) Answer (D)
14) Answer (A)
15) Answer (C)
16) Answer (B)
17) Answer (D)
18) Answer (C)
19) Answer (C)
20) Answer (E)
21) Answer (E)
22) Answer (D)
23) Answer (B)
24) Answer (B)
25) Answer (B)
26) Answer (C)
27) Answer (C)
28) Answer (A)
29) Answer (D)
30) Answer (A)
The Preamble to the Constitution begins with those words.
31) Answer (A)
32) Answer (C)
The President of India nominates 12 people to the Rajya Sabha for a term of six years.
33) Answer (A)
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was the first law minister of India holding the title from 15th August 1947 to 1952.
34) Answer (A)
The article 370 grants special autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
35) Answer (A)
36) Answer (E)
37) Answer (C)
38) Answer (A)
39) Answer (D)
40) Answer (A)
41) Answer (A)
42) Answer (B)
43) Answer (B)
44) Answer (C)
45) Answer (D)
46) Answer (C)
47) Answer (A)
48) Answer (C)
49) Answer (B)
50) Answer (B)
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