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Indian Polity Mock Test-45

Question No:1

Which of the following vested the Secretary of State for India with supreme control over the Government of India ?

A. Pitt’s India Act, 1784
B. Government of India Act, 1858
C. Indian Council Act, 1861
D. Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909



Question No:2

Diarchy was first introduced under—

A. Morley-Minto Reforms
B. Mont-Ford Reforms
C. Simon Commission Plan
D. Government of India Act, 1935



Question No:3

Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919 ?

1. Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims
2. Devolution of legislative authority by the centre
3. Expansion and reconstitution of Central and Provincial Legislatures

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

Codes :

A. 2 only
B. 1 and 3
C. 3 only
D. 2 and 3



Question No:4

In the Federation under the Act of 1935 residuary powers were given to the :

A. Federal Legislature
B. Provincial Legislature
C. Governor General
D. Provincial Governor



Question No:5

The Indian Legislature was made bi-cameral for the first time by—

A. Indian Council Act of 1892
B. Indian Council Act of 1909
C. The Government of India Act of 1919
D. The Government of India Act of 1935



Question No:6

Match List-I (Act) with List-II (Largely based on) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists.

List-I

(a) Indian Council Act, 1909
(b) Government of India Act, 1919
(c) Government of India Act, 1935
(d) Indian Independence Act, 1947

List-II

1. Mountbatten Plan
2. Simon Commission Report and Joint Select Committee Recommendation
3. Montague- Chelmsford Reforms
4. Morley-Minto Reforms Code:

ABCD

A. 1234
B. 4321
C. 3421
D. 4123



Question No:7

Which of the following is correct ?

A. The Nehru Report (1928) had advocated the inclusion of Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India
B. The Government of India Act, 1935 referred to Fundamental Rights
C. The August Offer, 1940 included the Fundamental Rights
D. The Cripps Mission, 1942 referred to Fundamental Rights



Question No:8

Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lal Nehru as ‘Charter of Slavery’ ?

A. Regulating Act of 1773
B. Pitt’s India Act of 1784
C. Government of India Act, 1919
D. Government of India Act, 1935



Question No:9

In which year did the Parliament adopt Indian Constitution?

A. 1947
B. 1948
C. 1950
D. 1952



Question No:10

Which Act introduced Dyarchy at the centre ? ‘

A. Indian Council Act, 1909
B. Government of India Act, 1919
C. Government of India Act, 1935
D. The Indian Independence Act, 1947



Question No:11

Which was not a member of Cabinet Mission ?

A. Pathic Lawrance
B. Stafford Cripps
C. A.V. Alexander
D. John Simon



Question No:12

Which of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India ?

A. The Government of India Act, 1919
B. The Government of India Act, 1935
C. The Indian Independence Act, 1947
D. None of the above



Question No:13

The Constitution of India came into force on :

A. December 9, 1946
B. January 26, 1949
C. January 26, 1950
D. November 26, 1951



Question No:14

The Supreme Court of India was set up by the—

A. Regulating Act, 1773
B. Pitt’s India Act, 1784
C. Charter Act, 1813
D. Charter Aci};1833



Question No:15

The distribution of powers between the Centre and the States in the Indian Constitution is based on the scheme provided in the

A. Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909
B. Montague-Chelmsford Act, 1919
C. Government of India Act, 1935
D. Indian Independence Act, 1947



Question No:16

Which of the following is / are the principal features(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919 ?

1. Introduction of dyarchy in the executive government of the provinces
2. Introduction of separate communal electorates for Muslims
3. Devolution of Legislative authority by the centre to the provinces

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3



Question No:17

Who was the Chairman of the Union Power Committee of Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
B. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
C. Sir Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar
D. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru



Question No:18

What was the basis for constituting the Constituent Assembly of India ?

A. The resolution of Indian National Congress
B. The Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
C. The Indian Independence Act, 1947
D. The resolution of the Provincial/State legislature of the Dominion of India



Question No:19

The Constitution of India was adopted on—

A. 26th January, 1950
B. 26th January, 1949
C. 26th November, 1949
D. 15th August, 1947



Question No:20

Who presided over the first meeting of the Indian Constituent Assembly ?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Sachchidananda Sinha
C. B.R. Ambedkar
D. H.V. Kamath